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Join our team of passionate, hardworking people! Positions are posted here as they become available. 

Work with purpose.

No real change happens without brilliant, passionate, people behind it. It takes a village, a united team, a family! In less than 30 years, Harvest House has grown from just 6 beds for men in recovery to over 380, serving 1000+ men, women, young adults, and children every year. We couldn’t have done this without a team of experienced professionals that know how to love people to their core. Our staff share common values in integrity, professionalism, growth, purpose, and grace, and come to work every day happy to serve others. Joining the Harvest House team is a career opportunity that makes a true difference in our community. 

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Maintenance Technician

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How This Position Supports Our Vision

The Maintenance Technician ensures the safety and comfort of our residents and staff by performing a variety of routine and semiskilled tasks involving general maintenance. This includes the upkeep of multiple housing units and meeting spaces across a 10-mile radius. We’re looking for dedicated team members with personal grit, a deep sense of responsibility and integrity, a desire to constantly learn, and a willingness to always lend a helping hand.

General tasks will include:

  • repairing leaks, unclogging toilets and drains, replacing light bulbs,
  • replacing electrical receptacles, performing routine carpentry work, painting units, installing doors, repairing cabinets, laying tile, installing window blinds and ceiling fans, performing
  • preventive maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, installing
  • appliances, and other general housing maintenance needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete maintenance, build, and turn-over tasks as directed by the maintenance manager
  • Communicate regularly with housing management as to needs and completion of tasks
  • Ensure proper use, storage, inventory, and maintenance of all tools and equipment
  • Uphold safety standards and complete trainings as required
  • Provide support and supervision of service & work done by outside contractors

Expectations and Commitments

  • Full-time hourly position (40 hours/wk)
  • Primarily M-F, 8-5 with flexibility for occasional on-call emergencies during evenings and weekend
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation is required
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and move large objects like appliances & furniture with a hand truck
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

Ideal Candidate Qualities

  • 5 yrs. maintenance experience with residential facilities preferred – references required
  • Skilled trades experience or certificate(s) in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, etc.
  • Ability to endure seasonal temperatures as responsibilities often require outdoor work
  • Sharp skills in troubleshooting and assessing the needs at various facilities

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

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Youth Center Coordinator

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How This Position Supports Our Vision

The Youth Center Coordinator provides support to people ages 16-24 who are at-risk of homelessness or are experiencing homelessness. The primary focus of this role is creating a welcoming environment at the drop-in center and connecting visitors with support services needed for their success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reach out within the community for the purpose of building relationships to increase number of partners providing services in the youth center
  • Provide coverage for the young adult drop-in center during open hours
  • Build trust with young adults by creating a welcoming environment at the drop-in center
  • Provide guidance to young adults identified as at-risk or homeless with the purpose of connecting them with needed resources
  • Lead the creation and execution of one monthly outing and other activities that appeal to this age group
  • Restock drop-in center supplies weekly
  • Maintain the center’s schedule and promote center activities with young adults

Expectations and Commitments

  • Full-time hourly position (40 hours/wk)
  • Primarily M-F, 10am-6pm – schedule can be flexible as needed to do the job well and in agreement with immediate supervisor.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for transporting young adults when needed and for events as well as for meeting with community leaders for outreach

Ideal Candidate Qualities

  • Outgoing, friendly personality who enjoys meeting and working with all types of people
  • Passionate about helping homeless and at-risk young adults discover their best future
  • A creative person who understands how to reach young adults through multiple resources and has the skills to create those paths
  • Detailed oriented to maintain calendar and organize partner services
  • Bilingual is a plus

Pay: $18 – $20 per hour

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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

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How This Position Supports Our Vision

Harvest House is looking for a creative Marketing and Communications Manager to play a critical role in ensuring the organization achieves its plans for sustainability and growth in alignment with its mission, vision, and values. This position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and work closely with the client services teams to help achieve annual marketing, fundraising, and friend-raising goals.  

The Marketing & Communications Manager will be responsible for digital and print media content creation, management of Harvest House’s communications calendar, managing all aspects of the organization’s Social Media presence, and developing and implementing marketing strategies with an emphasis on fundraising. This position requires graphic design experience. Ideally, the candidate will be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively within a close-knit team. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Graphic design for print and digital marketing materials 
  • Social Media management: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, & LinkedIn 
  • Photography and videography at client activities and fundraiser events 
  • Website management
  • Conduct client interviews and draft short stories, video interviews, blog posts, etc.  
  • Plan and develop communications to support Harvest House’s objectives with clients, donors, funders, volunteers, and the community at large 
  • Ensure brand compliance across the organization 
  • Represent Harvest House at events both on-site and within the community 
  • Assist with event management, ranging from monthly tours to larger fundraiser events 
  • Solicit advertisement and marketing opportunities with local organizations and businesses  
  • Other projects as assigned, including but not limited to volunteer coordination, grant research, data cleanup 

Expectations and Commitments

  • Full-time hourly position (40 hours/wk)
  • Primarily M-F, 9-5 – schedule is flexible
  • Position has an office at one of our north Sarasota campuses
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is necessary

Ideal Candidate Qualities

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Marketing, Advertising, or related field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365, WordPress, email marketing software
  • Proficiently skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop
  • A minimum of 2-4 years in coordinating marketing and/or advertising campaigns, including online placements.
  • Non-profit experience a plus
  • Proficiency with various social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn 
  • High integrity
  • Solid understanding of basic marketing techniques
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen eye for graphic design, attention to detail, and creativity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for the populations that Harvest House serves
  • Passion for the communications industry and best practices
  • Strong self-motivated work ethic as well as a strong sense of teamwork

Pay: $21.64 – $24/hour

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Teacher (Subcontractor)

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Services to be Provided:

  • Organize activities and develop curriculum that is age-appropriate, 0 to 12 years old
  • Be in the classroom Monday evenings from 6:15 pm to 8:15 pm to provide supervision and transition into and out of class, and lead children through activities and curriculum
  • Provide a nurturing learning environment in the classroom that promotes healthy development
  • Ensure children have good hygiene and change diapers as necessary
  • Clean interactive areas and toys at the end of the evening
  • Monitor and encourage appropriate socialization between children
  • Follow Safety Guidelines
  • Assimilate new children into the class and make them feel welcome
  • Stay in communication with the program director of any needs, including supply needs
  • Communicate any child behavioral issues with parents and Harvest House case manager
  • Maintain Childcare Certification
  • Maintain CPR Certification
  • Maintain the ability to meet the physical demands of childcare work

Hours: Monday evenings, 2 hours

Pay: $50.00 per week paid monthly

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Our experience has taught us that housing is just the starting point. The human services sector must offer opportunity for the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. This holistic approach is at the core of how Harvest House serves the community.
Erin Minor
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