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Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full 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 Monitor assists in monitoring the facility and clients with respect and compassion while ensuring client safety and security:

  • Ensures the safety of coworkers, participants, guests, and property
  • Identifies and responds to fire, medical emergencies, noises, and crimes using alarms, cameras, motion sensors, and radios
  • Patrols, observes and reports suspicious or unusual activity to appropriate authorities; removes trespasser from property
  • Patrols premises regularly to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and to ensure security of doors, windows, and gates
  • Monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, participants, visitors and others to maintain security of property; ensures participants and other individuals are in compliance with facility policies with respect to weapons and other property
  • May conduct searches or operate other detecting devices in accordance with company policy
  • Completes written reports and incident logs of daily activities and irregularities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Minimum of 1 year in the security field or similar experience required
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule (evenings and weekends required)

Preferred Experience:

  • Must be able to work well with others
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Proven familiarity with homelessness and related issues a plus


Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law