Shelter Client Asisstant at Adult and Family Shelter

Open Opportunity

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Shelter Client Assistants act as supplemental support to staff at Pillars Adult & Family Shelter. While Shelter Client Assistants are providing support throughout shelter for staff, and with clients, shelter staff can provide one-on-one support to clients and provide intake interviews for incoming individuals & families. 
  

Key Responsibilities:

·      Fill voucher request for clients by accessing donation storage throughout shelter

·      Provide donation intake assistance

·      Store donations in their proper storage areas

·      Date and rotate non-perishable food donations

·      Clean and prepare rooms as clients move in/out of shelter

·      Assist with new client intake interviews & tours (based on experience)

·      Provide administrative assistance (based on experience)

The daily schedule for Shelter Client Assistants is from 8am-8pm, with a 2-hour shift minimum.

After volunteering, Click the top right Add Impacts to record your volunteer hours. 

Training: Depending on your availability, you will shadow an existing volunteer or member on staff until you are comfortable volunteering in the role alone. 

Transportation: LU service shuttles are available for both individuals and student groups doing ff campus service. The shuttle runs every Sat and Sun from 9 am to 5 pm. To submit a service shuttle request click here https://www.lawrence.edu/students/volunteer/student-orgs/shuttle. You should fill out this form even if you are volunteering as an individual who needs transportation so the drivers know to pick you up. Please do so at least 7 days ahead to secure seating. 
Positions
Many
Age Limit
18 and up
Requirements
Background check, Training
Requirement Details
- Attend a Volunteer Orientation to become an official volunteer first. Click here to sign up for one https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e45afa92ca4fd0-pillars
-Pass a background check (during the orientation, details about a background check can be clarified directly).
-training( can also be arranged at the orientation) 
-If it is your first time volunteering then please follow these steps. We want to make sure that you are well informed and prepared to volunteer. 
-Be able to lift 15lbs. 
-It is possible that you will be your feet for the entire shift doing different tasks. 
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