Our House provides healthcare, housing, everyday therapeutic activities and other vital services to those in need living with HIV. Our House has been part of the Portland community since 1988. Our services have expanded but our commitment to people living with HIV has remained the same. HIV is a complex and challenging disease that can often be overwhelming.
We operate a Residential Care Facility for 14 residents living with HIV/AIDS. We are looking for a few volunteers who would like to support Our House as a Receptionist to welcome visitors, support visitor and resident check in/ check out process, receive community donations, mail and packages, work on special projects, answer the phone for general inquiries and transfer to appropriate staff members, and connecting with our residents.
If you’re a warm and engaging person capable of working on your own, we need you for this role! Our reception is staffed Monday - Friday from 9:00 - 4:00 pm. We are currently looking for support Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
You will be required to wear a mask and a face shield throughout your shift. These will be provided to you by Our House.
You will also be tested for COVID-19 weekly at Our House. This might change based on current county transmission rates-so it may increase.
Tasks at the Front Desk:
Signing in visitors, staff, residents and anyone else who comes to Our House
Taking and logging their temperature
Asking Yes or No Questions and logging their answers (example questions, Do you have any signs of fever or cough, have you traveled outside the US etc.)
All other regular front desk volunteer duties. Check mail, answer phones, assist with mailers (if able) etc.,
We look forward to hearing from you. Feel free to navigate to our website, www.ourhouseofportland.org/volunteer to complete our online volunteer application. The volunteer department will follow up with you shortly thereafter.
Our House provides integrated health and housing services to people with HIV/AIDS. Guided by compassion, collaboration and respect, we provide 24-hour specialized care and independent housing with supportive services.
HIV/AIDS is a complex and challenging disease that can often be overwhelming. The Our House team works with people with advanced HIV/AIDS who are having difficulty managing independent living. We tailor services for each individual that defines what "living well" means to them.
Consistent with our vision and core values, our Philosophy of Care is based upon compassionately and effectively meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents and clients.