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Overnight Asleep Shelter Assistant

Belknap House

Belknap House is a non-profit 501(c)(3) providing emergency shelter for families in Belknap County. Belknap House’s mission is to provide families in Belknap County a safe shelter, in cold weather months, when children are especially at risk during homelessness, and to empower families to become self-sufficient and independent by providing opportunities of education and resources available to them.  In addition to having shelter, families will be supported in accessing community resources to build their capacity to be self-sufficient and economically secure. Open as an emergency family shelter from October 16 to May 14, Belknap House will provide an affordable housing alternative for summer visitors, operating as a summer hostel. 

 Supports are provided using a strength-based, Two-Generation approach – an approach that enhances the well-being and life opportunities of both parents and children. Services provided to the families while at Belknap House include case management, ensuring incremental progress in finding housing and employment as well as connection to a variety of other community resources to address social service needs, medical care, mental health and basic needs; life skills education, including time management, money management, organization; and individual and family short-term counseling and coaching. 

Belknap House is seeking an Overnight Asleep Shelter Assistant.  Responsibilities include ensuring a safe environment and smooth operations of Belknap House, in compliance with our goals, mission and vision. 


Human Service experience is preferred.  Must pass a Criminal Background Check.  Must be able to walk up and down two flights of stairs unassisted. 

How to Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to or mail cover letter and resume to Belknap House, Attn: Executive Director, 200 Court Street, Laconia, NH, 03246.

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Date Added: October 3, 2017

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