The Lazarus Day Center provides a warm, safe, hospitable place with a community atmosphere for homeless and marginally housed men and women age 50 and older. On an average day, 350 individuals come through our doors seeking food and shelter. The center is open 365 days a year from 7:00a.m. - 6:30 p.m. These hours/days may change as funding allows.
As a result of their age and living conditions, the majority of our guests suffer from mental and physical disabilities. The Center opened in July 1990 to serve this special population of elderly people who are vulnerable to the weather, street predators, and illness.
This is an on-call, variable schedule position with an hourly pay rate of $15.60-$16.54 DOQ.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor center throughout shift (including restrooms, hallway and the front of building) responding to any crisis situations. De-escalate problematic behavior and implement consequences for violating the day center’s guidelines.
Refer Clients to appropriate social services agencies for assistance.
Intake clients, record attendance and other statistical data in Clarity.
Receive visitors and in-kind donations.
Receive and sort mail
Monitor Shelter bus line.
Assist in transportation of Shelter Residents from Shelter bus line to Shelter.
Attend and participate staff meetings and trainings required by CCS/CHS for all employees.
Help prepare and serve and meals.
Read and oversee the daily log of day center activities.
Make sure client mail is tracked, stored and distributed safely
Assist in daily tasks such as, but not limited to, cleaning, emptying garbage and assisting in the laundry.
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Lead Staff, Program Supervisor or Director.