The Salvation Army Shelter Monitor in Las Vegas, Nevada
Location: The Salvation Army – Owens Campus
Maintain the Day Resource Center dormitories as a safe and sanitary environment for homeless guests
Responsible for complete operation of all laundry as well as distribution
Monitor Day Resource Center facility on a regular basis; physically checking all areas of the Day Resource Shelter and/or dormitories at a minimum of one time every two hours
Assist the homeless with facility check-in, Triage forms, HMIS forms and other documents.
Input HMIS data
Supervise Vocational clients performing Pre-Employment training
Supervise volunteers and community service workers
Refer homeless participants to community resources as needed.
Attend staff meetings
Effectively record and document sales transactions and payment for bed sheet information, bed rentals, and laundry services
Prepare and process statistical reports in Microsoft Word and Excel
Maintain a written log documenting routine inspections and times, activities, property conditions and infractions of policy
Other duties as assigned as they relate to the position of Shelter Monitor
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum six-months experience working with the homeless population in an emergency shelter environment
Computer literate - in Microsoft applications – Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to communicate with clients, co-workers, volunteers, and supervisor efficiently and effectively
Detail oriented in organizational and file management protocols
Ability to work and excel on a collaborative team
Ability to be self-motivated and address multiple projects in a timely manner
Ability to take projects from beginning through completion
Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances
Must possess a valid Nevada driver’s license with a clean driving record, pass a motor vehicle record check, and pass The Salvation Army Fleet Safety training
Bilingual is preferred (English/Spanish)
Ability to work varying shifts
Must successfully pass a criminal background check
Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms on a continuous basis. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to focus. The employee must have the ability to operate a telephone, desktop or laptop computer, as well as the ability to access and produce information from a computer, and to understand written information.
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 God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)