- Title: Graveyard Supervisor, Shelter and Emergency Services (Temporary until December, with possible extension)
- Salary: $25.50 per hour
- Location: 344 Tully Road San Jose Ca
- Schedule: 12:00 am to 8:30 am Tuesday-Saturday (Full-Time hours required)
The Supervisors oversee teams of corps members who are deployed to support emergency shelter operations at local congregate and isolation shelters. This team leadership role will help SJCC+CS and its partners ensure the safe and effective operation of emergency shelters in the context of the Coronavirus Pandemic. It will involve supervising, coaching, and motivating a team of approximately 3-5 corps members in the successful execution of tasks as assigned by shelter managers. Additionally, the Supervisors will play a critical role in implementing SJCC+CS and partner organization protocol relating to Coronavirus mitigation and ensuring a healthy and safe workplace.
Daily Shelter Operations
- Track attendance and participation of corps members
- Submit daily attendance and ‘End of Day’ reports to SJCC and partners
- Confirm daily tasks with partner site management and relaying instructions to corps members
- Conduct client intakes and recording data in HMIS
- Distribute meals, snacks, water, bedding, linens, toiletries, and other supplies to clients
- Be responsible for the care, welfare, safety, and security of clients during their shelter stay
- Ensure fair procedures and practices, as well as safety within the facility
- Provide information, referrals, housing resources, and program support to shelter guests
- Assist with daily set-up and break-down of the shelter, including setting-up sleeping mats, tables and chairs, etc., as needed
- Other duties as assigned
Corpsmembers Recognition & Development
- Track corpsmembers attendance and distribute recognition awards
- Share corpsmembers accomplishments in the Friday Night Update and with program management
- Implement disciplinary and corrective action as needed
- Other duties as assigned
Partnerships & External Relations
- Provide updates and communication as needed to Emergency Shelter Program partners, including the County of Santa Clara, LifeMoves, and HomeFirst
- Serve as an effective ambassador, builds connections, and maintains relationships with outside constituents
Leadership & Mentorship
- Manage, supervise, and lead the day-to-day engagement of corpsmembers in project work
- Implement skills training and facilitate intentional discussions and informal lessons to contribute to the corpsmembers’ personal growth and group dynamics
- Promote individual corpsmember development and a healthy, supportive community
- Follow and enforce all SJCC policies, maintain professional boundaries, and appropriately represent the San Jose Conservation Corps
General Project Management & Implementation
- Train and motivate a crew of young adults to complete projects safely and efficiently on SJCC campuses and at partner locations
- Delegate project work to SJCC corpsmember
- Think critically to resolve issues and solve problems
- Communicate effectively and coordinate logistics with project partners, corpsmembers, and SJCC staff
Safety & Risk Management
- Monitor and support the corpsmembers' physical and emotional safety during work hours, while implementing any work project
- Ensure corpsmembers are wearing proper uniforms and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Exhibit strong situational awareness & promote a culture of safety
- Transport corpsmembers and equipment safely in SJCC vans or large vehicles
- Follow SJCC COVID-19 Mitigation protocol and ensure corpsmembers do the same
- Conduct daily inspections, cleanouts, and maintenance of vehicles
- Regularly review the Corpsmember Handbook and maintain familiarity with all policies;
- Report incidents to management immediately and appropriately
Administration and Team Communication
- Participate in weekly Emergency Shelter unit meetings and other convenings as requested, coming prepared to report on key updates and personal progress
- Complete attendance tracking, daily and weekly reports, corpsmember evaluations, disciplinary action forms, incident reports, etc., and submit in a timely and highly detailed manner
- Track all project related outcomes and deliverables
- Use Corps iQ to track team progress and key project data
- Check in daily on Slack (in #zweo-staff)
- Submit comprehensive End of Day Reports daily by email
- Contribute to an organized and high-performing workplace
- College degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
- Supervision, facilitation and/or team-building experience with diverse groups of people.
- Strong conflict resolution skills
- Willingness to lead shelter administration and operations required by partner organizations, (e.g. HMIS)
- A passion for addressing major community challenges, including homelessness and racial justice
- Participation in key training, including those focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- 403(b) Retirement Benefits (employer match)
- Credit Union and Employee Assistance Plan
- Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance
- Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
- Subsidized annual Eco Pass
Typical Working Conditions: Full-time in the field with occasional office work. When performing field work, will be subjected to weather conditions within Santa Clara County (moderate range of temperature/inclement weather).
Equipment Used: Will be utilizing various IT equipment including but not limited to, computers, tablets, and smartphones. May occasionally drive company vehicles with proper training.
Essential Physical Tasks: Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, able to drive or at least be capable of being trained to drive different vehicles, and able to sit for a long period of time.
NOTICE: The statements herein are intended to give a broad description of this job function and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties and/or projects may be assigned.
Apply by completing the General Application section and be prepared to submit your resume as part of the application process.
The position is open until filled.
SJCC Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. The Corps and School do not discriminate based on an individual's race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, hairstyle, hair texture or any other basis prohibited by law.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School is an “At-Will” employer. We conduct pre-employment background checks and drug screens.
About the San Jose Conservation Corps:
Founded in 1987, the SJCC+CS has provided more than 17,000 opportunity young men and women with academic education, hands-on learning, and development of basic skills. These skills include leadership, communication, computer literacy, and employment training, which will help them to advance and excel in their future and careers. The SJCC+CS offers secondary education courses through its on-site charter school and career technical education and job training through its Environmental Projects and Recycling Departments. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. For more information, please visit: www.sjcccs.org.