Opportunity to serve the homeless in rural Colorado


Cause Areas


Wed Feb 01, 2017 - Thu Feb 01, 2018


911 State AveAlamosa, CO 81101


This position at the Shelter serves 3 days/week as a case manager for the guests and helps oversee the daily operations of the Shelter. Case management involves meeting with shelter guests to help discover the causes of homelessness and connecting them to resources in the community to help them transition to self-sufficiency. Daily operations include, ensuring guests complete chores, preparing and serving meals, overseeing volunteers who come to help cook meals, making showers and hygiene supplies available to guests and community members. This is a unique shelter in that guests do not have to leave in the morning and come back in the evening. It is open all day and has a very "homey" feel to it. It is also unique in that guests are only allowed 60 night stays/year, most shelters do not have a limit or the limit is 180. Our guests are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to make significant forward progress while having their immediate needs met.

The other 2 days/week are at the Outreach Homeless Prevention Program, which is designed to help hundreds of households with emergency rent, utility, and health assistance, (and more) and provides guidance in assisting families to stability.


  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
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