Job Announcement: Shelter Coordinator

Shelter Coordinator – The Family Shelter

Hours:  20 hrs/ 4 or 5 days per week

Compensation: Min. $15.50/hr, DOE, paid vacation and sick leave. No medical benefits.

Reports to: Shelter Director.

Description:  Coordinates the daily operations of The Family Shelter.

Prerequisite Qualities:  Ability to take initiative, work independently, creatively problem solve, contribute to strong teamwork, communicate openly, and combine compassion and accountability. Integrity and trustworthiness are expected and highly valued.

Qualifications:  Excellent organizational, time management, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to appreciate and work with people in crisis; demonstrated experience in use of computer software for various administrative purposes; experience working with vulnerable populations; valid Washington drivers license; personal vehicle adequately insured; ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move actively around shelter facility including stairs; Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent of education and work experience.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan weekly menus w/recipes as needed, assuring that necessary food is available.
  • Maintain systems for data collection re: volunteers, donations and meals.
  • Maintain a current inventory of food and supplies for the shelter.  Shop as needed.
  • Clearly describe and assign household chores to shelter residents.
  • Monitor household chores completion and address any difficulties
  • Maintain overall cleanliness of the shelter. Perform regular room checks.
  • Receive, record and allocate all in-kind donations.
  • Recruit, train and schedule volunteers at shelter. Within these responsibilities, delegate duties as needed in consultation with Shelter Director.
  • Maintain open communication with staff and volunteers.

Need to clear Washington State Patrol check. Need for own transportation and proof of car insurance.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to: or PO Box 12824 Everett, WA 98206

No calls accepted. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Application closes: 5pm,  February 26th, 2015