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Shelter Coordinator (Housekeeping) Job Opening - Delaware Shelter

Turning Point, a program offering services to victims of domestic violence, has an opening for the position of Shelter Coordinator at our Delaware shelter. 

The Shelter Coordinator work within Turning Point's shelter to do what it takes to meet the needs of our clients.  The following description defines areas for which an individual has primary responsibility. This list is not intended to limit the scope of the job in any way.




  • Meet individually and works with all residents in assistance of meeting their basic needs, including food and clothing.

  • Respond to resident needs within the shelter, share in coverage duties, implement house rules, and respond to other emergency situations.

  • Serve as a liaison for residents with social service agencies to coordinate service delivery.

  • Responsible for facility housekeeping, such as sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, scrubbing, polishing and other household related cleaning ensuring a clean, safe, and healthy working environment for all. Work with Shelter Custodian on light maintenance in and around facility including coordinating safety protocols and repairs as needed.

  • Monitor, purchase, and maintain an adequate supply of food, household, cleaning, and medical/hygiene supplies as well as linens, towels, paper products and other household needs accommodating special dietary or hygienic needs of residents.

  • Weekly prepare and discuss a duty roster dividing chores fairly among the residents.

  • Coordinate the pick-up, sorting, and distribution of all donations.

  • Complete necessary reports, fire drills and inspections, etc. in collaboration with Shelter Custodian.

  • Document case activity in each client’s file.

  • Supervise volunteers as assigned by the Volunteer Coordinator.

  • Supervise persons placed at Turning Point through job placement programs.

  • Other appropriate duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Understand and abide by the Ohio Domestic Violence Network’s Promising Practices; Standards for Domestic Violence Programs

  • Understand and provide Trauma Informed Care as defined by the Ohio Domestic Violence Network’s Trauma-Informed Care; Best Practices and Protocols for Ohio’s Domestic Violence Programs.

  • Knowledge of and ability to implement efficient and cost-effective house management practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of and skill in efficient and cost-effective purchasing of food, supplies, and other household items.

  • Ability to lead informational groups.

  • Ability to consistently and fairly enforce house rules.

  • Ability to document case recordings, service statistics and other reports accurately and completely.

  • Ability to communicate with people of varying social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds.

  • Ability to interact effectively in a team approach with other staff members.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Experience in housekeeping, facility maintenance, or social service agency preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license and insurance preferred.

  • Job will require completion of BCI background check.

Work Schedule:

  • Part time; as assigned.  Availability to work shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays. Most shifts will be during third shift.

  • 25-29 hours per week.

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.

  • Other guidelines in place to ensure safety of residents and staff.

Starting pay rate is $15.00/hour.   


Please submit resume/cover letter to:

Turning Point

Kathy King, Shelter Director

P.O. Box 875

Marion, Ohio 43301-0875

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