Residential Supervisor/Counselor

March 8, 2017


Columbus House, Inc.
Job Posting: Per Diem and Part-time positions, FLSA Non-exempt 
Residential Supervisor/Counselor

VEVRAA Federal Contractor: Priority Referrals of Protected Veterans Requested


These positions are gender-specific for male applicants supervising homeless male adults in a residential setting. Individual(s) must have demonstrated the ability to manage, motivate and direct clients; time management and organizational skills are essential; knowledge base of all aspects of the delivery of residential services for the homeless population preferred; must be aware of mental health, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis issues; knowledgeable of the area network providers; computer literate; culturally competent; must possess the capacity to work within a team and foster teamwork; must have a general understanding of crisis intervention skills, confidentiality, boundaries, universal precautions; able to foster a Harm Reduction philosophy within the work environment; strong empathic skills. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.  Valid driver's license with good driving record a plus.

Attend/share all required Columbus House and network meetings; complete all required charting, logs, incident reports; oversee intake, departures, and daily roster and programs; Supervise clients to ensure compliance with all house rules. Assist in ensuring security of the shelter building. Adhere closely to scheduled shift start times and remain on duty until replacement has arrived. Other related duties as assigned.

Supervised by: Shelter Coordinator
Pay Scale: $11.00/hr., no benefits
Schedule: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts.

Ways to apply (choose one):
*Email your resume and a cover letter to
*Send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources Director, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519
*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430
*Apply via this site

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals
with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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