11 Jul
Team Member Hygiene Center (URS Downtown)
Washington, Seattle-tacoma

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Urban Rest Stop Team MemberUniversity District & Downtown locationsFulltime and part-time positions available.Post End Date: Open Until FilledReports to: Team LeaderWork Schedule: U-District: Fulltime (40 hours/week) Tuesday through Friday. 7:30am- 6:00pm.Downtown: Fulltime (40 hours/week) Mon-Fri 5:00am-1:00pm.Downtown: Part-time (16- 20 hours/week) Saturday & Sunday (Summer) 7:30am- 6:00pm, Saturday & Sunday (rest of year) 7:30am-4pmSalary: $14.23 – 17.53 per hour, DOEBenefits: Fulltime: Medical/Dental/Vision, Life/Disability, Pension, Vacation and sick leave.Part-time at 20 hours/week may participate in benefits via premium share.Agency Summary: The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) was established in 1991, as a non-profit housing development and advocacy organization. LIHI develops housing opportunities for people who are low-income and/or homeless, provides technical assistance to communities and other non-profits, and advocates for housing justice.The Urban Rest Stop, a LIHI, project, offers toilets, showers and laundry facilities to the homeless and low-income people.Position Summary:Responsible for greeting and assisting Urban Rest Stop patrons who use the bathroom, shower and laundry facilities. Monitor patrons, both inside and directly outside of the Urban Rest Stop facility. Provide requested personal hygiene and laundry supplies. Maintain a high standard of facility cleanliness and service, following agency standards. Restock and controls supply inventory for staff and patron use.Updates and maintains patron database daily. Assists with the submission of various Urban Rest Stop Activity Reports. Works cooperatively with the Team Leader and volunteers. Required - one year previous experience working/volunteering with homeless population in a comparable social service environment such as a shelter, transitional shelter, multi-service center or other direct human services. For consideration – all job requirements must be met.Responsibilities: Customer ServiceEnsure that the Urban Rest Stop provides a clean, safe and welcoming environment at allSchedule appointments for daily use of the showers and laundryMonitor use of all agency facilities by patrons. Provides personal assistance whenDistribute personal care items as requested and when donations areDistribute and monitor shower towel use and return, in accordance with agency procedures.Monitor Rest Stop patrons and their behaviors throughout theEnforce Rest Stop Rules and Procedures, ensuring the safety and security of patrons and staff at allMediate conflicts and model appropriate problem solvingImplement Rest Stop Security Procedures when Document all such incidents in Daily Log and submit Incident Report to Program CoordinatorProvide information and referral services to Urban Rest StopContact other community agencies when specific patron assistance is required, e. Public Health, the Sobering Center, Seattle Police and Community Service Officers.Administrative/Record keepingMaintain Daily Log of Urban Rest StopRestock and sort consumable and cleaning supplies, ensuring a continuous supply for Rest Stop staff Inventory to be secured and managed for best use of agency property and funds.Stock and sort donated and purchased hygiene supplies, such as razors, diapers, foot care products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, combs, soap, shampoo and laundry detergent.Collect demographic and facility use information on Rest Stop patrons Update and maintain patron database daily.Maintain a daily towel and supply use log.Follow agency procedures as detailed within the Urban Rest Stop Procedures Manual.CleaningClean the Urban Rest Stop in accordance with daily cleaning Maintain a high level of facility cleanliness at all times, including spot and emergency cleaning tasks.Monitor the condition of the Rest Stop Report any maintenance or repair concerns to the Team Leader.Other expectationsWorks cooperatively with the Team Leader, Program Coordinator and volunteers to ensure the Urban Rest Stop success.Participate in staff meetings and in-service training events.Other duties as requested by and Team Leader and Program Coordinator.Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated verbal and written command of English.Previous home health aide, nursing/psychatric aide, orderly, chore service, social service assistant/aide or janitorial experience of one year in a commercial, private, health or social service agency setting.Previous work experience in a comparable, social service environment, such as a Homeless shelter, Transitional Housing, multi-service center or other direct human services provision.Demonstrated abilities and experience in successful conflict resolution.Ability to work with low – income, multi-cultural, homeless individuals and families.Ability to work effectively with both staff and patrons who represent diverse cultural, economic, social, ethnic, and sexual orientations, with differing levels of physical and mental abilities.Ability to lift up to 50Ability to perform hard, physicalAbility to stand or walk during majority of workAbility to work in a busy, fast paced, stressful environmentAbility to perform as a Team memberFunctional knowledge of computers and keyboards.Must pass criminal background and drug tests.Desired Qualifications: Bi-lingual skillsHigh school diploma or GEDUpon Hire: Acquisition within 7 days of employment: Verification of TB Skin Test or Chest X-Ray.Acquisition within 90 days of employment: physical exam, home telephone, First Aid and CPR All items must be maintained on a current statusRenewal of TB Skin Test or Chest X –Ray in accordance with Urban Rest StopSuccessful completion of both the Washington State Patrol and FBI Criminal History BackgroundThis is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office of Professional Employees International Union. This is a non-exempt position. The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Employment application may be printed from the website www.lihi.org. Or you may pick up or request an application from:The Low Income Housing Institute 2407 First Ave, Suite 200Seattle, Washington 98121-1311Phone: (206) 443-9935, ext. 113Fax: (206) 433-9851Website: www.lihi.orgNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, TemporarySalary: $14.23 to $17.93 /hourExperience:janitorial: 1 yearEducation:High schoolRequired work authorization:United States

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