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Position Summary:

Do you want to be part of an organization that changes the lives of families who are experiencing homelessness? At House of Refuge we are committed to enhancing the quality of life of the families we serve. House of Refuge provides transitional housing in a neighborhood setting for homeless families. This position will provide professional work as a member of a team responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of our rental property community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes repairs, maintenance projects, and work orders as assigned
  • Displays strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Works quickly and efficiently
  • Takes initiative to complete work
  • Is adaptive and flexible

As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for assisting with repairs, maintenance projects, and work orders as assigned by the Director of Facilities.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must successfully pass a background check
  • Must have / obtain a valid DPS Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card.


1-2 years of maintenance related experience
1-2 years plumbing experience (required)
Drywall experience (preferred)
1-year electrical experience (preferred)
Landscaping experience (preferred)
Inside Painting experience (preferred)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
  • Creativity, initiative, independent thinking, and problem-solving skills are strongly preferred.
  • Should have working knowledge of building systems codes and OSHA requirements
  • Proven ability to take and follow directions in the daily performance of duties is required.
  • Must have the ability to work independently with limited guidance.
  • Must have excellent communication, organizing, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.

Schedule: 40 Hours Per Week, Weekend and some On-Call availability as needed. M-F 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (winter hours) M-F 6:00 am 2:30 pm (summer Hours)

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance, short term disability, long term disability
  • 401k Program with Employer Matching
  • Vacation, Sick, Holiday paid time off.

Job Type: Full-time Pay: $16/hr.

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House of Refuge is a non-profit organization in Southeast Mesa, Arizona. House of Refuge provides transitional housing in a neighborhood setting for families experiencing homelessness. Honoring the faith-based traditions of our founders, we treat people with dignity and respect through programs that bring hope and self-sufficiency.

Do you love working with people and supporting individuals with employment and financial goals? We are looking for a highly motivated Employment Specialist to support families at House of Refuge and help them in maintaining employment or exploring career opportunities. The Employment Specialist builds connections with residents and works closely with the Family Services team to support residents with goal planning and resources to target areas that can improve their employment and financial goals.

Position Summary:

The Employment Specialist provides professional employment and education services to all residents at the House of Refuge. These include life skill education and services, mainstream employment and education referral resources, documentation of resident contact, job skills training and education, budgeting, assessments, and support with job placement. The Employment Specialist networks and maintains collaborative relationships with potential employers/businesses, job readiness programs/agencies, and other employment service programs. The Employment Specialist engages residents in group meetings/trainings and one-on-one meetings a minimum of once per month. Participates in fundraising and other agency-based events, completes reports, attends all required meetings, ensures leadership is well informed, takes initiative and collaborates to ensure all aspects of service provision are in alignment with the House of Refuge Philosophy of Care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops job opportunities for clients by networking with employers in the local community and internet job searches. Establishes, maintains, and continually expands a list of potential employers.

  1. Develops and maintains relationships with educational institutions to provide resources to clients regarding education opportunities. Including but not limited to, community colleges, universities, vocational training, GED classes, etc.
  2. Works closely with Maricopa Workforce and other job readiness programs to ensure referral systems are accurate and up to date. Assists clients through orientation to systems when needed. Educates clients in basic internet job search techniques, application submittals and follow-through. Provides job opportunities, assessment and placement services to clients.
  3. Develops and implements job training opportunities and job fairs. Provides instruction, training and assistance to clients to improve marketable job skills abilities and job coaching. Prepares and instructs classes, job readiness trainings and activities as appropriate including but not limited to, financial literacy, problem solving, job readiness, interviewing, resume writing, social skills or any other programming that fits within the context of said position.
  4. Monitors, documents and maintains accurate files on individual client’s employment status and offers additional resources as needed. Maintains accurate and complete documentation of all client contact. Follows up with appropriate warnings, legal notices and court hearings as needed.
  5. Documents and track needed data for compliance with contracts and grants. Completes assessments and monthly reports. Reviews data regularly to maintain awareness of client demographics, needs and trends. Advocates for programming to meet client needs that align with House of Refuge’s mission.
  6. Consistently demonstrates knowledge of all House of Refuge programs policies and procedures, national best practices for transitional housings programs and social service delivery systems, local and federal laws pertaining to Fair Housing, American Disability Act, Arizona Landlord Tenant Act and Department of Housing and Urban Development Supportive Housing program regulations in addition to providing residential confidentiality and professional boundaries.
  7. Functions as part of a professional social service delivery team. Provides triage assistance to residents during fellow team members vacations and sick days. Is dependable, demonstrates thoroughness, adapts to changes and solicits feedback.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Business Administration, or Human Service related plus 2-year experience is required or equivalent workforce development/education work experience.


  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of focus, non-judgmental, clear sense of boundaries, excellent customer service and time management skills. Recognizes, values, and contributes to an environment of trust and mutual respect.
  • Contributes to a culture of performance, teamwork, collaboration, growth, and continuous improvement.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining relationships with educational institutions.
  • Experience with transitional housing, drug and alcohol recovery, persons dealing with mental health issues, domestic violence and/or the homeless population preferred.
  • Experience in marketing and developing employment opportunities, including, but not limited to, cold contacts with local employers. Case management and/or benefits coordination experience preferred.
  • Experience with budgeting, dealing with credit reports, and resume writing required.
  • Knowledge of employment preparation, workshop presentation, and curriculum design. Must possess strong computer skills in Microsoft Office and Google Office.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with a diverse population both written and verbally.
  • Must agree to, and successfully pass a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance.


Must be willing to work flexible hours and days, a minimum of 40/week. Routine hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some evenings and Saturdays may be required.

Compensation Range:  $40,000 – $50,000

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If you have a passion for working with children and families and want to make a positive impact, this position might be right for you! House of Refuge is a transitional housing program serving homeless families who are working towards self-sufficiency. We are looking for a qualified case manager for children and youth services.

Position Title: Children Services Case Manager
Status: Salary, full-time (40 hours per week).
Job Relationship:
Supervised by: Chief Programs Officer
Supervises: CC-Coordinator and Youth Engagement Coordinator.

Position Summary:

The Children Services Case Manager develops, implements, and takes an active role in planning and coordinating events and recreational activities in the Community Center, researches appropriate curriculum and implements programming that enhances children and family services. Ensures all safety protocols are followed, revises procedures and protocols as needed in collaboration with Chief Programs Officer, completes reports, documents services offered, attends all required meetings, and ensures leadership is well informed. A successful candidate takes initiative and collaborates to ensure all aspects of service provision are in alignment with The House of Refuge mission and Philosophy of Care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborates with the Chief Programs Officer to research, develop, and implement the Community Center program curriculum. Plays an active role in coordination of activities, programs, and self-enrichment classes for children at the Community Center.
  2. Takes a lead role in the Community Center, organizes and delegates tasks and activities, directs volunteers and staff, recruits and promotes children’s participation, and makes plans that support the smooth flow of daily activities.
  3. Takes the role of point of contact with school liaisons and collaborates to support children’s services for families at House of Refuge. Supports and guides residents in enrolling or transferring children’s schools, and connecting them to appropriate community resources.
  4. Works with families to identify protective factors and create goals that will support children’s overall well-being in the areas of academic success, increase learning and support systems, decrease barriers and achievement gaps, and increase coping mechanisms and overall wellness.
  5. Collaborates with case management for children and family-related issues. Attends staffing meetings, documents services offered, and assists families during their time of transitioning out of the program.
  6. Practices good use of resources, obtains or purchases supplies and other goods, and ensures the best use of House of Refuge resources and budget. Completes purchase requests in advance and submits expenditure forms to the Chief Programs Officer.
  7. Communicates and collaborates with other departments as needed and works closely with the Donation Center staff to secure donations and supplies needed for the Community Center.
  8. Performs general clerical duties such as collecting data for monthly reports, creating and updating monthly calendars and flyers, answering phones, and responding to emails. Maintains a Community Center Bulletin Board and assists with the distribution of timely material to residents.
  9. Performs general housekeeping matters such as cleaning, mopping, sweeping the porch and sidewalk of the Center. Ensures the Community Center and surrounding area are clean and free of hazards. Communicates concerns in a timely manner.
  10. Plans and prepares simple/basic meals and snacks for breakfast, snack, or lunch. Follows all health and safety standards for food preparation and cleanup.
  11. Demonstrates enthusiasm and creates and maintains an atmosphere of interest in all phases of work. Serves as a positive role model to all youth he/she encounters. Promotes open communication and contributes to an environment of trust and mutual respect. Provides services in a caring manner, provides clear instructions, and addresses concerns to ensure accountability and continued program partnership.
  12. Consistently demonstrates knowledge of all House of Refuge program policies and procedures. Is dependable and adapts to changes in the work environment. Plans, organizes, and prioritizes work activities by using time efficiently. Practices resident confidentiality and demonstrates professional boundaries.
  13. All other duties as assigned


  • A 4-year degree or higher in any child-related field (Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Elementary Education, etc.) or any combination of advanced education plus experience working with children and youth in a childcare, summer, or afterschool program.
  • A minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience is required.
  • Experience in classroom management.
  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • Must have a current Food Handler’s Card or the ability to get one.
  • Fingerprint Card

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/ Working Conditions:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, volunteers, and the general public sufficient to showcase House of Refuge in a positive manner.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, organization, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to multitask.
  • Recognizes, values, and contributes to an environment of trust and mutual respect. Contributes to a culture of performance, teamwork, collaboration, growth, and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinates the work of temporary and volunteer staff. Develops interpersonal relationships with a variety of users and sponsors.
  • Has computer and related software skills.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Sits, stands, walks, runs, reaches, stops, bends, lifts, carries, manipulates various objects. Position requires moving around the House of Refuge and between buildings, including spending time outside.
  • Required to have a valid driver’s license and a good MVD record. Position requires transportation of children in a company vehicle that seats up to 15 passengers.
  • Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening.


Wage scale – $45,000 – $50,000 annually


Full-time (40 hours per week). Must be willing to work flexible hours and days.

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Thank you for your interest in joining House of Refuge! While there are no other open positions at this time, we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Please click “Apply Now” to send us your resume and we will contact you should a position with matching qualifications become available. We look forward to hearing from you!


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  • 401k Employer Match Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

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