Employment Opportunities

Residential Shelter Aide - 3rd Shift

Reports to: Shelter Director

Hours: Full Time

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.
    • 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.
    • Fill in for other Residential Shelter Aides as necessary.
    • 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.

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance
EMAIL

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

Family Violence Management Program Group Facilitator

Hours: Part-Time, 20 hours per week

Major Objective:

To assist the facilitator the Family Violence Management Program group sessions for overcoming exposure to and use of domestic violence

Responsibilities:

    Facilitation
  • 1. Complete training on the Emerge curriculum.
  • 2. In collaboration with facilitator, use the Emerge curriculum to prepare for and facilitate sessions weekly.
  • 3. Help participants explore and evaluate their exposure to and use of domestic violence in relationships.
  • 4. Collaborate with direct service staff to support participants during and between sessions.
  • 5. Work with volunteer advocates to provide additional support to participants.
  • 6. Maintain 20 hours training yearly.
  • 7. Additional duties as assigned.

    Case Management
  • 1. Meet with all group participants.
  • 2. Work with clients on goal setting and obtainment.
  • 3. Serve as liaison between Safelight clients and local service agencies.
  • 4. Provide resource referral service and follow up with participants.
  • 5. Provide follow up services to persons having received services from Safelight.

    Record Keeping
  • 1. Ensure that client records are maintained and that services are documented.
  • 2. Ensure that compute records of goals and goals attained information is maintained.

Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree and/or appropriate work experience.
  • Experience facilitating or co-facilitating groups
  • Knowledge of domestic violence, child development, and parenting
  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, concisely and accurately
  • Ability to relate other staff members and volunteers

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance
EMAIL

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

Resale Store Assistant

Reports to: Store Manager

Hours: Part-Time

Major Objective:

1. To assist with the management of the resale store in order to generate revenues which support agency administration and programs.

2. To provide services to individuals served by Safelight by either provision of direct goods and/or opportunities within the job training program.

Responsibilities:

    A. Store Management and Merchandising
  • Assist with processing of donated items, managing the rotation of items and the disposal of donated items in a timely fashion.
  • Follow standards set by the Resale Store Manager for the sale of donated items.
  • Provide leadership to volunteers.
  • Assist with training and supervising store volunteers.
  • Assist with training and supervising interns.
  • Collaborate with Resale Store Manager and staff to develop strategies to retain customers and increase sales.
  • Assist with maintaining the appearance and appeal of the store.
    B. Participate in quarterly staff meetings, and periodic trainings.
    C. Customer Service
  • Provide service to customers which is professional, welcoming and efficient is provided by all staff and volunteers.
  • Promote excellence in the customer service experience for all visitors to the thrift store.
    Financial Management
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Complete deposits in a timely and accurate manner.
    Additional duties as assigned.

Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

  • Experience in the retail sales field preferred
  • Experience overseeing volunteers preferred
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to serve clients in a professional, welcoming and efficient manner
  • Accuracy with numbers, detail oriented, ability to organize efficiently
  • Computer literacy; experience with Word, Excel

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance
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
Advent Health

Thank you to United Way, the NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement-Family Violence Prevention Services Act Program, US DHHS, and Advent Health for financial support.