CAI is seeking an assistant to work with the Drop-In Center Coordinator in managing daily functions. Duties include: assisting with meals; cleanup of Center as required; making food deliveries and pickup; providing site coverage; assisting guests; answer phones, screening calls; coordinate Center coverage with Drop-In Center Coordinator; supervise Drop-In Center in Coordinator’s absence; monitoring client and staff activities, addressing behaviors in an appropriate manner; assuring client compliance with policies and procedures; maintaining safe, clean and positive environment; and performing other duties and administrative tasks as assigned.
Must have a minimum of an Associate degree in human service or a related field, or demonstrated experience working with low-income people and at-risk populations in environments such as those serving homeless individuals. Must have the ability to manage conflict; knowledge of substance abuse, HIV, mental illness and issues surrounding homelessness strongly preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus. Willingness to undergo a CORI check is required for employment. Access to reliable transportation strongly preferred.
Physical Requirements: ability to lift and carry weights of 25 pounds; ability to traverse for considerable periods of time in the work area while performing tasks.
Salary $11.75 per hour, 19 hours a week.
Please send Cover letter, resume and job application to:
Attn: Personnel Director, Personnel Director
Community Action, Inc.
3 Washington Square, 4th Fl
Haverhill, MA 01830