Responsible for direct care and supervision of residents and property at the Emergency Lodge to ensure a safe environment for all residents. Shifts are primarily 2nd and 3rd, with occasional 1st shifts as assigned.
The Salvation Army Mission:
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.
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent, with one year of college preferred.
Experience: Prefer one year of experience working with people who are homeless or low-income or who have issues with chemical dependency, mental health, domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver’s license with clearance to drive from The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier.
Training: Complete The Salvation Army’s Safe from Harm and CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training within 90 days of hire
Supervisory Responsibility: N/A
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Travel: Local travel may be required throughout Milwaukee County as needed to perform certain functions (e.g., to assist with transporting residents).
Working Conditions: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Much of this job is performed indoors in normal room temperature conditions. When the duties require being outdoors, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.