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Parachurch Ministry

Joy House Female Live-in Community Partner

Providence Network
Posted: 12/08/2021
Salary/Range: FREE HOUSING VALUED AT $13,000: Studio apartment and on-site laundry. Includes utilities, Internet and some meals.
Denver, CO

As a community partner, you will engage residents and the community in meaningful ways to foster a culture of family, belonging, and growth at our Joy House property.

Joy House is an apartment community in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver that serves 11 families (women & children) transitioning from domestic violence, addiction, and other unstable situations.  In addition to living with and daily supporting residents, key components of the program include weekly community meals, individual resident mentoring & spiritual support, resource navigation, and community activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES Intangibles:  Be a positive role model to residents, support community rules and values, bring  a warm and engaging presence to the community Assist with community engagement activities by helping with and attending house meals (1-2/week) and other community events  Work two on-duty evening shifts per week and one weekend shift every 4-6 weeks.  On-duty shifts serve to build community, check out resident medication, conduct drug/alcohol screenings, and report resident issues and emergencies to staff. Assist the staff team with property needs such as cleaning, yard work, and  apartment turnovers Engage in the greater Providence Network community by attending some of our meetings, trainings, special events, and maintaining good connections with volunteers and donors

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS Sense of calling to urban ministry and a mature, personal Christian faith Comfortable signing Providence Network’s Statement of Faith (available upon request)  Compassionate and able to engage different personalities  Flexible and adaptable to change  Prior work or experience in a similar field is a plus Pass a criminal background check

BENEFITS: Employer-paid medical, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance. Retirement plan. Up to $50/month cell phone expense reimbursement. Wellness stipend. Optional employee-paid dental and flex spending plans. 10 paid holidays and 16 PTO.

To Apply: Send cover letter & resume to Program Director, Dana Jones, at