Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Shelter Worker - Dorothy Day House - Part Time

3 weeks ago(11/27/2017 2:22 PM)
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Direct Support Professional


Creating hope.
Transforming lives.

We are dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human
development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice.


Join our team and help us make a difference! 


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:


  1. Direct and assist clients in routine shelter activities such as meals, laundry, and housekeeping.


  1. Respond to client and shelter emergencies and notify appropriate personnel in a timely fashion.


  1. Assist and advocate for clients to suggest appropriate programs and services.


  1. Explain and maintain shelter policies and procedures.


  1. Assist in routine shelter maintenance.


  1. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.

This is a part time on call position; 

5pm-12am & 12am-8am; weekdays and weekends 



Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. with up to three (3) years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Experience working with a specific population preferred.


Licenses/Certificate/Clearances: Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License, N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance.


Skills/Abilities:  Customer service skills. Oral and written communication skills.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:   Manual dexterity sufficient to work with children/adults in a challenging and active environment.


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We look forward to working with you! 


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