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Job Order: 17492347   

Print Date: 03/05/2021            Expires: 05/04/2021

Job Title: Shelter Manager

Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)

Job Description:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Join a passionate, dynamic team dedicated to eliminating all forms of power-based personal violence, promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The ideal candidate is a warm, self-starter deeply committed to providing services from a strengths-based, social justice and anti-oppression framework.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Program Director and within the scope of the agency’s goals and objectives, the Shelter Manager is responsible for the day to day operations, management and supervision of the agency’s emergency shelter and housing program. Shelter and housing services are available to clients whose housing need is related to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking. This position is based at the CBV Shelter and directly supervises Shelter and Housing staff.


  • Have a reliable means of transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Must be willing to provide transportation to clients in personal vehicle
  • Must pass Live Scan
  • Must have a reliable means of mobile communication and cell service or landline at your home
  • Bachelor degree in social services field preferred or equivalent experience
  • Must have Crisis Intervention Training certification with emphasis on power-based personal violence, or be able to successfully complete state required training within 6 months (this training can be provided)
  • CPR certification required (this training can be provided)
  • Fluency in speaking and writing English; bilingual encouraged to apply
  • Willingness and ability to physically respond to a crisis within 30 minutes
  • Supervisory experience
  • Professional experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking
  • Three years’ experience in emergency shelter setting


  • Manage all aspects of the emergency residential shelter; including staff supervision and oversight of operations and client services
  • Ensure the shelter stays clean, safe and well-maintained
  • Coordinate necessary repairs and/or maintenance
  • Maintain open communication with the landlord about any issues that may arise
  • Supervise Shelter Advocates and Housing Team; including training, regular supervisions, performance evaluations, and progressive disciplinary action
  • Implement and enforce all shelter and housing program procedures and protocol
  • Emergency response to shelter for crises when necessary
  • Participate as a member of the agency Leadership Team, including weekly meetings
  • Attend staff meetings, training sessions, supervision and other agency meetings as required
  • Ensure effective management of grants including meeting project goals and objectives and monitoring program budgets
  • Ensure that weekly house meetings and support groups are available for shelter clients
  • Ensure the accurate and timely collection of statistical data, maintaining confidentiality, and in compliance with funding requirements
  • Prepare written reports as requested, including monthly report on programs for the Board of Directors
  • Ensure issues within the shelter and housing program are addressed within a timely, direct, and respectful manner (Including issues brought up by staff, clients, property managers, shelter landlord, leadership, etc.)
  • Ensure CBV representation at community meetings and trainings related to Housing and Nevada County,
  • other public meetings and committees as requested
  • Oversee referral, screening and intake processes for potential shelter and housing clients
  • Regular Meetings with direct reports to go over difficult cases, staffing, challenges and successes including facilitating regular team meetings
  • Propose policy, procedures and program changes to ensure agency programs are ultimately successful and creating positive long-term impact on clients
  • Actively foster and maintain positive relationships with local community organizations and partners as well as CBV Staff, Board, and volunteers
  • Provide presentations to the Crisis Intervention Training class, the public, Board of Directors, and other groups, as requested, Community Beyond Violence Shelter Manager Job Description, last updated 2/25/21
  • Provide assistance with resolving conflicts within the residential shelter setting and co-living housing clients

Hiring Requirements: Background Checks, Reference Checks, Proof of Motor Vehicle Insurance

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Requires a Driver’s License: Yes, Operator License

Minimum Salary: DOE

Benefits: Vacation, Holidays, Sick Leave, Retirement/Pension

Job Application Methods Accepted: Via Email

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Community Beyond Violence:

Employer Information:

Community Beyond Violence

P.O. Box 484

Grass Valley, CA 95945

Contact: Beth Volz

Phone: (530) 272-2046

Background Checks, Reference Checks, Proof of Motor Vehicle Insurance

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Bachelor's
Minimum Hourly Wage: DOE