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ADVOCATE(S) • FRIDAY – SUNDAY (4:00 P.M. – 12 MIDNIGHT) RED LAKE HOMELESS SHELTER

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ADVOCATE(S)

• FRIDAY – SUNDAY (4:00 P.M. – 12 MIDNIGHT)

RED LAKE HOMELESS SHELTER

OPEN: July 18, 2018 – Until Filled.

POSITION SUMMARY:

To implement the mission of the Red Lake Homeless Shelter, demonstrate a high level of quality, effectiveness and caring in providing services for the residents. Reports to Executive Director; part-time position(s), salary $9.00 hourly.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

• Answer the telephone and door; respond appropriately to all inquiries.

• Stay informed about what shelter beds are full or available and who is currently staying at the shelter.

• Read daily log to keep updated on relevant information, make entries every shift of information pertinent to shelter operations.

• Make decisions regarding which applicant individuals and families to admit for shelter, according to Red Lake Homeless Shelter policies.

• Complete intake procedures and orientation with new residents.

• Complete other forms and records as needed.

• Complete discharge papers with exiting residents, clean vacated bedrooms/bed areas, prepare bed for next residents.

• Work with residents to accomplish household activities.

• Complete household activities that are not resident responsibilities: cooking, house laundry, cleaning staff bath and office, keeping storeroom and attic clean and neat.

• Provide information and referral services to residents and non-resident clients as they seek housing and resources for other needs.

• Understand and maintain resident/client confidentiality and stat privacy standards.

• Serve as a mandated reported of child or vulnerable adult maltreatment.

• Make resident and staff safety a priority in all decisions.

• Build positive informal relationships with residents, teaching functional life skills by example in the areas of home management, parenting, budgeting, etc.

• Participate in staff meetings, in-service training, and other relevant training.

• Refer non-standard situations to Program Manager for final decision.

• Understand emergency procedures and implement when needed.

• Never leave the shelter property without another staff person in attendance.

• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• GED/High School Diploma.

• Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills.

• Basic computer knowledge/experience.

• One (1) year experience working with homeless people.

• Knowledge/experience working with the Native American people.

• Basic knowledge of available human services.

• Excellent work ethics (on time daily, ready to start).

• Must have telephone and reliable transportation.

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Fax (218)-679-4176 – access application @ http://www.redlakenation.org.

 

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