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2nd Shift Shelter Attendant - La Crosse

2nd Shift Shelter Attendant - La Crosse

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US-WI-La Crosse
Social Services
Regular Full-Time

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Provide support to the Emergency Shelter Director by providing supervision and intake of clients, maintaining security, and providing supportive services in a Christian atmosphere.


  • Conduct intake interview of incoming resident into shelter
  • Assign a proper room and distribute needed bedding and personal items
  • Provide necessary supervision of shelter and residents, assuring that rules and policies are being followed
  • Maintain an awareness of client needs
  • Answer telephone calls, taking messages when appropriate
  • Do cleaning as necessary
  • Administers breathalyzer tests
  • Prepare snacks for shelter residents
  • Oversee lunch and dinner preparations in dining room
  • Review log book and update entries as needed
  • Supervise gym sleeper set-up, clean out lockers and do room inspections
  • Distribute medications as needed
  • Be responsible for the over-all cleanliness of the shelter areas



  • High school degree or equivalent


Certifications: N/A



  • Experience working with the homeless population desirable  



  • Ability to work positively with a diverse population is necessary
  • Needs to be able to function within a fast-paced environment and deal effectively with crisis solutions