Part time Shelter Staff

Action Inc., a non-profit community service organization, is seeking staff to work in their Emergency Homeless Shelter. This is a part-time position with evening hours (2nd shift) in addition to a one hour staff meeting Monday afternoons. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a safe, clean and non-threatening environment to individuals experiencing homelessness who are seeking shelter. This position documents safety, security, rules violations, illnesses etc. as well as keeping current in shelter operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain daily routine of guests within policies and procedures of the shelter;
  • Hold guests responsible for any and all behaviors deemed as refusal to follow rules;
  • Perform case management for guests as assigned by Shelter Manager;
  • Apply consistent expectations to create a safe and positive environment;
  • Communicate needs and concerns for shelter to Shelter Manager.
  • Implement new practices as developed and agreed by the staff;
  • Act in the best interest of the organization, reflecting the values of team work,
    collaboration and mutual respect.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to work with diverse populations. Acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors,
    and cultural and spiritual practices.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in volatile situations. Demonstrated experience
    working in crisis intervention.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional behavior/appropriate boundaries with shelter
    guests and staff members.
  • Associates degree in related field from accredited university or college OR High School
    Diploma, 2 years’ experience providing direct service.

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift, move and carry 25 lbs.

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