Employment Opportunities

Shelter Director

Reports to: Clinical Director

Hours: Full Time

Purpose:

To complete tasks necessary to the daily functioning of the shelter. To include direct supervision of shelter aids.

Responsibilities:

    Maintain Shelter
  • Supervision of shelter activities, and to ensure with the aid of other staff that shelter rules reflect need.
  • Direct activities of the maintenance and cleaning chores.
  • Maintain all supplies necessary for the shelter.
  • Be an active participant in staff meetings to provide ongoing input on resident and program concerns.
  • Work with direct service staff to conduct intakes and initial interviews with potential clients.

    Supervision of Shelter Aids
  • Hold regular meetings and trainings in response to the needs of shelter aids.
  • Schedule the shelter aids for shelter coverage.
  • Maintain and submit time sheets.
  • Responsibilities include training and oversight of the shelter aids activities.
  • Provide annual review and recommendations for shelter aids.

    Record Keeping
  • Ensure that client records are maintained and that services are documented
  • Maintain daily statistics on shelter residents
  • Ensure that intake forms and client documents are maintain and adequate
  • Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

    • College Degree or Equivalent Experience
    • Knowledge of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and/or Child Abuse
    • Supervisory experience helpful
    • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, concisely and accurately
    • Ability to work with limited resources and within a budget
    • Good listening skills and excellent communication skills
    • Ability to maintain productivity and set priorities independently
    • Ability to work with people of diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance and Human Resources
EMAIL

Mail to:
Safelight, Inc.
Attn: Jennifer Corn
133 Fifth Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Residential Shelter Aide(2nd and 3rd Shifts Available)

Reports to: Shelter Director and Director of Client Services

Hours: Part-Time, approximately 20-30 hours per week

Start Date: Immediately

Purpose:

To manage shelter in such a way as to maintain a safe and caring facility. Also, to ensure access to the shelter by clients needing emergency shelter. Ability to work independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a great role model
  • Oversee the activities in the shelter and care of shelter clients. Provide continuity during evening and weekend hours.
  • Answer 24 hour crisis line
  • Perform client intakes as needed
  • Assist clients with daily needs such as access to linens, personal care items, etc.
  • Cleaning and completing house laundry
  • Complete paperwork of front desk, clients' files, and statistical records
  • Complete entry of any computer data generated during your shift
  • Program the security system at night and in the morning.
  • Be knowledgeable as to what to do in a crisis and other unusual situations.
  • Check areas vacated by a client and do any cleaning, if needed
  • Attend any scheduled training meetings
  • Be a source of information about services
  • Responsible for any related duties as assigned

Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

  • Ability to work with people in crisis in a helpful, caring manner
  • Demonstrates the ability to write clearly, concisely and accurately and keep records.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as assigned
  • Ability to answer multi-line phone system
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work well individually and in a team
  • Computer literacy; experience with Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Degree is preferred but not required
  • Related experience is required

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance and Human Resources
EMAIL

Mail to:
Safelight, Inc.
Attn: Jennifer Corn
133 Fifth Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Dandelion Intern Trainer (Front of House)

Reports to: Dandelion Manager

Hours: Part-Time

Start Date: Immediately

Purpose:

To train interns for the front of the house operations including proper procedures in maintaining hygiene, organization, inventory and customer service in the restaurant.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain rigorous hygiene in all areas of the restaurant.
  • Responsible for pantry area organization downstairs to ensure proper inventory.
  • Inventory on a weekly basis to ensure proper levels or supplies to maintain workload and reduce waste.
  • Serve to ensure the consistent quality and presentation of food to customers
  • Maintain the dessert and serving station for drinks and to go supplies.
  • Promote excellence in the customer service experience for all visitors to the restaurant.
  • Participate on quarterly staff meetings.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor with staff customers
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Excellent knowledge of food preparation and hygiene
  • Flexibility
  • Leadership

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance and Human Resources
EMAIL

Mail to:
Safelight, Inc.
Attn: Jennifer Corn
133 Fifth Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Residential Life Coordinator

Reports to: Shelter Manager

Hours: Part-Time, 25 hours per week - 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Major Objective:

Work directly with clients in a domestic violence shelter setting to help with day-to-day living.

Responsibilities:

  • Work one-on-one with clients, including families with children, to assist them in daily living.
  • Teach and assist clients in a number of daily living skills, including, but not limited to, creating grocery shopping lists, preparing and cooking healthy meals, completing laundry and chores, and participation in related shelter activities.
  • Assist clients in facilitating everyday decisions, critical thinking, time management, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Support parents in developing healthy parenting skills and implementing evening routines.
  • Empower clients to make informed, positive decisions in their daily living.
  • Demonstrate empathy and role model positive communication.
  • Complete record keeping in a timely manner.
  • Communicate effectively with shelter staff.
  • Attend any scheduled trainings and meetings.
  • Responsible for any related duties as assigned.

Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with people with various backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with families with children
  • Bachelor's degree in human services field preferred
  • Demonstrates the ability to write clearly, concisely and accurately and keep records

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance and Human Resources
EMAIL

Mail to:
Safelight, Inc.
Attn: Jennifer Corn
133 Fifth Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Funded By:

United Way
Council For Women
Family Violence Prevention Services Program

Thank you to United Way, the Family Violence Prevention Services Program, US DHHS, and NC Council for Women for financial support.