Jun 01, 2020

Providence House Live-in Community Support Staff

  • Providence Network
  • 801 Logan Street, Denver, CO, USA
Part time Ministry Nonprofit Social Work

Job Description

Providence House is a two-year transformational housing program for single men & women recovering from trauma, addiction, mental illness and homelessness. This program is operated within an 1890's mansion in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver.

This is a 10-hour/week live-in position that offers an opportunity to meaningfully engage and contribute within our unique 23-person community. We consider ourselves a spiritual family and work hard to preserve a culture of openness and connection where we learn, struggle, work, celebrate and play together!

As a Community Support Staff in the home, you are invited to walk with our residents as they travel the hard road of addiction recovery and whole-life transformation. Building relationships is always the ultimate goal and there are various ways to do that: Attending dinners; Inviting residents out for coffee or activities; Watching movies or playing games; Participating in Celebrate Recovery or Bible study; Being helpful around the house; Giving rides; Offering support with dinner preparation. 

Since most of the residents work during the day, it is important that you can commit to being present in the common areas 3 nights/week for at least 2 hours between 5:00 and 9:00. You will also have a weekly meeting with the directors. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong sense of calling to this population, as well as emotional and spiritual maturity
  • Ability to initiate meaningful conversation and social interaction
  • Values community living
  • Understanding of addiction and the recovery process is preferable
  • Appreciation for the importance of positive role modeling
  • Enthusiastic and committed team player
  • Comfortable signing Providence Network’s Statement of Faith 

COMPENSATION: Free room and board, including utilities and Internet. Dinners are provided and shared as a community.


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