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Client Advocate I (OMJ/MC) Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Client Advocate I (OMJ/MC)

St. Vincent de Paul Social Services (OMJ/MC) - Dayton, OH

Posted: 8/20/2020 - Expires: 11/13/2020

Job ID: 219653851

Job Description

General Summary and Purpose
The Client Advocate interacts with and engages guests seeking shelter in the Gateway Shelters and provides them with necessary and related services, to include agency service referrals to other community sources. This individual is responsible for maintaining order and safety during their shift. The Client Advocate inputs guest information into HMIS as needed. This individual also assists with housekeeping and/or meal preparation duties as requested. The Client Advocate is responsible for making decisions affecting guest services in collaboration/consultation with shelter staff and consults with the Client Advocate Supervisor regarding all concerns and/or decisions outside of normal and usual responsibilities.


Required Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated, successful experience with working with diverse populations including low-income and homeless individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional boundaries when working with clients
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Proficient spreadsheet/database skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent problem/conflict resolution skills
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. for short distance

Preferred Qualification
Associate's Degree in Mental Health Technology, Case Management, or related field

Other Job Requirements
  • Act as an on-call contact outside regular working hours as needed
  • Accessibility via a cell phone
  • Work overtime as requested
  • Furnish a reliable, personal means of transportation in order to accomplish work objectives
  • Work a nonstandard work week, work evening or night shift hours, work at various locations and/or provide coverage for other positions, shifts or functions as needed.

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Long-Term Disability

Must be able to pass a drug screening and Criminal Background Check

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
$11.00 - $12.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
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