Report on Shelter Program Monitor - The Salvation Army
Shelter Program Monitor - The Salvation Army
Santa Cruz Corps Shelter Program
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The role of the Armory monitor is to supervise the Armory clients and programs provided by the Santa Cruz Corps. The Armory monitor provides various services to Armory clients 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. The Armory monitor assists in keeping the shelter property clean and in good repair daily. At all times this role should keep within the mission and vision of The Salvation Army.
• Establish and maintain a safe and secure environment with emphasis on non-violent communication and intervention.
• Secure shelter guests’ personal property when entering.
• Set up the shelter for meals and for sleeping.
• Monitor shelter guests as they board and leave the bus at the shelter site. Keep track of which shelter guests are present. Conduct searches as clients enter the property.
• Clean and sanitize all used sleeping mats, bathrooms, kitchen, sleeping areas, floors, areas with high traffic, and items that are used by clients. Maintain cleanliness of property.
• Enforce shelter rules.
• Any other duties relating to your job as requested by the Supervisors and/or Officers.
• Must be a high school graduate or have equivalent GED.
• Able to read and write English. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
• Ability to coordinate and manage multiple duties.
• Ability to prioritize work and multi-task simultaneous projects.
• Be cordial, friendly and professional in carrying out job responsibilities.
• Possess maturity and confidentially.
• Ability to communicate effectively and accurately.
• Education in social services/substance abuse helpful
• Some experience with disadvantaged populations, whether through work, volunteering or being a member of a disadvantaged population required.
• Trained or receiving training on informal mental health/ substance abuse evaluation
• Have good interaction skills.
• Interact professionally in all contact with the public and Salvation Army Officers and staff.
• Must be at least 21 years old.
• Abide by Salvation Army Policies and Procedures and have an acceptance of Salvation Army philosophy and mission.
• Be able to pick up, lift and maneuver 20 lbs. regularly
**Please apply online at The Salvation Army website: