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Shelter Site Coordinator

P.A.D.S. of Elgin, Inc.
Job Description
Shelter Site Coordinator 
PADS of Elgin, Inc. - Elgin, IL
Part-time
Job Summary

The Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Elgin program provides emergency overnight, first-come, first serve, shelter 365 days a year. The doors open each night at 7:00 PM and all guests leave by 7:00 AM each morning. PADS employs on-site coordinators to oversee shelter operations. We are currently seeking a motivated and compassionate individual to work the 6:00-11:30 PM shift two days per week. The ideal candidate should also be flexible enough to fill in for other shifts when necessary.

Each site coordinator is in charge of the shelter while working and will provide daily oversight of the guests, volunteers, coordination of meals and maintenance of the supplies.

Job Responsibilities Include:

Complete an intake when required. Refer intake to case manager whenever possible.
Secure all guest medications in locked medication box.
To have the primary responsibility for the daily registration of all guests.
To breathalyze each and every guest.
To immediately refer all guests who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol to a case manager.
To be sure the milk, juice and cereal needed for breakfast is available.
To prepare all evening meals as needed or assist volunteers in preparing/serving a donated meal.
To determine quickly what kind of action might need to be taken should a guest appear to be ill or acting strangely.
To direct the work of the volunteers so that all volunteers are involved in making the program work and to report any potential volunteer concerns to the volunteer coordinator or site supervisor.
To know and consistently enforce rules and to promptly report all special situations to the site supervisor.
To document all incidents in an incident report and in the site coordinator binder.
To attend scheduled coordinator meetings.
To check the indoor shelter for general cleanliness and to have the exterior surroundings checked for general litter each day.
Complete the nightly checklist.
Assign all guests to the chore list in a rotating and fair manner.
To be awake and alert during your shift.
To work with the executive director and site supervisor concerning any shelter related issues and to be a team player.
Qualifications and Skills

Previous experience in Human Services or related field preferred but not required. MUST have compassion for the homeless population and be willing to treat each guest with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

High school or equivalent
Required experience:

Human Services: 1 year
Required license or certification:

Driver's License
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