Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina's (V
Residential Services Worker (Cold Shelter) (Personal Services)
The Residential Services Worker is responsible for monitoring the activities of Shelter participants and for ensuring compliance with program rules and conditions. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the safety of participants and the security and sanitation of the program both at the Center and at faith sites. The Residential Services Worker also coordinates and provides transportation as needed. The Residential Services Worker provides direct support to participants as needed.
The successful candidate with a B.A. Degree in Human Services or related field with 1 year community based social services experience or other related experience with vulnerable populations is preferred. A High School Diploma/GED and at least 2 years community based social services experience or other related experience with vulnerable populations is acceptable.
Requirements include the ability to interact and communicate effectively with others. The Residential Services Worker must be able to prepare written reports; monitor and direct program activities; be a liaison between faith site volunteers, community volunteers, other VOAC staff and program management, and ensure the safety and security of program operations.
The ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively is required.
This is an awake position at all times.
The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.