Residential Supervisor (Seasonal; Overflow Shelter)

September 4, 2019

Columbus House, Inc.

Job Posting: Seasonal Part Time and Per Diem Positions, FLSA Non-Exempt, Essential

Emergency Overflow Shelter
Residential Supervisors 2nd & 3rd shifts

Note: Due to the volume of traffic, applicants that come through Indeed will not be considered. Please see instructions at bottom of posting for how to apply.

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                                                                                                    Seasonal: Mid-November 2019 to late April 2020

Provide residential supervision and oversight for male homeless shelter residents. Assist in admission/discharge process; supervise chore assignments; monitor client behavior and interactions. Duties include hourly journal entries; supervision and logging of self-administered client medications, incident reporting, demographics, crisis intervention and other assignments as required.

Qualifications and Requirements
Experience working with the homeless population including those with substance abuse and mental health issues is required. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are essential. Must have the ability to engage people from a variety of life backgrounds; able to employ Harm Reduction principles and understand Cultural Diversity principles. Ability to learn skills to perform in crisis intervention required. Ability to learn computer skills is required as is a basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
                                                                                                               MUST BE PROMPT AND DEPENDABLE

Supervised by: Overflow Coordinator
Pay Scale: $12.65/hr., no benefits
Schedule: 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday thru Sunday.

How to apply (choose only one; indicate where you saw posting):
*Email your resume and a cover letter to
*Send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources Specialist, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519
*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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