Shelter Manager, Laurel House

Posted by on February 27, 2011

Shelter Manager
Resumes/Cover letters to/Application:  Attn:  Jenny Boyer   P.O. Box 764, Norristown, PA  19404 (internal
applicants through interoffice mail to Shelter attention Jenny)
or: by March 1, 2011

Shelter Manager
Position Summary

This position oversees the day-to-day administrative and direct service operation of the shelter and the shelter services.

Reporting and Supervisory Relationships
Reports to:     Housing Director Services
Status:        Exempt, Full-time


Administrative Services
o    Monitors shelter files, checking for appropriate documentation and accuracy
o    Responsible for entry of all shelter statistic
o    Oversees that safety checks and fire drills are conducted according to policy
o    Shares on-call services with Housing Director
o    Directly supervises counselor advocates both full and part time
o    Completes annual evaluations of all counselor advocates
o    Processing timesheets
o    Completing monthly schedule

Fiscal Responsibilities
•    Assist in the maintenance of accurate records and statistics for good fiscal management and grant compliance
•    Provide information for preparation of the department budget each year
•    Maintain adherence to the yearly department budget and reports
•    Participate in preparation of any budget reports as requested

Department Team
•    Attend Laurel House staff meetings and department/program team meetings when invited unless specifically excused by the department director
•    Function as a member of the team, actively contributing in discussion and decision-making

Other Functions:
•    Participate in on-going professional development
•    Perform other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years of recent supervisory experience necessary
PCADV approved domestic violence training certificate (Laurel House will provide)
Bachelor’s degree
Computer competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and general literacy in computers
Good leadership skills
Problem solving is a MUST

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