Relief Resident Assistant

Posted on December 3, 2012
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Relief Resident Assistant

Job Type: Part Time / Job Share

Job Flexibility: Medium Flexibility

Location Requirement: USA – The Northwest

General Area Of Expertise: Clerical / Administration / Support

Rate Wage: $12.00 – 12.61/hr

Job Description:

The Delores Project provides safe, comfortable shelter and individualized, services to unaccompanied women experiencing homelessness. The Resident Assistant staff works as a team member to ensure a safe, peaceful, secure environment and the effective functioning of a 50+ bed shelter during the evening (4:30pm-12:45am), overnight (12:30am – 8:30am) and/or weekend days (8:00am-4:30pm). During the winter months of November 1st to April 30th The Delores Project provides cold weather beds for an additional 10 to 15 women on a nightly basis and has Overflow staff to assist with the shelter milieu. The hours for Overflow staff are 4:30 – 8:30p.m. and 6:00 – 8:30a.m.

Qualifications:
•Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field and/or two – three year direct human services experience
•Availability to work afternoon and/or overnight shifts and weekends
•Availability to work early a.m. and/or early evening cold weather overflow shifts
•Desire to serve women in poverty
•Experience/comfort level working with diverse & special populations
•Ability to team effectively with other staff members
•Bi-lingual Spanish/English helpful
•Be computer literate

Responsibilities:
•Perform intakes and orient new guests
•Respond to needs of guests & enforce shelter policies in a consistent manner
•Complete all required shift paperwork and exchange pertinent information with other staff verbally and in staff communication log
•Assess and obtain assistance in case of emergencies
•Supervise shelter milieu
•Prepare beds for new guests and perform basic housekeeping duties
•Be available by phone to fill shifts as needed with as little as a 2 hour notice if shift relief is needed
•Work some daytime hours as needed on additional shelter program needs
•Work some evening and early morning winter overflow hours as needed
•Attend all Staff and Team Meetings and participate in staff trainings
•Other responsibilities as agreed upon with Project Director and/or Executive Director

Pay Rate: $12.00 – 12.61 / hr with an Overnight pay differential

If called in for Relief; $13.24 – 13.74 / hr.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Linda Kleiber, MSW
Program Director

linda@thedeloresproject.org
Fax: 303-534-1387

No phone calls please

Deadline for cover letter and resume is December 15, 2012

- Business Details -

Contact: Linda Kleiber, MSW

Business Name: Delores Project

Email: linda@thedeloresproject.org

Website: http://thedeloresproject.org

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