The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Shelter Monitor - Columbia

Shelter Monitor - Columbia

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The Salvation Army Harbor House Emergency Shelter located in Columbia, Missouri, is looking for a part-time, under twenty hours per week, Shelter Monitor.  This position will fill in for planned and unplanned absences of full-time and part-time monitors.  Shifts are typically 8 hours, and could include days, evenings, or overnights.  Starting pay is $9.00 an hour.  


This position maintains shelter security, performs clerical duties, handles receptionist duties, and provides general assistance to guests and residents in the shelter. Position is expected to comply with and meet The Salvation Army, Federal, State and Local policies and standards.


Full Job Description will be provided upon request and/or interview.


High school/GED Certificate with one year work experience.  Combination of training and work experience will be considered.  Must be a team player, a self-starter, and perform well with minimum supervision.  Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and independent judgment and decision-making skills, independent and creative thinking, ability to work with a team.  Must be supportive of The Salvation Army’s mission and policies.  The position requires high levels of confidentiality and attention to detail.  Good communication skills as well as the ability to work with diverse and challenging personalities are essential. Ability to type log entries using Word and update Excel spreadsheets.  Must possess or obtain Adult and Child CPR, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens certification within three months of employment.  Complete HMIS training within three months of employment for select shifts.


Physical and work environment requirements:  Must be capable of performing the above essential duties in an office environment to include: using a computer, answering phones, etc.  Most work will be indoors in a temperature-controlled environment.  The shelter has two levels and both must be visited during the hourly security checks.  There is an elevator in the building.


The Salvation Army Central Territory does not participate in unemployment compensation programs. The Salvation Army, as a church, is exempt from participation in federal and state unemployment insurance programs.



Address:  1108 West Ash Street, Columbia, MO 65203

Mailing address: PO Box 1864, Columbia, MO 65205



In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position, please call (573) 442-3229 or email the above contact.