Careers

Coordinated Entry Support Specialist

Part-Time

Job Description: The primary responsibility of the Coordinated Entry Support (CES) Specialist is to provide key data entry support related to the provision of coordinated entry intakes conducted at Oak City Cares. As such, the CES Specialist will provide welcome, check-in, service data entry, and initial registration with guests at Oak City Cares seeking services related to coordinated entry.

Required Qualifications: Associates or other 2-year degree; minimum of 1-3 years of related experience; previous data entry and data tracking experience; must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; must have a calm and welcoming demeanor; must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a primary focus on guests and their needs; must be able to handle crisis situations and de-escalate situations while remaining calm and focused; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh and Oak City Cares; valid NC driver’s license and a vehicle in working order for business use, authorized to work in the US.

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To apply, please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Kathy Johnson and Tosheria Brown at EmploymentOpportunities@OakCityCares.org.

Weekend Meal Program Assistant

Part-Time

Job Description: The Weekend Meal Program Assistant works during the Weekend Meal Program operation at Oak City Cares. Provides hospitality and welcome to people seeking food assistance and to groups providing the food. Effectively communicates with the weekend host volunteers, meal provider groups and the other organizations serving meals and/or share resources to people experiencing homelessness. Position will choose available scheduled shifts to work on weekends to support the Weekend Meal Coordinators.

Required Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and 1 year of experience; great understanding of the concepts of hospitality and engagement; an attitude of compassion and acceptance is required; excellent interpersonal skills to lead volunteers and interact with guests; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diversity of people from different socio-economic and religious backgrounds; effective communication skills; demonstrated ability to conduct one’s self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or difficult situations; strong conflict resolution skills’ ability to work productively and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh; valid NC driver’s license and a vehicle in working order for business use; authorized to work in the US.

* Please note, this position will be filled by 2 to 3 individuals who will work in 5-hour “shifts” on Saturdays and/or Sundays between the hours of 8:30 am and 6:00 pm.

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To apply, please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Kathy Johnson and Tosheria Brown at EmploymentOpportunities@OakCityCares.org.

Care Coordinator(s)

Part-Time

Job Description: The Care Coordinator will provide standardized coordinated entry intake assessments for individuals and families at risk of, or currently experiencing, homelessness in Wake County. The Care Coordinator will connect individuals with available resources through on-site partners and other community agencies. They will be an expert diversion specialist providing problem-solving conversations to help clients draw on natural resources to resolve their housing crisis. In addition, the Care Coordinator will assess and provide ongoing support and case management. 

Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree in social work or other human services-related field; minimum of 1-3 years of related experience; extensive knowledge of housing and homelessness; ability to work with a wide variety of clientele, with a warm and welcoming attitude; ability to work, be flexible, and work collaboratively in a fast-paced, and rapidly changing work environment while maintaining a sense of calm for guests and partners; strong de-escalation and mediation skills; current knowledge of best practice models, including Housing First, Coordinated Entry and Assessment, Mental Health Recovery, Harm Reduction, and Critical Time Intervention; authorized to work in the U.S.; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh and Oak City Cares.

**Must possess strong coordination and communication skills necessary to effectively share a caseload with another Part-Time Care Coordinator, ensuring that all paperwork is kept up-to-date.

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To apply, please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Kathy Johnson and Tosheria Brown at EmploymentOpportunities@OakCityCares.org.

Please no phone calls.

Our Partners

Our Provider Partners

These organizations are part of the ever-growing list of those collaborating to provide medical assistance, behavioral health care, veterans’ services, outreach, employment services, coordination of care and support to Oak City Cares guests.

Salvation Army's Project CATCH
NC FIT
Advance Community Health - Primary Healthcare/Integrated Behavioral Health
Haven House Services - Homeless Youth Services, Street Outreach and Coordinated Entry Support
Interact - Domestic Violence Services and Coordinated Entry Support
Monarch Health - Behavioral Health
Passage Home - Coordinated Entry, Prevention and REACH Program Support for Children
StepUp Ministry - Employment Training Program
The Durham Veterans Administration - Veteran's Services
The Raleigh/Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness
Wake County Human Services - Public Health - Immunizations and Health Testing
Wake Network of Care - Resource Support
WakeMed PATH Team - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals with serious mental illness
Triangle Family Services - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

HOURS:

9am-5pm Monday-Friday
9am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday for weekend meals (enter at the side entrance)

1430 South Wilmington Street,  Raleigh, NC 27603

We are accessible via the #21 bus from downtown Raleigh.

Oak City Cares

1430 S. Wilmington St.,
Raleigh, NC 27603

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