Description

Job Summary: GENERAL PURPOSE
Under the direct supervision of the Intake Coordinator and the general guidance of the Shelter Manager, perform a variety of tasks related to the crisis center including but not limited to ensuring adherence to shelter policy and procedure, ordering supplies, tracking monthly data and completion of monthly reports, conducting initial intakes, assisting current shelter residents, and answering the 24-hour crisis line. Provide services under the parameters of the current DHS contract and other federal grants.
Primary Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Answer the 24-hour crisis line, agency lines and doors according to the center policy. Document all crisis calls in client database and dispatch domestic violence and rape advocates when called to do so.
• Complete appropriate forms on all clients checking in and out of the shelter. Document in client database. Issue client needed hygiene products and linens.
• Provide crisis intervention and support to clients and document that interaction. Refer clients to case manager for follow-up support.
• Enforce rules, policies and procedures of the YCC, and support shelter clients during their stay.
• Maintain a supply of intake packets as well as necessary items in the shelter such as hygiene and linens.
• Document end of shift information in client database.
• Assist in chores around the shelter including cleaning client rooms, kitchen, laundry room and main areas. Assist in washing, drying and folding shelter laundry.
• Assist in the training of new intake staff, volunteers, interns, and practicum students.
• Prepare weekly food order and work with the Shelter Coordinator to maintain correct record on CACFP program.
• Prepare weekly supply order and give to Facilities Manager.
• Prepare monthly reports as follows: shelter eligibility, total nights of shelter stay and any other reporting requests.
• Enter all client file DVO1 forms into the DHS system.
• Attend VAC weekly meetings.
• Attend trainings requested by the Intake Coordinator.
• Adhere to all policies and procedures stated in the Employee Handbook and any applicable Policy and Procedure Manual.

MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform other functions as necessary or as assigned.

NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS
• Interact and communicate in a professional and effective manner with all levels of employees, management, executives, vendors, clients and external partners.
Desired Qualifications: TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Prefers 3-5 years of relevant experience, or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Must have the ability to assess the needs and provide supportive crisis intervention to victims and families dealing with family violence issues.
• Must have a good knowledge of community resources and services available.
• Outstanding interpersonal relationship building skills.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
• Computer literacy including MS Office products: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point.
• Exceptional time-management, planning, and administrative skills.
• Demonstrate high level of diplomacy, sound judgment, and discretion when dealing with clients and other department staff.
• High degree of energy, self-motivation, and flexibility.
• Strong work ethic with a professional, positive attitude.
• Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Work is generally performed in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: sit for long periods of time; use computer to enter data; use telephone to converse with customers and employees.
• The employee is regularly required to: perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement, feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands.
• Must be able to occasionally move objects of 50 lbs.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: YCC offers Medical, Dental, Vision, TeleHealth, Employee Assistance Program and a 403B match.
How to Apply: Email Resumes to employment@yccogden.org
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Salary/Wage: 12.60
Status: Full Time
Location: Ogden

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact Name: Rebekah Clements
Email: yccassistant@yccogden.org