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Shelter Monitor - (Winter Shelter)

Adult Services | Pomona, 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 www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

The Monitor:

  • 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

Requirements:

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

Additional Requirements:

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

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer