Job Openings:

Overnight and Weekend Shelter Staff – Per Diem

Wellspring House, Inc. is expanding its per diem staff for occasional coverage of weekend and/or overnight shifts at our family shelter in Gloucester. Wellspring has eleven regularly scheduled evening/overnight/weekend shifts every week. The purpose of the per diem pool is to provide a consistent, reliable team of substitute staff members to fill in during vacation, sick time, and other open shifts. Job duties include general supervision of up to 5 families residing at the shelter, ensuring that families are in compliance with shelter guidelines, and maintaining security and order for the facility. We especially seek applicants who have prior shelter and/or residential experience. In addition to being able to maintain professional boundaries, excellent communication and problem-solving skills are a must. High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college preferred. CPR/First Aid Certification required. Overnight shifts are considered ‘asleep’, but staff members must be available to readily respond to the needs of Wellspring House, Inc. and shelter families as necessary during the overnight hours. The per diem position is non-benefitted.

Please email your cover letter and resume to: jobs@wellspringhouse.org. No phone calls please. AA/EOE

Community Interpreter (Per Diem)

Department: Education (Adult Learning Center)
Position/Title: Community Interpreter (Per Diem)
Reports to: Director of Community Education
Status: Per Diem
Classification: Non-Exempt
Hours per Week: N/A

Job Description Summary: The Wellspring Adult Learning Center is located in the Sawyer Free Library of Gloucester, Massachusetts; and provides free ESOL and related instruction to adult learners. In addition, the Adult Learning Center and Wellspring House in general organizes events in the community that specifically target Immigrant communities with limited English proficiency. Community Interpreted will be called upon on a per diem basis based upon need to interpret at these events and to work with community members directly in their native language.

We especially seek applicants with interpreting and or translation experience and have been connected to Wellspring programs. In addition to being able to maintain professional boundaries, confidentiality; excellent communication and problem-solving skills are a must. A certificate of study in Interpreting/Translation is strongly preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Be available on a per diem basis to interpret at a wide variety of events in the Greater Cape Ann community.
  • Flexibility to a varied schedule and varied environments.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.
  • Reporting findings and information in an accurate and professional way to Wellspring staff.
  • Attend occasional Education staff and related meetings. Compensation will be provided for these meetings.
  • Model behaviors that are appropriate for professional and educational settings in terms of dress, punctuality, treating others respectfully, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • A recognized credential beyond High School.
  • Working with community members specifically as an interpreter/translator.
  • Understanding of issues facing low to moderate income people in addition to diverse populations.
  • Native/Near native proficiency of another language that is actively spoken in the Greater Cape Ann community is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong commitment to the Wellspring House mission.
  • Maintain an even temper and be courteous under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate.

Please email resume and cover letter to: edjobs@wellspringhouse.org. No phone calls please. AA/EOE

Overnight and Weekend Shelter Staff – Per Diem

Wellspring House, Inc. is expanding its per diem staff for occasional coverage of weekend and/or overnight shifts at our family shelter in Gloucester. Wellspring has eleven regularly scheduled evening/overnight/weekend shifts every week. The purpose of the per diem pool is to provide a consistent, reliable team of substitute staff members to fill in during vacation, sick time, and other open shifts. Job duties include general supervision of up to 5 families residing at the shelter, ensuring that families are in compliance with shelter guidelines, and maintaining security and order for the facility. We especially seek applicants who have prior shelter and/or residential experience. In addition to being able to maintain professional boundaries, excellent communication and problem-solving skills are a must. High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college preferred. CPR/First Aid Certification required. Pay rate ranges between $11/hour – $16/hour, depending on the shift that is being covered. Overnight shifts are considered ‘asleep’, but staff members must be available to readily respond to the needs of Wellspring House, Inc. and shelter families as necessary during the overnight hours. The per diem position is non-benefitted.

Please email your cover letter and resume to: jobs@wellspringhouse.org. No phone calls please. AA/EOE

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