Shelter Coordinator

Job Description




  • Case management of women residing at Circle’s shelter, including provision and/or coordination of:
  • Shelter in-take and other statistical information gathering
  • Needs assessments
  • Emotional support and peer counseling
  • Information and education about domestic violence and other related issues
  • Referrals and advocacy to social service providers as needed
  • Coordinate and provide shelter support services for residents (Economic Services benefits, housing, health, etc.)
  • Organize and facilitate house meetings
  • Provide one-on-one meeting times with residents
  • Work with Shelter Youth Program Coordinator to support families
  • Collect and maintain statistical data on services provided to residents at the shelter; submit all shelter data to co-director in a timely manner
  • Maintain records and files of shelter cases
  • Coordinate shelter volunteer schedule with Volunteer Coordinator on a monthly basis; maintain statistical data on shelter volunteers
  • Act as liaison with other social service organizations
  • Remain current with housing and shelter program initiatives; keep staff informed of changes to these systems




  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and respectfully with people of all socioeconomic, religious, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Awareness of the relationship between the patriarchy and global oppression of women and children and of intimate partner violence as a social issue.
  • Belief in the strength and resourcefulness of women and children who have been abused.
  • Basic understanding of the systems and processes which victims of domestic violence are involved with
  • Willingness and ability to be on-call on scheduled weekends and evenings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and respect group decisions.
  • Ability and willingness to work according to consensus decision making process.
  • Active listening skills
  • Valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle.


This is a full-time (40 hours) salaried exempt position. Employer pays full healthcare expenses. Reports to and receives supervision from the Co-Directors.


Job Details

  • Position Type: Program
  • Location: Washington County
  • Employment Type/ Status: Full Time


  • Name: Circle (formerly Battered Women's Services and Shelter)

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