Title: Residential Aide
Program: Third Street Men’s Shelter
Third Street is an emergency men’s shelter which helps 175 individuals with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment. In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of on-site substance abuse-related and health care services provided by different programs, such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services, (MSOWS), Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Residential Aide include but are not limited to the following activities:
Assist in the day-to-day operations of a 175 bed men’s substance abuse shelter; maintain a safe and secure environment in shelter.
Processes new client intake information, bed assignment, maintains the daily census records and provides DHS with daily census figures.
As needed, provides clothing and personal care items to clients.
Distributes mail, appointment slips and other documentation to clients.
Writes detailed incident reports regarding client activity and the condition of the entire shelter building.
Conducts searches of client lockers, when needed.
Conducts client pack-ups and property return.
Manages CARES, the DHS client database
Participates in trainings and monthly staff meetings.
Utilizes CPR/First Aide techniques in emergency situations and conforms to OSHA standards when necessary.
Available to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Residential Aide Supervisor.
Must enforce Fire Safety Plan
High school diploma
Knowledge of providing services to homeless substance abusers.
All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.