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Shelter Support Staff

The Salvation Army USA Western Territory
United States, California, Marysville
408 J Street (Show on map)
June 16, 2024


The purpose of this position is to provide direction and supervision for program participants, provide facility security and assist with meal preparation.


  1. Oversee the participants cleaning and doing their daily chores.
  2. Participate in case conferencing as requested
  3. Conduct routine curfew and bedtime checks
  4. Maintain a neat and organized filling system
  5. Complete emergency house laundry as needed
  6. Conduct perimeter checks hourly
  7. Distribute cleaning supplies
  8. Oversee participants while they take their medications
  9. Assist participants with daily needs (i.e: personal hygiene, simple problem solving, conflict management, etc)
  10. Answer phone, handle routine questions and direct calls
  11. Maintain accurate records of participant contracts through completion of daily logs and participant narrative folders
  12. Keep log of all donations.
  13. Keep an inventory of supplies and other essentials.
  14. Maintain a professional image and procedure for the centers front office.
  15. Assist the Center's professional staff in handling participant activities as requested by the supervisor.
  16. Enter statistics into HMIS, The Salvation Army database and assist with the grant reporting.
  17. Complete written documentation of participant infractions.
  18. Assist with the needs of the front office.
  19. Maintain a neat and organized filling system.
  20. Assist and/or lead class when needed
  21. Conduct urine analysis and breathalyzer for participants as needed.
  22. Maintain inventory and order supplies as needed.
  23. Check and respond to emails and voicemails on a regular basis
  24. Adhere to confidentiality standards.
  25. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Knowledge of, and familiarity with, homeless services and social services.
  2. Ability to speak and write the English language at a high and professional level
  3. High degree of confidentiality
  4. Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel and Outlook preferred
  5. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  6. Excellent and professional telephone etiquette and presence
  7. High degree of organizational skills
  8. Approach problem solving creatively
  9. Strong ability to utilize a high level of time management and handling multiple tasks


  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Minimum one (1) year social service experience preferred
  3. ServSafe Food Handlers Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  4. Must possess a valid California Class C Driver License, and ability to drive a Salvation Army vehicle
  5. Must be 21 years or older
  6. Authorize The Salvation Army to add name to the CA DMV Pull Notice Program
  7. Complete The Salvation Army vehicle course training


  1. Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis
  2. Ability to grasp, push, and/or pull objects
  3. Ability to reach overhead
  4. Ability to operate telephone
  5. Ability to lift up to 25-40 lbs.

    Licenses & Certifications
    Food Handler's Card (preferred)
    Driver's License (required)
    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)
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