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We put our values front and center here at CARITAS. Our values include: Achievement, Honor, Innovation, Integrity, Passion, and Servant Leadership. The CARITAS culture reflects these values. Professional and timely communication among and between our constituents to include staff, volunteers, donors and clients as well as the ability to work across the programs of the organization — Shelter, the Furniture Bank, Works and The Healing Place — are necessary for success.

United by our compassion, we help our most vulnerable neighbors break the cycles of homelessness and addiction to reclaim their dignity. We are a family of four programs working to fill the gaps in the homeless services system; CARITAS Shelter, CARITAS Works, The Healing Place and the CARITAS Furniture Bank.

CARITAS Overview

CARITAS is the largest provider of homeless services in the Metro Richmond area.  We are unique in that we fill the gaps in the homeless services system so that people in crisis can find stability in their lives now and in the future.  Through our four programs – the Shelter, the Furniture Bank, Works and The Healing Place – we provide people with the basic life and job skills they need to exit shelter and return to their families, their jobs, their homes and their lives as productive citizens.

PRN Emergency Shelter Monitor

Position Summary:
The CARITAS Emergency Shelters operate with the assistance of community support, to provide shelter and a pathway to housing for our most vulnerable citizens. Our Men’s and Women’s Shelter Programs comprise the largest adult emergency shelter in the area, providing 50% of the beds to men and women experiencing homelessness in the Richmond area. This position provides supervision in a shelter environment. In this role, you will support housing first efforts of shelter staff and Emergency Shelter Program Manager to provide assistance and structure for individuals facing a housing crisis.

Specific Responsibilities:
● Attend paid staff trainings
● Be aware of all CARITAS Emergency Shelter program guidelines
● Provide client support and supervision throughout shift
● Monitor clients throughout daily activities and events
● Perform hourly rounds to assess and monitor safety of guests
● Enforce program guidelines and provide interventions using a Trauma-Informed approach
● Complete shift report by end of shift
● Offer support and encouragement to clients
● Provide quality customer service
● Accurately complete paperwork during shift
● Maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries
● Other duties as assigned

Supervisor Emergency Shelter Program Manager

Hours: 12am to 8am, 8am to 4pm, 4pm to 8am

Required Qualifications:
Qualifications: Ability to work well within low barrier shelter
Skilled in conflict resolution
Ability to effectively deescalate emergency situations
Good oral and written communication skills
Salary:
$10.00 per hour
Benefits:
                  There are no benefits associated with this position.
How to apply:
                   Please apply by sending your resume to jpatterson@caritasva.org