Sunday, September 9, 2007

Jobs with PACEM -- Winter 2007-08

PACEM is once again looking to hire seasonal staff for our low-barrier wintertime shelter program for the homeless. The following positions will be available from November 2007-March 2008:

Intake Specialists, PACEM Men's Shelter and PACEM Women's Shelter - Responsible for leading new guests through the intake/assessment process, welcoming returning guests, screening all comers for eligibility, providing hotel vouchers for eligible families, helping guests get settled in for the evening at the host site, and generally troubleshooting whatever problems arise during the hours of 4:30pm to 8:30pm. Pay is $12/hour. Hiring for 1-5 shifts/week (4 hours per shift).

* Overnight Supervisors, PACEM Men's Shelter and PACEM Women's Shelter - Responsible for overseeing shelter operations during the overnight hours, ensuring the safety/security of host sites and guests during that time, performing intake/assessments on late arrivals, getting guests up and out the door in the morning, and generally troubleshooting whatever problems arise between the hours of 8:00pm and 7:00am. Pay is $12/hour. Hiring for 1-3 shifts/week (11 hours per shift).

* Van Drivers - Responsible for providing safe transportation of PACEM guests between the intake site and the host site in the evenings and in the mornings, for monitoring the condition of our leased van, and for completing necessary paperwork. Morning shifts are typically 6:00-8:00am, evening shifts are typically 5:30-7:30pm. Pay is $12/hour. Hiring for 5-10 shifts/week (2 hours per shift). Must have good driving record; CDL license preferred.

No prior experience with the homeless is necessary to work for PACEM, but it is preferred. Excellent people skills, patience and compassion will go a long way in these positions!

To apply, send a cover letter and resume by Oct. 5 to: Dave Norris, Executive Director, PACEM, P.O. Box 14, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Questions? Call Dave Norris at 465-1391 or e-mail

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