Shelter Specialist

Lewisburg, WV
Part-time
Salary: $11.00 /hour


Shelter Specialist for a non-profit, domestic violence shelter and rape crisis center in Lewisburg, WV.Hours: 24 hours/week; Saturday 6am-6pm and Sunday 6am-6pm; Part-time, no health benefits, paid time off is offered.

1. Takes appropriate action for the supervision of the safety, security, and well-being of shelter residents and maintains shelter operations, including orderliness and cleanliness, within general operational guidelines.

2. Responds to all emergencies, such as calls for ambulance and police, notifying the supervisor as appropriate.

3. Answers shelter phones and doors.

4. Handles minor disputes and problems of residents as they relate to shelter living.

5. Conducts intakes, assigns rooms, performs shelter orientation, supplies physical needs, and conducts discharges.

6. Institutes any action appropriate concerning client warnings, discharges or transfers, in accordance with established policies.

7. Maintains, compiles, and files reports, as assigned.

8. Interacts with clients either on an individual or group basis.

9. Maintains a supportive atmosphere in the shelter.

10. Informs all staff of significant happenings, resident observations, and current status of all shelter matters at the end of the shift, via entries into the logbook.

11. Documents identified needs of shelter clients, such as groceries, diapers, etc., and/or needed equipment and building repairs.

12. Prepares and manages client tasks supporting maintenance of shelter by preparing weekly chores list, as assigned. Must have GED or High School Diploma

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $11.00 /hour

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