The National Homeless Services Workforce Study (NHSWS) surveyed over 1,000 workers in the U.S. homeless services sector and just released a brief data summary.
Key findings include that nearly 60% of the workforce makes less than $50k annually and roughly 40% are considering a job change. Additionally, burnout and low wages are two of the biggest sources of job stress.
Download the report here.
Amanda Aykanian, PhD (University at Buffalo), network co-lead for the Grand Challenge to End Homelessness, leads the NHSWS in collaboration with Karin Eyrich-Garg, PhD (Temple University), and Jennifer Frank, PhD (Millersville University).