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Shelter Specialist - Transitional Wellness Center

Bay Cove Human Services
United States, Massachusetts, Boston
March 29, 2024
Shelter Specialist - Transitional Wellness Center
Boston, MA, USA
Req #1136
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Bay Cove Human Services' mission is to partner with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential. Bay Cove pursues this mission by providing individualized and compassionate services to people facing the challenges associated with developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorders, and homelessness at more than 175 program sites throughout Greater Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Bay Cove Human Services is committed to ensuring the representation and participation of candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We encourage all qualified individuals, particularly those from historically marginalized groups, to apply.

Job Summary: The Shelter Specialist is responsible for ensuring a safe environment for all guests, intervening during conflict scenarios and escalating such situations to program management or emergency services when appropriate.

Essential Functions of the Position:



  • Respond appropriately to any emergency situation.
  • Oversee and monitor the proper distribution and intake of all client medication.
  • Provide care for program participants and maintain order by monitoring client activities, providing crisis intervention and resolving conflicts, as needed.
  • Maintain all safety and security policies and procedures, including bed checks, building security, and fire safety.
  • Maintain daily logs.
  • Prepare food, plan, manage, and service on a daily basis, as needed.
  • Enforce all program policies and procedures as they pertain to clients, and maintain protocols in the event of making spot decisions relative to a client's health and safety, including crisis interventions, referrals, and restrictions.


Job Requirements:



  • Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience - Knowledge of modality specific issues, such as substance use disorder or homelessness
  • Must be knowledgeable with the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Record (Title 42CFR-Part 2)
  • License - Valid driver's license.



Other details


  • Pay Type
    Hourly


  • Boston, MA, USA

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