Hope For The Journey Home hiring Assist. Operations and Volunteer Coordinator

Position Description:

The Assistant Shelter Operations and Volunteer Coordinator is a part-time (20 hours/week) position, working from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM alternating Mondays, 2 PM until 9 PM Wednesday and Thursday, and 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM alternating Saturdays. The opportunity for additional hours in support of other staff is frequently available. The Assistant Operations and Volunteer Coordinator ensures smooth operation of the shelter, with responsibilities including (approximate percentage of scheduled hours in parentheses):

Regular contact with representatives from partner churches to monitor recruitment efforts and ensure volunteer eligibility paperwork is submitted to HJH in a timely manner (40-50%)
Orient volunteers and guests to shelter policies and procedures and enforce as needed (10%)
Ensure all volunteers have met insurance requirements prior to serving at HJH (10%)
Monitor and maintain electronic records of volunteers, guests, and household inventory (5%)
Communicate with volunteers if shifts need to be filled by HJH (5%)
Conduct weekly room checks and provide feedback to families (5%)
Re-set rooms as families transition to their new homes (2-3%)
Attend monthly Advisory Committee meetings and bi-weekly staff meetings
Ensure weekly cleaning tasks are completed by staff and volunteers
Other responsibilities and duties, as assigned

Required experience, skills, and training:

Maintain strict confidentiality regarding staff, guest and volunteer information
Maintain professional boundaries between staff, volunteers, guests and other stakeholders
Must be able to pass a criminal background check
Valid driver’s license and insurance and a driving record acceptable to the insurance company
Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency and excellent verbal and written communication skill
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Ability to be creative and flexible in responding to changing priorities and emerging needs
Moderate physical activity. Able to lift 50 lbs. on a somewhat regular basis, go up and down stairs in a three story shelter, and reset rooms.

Preferred experience, skills, and training:

An interest in Social Work or Human Services fields
Experience with people of culturally diverse backgrounds

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to sbernet@guardian-angels.org by December 15, 2017.