The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • 2nd Shift Shelter Attendant - La Crosse

    Job Locations US-WI-La Crosse
    Job ID
    2017-2598
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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

    Responsibilities

    • 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

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High school degree or equivalent

     

    Certifications: N/A

     

    Experience:

    • Experience working with the homeless population desirable  

     

    Skills:

    • 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

     

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