Posting ID : A1068541672
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Admin Office
If you are looking to jump start your career in human services, Shelter House has a great opportunity! We are currently hiring part-time administrative assistant to work Monday-Friday from 12PM-5PM in a shelter setting providing support and assistance for those who are experiencing homelessness and assisting Shelter House with day-to-day operations. The position is approximately 25 hours/week. Ideal candidates will be those who have a positive/caring attitude, good organization skills, and the ability to handle a stressful environment.
Administrative Assistant key responsibilities:
Maintain and regulate the facility while on duty.
Assist clients in daily living functions.
Assist in client crisis intervention.
Document client compliance and non-compliance with the program requirements.
Communicate Shelter House policies with clients and the community, both over the phone and in-person.
Oversee drop-in hours, assisting the general public with drop-in services and supervising volunteers.
Process in-kind donations, making sure Shelter House is properly stocked with clothing and toiletries.
Miscellaneous agency duties.
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to work under pressure and cope with stressful situations.
Experience working with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Personal attributes such as friendliness, tact, professionalism, commitment to self-improvement and development, enthusiasm, creativity, sensitivity, sense of humor, and honesty.
How to apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to: Attn: Mark Sertterh, 429 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240 or email . Shelter House is a United Way Agency. Shelter House is an EOE. Application deadline is Tuesday, September 15th