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The Road Home relies on a diverse staff to provide excellent care and service to the hundreds of people we help each day.

The Road Home has a complete benefits package: medical, dental, and vision insurance, 100% employer-paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid sick and vacation time, an Employee Assistance Plan, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer contributions and matching. 

Employment opportunities with The Road Home vary based on availability and season. We are an equal opportunity employer with a diverse, multicultural staff. To apply for any of the positions below please email your resume or employment application to resumes@theroadhome.org and include the job title in the subject line.

Please note that all positions require a pre-employment criminal background check, drug screening, and reasoning test.


Seasonal Client Advocate

Job Description:

The Road Home seeks employees that have a deep commitment to the mission of serving adults and families that are experiencing homelessness. Seasonal Client Advocates will provide excellent customer service to these individuals, while working for the state’s largest homeless shelter system.

The Seasonal Advocate will perform a wide variety of duties relating to working with poverty and vulnerable populations. This team member will work in a homeless shelter system that provides emergency shelter to over 1,000 individuals nightly, and permanent supportive housing to over 1,700 individuals each day. Working here is an opportunity to build people and change lives!

Work full-time, work part-time. We're flexible! 

Two Shifts are available:

  • Graveyard Shift 11:00 pm to 7:30 am

  • Swing Shift  6:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Choose how many shifts per week fit your schedule. 

Position runs October 1, 2017 to April 1, 2018.

For more information about this position, please click here.


Client Advocate, Day Shift

Job Summary:

The Road Home seeks employees that have a deep commitment to the mission of serving adults and families that are experiencing homelessness. Client Advocates will provide excellent customer service to these individuals, while working for the state’s largest homeless shelter system.

The Advocate will perform a wide variety of duties relating to working with poverty and vulnerable populations. This team member will work in a homeless shelter system that provides emergency shelter to over 1,000 individuals nightly, and permanent supportive housing to over 1,700 individuals each day. Working here is an opportunity to build people and change lives!

For more information about this position, please click here.


Custodian - Rio Grande or Midvale locations

Job Description:

Our mission is to help people move out of homelessness and into housing in the community. As a leader in the field of homeless and housing services, The Road Home is a strong, vibrant organization continuously seeking to grow and deepen our impact by further developing our programs to end homelessness. Our goal is to approach to every client from a Trauma Informed Care perspective, and our objective is follow the Housing First model as we use our knowledge of resources and relationships with community partners to move our clients into housing.

Be part of the team and serve as facility custodian for either the Rio Grande or Midvale shelter. Share responsibility for custodial care, light maintenance and general upkeep of Agency shelter facilities. Performs and assists with all custodial responsibilities such as proper floor care, sanitation, general cleaning, outside clean-up and accountability of tools and equipment.

Multiple openings at both the downtown Rio Grande shelter and the Midvale Family Center. 

For more information about this position, please click here.


Family Intake and Engagement Specialist

Job Description:

The Family Intake and Engagement Specialist will oversee new families entering and exiting from shelter and will help provide basic necessities and support as these families work to resolve their homelessness. Every activity you undertake will provide someone safety and help them on their journey to housing. This position requires a high degree of compassion, problem solving skills, and respect for clients as you monitor sensitive personal data and workshop with families to help them find the resources they need to step out of homelessness and back in to the community.

This is a full-time, benefitted position that requires reliable transportation between the Community Winter Shelter in Midvale and downtown shelter locations. The current hours are Sunday-Thursday 11am – 7pm, subject to change as need presents.

For more information about this position, please click here.


Lead Custodian

Job Description:

Our mission is to help people move out of homelessness and into housing in the community. As a leader in the field of homeless and housing services, The Road Home is a strong, vibrant organization continuously seeking to grow and deepen our impact by further developing our programs to end homelessness. Our goal is to approach to every client from a Trauma Informed Care perspective, and our objective is follow the Housing First model as we use our knowledge of resources and relationships with community partners to move our clients into housing.

Be part of the team and serve as facility custodian for both the Rio Grande or Midvale shelter. Share responsibility for custodial care, light maintenance and general upkeep of Agency shelter facilities. The Lead Custodian will be responsible to assist the operations supervisor with managing custodial staff and providing adequate coverage for all shifts at both facilities, and will be required to travel between the Rio Grande shelter and the Midvale Family Center.

For more information about this position, please click here.


Assessment and Referral Specialist

Job Description:

The objective of the Assessment and Referral Specialist is to ensure a prompt and thorough assessment of clients’ needs when presenting at the Salt Lake Community Shelter. This position acts as one of the first points of contact with new shelter guests, inputting demographic information into the Homeless Management Information System and completing all necessary intake paperwork. Additionally, the Assessment and Referral Specialist maintains close relationships with all TRH programs and partner agencies in the community in order to quickly refer clients to appropriate programs based on relevant needs and barriers. This passionate self starter will help The Road Home achieve its mission by helping individuals connect with the services they need to obtain permanent housing in our community. The Road Home is a significant member of the homeless and housing provider network in the State of Utah and a leader in innovation and implementing best practices in our community and across the nation.

For more information about this position, please click here.


Housing Specialist

Job Description:

The Housing Specialist will work to ensure that any person living in homelessness in Salt Lake County is engaged and has access to housing resources. This position will ensure that men, women and families that are living at The Road Home, on the streets or in a partnering shelter are supported as they overcome homelessness. This position requires flexibility in both personality and schedule which will entail working some late shifts in order to engage a highly vulnerable population. This passionate self starter will work for an agency that is both the state’s largest nonprofit housing provider and the state’s largest homeless shelter where assistance is given to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

For more information about this position, please click here.


Housing Case Manager

Job Description:

The Case Manager will work as part of our Housing team to provide direct case management services to individuals and families who have moved out of homelessness and are living in housing in the community.  This passionate self starter will work for the state’s largest nonprofit housing provider and the state’s largest homeless shelter where assistance is given to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.  Our mission is to help people move out of homelessness and into housing in the community. 

For more information about this position, please click here.


Housing Case Manager, Spanish Speaking

Job Description:

The Spanish Speaking Case Manager will work as part of our Housing team to provide direct case management services to individuals and families who have moved out of homelessness and are living in housing in the community.  This passionate self starter will work for the state's largest nonprofit housing provider and the state's largest homeless shelter where assistance is given to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Our mission is to help people move out of homelessness and into housing int he community. 

For more information about this position, please click here.


Americorps MVP Housing Placement Team Support Specialist

Job Description:

The AmeriCorps MVP Housing Placement Team Support Specialist will work to ensure that any individual or family living in homelessness in Salt Lake County is engaged and has access to housing resources. This position will entail providing clients with information on housing opportunities, requirements of housing programs, and providing direct assistance to transition individuals and families into housing. This position will ensure that men, women and families who are living at The Road Home, on the streets or in a partnering shelter are supported as they overcome homelessness. This position requires flexibility in personality as they develop working relationships with clients. This passionate self-starter will work for an agency that is both the state’s largest nonprofit housing provider and the state’s largest homeless shelter where assistance is given to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Contract term runs Oct. 1, 2017 – Sept. 30, 2018. 

For more information about this position, please click here.

Committed applicants please email your resume in a word document or PDF file with the Subject: TRH FT Housing Placement (KA) to crdAmeriCorps@slco.org.


Americorps MVP Services Team Support

Job Description:

The Midvale Family Center is seeking an energetic and dedicated AmeriCorps MVP member to serve Full-Time at The Road Home, working with families who live in shelter. The AmeriCorps MVP member will assist case managers in working with individuals experiencing homelessness, get into safe, decent affordable housing. They will also help clients to increase their employable skills, work toward securing employment and to help them to access mainstream services.

This is a Full Time position of 40 hours a week, 8 hour days (Monday through Friday) with some weekend flexibility. The daily schedule will vary between 7am -3pm, 9am – 5pm and 11am – 7pm.

For more information about this position, or to apply, click here.

Committed applicants please email your resume in a word document or PDF file with the Subject: TRH FT Services Placement (MH) to crdAmeriCorps@slco.org.


Americorps VISTA - Specialty in Disaster Preparedness

Job Description:

The primary objective of the Disaster Preparedness VISTA team member position will be to conduct needs and facility assessments at The Road Home’s emergency shelter and housing sites, creating and implementing disaster preparedness plans. In the first year the focus will be on The Road Home’s two emergency shelter locations, our downtown shelter and our Midvale Center. The VISTA team member will conduct a full facility, needs, supplies and readiness evaluation of both facilities, identifying vulnerabilities and recommending areas of change and improvement. Working closely with The Road Home’s administrative team, the VISTA team member will create a plan for implementing necessary actions, creating a standing disaster response plan, as well as a plan to train staff on new disaster plans.

For more information about this position, or to apply, click here.


Director of Development

Job Description:

Our mission is to help people move out of homelessness and into housing in the community. As a leader in the field of homeless and housing services, The Road Home is a strong, vibrant organization continuously seeking to grow and deepen our impact by further developing our programs to end homelessness. Our goal is to approach to every client from a Trauma Informed Care perspective, and our objective is follow the Housing First model as we use our knowledge of resources and relationships with community partners to move our clients into housing.

The Development team plays a vital role in funding these programs. In conjunction with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees, the Director of Development will be responsible for oversight of all fundraising, community relations and volunteer functions of the agency. 

We seek team members that are highly motivated, compassionate, willing to be challenged, and committed to make a difference in the lives of others!

For more information about this position, please click here.


Family Advocate

Job Description:

Road Home seeks employees that have a deep commitment to the mission of serving families that are experiencing homelessness. Family Advocates will provide excellent customer service to these individuals, while working for the state’s largest homeless shelter system.  The Advocate will perform a wide variety of duties relating to working with poverty and vulnerable populations. This team member will work in a homeless shelter system that provides emergency shelter to 300 individuals in the Midvale Family Shelter nightly. Working here is an opportunity to build people and change lives!

Part-time and full-time positions available, Grave Shift.  

For more information about this position, please click here.


Lead Family Advocate

Job Description:

The Lead Client Advocate will perform a wide variety of duties relating to working directly with poverty and vulnerable populations. This team leader will work in a homeless shelter system that provides emergency shelter to over 1,000 individuals nightly, and permanent supportive housing to over 1,700 individuals each day. We, at The Road Home, believe that the people we have the privilege to serve deserve our best every day. Working at The Road Home is an incredible opportunity to make a difference in our community and to help change the lives of others.

For more information about this position, please click here.


If you do not have a resume, you may complete and submit this Employment Application. For information about current opportunities, please contact resumes@theroadhome.org.