Job Opportunities

It is the policy of Willis Dady Emergency Shelter to provide employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status.  All offers of employment are contingent on a negative report on the State of Iowa Criminal History Records Check and Sex Offender Registry. Willis Dady is an At Will Employer.

HOUSING CASE MANAGER

The Housing Case Manager is responsible for assisting eligible households experiencing literal homelessness to gain and maintain permanent housing. This position is a part of the Willis Dady case management team with the primary goal of ending homelessness as quickly as possible while preventing future episodes of homelessness for those we serve. The Housing Case Manager will provide individual case management, housing search assistance, resource referral, goal development, advocacy, and coordination of services to households experiencing homelessness. The Housing Case Manager must be able to serve households in accordance with all state and federal Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Program requirements to help households access emergency housing, increase their income, and find long-term housing in the community.

ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR VISTA

The Willis Dady Engagement VISTA project will further develop our organization’s connection to the larger community through gathering stories and creating outward facing content and presentations. Ultimately this work will improve our service to individuals experiencing homelessness by expanding our ability to educate the public, apply for funding for our various needs, build programs, and advocate for affordable housing. This position will require interaction with clients, project management, video/audio editing, and social media proficiency. Our Development Coordinator will be a resource and mentor for you in supervision, planning this project, using software, growing your content creation skills, and in best practices for research and sharing client stories.

Apply online at Americorps here https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102268 

Or by sending a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Allison@willisdady.org

FINANCIAL STABILITY VISTA

The Employment Program at Willis Dady Homeless Services (WDHS) uses several strategies to support adults who are unhoused or have housing instability in overcoming barriers to the job market. The Financial Stability VISTA will work with Employment Program staff to expand the capacity of this service, so more adults facing high barriers to employment can make the journey out of poverty by gaining and maintaining financial stability. Goals of this position include researching, presenting, and implementing plans for social enterprise ideas developing business plans, and collaborating with area organizations and volunteers. This project is part of the Community Corps VISTA Program, operated by Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact. 

Apply online at Americorps here https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102262

Or by sending a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Kelsey@willisdady.org