Careers

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives and serve those experiencing homelessness in Douglas County? The Lawrence Community Shelter currently seeks qualified applicants to fill the following positions.

Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives and serve those experiencing homelessness in Douglas County? Do you thrive in a dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced atmosphere?

The Lawrence Community Shelter is now hiring Part-Time Weekend Direct Service Advocates!

Under supervision of the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO), the Operations Manager ensures efficient, safe, and healthy operation of the kitchen and facility. Supervises and assists with the day-to-day cleaning, cooking, organizing, and minor maintenance for the entire facility in conjunction with staff, volunteers, and/or any contracted workers. Helps ensure that all facility policies and procedures are enforced. Oversees, maintains, and enforces dormitory and building cleanliness and organization expectations. Tracks facilities service requests and ensures requests are completed within established timelines and quality standards. Trains team on policies and procedures, as necessary.

The Communications Coordinator VISTA Member will build the capacity of the organization by supporting the community engagement team and evaluating current communication strategies for engagement with donors, volunteers, and community partners. Successful VISTA members will be organized, effective communicators that are able to work both independently and collaboratively. From this experience, members will gain experience in social justice advocacy, the development of marketing materials, networking with a variety of community stakeholders, and knowledge of how poverty impacts communities. For more information, please contact Lacee Roe at LaceeR@LawrenceShelter.Org.

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program that provides opportunities to dedicate a year of full-time service with an organization to create or expand programs designed to empower individuals and communities in overcoming poverty.

The Outreach Coordinator VISTA Member will build the capacity of the organization by supporting the community engagement team and evaluating current donation-tracking systems and outreach strategies. Successful VISTA members will be organized, effective communicators that are able to work both independently and collaboratively. From this experience, members will gain project management skills and experience in outreach campaigns, networking with a variety of community stakeholders, and knowledge of how poverty impacts communities. For more information, please contact Lacee Roe at LaceeR@LawrenceShelter.Org.

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program that provides opportunities to dedicate a year of full-time service with an organization to create or expand programs designed to empower individuals and communities in overcoming poverty.

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