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Yes,

I want to provide healthcare, help, hope, and dignity to a neighbor who is homeless…
and I know the need is more urgent than ever.

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Ways to Give

We gratefully accept contributions through a variety of methods. Listed below are the most common ways to make a gift. If you don’t see the information you need, please contact the Development Office at 505-338-8038.

Micro-donors and large donors unite!

At Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH), we look to our community for help in caring for those in need. Donations of all sizes are welcome. Please consider donating even if your budget is $5, $10 or $25. It all adds up and sometimes it’s easier to make smaller donations occasionally rather than one large contribution.

Credit Card.

To make a secure contribution by credit card, you can donate online or call to contribute securely over the phone. We are able to accept gifts on Visa or Master Card.

Cash or Check.

Please make checks payable to Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless. If sending your contribution, our mailing address is:

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless
PO Box 25445
Albuquerque, NM 87125-0445

If you would like to deliver your contribution in person, please call the Development Office at 505-338-8038 for directions and parking info.

Periodic Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

By scheduling re-occurring gifts charged to your credit card you provide a consistent income for AHCH, allowing us to spend more dollars on programs and less on printed mailings and other outreach efforts. Automatic giving saves you time. You can pre-select the amount and frequency that you would like us to draft your donation. You decide how frequently you’d like to give: weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually.

In Kind.

To see the current Critical Needs List, please click here. If you have questions about an item that you would like to donate, please call 505-338-8038 or email endhomelessness@abqhch.org.

Grassroots Giving Events.

Get your circle of friends and colleagues involved in a wide variety of strategies to make donations to AHCH. Host a party and pass the hat, put on a theatrical event or concert and donate the proceeds to AHCH.

Your support of our mission matters. Thank you for giving!

In-Kind Donations

Critical needs donations are essential to supporting Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH)’s mission to end homelessness. If you are in doubt about your donations, it is always better to call and ask.

You might be surprised to find that Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless cannot accept:

  1. Anything that plugs in
  2. Medications, even if they are in their original packaging
  3. Food
  4. Furniture
  5. Large amounts of clothing –AHCH does not have the capacity to sort, clean, and store large amounts of clothing. Please note this does not include new socks and underwear, which are always needed and given out daily.
  6. Hospice care equipment or supplies
  7. Glucose meters or test strips

Call us at 505-338-8038 if you have questions about donations. AHCH serves as a community broker for items essential to people exiting homelessness and we are always happy to refer you to the appropriate community partner organization if you have items AHCH cannot accept.

Please bring donations to our Administrative office at 1217 1st Street NW, which is open Mon.-Fri. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Call Karyl Weldon at 767-1178 if you have questions or to make a delivery arrangement.

Volunteer

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EXPECTATIONS OF VOLUNTEERS:

  1. Give respect and be respected
  2. Active and supportive listening of clients’ needs
  3. Understanding of diverse mental and personal states
  4. Communicate late or expected missed shifts with program coordinators
  5. Accepting of the fact that you may not always be able to solve every problem
  6. Willingness to ask for help

If you have inquiries about internships or practicums please contact info@abqhch.org.

All AHCH program volunteer roles are currently filled. Please continue to check our website for openings as they become available.

Leadership volunteer roles in committees are available.

Project Tour

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless Health Clinic Entrance

2018 upcoming AHCH tour dates are June 19, July 17, and August 21. To register for a tour, please contact Karyl Weldon by phone 505-767-1178 or by email. Monthly tours are open to anyone interested in learning more about AHCH programs. Tours are held every third Tuesday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and begin in the South Conference Room, Building C.

Advocate

Lending our voices to end homelessness - Advacate

Advocacy on policy issues is essential to AHCH’s work on behalf of people experiencing homelessness; not just in Albuquerque, but nationally too. AHCH advocates for solutions to the core issues that contribute to homelessness, including: living wages/entitlements, housing, and access to health care. An Advocacy Committee comprised of staff and board members (donors/volunteers) meets regularly to prioritize and plan AHCH’s advocacy activities. Activities include hosting tours of elected officials, reaching out to neighborhood associations, working on cross-agency task forces, speaking at City Council meetings, registering voters and participation in coalitions and professional organizations, lobbying at State Legislature and participation in special initiatives related to Advocacy.

We focus our Advocacy on the following topics

  • Access to health care.
  • Affordable housing.
  • Living income.
  • Equity.
  • Other needed services and resources.

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Careers

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless provides a continuum of services that address the health-related causes and consequences of homelessness. AHCH’s 80+ employees believe in our mission and want to be part of a supportive team.

AHCH offers a wide range of benefits including:
Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
Life Insurance and AD&D
Long Term Disability
Paid Time Off – 24 days in the first year of employment
6 paid holidays
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
403(b) with employer contributions after two years
Licensure reimbursement
Starting housing wage of $13.60/hr.
To apply for a position, please click here (humanresources@abqhch.org) to send resume and cover letter to our human resources department or mail to P.O. Box 25445, Albuquerque, NM 87125. You will be contacted if we need additional information or wish to schedule a phone or personal interview with you. If you are not contacted, we have decided to pursue another candidate.

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. We comply with State and Federal employment practice laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of an applicant’s age, race, creed, national origin, religion, gender, disability, or sexual preference.

We hire employees from diverse backgrounds with a variety of skills from front desk receptionists, accounting and finance, information technology and facilities management to health and human services care professionals such as physicians, dentists, case managers, client advocates, nurses, medical assistants, mid-levels, therapists, social workers and others.

Current Job Openings

Computer Support Specialist to provide software and hardware technical assistance & troubleshooting, software and hardware testing and deployment, software and hardware inventory and maintenance, and training. REQ: AS in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Experience in clinical setting preferred.

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Receptionist for our integrated primary care/behavioral health/dental clinic. Duties include welcoming, assisting, registering clients, answering phones, scheduling appointments, data entry, and intake processing. REQ: HS, 1 year experience in a primary care/behavioral health/social services setting, experience working with individuals with mental health and/or substance use, data entry, experience with EHR, and excellent customer service and…

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Posted 1 month ago

To become a strategic member of the executive team. We are looking for someone with a broad range of Human Resources experience in employment laws, compensation, benefits, employee relations, recruitment and retention, safety, training, and HRIS. Responsible for day to day activities of a Human Resources Department and managing a growing HR team as part…

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Posted 2 months ago

Full-time RN to perform triage and nursing care in our integrated urgent/primary care/behavioral health clinic and on outreach. REQ: BSN with valid NM RN license, NM driver’s license. Minimum of 1 year experience in mental health, ER, public health or substance use treatment setting. Bilingual (English/Spanish) and experience in a Patient Centered Medical Home environment…

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Posted 2 months ago

Responsible for monitoring the day-to-day financial operations of a Federally Qualified Health Center with approximately 40 funding sources including federal, state, local grants and third party billing. Position includes preparing, managing, supervising, and coordinating accounting functions of the organization including AR, AP, payroll, general ledger and balance sheet accounts. Preparation of monthly financial reports. Experience…

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Posted 2 months ago

In conjunction with the Medical Director will provide managerial and administrative oversight and coordinate operational activities of the medical program. Facilitate program development and planning; help facilitate continued integration of primary care, behavioral health and social services. Supervise nursing staff and serve as RN in clinic. Monitor flow in clinic and develop weekly clinic coverage.…

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Quality and Compliance Specialist to support the Quality and Compliance Manager in the areas of quality improvement, compliance, risk management and data integrity. Will work on a variety of projects including gathering and analyzing data, preparing spreadsheets, and tracking quality indicators. Will be responsible for incident reporting documentation, policies and procedures, and assist with Meaningful…

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Posted 3 months ago

To work in our busy primary care/behavioral health clinic. Responsibilities include rooming patients, taking basic history, vital signs, wound care, injections/immunizations, referrals and lab procedures (blood draws, specimen preparation and handling). Will assist providers with all types of examinations and complete orders as appropriate. Must be willing to participate in weekly outreaches. Requires Medical Assistant…

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Posted 3 months ago

To work as fill in for vacations, sick time and special projects. REQ: General knowledge of janitorial supplies, equipment and minor maintenance. Must be dependable and have at least 1 year janitorial/maintenance experience as well as a valid NM driver’s license and good driving record. THIS POSITION IS FOR OCCASIONAL WORK AND NOT ROUTINE EMPLOYMENT.

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To supervise the Case Management/CCSS team.  Will be responsible for direct supervision of staff, monitoring of budget, and program planning.   REQ:  BA in a Human Services field or equivalent, 4 years case management experience with 2 years supervisory experience a must.   Ability to multitask and follow through on administrative responsibilities, knowledge of local resources and assistance…

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Posted 4 months ago

Family or general practice Physician to provide direct services in our busy primary care clinic 32 hours week.   REQ:  NM Medical license, board certified, buprenorphine certified or willingness to become certified.  Experience with underserved populations and Bilingual preferred.

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist to work in our primary care medical clinic providing psychiatric care for homeless individuals. REQ: Current NM applicable licensure or eligible with prescription privileges, strong knowledge base regarding effective utilization of psychotropic medications, experience with underserved and/or homeless populations and bilingual preferred.

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