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Our OBX Room In The Inn Fall Auction is upon us, running October 1 to October 22nd! We have 38 wonderful items that everyone can appreciate, wish for and then, bid!
Our auction is cash/check at the end of the auction.
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Your bids, donations allows us to care to our homeless guests, keeping them healthy, safe, warm, valued.
Help us surpass our wish for raising $5000!
It is in the shelter of others that people live.
Position Summary: The Intake Worker/Driver ensures that guests of the RITI program are sober at time of transport and ensures a smooth transition from the RITI Center to the RITI shelter space. The Intake Worker/Driver reports to the OBX RITI Executive Director.
Work Schedule: November 1 – April 15, approximate 25-35 hours/week flexible shifts: 4:00PM-7:00 PM; 8:00-11:00 AM shift return from Shelter to Intake Center; may have rotating schedule with some holidays AM and PM
Fair Labor Standard Act: Non-Exempt
Ensure no guests enter center before 4PM unless special arrangements have been made
Assist as needed with new guest paperwork, including background checks
Breathalyze guests when entering center, randomly, if the situation warrants, and or if directed by the ED
Drug Screen guests randomly, if the situation warrants, and/or if directed to do so by the ED
Take roll of guests reporting each evening, noting those granted permission to leave early or report late, and give a copy to the peer support resident
Inspect all guest belongings and ensure that personal belongings needed for the evening only are carried in backpacks before leaving for shelter
Drive guests to shelter and close RITI Center at 6PM
Help guests get situated at shelter, update peer support resident/church coordinator as needed, and generally ensure a smooth transition from center to shelter before leaving for the evening
Serve as backup staff in case of emergencies, including bad weather days
Assist in maintaining / updating daily as necessary all Guest records in Trello
Assist with empowering guests to take responsibility for maintaining cleanliness of van, RITI Center & Shelter
Assist with planning/providing occasional recreation activities for guests
Assist in management of material donations
Make referrals to community resources
Communicate with Case-management and ED about needs of guests
Education and Experience
Experience with individuals with chronic mental health, substance use disorders, and other special needs arising from fragile and precarious life circumstances preferred
Clean driving record and current driver’s license
Clean criminal background and sex offender check
Caring, respectful attitude toward all
Ability to build healthy relationships with diverse people
Commitment to follow policies and procedures consistently
Understanding of personal limitations and capacity for self-care
Ability to maintain records and collect data