Employment Assistant
Location: Bailey's Shelter and Supportive Housing
Employment and Education Resource Center

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Meet one-on-one with BSSH guests to assist them with their job search whether that’s through resume review, mock interviews, employment best practices/tips, job opening research, etc.
  • Report to the employment case manager for assignments 
  • Respect guests’ time and ensure guests respect your time
  • Guarantee that the meeting remains focused on topic and redirect when necessary
  • Not share personal information with guests or receive personal information from guests such as phone numbers, addresses, etc. 
  • Send a recap of meetings to the employment case manager and volunteer coordinator after each session

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Act as a representative of New Hope Housing while volunteering 
  • Report any issues/concerns to Employment Case Manager and Volunteer Coordinator
  • Stay up to date on information regarding appropriate behavior while working with homeless populations
  • Keep Volunteer Coordinator informed of any changes in schedule or availability
  • Maintain confidentiality 


Skills Needed:

  • Basic knowledge of employment best practices
  • Warm personality with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under limited supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relate to clients and treat everyone with dignity and respect

Desired Experience:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of homelessness 

Address: 5914 Seminary Road
Falls Church, VA 22041