Careers at FBMS

 

Father Bill’s & MainSpring is an innovative leader in the prevention of homelessness in SE Mass, providing temporary shelter and food, finding safe and affordable housing, and providing permanent housing with support services to achieve self-sufficiency.

Thank you for your interest in FBMS

Please forward all resumes to: employment@helpfbms.org

Support Staff Evelyn House, Stoughton
Family Shelter

 

To assure smooth functioning of the shelter during the assigned shift. May provide clerical support to staff and residents. Requements are a high school diploma or equivalent, experience working in a residential setting is preffered, and an understanding and empathy for those dealign with homelessness and other related issues.

Hours: This part-time position has available positions on the midnight to 8 a.m. shift (weekdays and weekends), and available shifts on the 4p.m. to midnight shifts (weekends).

To ensure your resume is routed to the specified department, please include "sseve" in the subject line of your email and specifiy the shift(s) you are interested in.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to):

  • Insure the safety of guests and home
  • Enforce rules and regulations of the shelter
  • Implement the daily procedures that have been developed within the individuals service plan of each family
  • Assist in helping family members adjust to shelter life. Foster a harmonious atmosphere within the shelter the shelter by helping residents to identify and resolve social and other problems
  • Teach mothers life skills as needed (i.e. meal planning and preparation, house cleaning, hygenie, etc.)
  • Help prepare rooms for new residents
  • Respond effectively to emergency situations
  • Participate in staff meeting and training as requested by Program Director
  • Monitor supply and distributioon of donatd "house food."
  • Copy, collate and typed program paperwork and perform other clerical tasks as requested by supervisory staff
  • Maintain office supplies and reorder as needed
  • Maintain information board to keep it neat, current and pertinent
  • Maintain the appointment calendar for residents
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintain volunteer and donation logs

Shelter Triage Worker, Brockton
Individual Emergency Shelter

 

This position is accountable for the day to day interaction with the guests, the smooth functioning of the shelter during the assigned shift, maintaining the safety and security of the building and guests, conducting the intake of new guests, assessing areas of need for guests entering the shelter, creating an Individual Service plan for guests, coordinating services with outside providers and assisting guests to stabilize and exit the shelter in a timely manner. FBMS ask for individuals with a Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work expierence,  three to five years of increasingly responsible experience with a non-profit organization and two years of direct care preferred, and an understanding and empathy for those dealing with homelessness and other related issues.

Reporting: This full-time position reports directly to the Triage Coordinator.

Hours: Varies 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Insure the safety of guests and shelter
  • Enforce rules and regulations of shelter
  • Participate in daily sheltter operations to ensure smooth entry/exit for our guests
  • Respond effectively to emergency situations and document approciately
  • Monitor the daily procedures that have been developed in the rules regulations
  • Perform dorm checks/security checks throughout the shift
  • Conduct intake interview and appropriate documentation
  • Complete thorough assessment to gain information on the best services to which to refer the individual, i.e. employment programs, mental health and substance abuse services, emergency assistance and other mainstream resources
  • Refer guests to internal resources such as the Housing First permanent supportive housing program when appropriate
  • Create and implement individual service plan within 48 hours assessment
  • Monitor guest progress; provide support structure; assist with appointment scheduling
  • Initiate crisis intervention when neccessary
  • Address internal guest referrals as they are submitted by other staff members
  • Participate in twice weekly multi-displinary team meeting
  • Collect and maintain data-based statistical informations; mainstain accurate case records and submit monthly written service outcome reports

Housing Site Support, Quincy
Housing Program

 

Oversee the day-to-day operations of the housing projects at mutliple congergate locations including all aspects pertaining to the facility and tenant behavior. Locations include but are limited to Quincy, Hull, Hingham, Weymouth, and Braintree. FBMS is looking for individuals with an associate's degree in human services or other related field or equivalent work experience, three and five years of increasingly responsible experience within a non-profit organizations,must have a valid driver's lincense and your own transporation and an understanding and empathy for those dealing with homelessness and other related issues. 

Hours: This full-time (4:00p.m. to midnight) positions reports directly to the Leade Congregate Case Manager

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist wit the implementation of new and/or revised policies and protocols related to tenants
  • Implement programs and services in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Maintain the privacy of all guest/program participant information in acoordance with general principles of professionalism as a cosial services provider
  • May Access confidential guest/program participant. May only share such information with those who have a need to know specific information to complete their job responsibilities
  • Encouraged and expected to report to designedated management personnel, without the threat of retaliation, any concerns regarding the compnay's policies and procedures on privacy and any observed practicies in violation of that policy
  • Participate in support staff, agency, triage and other meetings as requested

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working as part of a larger team, provide oversight of the congregate housing sites; maintain a safe environment for the tenants of the housing projects
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge about services and programs offered in the Permanent Supportive Housing programs and work with appropriate personnel to incurease services or modify services as needed.
  • Work closely with Case Managers and fellow support staff to ensure consistency of policy implementation and tenant protocol
  • Establish, monitor and participate in tenant recordkeeping by support staff i.e. guest files, log book, report book, incident and fire logs, statistical recording keeping
  • Assess situations related to staff, tenants, and bulding operations, making appropriate referrals and recommendations when needed
  • Some transportating of participants may be necessary as well as use of emergency/crisis services when called for
  • Facilitate and meet with tenants to ensure compliance and the results of non-complains; address and document behavioral concerns
  • Communicate concerns or issues in a prompt and concise manner
  • Work with managers and/or directors to identiy solutions to the issues at hand

 

Housing First Case Manager
Quincy

This full-time position in Quincy requires a mature and responsible individual with a genuine concern for the homeless, an ability to enforce limitations that have been set for an individual or family and a willingness to be creative. CPR certification is required and may be provided by FBMS if needed. Training in non-violent crisis intervention is required and will be offered by FBMS. Abilitity to travel locally is required for this poisition. This full-time position requires a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, or other related field with a minimum of two years of case management experience or equivalent work experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluation and assessment of referrals
  • Development of case studies of potential participants for the Shelter Plus Care Committee as required by program guidelines
  • Conduct intake interviews and subsequent documentation, maintaine accurate and updated case files
  • Assist participants with housing
  • Create and implement individual service plan within the first thrity days of residency and bi-annually after program entry
  • Monitor client progress; Provide support and structure; Assist with appointment scheduling and transportation as deemed appropriate by ISP
  • Make referrals and maintain contact with community services
  • Initiate crisis intervention when necessary
  • Coordinate and participate in individuals' team meeting
  • Collect and maintain data-based statistical information (HMIS); Maintain accurate case records
  • Responsibile for written client progress reports for both case file and monthly submissions to supervisors
  • Ensure reassessments are completed according to specific funding requirments (i.e. may be 60 day or 6 month reassessments)
  • Participate in program monitoring as requested
  • Provide outreach and assessment in the community as deemed necessary by supervisor and/or other administrators within the organization

Support Staff Conway House, Middleboro
Family Shelter

 


To assure smooth functioning of the shelter during the assigned shift. May provide clerical support to staff and residents. Requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent, experience working in a residential setting is preffered, and an understanding and empathy for those dealing with homelessness and other related issues.

Hours: Availability for part-time positions on all shifts.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

  • Insure the safety of guests and home
  • Enforce rules and regulations of the shelter
  • Implement the daily procedures that have been developed within the individuals service plan of each family
  • Assist in helping family members adjust to shelter life. Foster a harmonious atmosphere within the shelter the shelter by helping residents to identify and resolve social and other problems
  • Teach mothers life skills as needed (i.e. meal planning and preparation, house cleaning, hygenie, etc.)
  • Help prepare rooms for new residents
  • Respond effectively to emergency situations
  • Participate in staff meeting and training as requested by Program Director
  • Monitor supply and distributioon of donatd "house food."
  • Copy, collate and typed program paperwork and perform other clerical tasks as requested by supervisory staff
  • Maintain office supplies and reorder as needed
  • Maintain information board to keep it neat, current and pertinent
  • Maintain the appointment calendar for residents
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintain volunteer and donation logs

 

Father Bill's & MainSpring is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to a continuing program of affirmative actionin our hiring practices