Shelter Attendant (On Call)-Family Shelter

in County, ME

Job Description


Health and Human Services Department Social Services Division – The Family Shelter is searching for per diem/on-call shelter attendants.  Schedules will vary.  Availability to work a combination of nights, days, weekends, and holidays is desired.  Duties include; welcoming homeless families of varying backgrounds in need of shelter, monitoring dorms, common areas, and shelter grounds.  Frequent cleaning of dorms, common areas, bathrooms, and grounds is required.  The position also involves crisis intervention, triage for over 100 guests per night, and conflict resolution.  This position also includes rotation to multiple stations during the course of each shift including walking up and down flights of stairs and standing or sitting for long periods of time.  Also includes set up and take down of sleeping spaces including moving of mats, chairs, tables, full laundry bags and other items as required.  Positive attitude with exceptional patience and customer service skills required.  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.  Rate of pay is $18.00/hour.  This is not a benefit eligible position. 

Will accept applications until vacancies are filled.   


***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***     As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment.  If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation.  Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland. 

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Job Posting: 756058

Posted On: May 22, 2022

Updated On: May 22, 2022