25 Mar 2020

Temporary Temporary Shelter Staff

CompassHousingAlliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Temporary Shelter Staff is responsible for onsite management while engaging clients in a temporary 24/7 shelter program. They maintain a safe and comfortable environment for guests. The Staff responds to issues as appropriate and monitors activity in the shelter.

Please note, this is a term-limited position, anticipated to last no more than 3 months. This position is not benefited (i.e. medical insurance, etc.).

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The Temporary Miller Men’s Shelter is located at the Miller Community Center in Capitol Hill. This program will house guests from other Compass enhanced homeless shelter programs on a temporary basis in an effort to spread out the shelter beds following special spacing requirements by the city under current emergency protocols. Miller’s shelter will remain open for approximately 1-3 months or as long as the protocols are in place. Compass’ shelter guests receive trauma-informed supportive services.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for people who are experiencing housing instability and homelessness in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit www.compasshousingalliance.org.

LOCATION: Capitol Hill neighborhood in Seattle, WA

REPORTS TO: Program Management staff


SCHEDULES: A total of 9 limited-term full-time staff. Regular schedules plus additional trainings and meetings. 3 roles in each of the following shifts: Day (8am-4pm), Swing (4pm-12am), & Graveyard (12-8am)

SALARY: $16.08 per hour


Associate degree, desired.
Experience with difficult and/or escalated customers.
1-year experience in customer service or security, desired.
Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, chemical dependency, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, is a plus.
Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.


Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, creed, disability, familial status, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, use of section 8 certificate, use of service animal, and all other groups protected by law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources Office during regular office hours.
In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 206-474-1100 or via e-mail at HRInfo@compasshousingalliance.org.

How to Apply

How to Apply? Complete an online application at https://www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment/ Applications will only be accepted through March 30th 2020.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: homelessness, Housing, non-profit, and social services. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

Job expires in 82 days.

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