The Salvation Army Mission Statement:
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 Christ. Its mission
is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in
His name without discrimination.
Provide assistance to patrons of Safe Harbor shelter and
participate in shelter operations.
* Answering the telephone; providing assistance and information
as needed * Document daily activity in log book * Document rule
infractions through incident reports * Coordinate and offer
assistance to volunteers as they serve meals * Ensure that meals
are being prepared according to health department standards *
Receive and document donations and gifts received * Maintain
volunteer log and paperwork associated with volunteers * Review log
entries since the last time worked for pertinent information *
Attend staff meetings as scheduled * Determine client eligibility
by verifying eligibility list and clearance card * Conduct intake
paperwork on new clients. * Assign clients to an appropriate bed *
Conduct bed checks periodically after curfew * Check clients in and
out of the building * Pack client belongings * Ensure the safety of
clients * Enforce program guidelines and policies & procedures *
Contact appropriate agencies when crisis intervention is needed *
Prepare and serve dinner meals when not prepared by volunteer
groups * Remain on duty if there is a problem with the oncoming
shift (sick employee) or until another staff member arrives. *
Prepare and serve breakfast meals when not prepared by volunteer
groups * Ensure the building is clean and sanitary at the end of a
shift * Complete laundry by the end of shift * Clean restrooms as
needed * Maintain positive work atmosphere through appropriate
conflict management, courteous demeanor, and professional and
appropriate communication practices. (required) * Maintain
compliance in The Salvation Army's "Safe from Harm" Certification.
(required) * Perform other duties as assigned by Social Service
* Regular Part Time, Non-Exempt
Candidates must have a passion for fulfilling the mission of The
Salvation Army and must be articulate in presenting the same to
Candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment background
Shifts: Part-Time position consisting of 20 hours per week.
Hours may vary, though candidate will need to be available on
Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 4pm. Considered mission essential
personnel. Overtime and shifts outside of the regular schedule are
required, especially during weekends and holidays.
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
* Team player, self-starter, and perform well with minimal
supervision. * Possess sound judgement and excellent decision
making skills. * Must have an interest and ability to work with
people of diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds in
a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner. * Possess a positive
attitude in working with high risk clients, volunteers and donors.
* Individual must be dependable, honest and trustworthy. Individual
must possess or have the ability to obtain food service sanitation
certificate. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
including experience or capacity to demonstrate positive
interpersonal skills and work as a cooperative team member. *
Proficiency in computer software applications, including
demonstrated experience in using email, MS Office applications,
Internet and Social Media platforms. * Must be able to work days,
evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary. Especially in
Physical Demands/ Work Environment:
This Position is required to do basic business and office work.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this
position, the individual is regularly required to talk and listen,
stand, walk, sit and use hands. Individual must be able to
regularly lift up to 30 pounds and occassionally lift up to fifty
pounds. The use of Office and Computer Equipment is necessary.
Vision abilities will require close vision. Work may be performed
indoors and occasionally require outdoors to attend meetings. There
is low to moderate noise level for this position.