Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $16.00/hour
Organization's Mission: Youth Futures provides safe shelter, collaborative resources, respectful guidance and diverse support to homeless, unaccompanied, runaway and at-risk youth.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Youth Futures does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or political
affiliation. Candidates from underrepresented groups and diverse experiences are encouraged to apply: Multilingual,
ethno-racial minorities, LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, people with experience serving youth, recovery,
homelessness, first-generation students, immigrants, plural families, and other experiences that will inform service to our
diverse homeless youth population.
Position Summary: We are looking for reliable and compassionate Shelter Monitors to supervise youth staying at the Youth Futures
residential shelter home.

Shelter Monitors are responsible to create a safe and stable environment for youth to be able to
meet immediate needs, find stability, connect with resources, and make plans for their future- to rest, repair and relaunch.

Shelter Monitors are the primary floor-staff in the shelter. They are responsible for the 24/7 supervision of up to 16
runaway and homeless youth in shelter, with ages ranging from 12-18.

Shelter Monitors track youth in and out of shelter,
prepare meals, provide clothing and other necessities, maintain the cleanliness of the shelter, process donations, and
monitor the safety of the youth and facility. The position requires the documentation of resident behaviors and actions using the computer or documentation forms.
Primary Responsibilities: SHELTER MONITOR ROLE AND GOALS:

Each of these pillars outlines the essential functions of the role of the Shelter Monitor. The Shelter Monitor provides
critical supervision and care for youth in crisis with these primary goals:

Providing Safe Shelter:
Assist youth entering shelter for the first time, following intake procedures, and providing for immediate needs for a
shelter available 24/7

Maintaining a safe and clean environment for youth in crisis to rest, regroup and relaunch, including performing
janitorial duties (i.e., sweep, mop, vacuum, dust, deep cleaning bathrooms and kitchen, taking-out trash, restock
supplies, etc)

Identify and communicate maintenance needs

Safely and efficiently carry out emergency procedures in the case of fire, illness, accident, drug overdose, self-harm,
administering CPR/ first aid if necessary, coordinating with medical or emergency personnel, and documenting
incidents

Supervision:

Provide constant supervision of resident youth at all times, and assisting with morning and bedtime routines

Perform security checks in and outside of the building to adequately maintain supervision of the house

Using the computer to track youth in and out of the shelter, tracking services received by each youth, tracking critical
monitoring checks, performing searches and documenting incidents

Meeting Needs:

Providing clothing, bedding, hygiene supplies, or anything else a youth needs at intake or during stay

Ensuring access to nutritious food, serving and document meals throughout the day as set out in the weekly menu and managed by the shelter Cook

Monitoring and reporting healthcare needs or concerns, and ensuring compliance with daily medication regimen

Organizing donations and inventory

Communicating & Working with the Team:

Communicate at shift change, by completing paperwork, and entering documentation into the computer to make sure
that all staff are up to date on needs and next steps

Participate in regular supervision, training, and staff meetings

Keep all required clearances and certifications up to date to have the skills and knowledge to best serve youth

Ensure that all information is correctly consistently and accurately so that we can show needs, efforts and results to
funders, donors and licensing agencies and support future services

Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications: JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be a creative, energetic, problem-solver, with a passion for working with young people

Must be 19 years old or over

High School diploma or GED required

1-3 years of experience working with youth preferred

Previous experience with persons experiencing homelessness, youth and other vulnerable populations is preferred

Basic computer skills required

No evidence of criminal activity involving a dependent population or any violent criminal activity.
A clear background check is required.

Certification in CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers or ability to obtain

Experience in UHMIS is desirable

Ability to read and write legibly, and understand written directives and policies

Spanish speaking is a plus

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Exposure to individuals exhibiting behavior problems that may include physical acting out and requires safe physical management skills

Exposure to individuals with complex mental health, behavioral, or substance misuse issues

Exposure to individuals with various states of cleanliness and hygiene

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to perform a range of physical motions, exerting up to 50 pounds. Walking, hiking, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; running for brief periods of time.

Hours: Full-Time – (Part-time positions will be considered.)

This position requires 8-10 hour shifts and the flexibility to adjust hours in order to provide coverage in the absence of other staff as needed.


DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION:
Youth Futures does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or political
affiliation. Candidates from underrepresented groups and diverse experiences are encouraged to apply: Multilingual,
ethno-racial minorities, LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, people with experience serving youth, recovery,
homelessness, first-generation students, immigrants, plural families, and other experiences that will inform service to our
diverse homeless youth population.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: COMPENSATION:
Pay: Starting base pay of $16.00 per hour.
Benefits:
Full-time benefits will commence at 90 days, with positive performance review:
1 week per year of Paid Time Off (PTO) to be accrued
Time-and-a-half for hours worked on 6 company holidays
$100,000 of life insurance
Health Insurance:
Select Health $500 deductible plan paid 100% by Youth Futures
401K plan to vested employees matched 100% on first 3% contribution, 50% on next 2%
$1,000 sign-on bonus to be paid for new hires after 1 year of service, and positive performance
How to Apply: Please apply through our Company website at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1363582/Youth-Futures/Shelter-Monitor-Full-Time-Swings-and-Graves
Location: Ogden, Utah

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Contact: Sean Pressey
Email: spressey@yfut.org
Phone: 801-528-1214