Friendship Park Intake Specialist (Full-Time) Monday-Friday 6:45 am -2:45 pm

Friendship Park, a program of Loaves & Fishes, is a daytime hospitality center for homeless men and women. Friendship Park programs include guest advocacy/outreach, resource information, breakfast, showers, toiletry/hygiene items and survival gear. Staff works collaboratively to provide compassionate and non-judgmental service to all our guests.

Intake Specialist Job Duties:

  • Conduct intake interviews with new and returning guests to support client driven goals and input information into computer database
  • Orientate new guests to Friendship Park and Loaves & Fishes services and programs
  • Provide resource information regarding shelters and community agencies
  • Provide survival gear
  • Provide support, crisis intervention, and referrals for those in immediate crisis
  • Collaborate with all members of the Friendship Park staff to provide hospitable, low-barrier services to guests
  • Train in other Friendship Park jobs in order to fill in as needed.
  • Model respectful & hospitable behavior toward volunteers, donors, staff, and guests and represent Friendship Park professionally at all times
  • Responsible for locker rentals
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualities Required:

  • Desire to work compassionately with the homeless
  • Ability to work with individuals experiencing various levels of crisis including but not limited to homelessness, mental illness, drug/alcohol addiction, domestic violence, etc
  • Willingness and temperament to work in a fast-paced, high energy and unpredictable environment
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with fellow co-workers


  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience with active listening
  • Familiar with Loaves & Fishes philosophy and mission statement

Application Requirements:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

To apply, please submit resume to Human Resources, P.O. Box 13495 Sacramento, CA 95813, or fax to (916) 446-9376 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than January 24, 2020.

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1351 North C. St.
Sacramento, CA 95811

PO Box 13495
Sacramento, CA 95813

Phone: 916-446-0874
Fax: 916-446-0875


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