The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Monroe Shelter Monitor

    Job Locations US-MI-Monroe
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Adult Rehabilitation
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Purpose:



    EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONSTo provide night, weekend and holiday oversight to residents at the Family Manor.

    The Shelter Monitor will provide oversight to residents, complete necessary paperwork, attend to the immediate needs of residents, and help encourage a safe and harmonious atmosphere for residents.



    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    · Ensure daily paperwork is completed in accordance with procedure
    o Time Stamp
    o Security Check list
    o Kitchen Check list
    · Maintain shelter policy without discrimination or favoritism
    · Ensuring client chores are completed in a timely and complete fashion
    · Maintenance requests are filled out in a timely manner
    · Perform drug testing and/or alcohol testing as needed
    · Process intakes of clients as needed
    · Help to resolve conflicts between residents
    · Handle donations as needed
    · Make Family Manor Director aware of the supply needs of the shelter
    · Accurately track resident medications that are under the supervision of The Salvation Army
    · Provide a caring and listening ear to residents
    · Provide creative solutions/activities to residents and their children when weather events prevent them from leaving the building
    · Provide basic assistance and information to residents in the event the Family Manor Director is unavailable to do so
    · 3 Step corrective action plan for residents as needed
    · Process exit paperwork when needed
    · Clean empty rooms once resident has exited as needed
    · Do Shelter and Social Services Laundry as needed
    · Use of commercial kitchen and equipment
    · Cook meals as needed
    · Wash dry put away cooking utensils and dishes
    · Must participate in Safe From Harm training class
    · Must attend scheduled paid monitor meetings
    · Other duties as assigned by Supervisory Staff


    · Should have a minimum of a High School Diploma with work experience in a related field a plus
    · Must be flexible and able to function well in high pressure situations
    · Must maintain confidentiality and comply with Safe From Harm guidelines and participate in training classes
    · Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with co-workers, supervisor(s) and participants in program. This would include but not limited to such actions as: courteous treatment to others, respect of others property and person, and professional and appropriate communication to and about co-workers, supervisor(s) and clients
    · Must be able to function within the spiritual objectives of The Salvation Army understanding the mission of The Salvation Army is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs without discrimination
    · Must be able to pass Salvation Army required employment checks, including a background check, and driving history
    · Must have working knowledge of computers with emphasis in Microsoft Office, email applications, web based data entry a plus
    · Must be able to work all shifts, and fill in when monitors are absent

    Physical Demands:
    · Must be able to lift 30lbs
    · Navigate a flight of stairs while carrying supplies

    Work Environment: Will include but are not limited to, office space, commercial kitchen, client rooms, attic space, and basement spaces.

    In addition: Must be highly organized, motivated, and a self starter with the ability to multi-task and be creative, with little or no supervision

    From time to time duties and responsibilities that are not outlined in this job description may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the Corps Officers.




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