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Shelter Assistant

Community CARES
Job Description
Shelter Assistant

FLSA Status:

Reports To:

Work Status:
Part-Time 25-30 Hours per week

The Shelter Assistant works with the other Shelter Assistant under the direction of the Director.
Helps to oversee the day-to-day operation of the Emergency Shelter and evening closing of Resource Center.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the work of others within the program or project; works with other departments as necessary.
  • Correspond with churches/shelters monthly in order to establish guidelines and procedures.
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to advance the training of overnight volunteers and drivers to support the emergency shelter.
  • Coordinate with other Shelter Assistant to plan regular maintenance & upkeep of shelter bus.
  • May need to stay overnight at the emergency shelter in the absence of a volunteer.
  • Responsible to work with Resource Center Coordinator to complete necessary duties in RC evenings and weekends.
  • Evaluate daily sign-in sheets and follow-up accordingly.
  • Data entry of shelter sheets.
  • Complete new resident intakes as needed.
  • Coordinate with other Shelter Assistant to organize the monthly move of the shelter.
  • Engage with CARES residents and monitor activities on CARES property.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must have a GED or high school diploma.
  • Two years of managerial experience preferred.
  • Outstanding patience and communication skills.
  • Must pass State Police, Child Abuse Clearances and FBI.
  • Must have a valid PA Driver’s License.
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