Shelter Monitor

Corpus Christi, TX 1804 Buford Street 78404, 1804 Buford Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America Req #24857
Monday, November 20, 2023

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Shelter Monitor for the Corpus Christi Corps, located in Corpus Christi, Texas.


Job Summary

Assists residents staying in the Corps shelter overnight; performs client intake procedures and prepares client intake records; monitors the activity of residents on an assigned shift ensuring safety, security and compliance to house rules; maintains accurate and complete records and logs containing pertinent information; ensures that facility is maintained in a neat and proper order.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of effective and efficient methods for organizing and maintaining records and ability to perform the same.

Knowledge of general office procedures and practices.

Knowledge of basic record keeping practices and procedures.

Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively with clients in order to control, lead, and motivate behavior.

Ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of people and remain sensitive to their concerns.

Ability to work independently and with limited supervision while enforcing established policies and procedures.

Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.


Education and Experience

High school diploma or G.E.D. required,


One year prior experience performing security or social services work in a shelter or similar environment,


any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively.

Ability to perform data entry into a computer.

Ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and calmly while maintaining control and initiating the proper corrective action.

Ability to perform combinations of sitting, standing and walking on a frequent change basis. Distance of travel is usually within the same building.

Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light to heavy objects (up to 30 lbs.) occasionally.



Additional Comments:
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Housing
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Corpus Christi, TX 1804 Buford Street 78404, 1804 Buford Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America