ShelterCare's Administration Program of Eugene, OR is seeking to hire a part-time Receptionist to provide the necessary administrative support for our Administration and the outpatient mental health services at 499 W. 4th Ave. Our Administration program provides the background work in such areas as Accounting and office administration to best support our direct care programs and, through them, our consumers.
We will be receiving and reviewing applications until September 20th, so act quickly!
The Receptionist earns a competitive wage of $15.02/hr ($17,573 annually). This is a non-exempt, hourly position. This is a part-time position for 22.5 hours a week.
Our employees enjoy excellent benefits including 10 paid holidays; generous paid time off accrual*; a pet-friendly environment; paid time volunteering for other organizations; and an employee assistance program. If you have experience in office administration and interacting with high-risk populations, and want to pursue a rewarding career as a Receptionist, apply today!
* Up to 144 hours during the first 12 months for employees working 40 hours a week. Prorated for employees working less than 40 hours a week.
ShelterCare is a social services agency that is directed by a board of community volunteers. We have five different programs in the Eugene/Springfield area. We offer a range of housing solutions combined with wraparound services for families and community members who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness. This includes adults who are homeless, have been homeless in the past, have a serious mental illness or cognitive impairment, or a combination of these. Because of the variety of services we offer, we are able to help many people in our community.
Our team is collaborative, person-centered, compassionate, and results-focused. We incorporate these values into every aspect of our agency, striving to be the best we can at serving our clients and supporting each other. Here at ShelterCare, every employee has a voice. In addition to making a difference for the vulnerable populations we serve, we offer a fun, positive company culture and opportunities for growth and development.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A RECEPTIONIST (PART-TIME)
As a Receptionist, you serve as the first point of contact for ShelterCare's Administrative headquarters and Outpatient Mental Health Services. You will assist Administration by helping to ensure the smooth operation of initial communications with ShelterCare, processing mail and completing other duties as assigned. You will utilize the Electronic Medical Record to help check in Behavioral Health clients for appointments and answer ShelterCare's main phone line, including calls from community members looking to access services.
You willdaily interact, both in person and over the phone, with adults who are homeless and/or have a mental illness. The Receptionist represents the agency and will need to be able to stay calm even in crisis situations. You will frequently be switching from phone conversations to in-person requests from visiting clients to office tasks throughout the day. As a Receptionist, you'll love being able to make a difference in the lives of those you serve!
- Minimum of two years' office administration experience
- Strong and respectful communication skills
- Must be comfortable working with clients with a severe and persistent mental illness
- Excellent skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Drive
- Ability to multi-task, work independently or with a team and problem solve
- Ability to successfully pass a DHS background check
- Experience working with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness strongly preferred
- Strong organizational skills
The schedule for this part-time position is Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 12:30pm.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you have experience in office administration and would like to make a difference as a Receptionist, please fill out our initial short, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!