Family Shelter Coordinator

Website Committee on Temporary Shelter

Bring the best of you to the best of social missions! Join the creative and dedicated team at the Committee on Temporary Shelter.  COTS, a nonprofit recognized nationally as a model for innovative programs, provides emergency shelter, services, and housing for those who are without homes or who are at risk of homelessness.

The Family Shelter Coordinator has the opportunity to enhance existing programs and to develop and implement new initiatives in the shelters dedicated to our families.  The Coordinator works collaboratively with the COTS leadership team to integrate services across programs.  The Coordinator also provides staff oversight and ensures compliance with health and safety procedures.

This position oversees emergency Family Shelter operations and programs including: training and scheduling of staff; data tracking, program monitoring and development; and maintaining an environment for clients that is welcoming and respectful.  The Coordinator will work with social service providers in order to support guests working to find and maintain stable housing.

A minimum of 5 years of experience working in social services with a minimum of 3 years of supervisory program management required; Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field preferred. Experience working with substance abuse, mental illness and individuals with trauma histories desired.  Reliability, independent decision making, computer skills (Excel & HMIS databases), comfort with public speaking and knowledge of community resources required.

All positions at COTS require a commitment to our mission: Advocating for long-term solutions to end homelessness and provide emergency shelter, services, and long-term housing for Vermonters who are experiencing homelessness or are marginally housed.

This is a full time position with benefits.  To receive best consideration, submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to

COTS is an equal opportunity employer.

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