$16.65+ per hour DOE. This a full-time position with medical, dental, and vision insurance, and generous paid leave.
The Sacred Heart Shelter (SHS) is located on lower Queen Anne and is a temporary shelter that offers a safe, home-like refuge to homeless families in Seattle. Sacred Heart functions under the premise that every person is entitled to a safe place to sleep. We believe that the transition from homeless to housed is one that takes time, effort and perseverance. Sacred Heart Shelter operates as a support network for people as they go through that process. The staff works with residents to develop goals, obtain health and dental care, job and parent training, childcare and ongoing support and assistance towards the ultimate goal of locating stable, permanent housing.
The Volunteer Coordinator will manage a network of volunteers to support. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for volunteer recruitment and management to coordinate a network of volunteers to support children and families (25-45 residents) Responsibilities will include volunteer recruitment and training to support volunteers. Place volunteers in set opportunities or create a new opportunity to meet the volunteer and shelter needs.
Ensure a strong and vibrant Volunteer Program
Recruit, train, retain, and supervise volunteers for Sacred Heart Shelter
Office Support Volunteers: Daytime / Plan office support activities to occupy volunteers between phone calls and doors
Volunteer Cooks: Evening / Plan monthly scheduled with the Volunteer evening meal providers
Volunteer Children Programs Volunteers: Evening / Plan monthly scheduled with Childrens Volunteers
Direct Service Volunteers: Evenings / Work with other staff to support
Ensure all new volunteers have a tour of the Shelter, complete Volunteer packet and understanding our program
Review volunteers performance and provide needed reviews and feedback
Maintain Food Handlers Permit and have ability to demonstrate knowledge of proper food handling requirements
Fund Development Support/ In-kind Support
Collaborate with Program Director in responsibilities related to Special Events
Coordinate mailings/newsletter bulk mailing processing
Coordinate with Program Director to send in website updated as needed
Responsible for procuring in-kind donations and handle queries from the community
Place order with Food Lifeline and coordinate the pickup and delivery
Monitor invoices/statements from vendors for accurate billing. Then prepare Accounts Payable (check request) documentation for Program Director approval
Responsible for in house program assets, i.e., bus tickets, Zoo passs ECT. Processing monthly bus ticket reports and others as needed
Address physical needs of SHS and maintain supplies
Maintain/update files on equipment/appliance purchases/repairs
Respond to equipment failure and coordinate with contract workers
Maintain good condition of van
Person On-Call (for emergency)
Alternate with Program Director and Case Manager responsibility for supervisor pager coverage
Be available to Advocates by phone/pager for questions, emergencies
Be available to come into SHS as needed for above in a reasonable time
Be available to cover any shift if necessary- when on call
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which applicants must possess to be considered for the position.)
AA Degree or at least 1 year similar work experience
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Basic Knowledge and experience working with computers (word, internet)
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to relate well to staff, residents, volunteers from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds
Valid Washington State drivers license or ability to get one with 60 days
Ability to foster an environment which honors and supports diversity and commitment to treating others with dignity and respect
Ability to work within the mission, goals and objectives of Sacred Hear Shelter and Catholic Community Services
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which are desired in applicant; however, applicants without these qualifications will not necessarily be excluded from consideration if they possess minimum qualifications.
- Previous work experience in social service program serving people who are homeless.
External Company Name: CCSWW
External Company URL: http://www.ccsww.org