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Monitor (As Needed) - (Family Emergency Shelter)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at

The Family Emergency Housing program provides emergency housing to 8 -10 families at a time.  We provide housing for 90 days as well as case management, referrals to benefits, housing, and help with job search.  The program goal is to obtain permanent housing for each family within 90 days.


The Family Emergency Shelter Monitor assists in monitoring the facility and clients with respect and compassion while ensuring client safety and security. This position:

  • Monitors clients and conducts bed checks; maintains records
  • Answers telephones and takes messages for clients and staff; monitors doors and greets clients
  • Oversees preparation and serving of meals
  • Inputs required data to computer systems
  • Secures the facility including periodically walking the facility and making reports as needed
  • Administers breathalyzer and urinalysis tests, as needed
  • Maintain office housekeeping; keeps bed areas, laundry areas and bathrooms clean and disinfected


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Over 18 years of age
  • Minimum 1 year experience in clerical position
  • Basic computer skills
  • Proven ability to do basic arithmetic
  • Must pass fingerprint clearances
  • Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to communicate clearly, effectively, and compassionately with other
  • Must have TB clearance
  • Must be able to lift, squat, kneel, bend and walk continuously

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer