Shelter Residential Aide
Location: Central Virginia Area Command
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time
Pay Range: $12.00-$17.00
About this opportunity:
This position is responsible for a wide variety of functions to ensure the safety, security and well-being of the shelter residents as well as the building. Performs a variety of housekeeping duties including sweeping, moping, vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning of bathrooms to ensure the neatness and cleanliness of the shelter.
- Maintains shelter logbook through documentation, as directed by the Shelter Director.
- Monitors client's day to day activities including scheduling and inventorying passes, taking of prescribed medication, and resident's general whereabouts.
- Uses de-escalation methods to diffuse potentially disruptive situations.
- Cleans sleeping and dining areas as needed throughout the shift and fully sanitize areas after shelter closes.
What we are looking for in you:
- One year vocational/technical school degree and six months experience.
- CPR/First Aid certification preferred.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Work is performed in a shelter facility where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to lift light objects weighing less than 24 pounds.
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Paid Time Off
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance and more!
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Why work for us?
The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans. Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.
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All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application Submittal Period: 11/28/2023 – 12/11/2023
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.
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- Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Housing
- Pay Type Hourly
- 1900 Chamberlayne Ave, Richmond, VA 23222, USA