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Shelter Monitor

Commonwealth Catholic Charities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Enforces all rules and regulations of the shelter.
*Prepare sleeping and sitting areas for guests by setting up the rooms prior to shelter opening.
*Clean sleeping and sitting areas at the end of each shift.
*Provide clients with blankets and try to meet other needs on an as-needed basis(hygiene products etc).
*Respond to guest requests for medical/mental health services.
*Be available to guests who have questions about services provided in the shelter and elsewhere in the community.
*Diffuse potentially disruptive situations by creating rapport with clients and mediating between guests and security.
*Work collaboratively with security to ensure the safety of all clients and staff.
*Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner.
*Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
*Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
*Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

SHIFTS: The shelter will operate when outside temperatures fall below 40 degrees. Scheduled shifts will be from 6:30pm – 6:30am. Hours will extend to 10:30am when the daytime forecast is below 40 degrees. Shifts will be 12 hours long and could extend to 16 hours according to the forecast.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Discussed in Interview
How to apply:
To apply for our open positions, please visit our website at https://www.cccofva.org/careers to submit an application. We only review applications submitted for our current open positions and will contact you if we are interested in moving forward with you as a qualified candidate. Commonwealth Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Thank you for your interest!
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Commonwealth Catholic Charities