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BTHERE Peer Advocate Outreach Worker

  • 12 Jul 2021 10:49 AM
    Message # 10746391

    JOB TITLE  BTHERE Peer Advocate Outreach Worker

    REPORTS TO Street Outreach Manager


    FSLA STATUS Part Time, Non-Exempt, Temporary

    LOCATION Boulder, CO

    ABOUT TGTHR At TGTHR (formerly Attention Homes), we are building a movement that galvanizes communities, empowers young people, and puts an end to youth homelessness. We won’t stop until every young person is valued, empowered and safe. TGTHR is committed to building a culture of equity, inclusivity, and non-violence for all individuals. For more information, visit

    The following values guide all of our efforts:

    • We believe growth is rooted in relationships.

    • We believe in wildly celebrating resilience.

    • We believe there is strength in diversity. 

    • We believe in promoting youth voices. 

    • We believe that housing is a fundamental right. 

    SUMMARY OF POSITION Boulder Targeted Homeless Engagement & Referral Effort (BTHERE) program is a partnership between TGTHR, City of Boulder, and Mental Health Partners. This position represents TGTHR through connecting people facing homelessness with basic needs, coordinated entry, housing navigation and resources in the community. You will be part of a three person team, including a homeless provider outreach worker and a mental health worker. This is a 25 hour per week position.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Street Outreach (Four hours/day, five days/week throughout the City of Boulder):

    • Build relationships with people facing homelessness and connect them with Coordinated Entry and other resources.

    • Create and maintain a trauma-informed environment on the street.

    • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries.

    • Maintain consistent implementation of program expectations.

    • Educate persons on all applicable public health order compliance measures.

    • Educate about public health orders and conduct screening and referral to respite centers, where necessary and appropriate. 

    • Aid existing Homeless Outreach Team members in their work to connect with and support housing efforts for high utilizers of Municipal Court and shelter systems. 

    • Provide year-round street outreach – rain, snow or shine – in the City of Boulder.

    • Employ crisis intervention techniques with program participants as needed.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Meet with your manager and BTHERE outreach team for weekly supervision. 

    • Support staff in working from a team approach while making group decisions.  

    • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.

    • Accept and act upon feedback from team members and supervisor(s).

    • Seek out and attend external trainings to promote your development.

    • Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor. 


    • Lived experience with homelessness. 

    • Commitment to continued education of social justice, especially the intersection of youth homelessness and race, sexuality, gender, ability, and socioeconomics. 

    • Ability to model and maintain clear professional boundaries.

    • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

    • Minimum 21 years of age.

    • Ability to lift and carry objects of moderate weight.

    • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, push and other strenuous activities. 

    • Ability to be mobile around the community, interacting with others.

    • Able to understand and respect the importance of confidentiality.

    BENEFITS & COMPENSATION Salary Range: $19.80 per hourTGTHR offers competitive compensation and benefits such as a flexible work environment dependent on work position, medical, dental, vision, and accident insurance, paid time off/sick leave/parental leave/paid holidays/bereavement leave, employee assistance program/counseling services, development and educational opportunities and a 403(b) retirement plan.

    TO APPLY Email resume and cover letter to: with the subject line “BTHERE Peer Advocate”. TGTHR is a drug-free workplace. Candidates and employees must be able to pass a criminal background check.

    TGTHR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are strategically invested in creating an equitable, diverse, just, and inclusive work environment. All interested individuals, including people of color, LGBTQ+ folks, women, and people with different levels of ability are particularly urged to apply. For more information on our justice, equity, diversity and inclusion efforts, visit our website here

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