Part-Time Shelter Counselor (Adult Shelter)

 

Job Description

Under the direction of the CAP/EAS Director and Shelter Counseling Manager, the Shelter Counselor Specialist is responsible for but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a safe clean environment of care that meets with the standard of safety and cleanliness for staff and consumers.
  • Achieves a high level of consumer and customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for ensuring those services are in compliance with all licensing, regulatory, accreditation and Affordable Housing Alliance’s policies and procedures.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all consumer and customer questions, concerns and complaints.
  • Other duties as assigned and necessary to the smooth operation of the Shelter program.
  • Refer clients to local resources to secure permanent housing and employment
  • Ensure clients are following the unique care plan that has been set for them
  • Assist with the daily living needs of shelter residents, including access to phone, food, medications, and personal care items.
  • Complete house security checks as assigned on your shift.
  • Maintain client files and other record keeping as required. All paperwork should be completed by the end of each shift.
  • To take appropriate steps to deal with emergency situations with the goal of maintaining the safety of all residents in conjunction with the agency policies

Education/Knowledge/Abilities Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of related work experience
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and presenting
  • Must have the capacity to deal with diverse clients with various levels of needs.
  • Strong Computer skills (Word, Excel, e-mail, etc.).
  • Must have a valid NJ Driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • All employees are required to submit to criminal, driving and personal reference checks as appropriate to their position.
  • Must have a current TB Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B and MMR Vaccinations are highly recommended
  • Holidays, overnights, evenings, and weekends are required
  • Ability to perform physical tasks: move objects, bend, and lift up to 30 pounds

Hours

*Part-time hourly positions require weekends, holidays and nights*

  • Saturday & Sunday | 4:00 pm to 12:00 am

Salary Range

  • $15.00 hourly

 

All employees are required to submit to drug, criminal, driving and personal reference checks as appropriate to their position.

Please send resumes to: applications@housingall.org