Posting: Emergency Shelter Support - Job Description

March 25, 2020

The Emergency Shelter Support staff will assist with the operations of our emergency shelter program

during our COVID-19 emergency response. Tasks will vary depending on that week’s unique needs, but will be in

alignment with the general responsibilities listed below. Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, in an effort to protect

our clients, staff, and volunteers, Lighthouse staff are expected to self-quarantine at home while not at work. You

will be expected to stay at home if you are feeling unwell and to let your supervisor know immediately.


? Setting up client sleeping areas and living spaces.

? Light clerical work including answering and directing phone calls.

? Overnight supervision (typically 8pm-midnight or midnight-7am).

? Assisting with setting up and passing out breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

? Communicate relevant and important information in a timely manner.

? Check shelter guests in and out.

? Monitor shelter guests' temperature and report concerns.

? Laundering linens at the end of the shelter week.

? Implement and enforce agency policies and values to maintain a safe, client-centered, and inclusive

environment for clients, volunteers, and staff.

Employment Terms:

? Hours will not exceed 19 hours a week and you may be expected to work some evening hours and


? This is a part-time, non-exempt position. You will not be eligible to enroll in Lighthouse’s health insurance

plan and will not be eligible for PTO

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