Guest Advocate, Sister Nora's Place

40 hours per week, includes medical & dental benefits. Includes all shifts, some overnight

Sister Nora's Place is a shelter for women with a history of homelessness, trauma, and serious mental and physical illness. While emphasizing safety and stability, each resident receives case management, life skills training, mental and physical health support, medication monitoring, and daily support groups with the goal of reestablishing their health, independence, and ability to maintain permanent housing.


  • Monitor and assist 16 residents as needed
  • Knowledge, comfort level and ability to interact and communicate with women with a history of behavioral and mental health disorders, homelessness, violence and drug/alcohol addiction issues
  • Some cleaning that includes, but is not limited to, sweeping, mopping, and making beds

  • Must have knowledge of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of Loaves & Fishes
  • Must have good organization, communication, and computer skills
  • Must be able to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Must be willing to perform other duties as assigned, and provide emergency coverage as needed
  • Remain calm, clear-headed, and take appropriate action in all circumstances
  • Maintain proper boundaries with staff and residents
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Honest, trustworthy, and drug free
  • Detail oriented with the ability to keep accurate written records
  • Ability to work other shifts (if needed) in addition to regularly assigned shifts
  • Open to self-reflection, self-improvement, and the practice of non-violent communication
  • Please submit resume and writing sample to Human Resources, PO Box 13495 Sacramento, CA 95813, fax to Human Resources at (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 September 13, 2018.

    In an environment of welcome, hospitality, safety, and cleanliness we seek to provide an oasis for homeless men, women, and children seeking survival services.

    Loaves & Fishes neither solicits nor accepts government funds

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    Street Address:
    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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