THE SALVATION ARMY
JOB TITLE: SHELTER MONITOR: Part-Time positions
REPORTS TO: LEAD SHELTER MONITOR
LOCATION: FAYETTEVILLE, NC
FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT
Accepts and processes residents staying in a housing facility overnight; monitors the activity of residents on an assigned shift ensuring safety, security and compliance to house rules; maintains accurate and complete records and logs containing pertinent information; ensures that the housing facility is maintained in a neat and proper order.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Ensures that all rooms are in proper order before arrival of residents; checks fire equipment and ensures proper working order.
Checks clients into the housing facility; prepares and monitors client intake forms; prepares resident roster and maintains resident property records.
Prepares and distributes meal tickets and laundry tokens; distributes towels, linens, and personal hygiene items; secures and distributes client medications as required.
Monitors the activities of the residents ensuring safety and compliance with house rules; checks the security of all windows and doors; monitors cameras and makes periodic rounds of entire facility; records any unique situations occurring on assigned shift.
Responds to emergencies in a calm manner and initiates appropriate corrective actions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Opens and closes the house doors at designated hours of operation.
Completes required paperwork representing client intake for the day; inputs data into the computer in order to maintain computer records and generate client lists.
Assigns housekeeping and other tasks to residents; ensures that clients perform assigned house duties in the proper manner; ensures compliance with house rules.
Answers telephone and responds to questions regarding the housing operations.
Wakes up clients at designated time and instructs them to collect their sheets; ensures that allresidents are out of thehousing facility by the designated time.
Assists in preparing and serving meals to residents as well as cleaning kitchen and dining area afterwards.
Collects and washes all dirty towels and sheets.
Cleans, sweeps, and mops the lobby, hall, television room and patios; empties trash cans and replaces trash liners.
Directs clients to appropriate agencies for their special needs.
Performs other related work as required.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or G.E.D.
one year experience performing security or social service work preferred,
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of general office procedures and practices.
Knowledge of basic record keeping practices and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively with clients in order to control, lead, and motivate behavior.
Ability to work with the public encompassing all types of behaviors.
Ability to work independently and with limited supervision while enforcing established policies and procedures.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and calmly while maintaining control and initiating the proper corrective action.
Ability to perform combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis.Distance of travel is usually within the same building.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
Work is performed in a transient lodge environment where there may be physical discomforts associated with temperature variations, odors, violence, noise, disease, and/or dust under mildly unsafe and uncomfortable conditions.
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.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
The purpose of a job description is to outline the essential functions unique to a particular job within a specific department.Job descriptions are used to recruit, train, and evaluate employees.
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