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Veterans Shelter Workers – Weekends (7a-3p or 3p-11p), Weekdays 11p-7a)

Veterans Shelter Workers – Weekends (7a-3p or 3p-11p), Weekdays 11p-7a)

Salary: $16.00 per hour

Hours: Weekends (7a-3p or 3p-11p), Weekdays 11p-7a)

Location: Yaphank, NY

Availability: ASAP

Position Description:

unty United Veterans (SCUV) Shelter Workers are key frontline staff responsible for delivering the essential support and resources that our homeless clients need to feel safe and supported so that they can pursue their housing, health, social, family, and economic goals. Shelter Workers are expected to act as day-to-day representatives of the program and to promote the effectiveness of SCUV’s programs whose purposes are “To assist homeless and at-risk veterans to regain their dignity and independence.”

Furthermore, as with all Association for Mental Health & Wellness (MHAW) personnel, SCUV Shelter Workers are expected to pursue excellence in practice and to conduct him/herself in a manner consistent with the agency’s overall mission: “To empower people and communities to pursue and sustain enriched, healthy, and self-directed lives”.

General Expectation of Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Shelter Worker include direct service and administrative support functions that are essential to ensuring the health and safety of the shelter program and all of its clients. Above all, the worker is expected to maintain professional appearance, modeling positive work ethic and helpful interpersonal relations, while projecting an attitude and demeanor that promotes an atmosphere of mutual respect. The Shelter Worker’s responsibilities are subject to change per the needs of the shelter as guided and directed by the leadership of the program. We are looking for organized professional with excellent interpersonal, computer, and communication skills who is committed to serve the homeless veteran population.

Direct Service Responsibilities:
* Safety assurance
* Daily routines
* New client engagement
* Client discharge
* Client medication supervision
Administrative Support Responsibilities
* Answer and log all telephone calls and refer to appropriate staff or take necessary action
* New clients
* Documentation
* Keep office and files neat and organized
* Distribute client mail in timely fashion
* Supervise and ensure efficient use of drivers
* Attend and participate in weekly staff meeting

Qualifications:

Looking for organized professional with excellent interpersonal, computer, and communication skills who is committed to serve the homeless veteran population.

  • Additional Position Requirements:
    • Honorably Discharged Veterans are encouraged to apply
    • Maintain valid NYS driver’s license
    • Obtain and maintain Food Manager Certificate, First Aid Certification and other required trainings upon employment
Application:

Please send completed employment application as well as your resume and cover letter to Kristi Bosco at: kbosco@mhaw.org or fax to (631) 676-6934.

Kristi Bosco, HR Administrator
Association for Mental Health & Wellness

631-676-6934
kbosco@mhaw.org

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