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Monsignor King Outreach Center 

Executive Director

Position Summary: Executive Director will oversee the day-to-day operations of our low barrier shelter and ensure a safe, welcoming clean environment for clients, staff and volunteers, and visitors of the facility. The role of the Executive Director is to develop and implement effective emergency shelter policies, procedures, outcomes and goals that closely follow best practices set out by the National Alliance to End Homelessness, The Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensure Shelter operates effectively within Denton County’s homeless crisis response system – low barrier shelter services that are human centered and housing focused.
  • Oversee all program operation to ensure the success of the program in meeting the needs of individuals and families experiencing homelessness
  • Collaborate with local housing and supportive service providers and community partners to effectively coordinate services
  • Oversee administrative duties including data management in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and program evaluation
  • Lead and support staff
  • Support staff development and coaching
  • Lead regular staff meetings to discuss service provision, operational needs and progress
  • Ensure that shelter services provided to clients are in a respectful manner and in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures
Knowledge & Abilities:
  • Knowledgeable of homelessness and social service landscape of Denton County
  • Knowledgeable of effective emergency shelter best practices
  • Knowledgeable in operations and management principles, procedures, and practices
  • Knowledgeable of crisis intervention principles and practices as it pertains to homelessness
  • Strong problem-solving skills,
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to connect with organization and community stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbally)
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective teams
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Non-Profit Management with 5 years of experience required
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Non-Profit Management with 2-3 years of experience preferred
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred
Please send cover letter and resume to Roy Metzler, Board Chair at rmetzler@kingoutreachcenter.com.
Monsignor King Outreach Center values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.

 


Assistant Director

Reports to the Executive Director
Position Summary: Assistant Director will assist the Executive Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of our low barrier shelter and ensure a safe, welcoming clean environment for clients, staff and volunteers, and visitors of the facility. The role of the Assistant Director is to help develop and implement effective emergency shelter policies, procedures, outcomes and goals that closely follow best practices set out by the National Alliance to End Homelessness, The Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensure Shelter operates effectively within Denton County’s homeless crisis response system – low barrier shelter services that are human centered and housing focused.
  • Oversee all program operation to ensure the success of the program in meeting the needs of individuals and families experiencing homelessness
  • Collaborate with local housing and supportive service providers and community partners to effectively coordinate services
  • Oversee administrative duties including data management in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and program evaluation
  • Lead and support staff
  • Support staff development and coaching
  • Lead regular staff meetings to discuss service provision, operational needs and progress
  • Ensure that shelter services provided to clients are in a respectful manner and in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures
Knowledge & Abilities
  • Knowledgeable of homelessness and social service landscape of Denton County
  • Knowledgeable of effective emergency shelter best practices
  • Knowledgeable in operations and management principles, procedures, and practices
  • Knowledgeable of crisis intervention principles and practices as it pertains to homelessness
  • Strong problem-solving skills,
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to connect with organization and community stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbally)
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective teams
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Non-Profit Management with 5 years of experience required
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred
Please send cover letter and resume to Roy Metzler, Board Chair at rmetzler@kingoutreachcenter.com.
Monsignor King Outreach Center values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.

Housing Focused Case Manager

Position Summary: Housing Focused Case Manager is responsible for assisting residents of Monsignor King Outreach Center (MKOC) with developing housing plans to quickly transition individuals and families experiencing homelessness to a safe and secure housing placement. The Case Manager provides intensive case management, supportive services, and make local referrals to ensure housing placements are sustainable.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Complete shelter intakes within a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of ongoing written and verbal communication with clients, staff, and local providers as it pertains to client’s housing progress
  • Assess MKOC residents of their housing needs through a Coordinated Entry Process
  • Knowledgeable of crisis intervention principles and practices as it pertains to homelessness
  • Make appropriate housing and supportive service referrals
  • Develop individual case management plan, which is to include financial and housing goals
  • Participate in Case Conferencing meetings to develop housing plans collaboratively with local service providers
  • Ensure clients understand shelter policies
Knowledge & Abilities
  • Knowledgeable of homelessness and social service landscape of Denton County
  • Experience directing services and collaborating with other social service providers 
  • Strong problem-solving skills,
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbally)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with clients
  • HMIS experience preferred
  • Must have flexible schedule, nights and holidays required
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with 2-3 years of case management experience required
  • requiredMaster’s degree in Social Work with 1 year of case management experience preferred
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Safe and reliable transportation
Please send cover letter and resume to Roy Metzler, Board Chair at rmetzler@kingoutreachcenter.com.
Monsignor King Outreach Center values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.


 


United Way of Denton County values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.

 



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