Shelter Worker Resume Samples

Generally, a Shelter Worker is hired to provide support to the residents of a shelter and help in maintaining order in the shelter homes and help the residents achieve success in a house transition phase. While the duties vary based on the requirements of the shelter home, the following are certain core duties listed on the Shelter Worker Resume – assessing client’s needs and producing support plans, advising clients on their rights, maintaining accurate records such as reports, and meetings minutes, making referrals to specialist service and organizations, planning and delivering workshops; planning and delivering workshops, and liaising with appropriate voluntary and statutory agencies.

Shelter Workers need sensitivity and great communication skills to work with people who have complex needs. Other essential skills can include – numerical and IT skills, administrative skills, resourcefulness, the ability to support and explain clearly, and the willingness to work shifts and unsocial hours. To become, one doesn’t need a degree always, however, some employers ask for at least an NVQ level 2 n education.

 

Shelter Worker Resume example

Shelter Worker Resume

Objective : A highly motivated, self-driven individual wanting to obtain employment with a respectable company while in college. Assisted with admissions to shelter, provided assistance and monitoring to ensure residents attended designated programs.

Conducted face to face meetings twice a week, reviewed and updated communication logs and residents records according to guidelines. Intervening in resident related crisis or problematic situations and providing follow up.

Skills : Inventory Management, Supervising Skills, QA.

Description :

    1. Assisted residents to establish linkages with mental health/health clinics, vocational, educational, financial, substance abuse prevention, special services, childcare and transportation resources as needed.
    2. Provided training, assistance and monitoring in life skills areas as needed, including meal planning, nutrition, personal appearance, basic parenting, meal preparation, unit maintenance, medication ingestion and recreation participation.
    3. Assisted residents with arranging transportation to appointments and other program related activities.
    4. Provided transportation as needed; must use own personal vehicle if agency vehicle is unavailable.
    5. Ensured residents attend scheduled day activities, appointments, interviews, etc.
    6. Responsible for planning, implementing and supervising recreational activities when needed.
    7. Attended and participated in staff meetings, training sessions, Quality Assurance Audits and other relevant meetings as scheduled.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Criminal Justice


Shelter Worker Resume

Objective : Most of my work experience is in the food industry. I have worked for about six years on and off with Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken. I started as a part time pack line worker, and I am now one of the most reliable workers and I am certified in all positions, as a team leader. In between I have worked at subway, and I also spent a short time at Project Woman which is a Women's shelter in Springfield, Oh.

Skills : Customer Service, Teamwork, Multi Tasking, Good Computer , Good Communication .

Description :

    1. Responsible for ensuring residents receive the necessary degree of support to facilitate transition to permanent housing.
    2. Get clients their medication, doing multiple shelter checks, cleaning, paperwork for the shelter such as docmenting daily activities, checking in and out clients, and answering the crisis line.
    3. Genuinely helped people during my time at this job.
    4. Used my communication skills at this job, because I was communicating with clients everyday who were in very fragile stats.
    5. Had to be able to communicate well over the phone to get information needed to allow a client to come into the shelter.
    6. Had to use my computer skills to complete the paper work required for the job.
    7. Provided support to displaced clients to locate permanent housing Encourage clients to adhere to DSS and shelter rules Maintain a clean, and safe.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors In Psychology


Shelter Worker Resume

Headline : Strong Interpersonal Skills Relationship Oriented Class B driver with an excellent safety record; skilled in driving forklifts, handled basic data entry and retrieval on computer systems. Ability to work collaboratively with all staff; coordinated communications between assemblers and engineers; experience in training and supervising staff in customer service and business procedures.

Skills : Customer Service, Legal Research, Typing, Team Leadership, Adobe Photoshop, Computer .

Description :

    1. Provided the basic needs for evacuees of Hurricane Sandy victims.
    2. Performed day-to-day administrative duties including maintaining database, client intakes and assisting other staff with completing paperwork left unfinished.
    3. Effectively de-escalated, diffused, and monitored overall shelter environment for safety.
    4. Prioritized in a busy working environment.
    5. Ensured or assisted in meal preparation.
    6. Contributed to the care and cleanliness of the Bayley Seton.
    7. Worked within a multi-disciplinary shelter team liaising with staff, and supervisors to promote a supportive respectful environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Fine Arts

Shelter Worker Resume

Objective : Dedicated Shelter Worker professional with strong leadership and relationship-building skills, seeking employment as your new Customer Service Representative to utilize compassion, teamwork and strong work ethic supporting the mission of your organization and treating your clients with respect, dignity and without discrimination.

Skills : Customer service experience, Cash handling experience, Multi-tasking, Can follow directions, Thorough with my work, Communication, Being artistic and creative, Goal Setting, Motivated at all times, Organized,.

Description :

    1. Managed and monitored transportation logs and metro card distribution for staff and participants.
    2. Documented of all transactions regarding money, medications, first-aid supplies, mail, visitor, telephone calls and referrals.
    3. Responsible for enforcing the program rules, setting limits and consequences and notifying the case manager and administration rule violations.
    4. Provided Program Director with administrative support.
    5. Performed administrative duties using Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
    6. Escorted clients to appointments related to benefits.
    7. Prepared reports, memorandums letters, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Human Services

Shelter Worker Resume

Summary : Over 20 years combined experience in administrative support, customer service and training. Preparing invoices, accounts receivable, reports, presentations, manuals and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, Excel, and Power Point presentation software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Skills : Working with diversity of cultures, Children with emotional and mental disabilities organizational, a team player, has the ability to work independently, punctual, honest, intergity.

Description :

    1. Cared, cleaned and fended of all animals.
    2. Showed of animals to potential adopters.
    3. Groomed of dogs before leaving to their forever homes.
    4. Helped organize and implement cleaning programs.
    5. Used My 27 years experience have helped in caring for animals that came in.
    6. Ran kennels, groomed dogs for 15 years and was a vet technician for 6 years.
    7. Effectively time management including ability to prioritize and assist with shelters activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Christian Ministry

Shelter Worker Resume

Objective : Friendly and enthusiastic with several years of working with the public. Learning new tasks quickly and enjoy learning new tasks. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times. Providing training and assistance in the development of interpersonal skills, such as problem-solving, appropriate assertion, frustration management and decision making.

Skills : Bilingual Spanish, Computer, CPR, Data Entry, Detail Oriented, Dependable, Excel, First Aid, General Office , Microsoft Office, Organization, Records Management.

Description :

    1. Ordered, unloaded, and stored feed and supplies.
    2. Trained animals to perform certain tasks.
    3. Feeded and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
    4. Examined and observed animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury.
    5. Collected and recorded animal information such as weight, size, physical condition, treatments received, medications given, and food intake.
    6. Exercised animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
    7. Named new arrivals and moved them into their temporary places.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Shelter Worker Resume

Objective : Seeking employment that will enhance my skills and knowledge in sales and customer service and social services. Providing direct service/advocacy/peer support to victims of domestic violence; maintaining client confidentiality; completes client intakes according to shelter policies and procedures. Answering crisis hotline and provides referrals and crisis intervention as needed.

Skills : Conflict resolution, Crisis intervention, Group facilitation, Team building, Typing /Data entry, Report writing, Customer service, Communicational Skills .

Description :

    1. Conducted intake process with new clients by documenting background information and history following the procedures of the Department of Social Services - New York State.
    2. Assisted clients in maintaining and completing Individual Living Plan goals; document all progression.
    3. Observed clients in day-to-day routines; maintain professional and friendly contact.
    4. Assisted clients with Department of Social Services paperwork and help maintain all scheduled appointments.
    5. Monitored ingestion of prescription and over-the-counter medications to clients according to policy.
    6. Provided orientation for new arrivals on shelter protocol, policies, and procedures.
    7. Conducted room inspections and maintain safety around the shelter at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Shelter Worker Resume

Objective : Shelter Worker with 3 years of experience in Enforcing the rule of no physical discipline of children in shelter, which includes being supportive of mothers who are trying to learn non-physical discipline techniques. Creating and maintaining an atmosphere of support and assistance for all residents; making contact with each resident during your shift to ensure their needs are being met.

Skills : Overdrive, Planning, Service Assistant.

Description :

    1. Basically enforced house rules.
    2. Reported all important happenings in a communication log.
    3. Kept work area clean.
    4. Made sure clients do their house chores.
    5. Made sure clients supervise their children and feed the children and do room checks to make sure living area is clean and conforms to fire safety.
    6. Used Communication skills, people skills.
    7. Provided services to homeless families residing in the Homeless Family Shelter.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS In Electrical Technology

Shelter Worker Resume

Objective : A highly organized and effective team player with more than 6 years of progressive professional experience. Seeking a position that will allow for full utilization of education and background. Keeping Shelter Manager (SM) apprised of all issues, concerns, and behaviors that affect the residents case plan, as well as their safety and well-being; reporting suspicion of child abuse to SM immediately.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, And Powerpoint Phone Reception, Basic Accounting. Safe Crisis Management Trained And Certified, CPR & First Aide, AMAP.

Description :

    1. Supported clients; registered, checked-in, monitored, assessed behavior and overall well-being.
    2. Assisted team in identifying potential challenges and provide input to others.
    3. Oriented new arrivals to shelter protocols and policies.
    4. Observed clients in day-to-day routines: maintain informal contact and develop informal opportunities to assist when needed.
    5. Ensured or assisted in meal preparation.
    6. Supported strategies that encourage the involvement of all in providing and developing transitional services.
    7. Answered rape and domestic violence hotline, did intakes on new clients, dispensed medicine, observed and noted client behavior, provided needed service referrals as needed within the community, educated clients on the cycle of domestic violence, headed support groups, maintained confidentiality, and volunteered multiple fund raisers and events for the shelter, prepared treatment plans and help with long term and short term goals for the clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Arts English

Shelter Worker Resume

Headline : A hard working and dependable Laboratory Technician and Electro-Mechanical Assembler with more than eight years of progressively responsible and diverse business experience. Possess excellent communication skills, as well as being easy going, honest, and reliable. Able to work independently with little or no supervision or function as part of an integrated team. Computer literate, including knowledge of Word.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Case Management, Management.

Description :

    1. Able to speak at the annual domestic violence march in October which Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
    2. Told my story to the board of directors of WISH.
    3. Acted as liaison between residents and community, worked with families with school enrollment for grades 5-12.
    4. Cleaned animal cages, replenished food and water.
    5. Aided in animal shots/deworming/medical procedures.
    6. Did laundry and sorted through donations.
    7. Walked the dogs and watered them.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS In Electrical Technology