State - Washington, DC
Year Founded - 1990
MODEL - Residential Care Home
Number of Locations - 1
AREA - Urban
Opened in 1990 in response to the AIDS crisis in Washington, DC, our house offers a welcoming community and comprehensive nursing and support services to homeless men and women with advanced HIV disease and terminal cancer.
Our clinical staff and trained caregivers work to create a home where the values of unreserved love and friendship are practiced. With tenderness and exquisite care we accompany men and women as they live their final days or work to regain and maintain their health and well-being
Mission & Passions
Together, we nurture the living and accompany the dying, providing a depth of physical, emotional and spiritual support that creates the possibility for the restoration of individual dignity and profound healing – healing into life or healing into death. .
At our house each person is loved and cared for as family. At our house, all are changed. We believe in love. We nurture and support our volunteers and staff members with as great an intention as we care for our residents. We learn to find a place of rest in the middle of things; just as it is, just as we are.
Job Title - Nurse
Seeking a nurse to practice compassionate care so that the act of service itself becomes a source of healing, both for the served and the server. The staff includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, personal care aides, and administrative staff.
Have previous experience working with homeless and HIV/AIDS populations
End-of-Life experience is a plus!
Must be see their position as a spiritual journey and willingness to keep their heart open.
Approach their job as a healer rather than an expert.
Must be welcoming to all regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation