Temporary Shelter Counselor-Greenfield (731)

Temporary Shelter Counselors

Sheltering Services


We are open and we are looking for relief counselors to provide a safe, welcoming environment for overnight guests who are seeking shelter from the cold. Various shifts and flexible schedules available.

Temporary Counselors: Positions available at a Shelter in Downtown Greenfield. Ability to maintain a safe and peaceful residence. Experience with homeless, substance abuse, mental health, local resources, case notes, and computer skills helpful. Spanish speakers, strongly preferred. Positions lasts from December 10, 2020 until May 1, 2021 or longer to be determined.

As a temporary counselor, you will:

  • Work to provide a healthy home-like atmosphere in the shelter or warming center
  • Attend to the daily affairs and welfare of all clients during each assigned shift. This includes but is not limited to: counseling, training in daily living skills, recreational and socialization programming and supervision, supervision of tasks within the program, and case management.
  • Prepare and serve light meals to the guests
  • Assist guests in finding resources they need to address their continuing shelter/housing and other needs;
  • Engage participants in problem-solving activities.
  • Write log notes, progress notes, and any other client record keeping that may be assigned.

You're someone who has:

  • a high school diploma or GED (college would be an added plus);
  • basic computer skills and the ability to write daily shift notes and other communications;
  • the kind of positive energy, patience, common sense, and compassion needed to motivate others;
  • the physical ability to attend to guests' safety needs; and

ยท  We offer a starting wage of $14.00/hour; provide paid orientation and training for certification in First Aid, CPR.

ServiceNet is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be a tobacco-free employer.