Emergency Shelter Site Coordinator – Ocean County

The Shelter Site Coordinator (SSC) is responsible for the day-to-day operations and oversight of the adult shelters that the AHA operates. The SSC understands all aspects of the shelter contract and licensure requirements and communicates this information to staff. The SSC works alongside shelter staff to create realistic benchmarks and goals for clients and conducts periodic internal file reviews to ensure quality service delivery.


  • Manage the operation of the shelter and all related activities.
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment.
  • Plan and provide training and supervision of staff through meetings and individual sessions, or as needed based on performance.
  • Monitor and maintain high standards of physical safety in the shelter through weekly inspection reports, accident reports, investigation reports, and compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Ensure completion/submission of all required reports as scheduled.
  • Routinely review all required reports, logs, mails, etc. as needed, maintaining an organized file system.
  • Identify systems and operations problem areas and make recommendations for improved performance.
  • Ensure that all necessary information is communicated to shelter staff as policies and procedures change.
  • Manage client records, files, and reports to ensure the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of files.
  • Coordinates weekly staff schedule for the shelter.
  • Participates in on-call schedule and provides emergency coverage of uncovered shifts when required.


  • Bachelors degree in Human Services/Related field or High School Diploma and 4 years of related work experience
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and presenting
  • Must have the capacity to deal with diverse clients with various levels of needs.
  • Strong Computer skills (Word, Excel, e-mail, etc.).
  • Must have a current TB Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B and MMR Vaccinations are highly recommended
  • Holidays, overnights, evenings, and weekends are required
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification preferred.

To apply, please visit our online hiring portal: AffordableHousingAllianceInc.appone.com

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The Affordable Housing Alliance pursues a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, creed, sexual orientation, nationality, income, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.