Shelter Specialist - Transitional Wellness Center

Boston, MA, USA Req #1136
Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks a Support Staff to join us in our mission to provide high-quality services to adults who face the life-long challenges of mental illness, aging and substance use disorder. The Support Staff will enforce policies and procedures of the emergency shelter program, help maintain a safe environment for the clients, and provide support in the framework of recovery. The CASPAR program has built a comprehensive array of outreach, shelter, stabilization, residential, aftercare, education, and prevention services.

We are looking for someone who strives to:

  • Challenge thinking.
  • Be different.
  • Lead change.
Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring.
  • Respond appropriately to any emergency situation. 
  • Oversee and monitor the proper distribution and intake of all client medication. 
  • Provide care for program participants and maintain order by monitoring client activities, providing crisis intervention and resolving conflicts, as needed. 
  • Maintain all safety and security policies and procedures, including bed checks, building security, and fire safety. 
  • Maintain daily logs. 
  • Prepare food, plan, manage, and service on a daily basis, as needed. 
  • Enforce all program policies and procedures as they pertain to clients, and maintain protocols in the event of making spot decisions relative to a client's health and safety, including crisis interventions, referrals, and restrictions. 
  • Education - High School Diploma or GED. 
  • Experience - Knowledge of modality specific issues, such as substance use disorder or homelessness 
  • Must be knowledgeable with the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Record (Title 42CFR-Part 2) 
  • License – Valid driver’s license. 
  • Keywords: Substance Use Disorder, Group, Addictions, Recovery, Mental Health, Counselor, Case Management, Therapy, Care Coordination, Clinician, Supervision, Social Work, Psychology, Emergency Shelter, Homelessness


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Boston, MA, USA