SquareOne Villages is looking to hire a quarter-time staff person to serve as the Village Coordinator for Opportunity Village Eugene, a self-governed community of 30 to 35 adults seeking to transition out of homelessness. Pay range is $15 to $17/hour. The hours are flexible. Applicants should have some experience working with the homeless or in related fields of social work. Please see the complete job description below for more information. To apply, please submit your resumé with a cover letter stating any experience you have working with the homeless and why you believe you would be a good fit for this position. Also include at least two references. The position will remain open until filled. Mail the letter and resumé to SquareOne Villages, c/o CALC, 458 Blair Blvd, Eugene 97402 or e-mail as a PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Reports to: Executive Director
Collaborates with: Project Director
Directly Supervises: None
Status: Quarter-time FTE, flexible hours
Pay scale: $15 - $17/hour
The Mission of SquareOne Villages
To create self-managed communities of low-cost tiny houses for those in need of housing.
Opportunity Village Eugene (OVE), is a transitional micro-housing project.
This staff position will work with residents of OVE to organize and maintain essential
functions of village and assist with occasional administrative tasks for SquareOne
Villages as needed.
Provide non-resident presence at OVE
Assist and Advise the Village and its leadership on adherence to, and enforcement of, the Village Manual and Operating Agreement with the City of Eugene; on the organization and maintenance of gate and bathroom cleaning schedules; the management of incident reports; the maintenance of meeting minutes and attendance records; the facilitation of key Village Meetings and leadership meetings; scheduling and supervision of safety inspections and fire drills.
Provide reports to Board and Staff regarding OVE community life
Organize purchase of supplies
Provide oversight to OVE Treasury
Maintain village e-mail, phone, office computer and printer
Serve as a point of contact for outside community groups and services that provide assistance or training to OVE residents
Serve as a point of contact for volunteers and maintain volunteer records
Assist with Support Committee, Vetting Committee, and other committees as needed
Assist with fundraising efforts for all SOV projects
Respond to emergencies and urgent needs at OVE
Assist with other administrative tasks of SOV as needed
Significant experience working with those who have been homeless or marginalized
Demonstrated experience in administrative duties, community relations, and collaboration with multiple local community organizations and initiatives.
Commitment to social justice for people living in poverty, and a thoughtful approach to strategies for achieving it
Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, and ability to stay neutral and unbiased in approaching conflict
Basic computer literacy, especially knowledge of word processing and data entry software
Education: Diploma, B.A. preferred
An Oregon driver’s license and a vehicle (with proof of insurance) or regular access to one
Mail cover leter and resumé to:
458 Blair Blvd
Eugene OR 97402
Or email as a PDF to email@example.com