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Parachurch Ministry

Silver Lining House Live-in Community Partner

Providence Network
Posted: 12/08/2021
Salary/Range: FREE HOUSING VALUED AT $1,000/mo; Private bedroom with shared bath and onsite laundry. Includes utilities, Internet and some meals.
Location
Denver, CO
Description:

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 Silver Lining House property.

Silver Lining House is a beautiful home in the Baker neighborhood of Denver that serves up to 13 street-connected young adults, ages 18-25.  Residents may have aged out of foster care, have substance use issues, and mental health challenges.  In addition to living with and 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 and  yard work 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

To Apply: Send cover letter & resume to Program Director, Dana Jones, at danajones@providencenetwork.org