Family Shelter Staff

Website Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS)

Join the creative and dedicated team at the Committee on Temporary Shelter!  COTS is currently recruiting for a dynamic, organized individual who is committed to our mission to work in our Family Shelters.

The primary responsibilities of Shelter Staff are to assure the safety and well being of persons and property in the Shelter; to support shelter residents in their search for permanent housing; to sign in and orient residents to shelter life; and to enforce the applicable expectations and policies.  Shelter Staff maintain a safe and supportive environment while building trusting relationships with individuals experiencing homelessness.

Bachelors in Social Work or commensurate experience working in homeless direct service preferred. The ability to work independently as well as part of a committed team is necessary.  Strong communication, sense of fairness and human dignity, and crisis management skills are a must. Because our shelters are open 24 hours, ability to work overnight and weekend shifts required.

This is a full-time (30 hrs/week or more) position with benefits.  Submit your resume and cover letter.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

COTS is an equal opportunity employer.


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