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Requisition Number 19-0095- Drop-In Center Worker
Post Date 1/29/2019
Title Drop-In Center Worker
City Lahaina
State HI
Drop-In Center Worker

DEPARTMENT: Homeless Outreach Programs
POSITION TITLE: Drop-In Center Worker
SUPERVISOR: Lahaina Corps Officer, Maui County Coordinator

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The primary goal of this position is to monitor and facilitate all aspects of the Hale Palekana Homeless Drop-In Center. As a Drop-in Center Worker, you will be responsible to monitor and daily report on the use of the drop-in center facilities by our homeless clientele, pickup, prepare and serve food at the various meals, monitor and schedule the use of the laundry and showers, and working alongside and guide the various volunteers and volunteer groups who assist in the drop-in center. You will also be responsible for assisting with the upkeep of the laundry and shower facilities, dining area, and kitchen and all food storage areas.

• Hold food handling certificate in good standing (if needed)
• Valid driver’s license

• Maintain daily logs, records and/or reports necessary to comply with grantors, food donors and health department.
• Monitor and schedule the use of shower and laundry facilities.
• Prepare and cook meals for the drop-in center.
• Assist with the distribution of prepared meals, donated and/or nonperishable food items brought in by volunteer groups.
• Pickup, shop, stock and inventory food and hygiene items as necessary for the program.
• With guidance from the Corps Officer, create menus for the weekly meals.
• Maintain a clean a work environment through cleaning, sanitizing and upkeep of the kitchen and kitchen equipment, storage areas, showers, laundry and dining area.

Performs other duties as assigned.

• Work under stressful conditions
• Interact with others with courtesy and tact
• Manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner to meet tight deadlines
• Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner
• Complete projects on schedule
• Maintain confidentiality
• Maintain regular and punctual work attendance

• Set up and service meals and or other food items at the drop-in center.
Use office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, calculators, etc.

The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds; traveling by airplane.

The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephones; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies

Valid Hawaii driver’s license.
Travel on and off-island as necessary for training (if needed)

Work will be outdoors and indoors in Lahaina and may require travel to the south and central areas of Maui County. Attendance at trainings, both in Hawaii and on the mainland, may be required.

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

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