IHS is seeking qualified caring individuals to assist the homeless of Oahu. If you want to make a difference in Hawaii’s community, IHS is the employer for you. IHS offers competitive wages and benefits including paid vacations and 401(k).
We currently have openings for:
All candidates: As a condition of employment, all applicants must meet requirements of the particular position and agree to a pre-employment drug test, TB test, criminal background check, reference check, credentialing process, and medical assessment if it is job applicable.
Applicants may apply in person, or send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to:
Attn: Workforce Excellence/HR
350 Sumner St
Honolulu, HI 96817
E-mail: email@example.com (Microsoft Word or PDF only) or Fax: (808) 537-2697
Fillable Employment Application
Fillable Voluntary Self Identification
IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Employer of National Service, and maintains a Drug & Alcohol-free Workplace.
Duties listed are not all inclusive.
Responsibilities: Maintains landlord/rental management relations and is responsible for on-going assessment, service plan development, short-term counseling and referrals for program-eligible clients. With a warm and welcoming attitude, assists clients with their service needs by helping them to determine the objectives needed to reach their goals; creates and maintains individualized residential plans, sets goals, interventions and performance measures for eligible clients. As requested, based on business needs, will provide outreach services to homeless people living in the community. Works with other internal IHS programs (Medical, Case Management etc) and other partnering providers’ housing department staff ensuring that homeless individuals who are appropriate have initiated the application and qualifying process for applications for entrance into appropriate housing. Counsel according to the service plan/community resources and refers clients to community resources. Works closely with clients meet tenancy requirements. Chart and document as directed by funding sources and IHS policy. Inspects rental units and assists in conducting on-site behavior training including tenant safety education. Provides life skills training and Housing Assessment when needed.
Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Human Services preferred. Associates degree with 12 semester credit hours of behavioral or social sciences credits with at least 1 year experience in human service field assisting clients to obtain housing, provide counseling and/or life skill resources. Experience working with substance abusing, and mentally ill clients. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people with individualized needs in a counseling setting. Able to work under pressure while in stressful situations and handle a high volume of cases. Possess strong written/verbal communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills. Computer proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, and database applications. Able to work independently, prioritize, multitask and document daily activities thoroughly. Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, proof of No-Fault Insurance. Must be able to pass CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) and CPR/First Aid.
Responsibilities: Assists the Guest Services Manager by providing leadership and oversight of daily operations to ensure the safety and welfare of guests, visitors and staff. Supervises and ensures physical environment of the shelter is free of safety/health hazards at all times. Professionally receives and greets visitors, guests and directs them as appropriate and acts a model of customer service to others in guest services. Also ensures community and in-house volunteers are utilized appropriately. Coordinate and ensure emergency response from team is appropriate and timely in crisis or when conflict arises on property. Provides supportive services to guests in the absence of Program Staff and ensures that guests are treated with respect and dignity. Observes, evaluates and documents guest behavior and shelter activities and keeps an accurate account of all events occurring during their shift. Provides guidance and training to staff, coordinates staff schedules and ensures adequate coverage of shifts. Upholds all agency policies/procedures/house rules to staff and guests and enforces disciplinary action when necessary.
Requirements: Team player with excellent leadership and motivational skills including strong verbal and written communication skills. At least 1 ½ years of supervisory experience and/or work experience in similar setting providing service to the homeless and/or disenfranchised individuals. Meet current standards for Driver Eligibility and have a valid Driver License with clean Driver Abstract. CPR/First Aid/AED and CPI certification preferred, or able to pass courses at IHS. High school diploma or equivalent required, Associate’s Degree preferred. Possess excellent computer skills with working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft applications including Outlook and Word. Knowledge or training in mental health/substance abuse issues a plus. Able to deal with diverse populations of varying comprehension levels. Available to work full-time weekdays and on weekends, including holidays as needed.
Responsibilities: Will be responsible for facilitating the safety and welfare of IHS guests, visitors, volunteers and staff. Assistants will maintain the cleanliness of shelter will uphold policies, and provide assistance while treating guests with respect and dignity. Assistants will document daily, supervise in-house and community volunteers and provide support to other programs when needed.
Requirements: Available to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and/or overnight shifts. Able to multi-task, work independently and exercise good judgment. Can communicate with diverse populations of varying comprehension levels. Possess good written communication and basic computer skills to ensure accurate and timely documentation. Have at least 1 year experience in providing excellent customer relations, homeless services, conflict resolution and crisis prevention and response. Knowledge or training in Human Services, CPR/First Aid/AED preferred. High School diploma or equivalent required.