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Overnight Shelter Security - Full Time

Company: Holy Cross Services
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*BE THE ANCHOR OF HOPE AND CHANGE AT HOLY CROSS SERVICES*

*Hourly Rate: Up to $17 per Hour.*

Working for Holy Cross Services isn't just a job, it's a mission! We believe in the safety and joy of family. Our work is family-focused, as are our benefits: Holy Cross offers free health insurance for our employees *AND** *their family members.

The Shelter Security will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all participants, staff, and property at the Emergency Shelter Facility. The primary objective is to direct flow, detect, deter and report all incidents. This position reports to the Operations Manager and/or the Division Director.
*Requirements: *

* Practices the Agency's treatment model, ethics, standards of conduct and procedures.
* Responsible for de-escalating participants and guiding persons needing crisis assistance and using training, tools and sound judgement to minimize challenging or aggressive behaviors.
* Interact with and monitor Participants behavior and maintain good rapport by providing excellent customer service. Encourage Participants to comply with facility policy and procedures.
* Interact with and monitor Participants behavior and maintain good rapport by providing excellent customer service. Encourage participants to comply with facility policy and procedures.
* Control access at the main entrance by screening all participants, and visitors, utilizing Metal Detector, Security Wand and search bags to detect and prevent weapons and other prohibited items from entering the site.
* Responsible for teaching, modeling, practicing, supporting, and articulating the Agency's treatment philosophy to participants, volunteers, donors and other staff.
* Responsible for communicating agency procedures and expectations, including housing expectations to clients.
* Responsible for positive and professional interactions with participants, staff, volunteers, donors and agency partners.
* May be responsible for learning and accurately inputting data into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
* Committed to solving problems with participants and other co-workers to ensure a positive and productive working environment.
* Maintain community relations with key community partnerships including but not limited to law enforcement and community mental health.
* Support the facilitation and document all safety drills/tests and actual incidents, including critical incidents, emergency plan drills or actual events and shift logs or report.
* Performs other duties related to the essential duties of the position and within the individual's capabilities as assigned by one's supervisor.

*Qualifications: *

* Minimum of HS diploma/GED required. Associates degree preferred. 1-2 Years Security/Monitoring experience preferred.
* Lived experience with homelessness strongly preferred.

*Benefits: *In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:

* Employer-Funded Health Benefits
* Vision
* Dental
* Wellness Benefits
* Public Loan Service Forgiveness Program (Student Loan Forgiveness)
* Generous Time off Benefits
* Disability & Life Insurance

*HELP BRING HOPE TO MICHIGAN FAMILIES*

_Holy Cross Services maintains a policy of nondiscrimination regarding all employees. The Agency desires to handle all aspects of employment on the basis of merit, competence and qualification. Employment is not influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by law. The Agency makes all decisions with respect to recruiting, hiring, and/or promotions for all job classifications based on individual's qualifications related to the requirements of the position. All other personnel matters, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, reduction in workforce, recall, training, education and social/recreation programs, are to be administered free from any illegal discriminatory practices._

_Holy Cross Services further recognizes that deep systemic inequities disproportionately overrepresent children of color and children who identify as LGBTQ within the child welfare system, yet underrepresent these populations within the child welfare workforce. Because we believe the people served must be centered in the work we do, applicants with lived experience in the child welfare system or homelessness, BIPOC applicants, and applicants who identify as LGBTQ are strongly encouraged to apply._

_Additionally, Holy Cross Services acknowledges the studies indicating applicants of color and women applicants may be less likely than others to apply for a job without meeting 100% of the preferred qualifications. If you are passionate for this work and meet the minimum requirements, your application is welcomed._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $17.00 per hour%58047475%

Keywords: Holy Cross Services, Lansing , Overnight Shelter Security - Full Time, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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