Assistant Shelter Manager

at Knox County Homeless Coalition in Rockland, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Assistant Manager at the Hospitality House will work closely with the shelter Manager to support families on their path to independence.  The Assistant Manager supports the operational and program areas of the shelter, which requires flexibility, multi-tasking, and an ability to think quickly with a solutions based mindset.  This position is both challenging and rewarding, working closely with children as they navigate skill development and learning.  The Hospitality House is composed of some of our most courageous community members, and a deeply caring staff that works within the larger KCHC team.  If you are someone looking to impact positive change in this community and you are curious to learn more about the day-to-day tasks of this role, please reach out with questions.  

The Assistant Shelter Manager is responsible for ensuring a safe and secure environment for individuals, families, and staff. They are responsible for purchasing, documenting information,  mediating house conflicts, assisting with facilities management. We are in search of someone who is kind, compassionate, professional, and has strong communication and  organizational skills.  The individual should have good judgment, the capacity to prioritize and maintain a solid sense of ‘urgency’, and self-motivation. This role will include sharing in the ‘on call’ area of responsibility which is divided among a few team members. This individual will also need to be willing and able to fill in for shelter staff if/as needed. 

A High School diploma or equivalent is required. Preferred  2 years of working in residential programs, client support, health and human services, or the medical field. Must be comfortable with current technology, including Google Suite and Microsoft Office, as well as the ability to learn new softwares easily.

This full time position pays $20 - $24 an hour based on experience, with additional compensation for on call time. Benefits include employer-supported health insurance plans, optional dental and vision plans, life insurance, short term disability insurance, retirement plan with an employer contribution, paid time off, 14 paid holidays, including your very own birthday as a paid day off, and additional time off in the summer. Background and license checks are required prior to hire.  

To apply, please submit a resume to with the job title in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Knox County Homeless Coalition is an equal opportunity employer committed to team development and a supportive respectful culture. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 808587

Posted On: Aug 31, 2022

Updated On: Sep 30, 2022