Housing Specialist for Emergency Shelter

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South Lebanon, Ohio

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Part time, 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts depending on the work setting. Weekends work and the need to be able to work flexible hours.

Job Functions:

  • Maintains safe and healthy environment by enforcing organizations policy and procedures.  Practicing evacuation routes and reviews evacuation plan with clients.
  • Responds to crisis situations by providing direct assistance and referrals to appropriate services including police and medical personnel.
  • Encourages clients to successfully live independently by supporting activities of daily living, teaching respect of property and neighbors and conducting informational meetings.  Institutes a sense of safety and security by providing emotional support and maintaining positive relationships.  Encourages employment and other goal directed behavior.
  • Assists clients with housekeeping responsibilities as necessary by washing dishes and laundry, shoveling snow, cleaning bathroom, sweeping and mopping floors and emptying trash.
  • Helps clients by receiving incoming calls and making outgoing calls, answering questions and providing information to authorized individuals in reference to client’s behavior, progress and condition.
  • Reflects client’s progress, behavior, activity schedules, appointments, inspections and other pertinent information by maintaining progress notes, communication log other documentation, on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending meetings, workshops and seminars and participating in committee groups.  Keeps accurate records by completing and maintaining required documentation.
  • Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works overtime as required to meet workload demands.  Performs other related duties as required.


  • An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  An example of an acceptable qualification is: high school degree or GED with up to 3 months related experience or related college course work.
  • Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.s

Required Documents:

Letter of Interest, List of three references, Resume

Background/Drug Test: