#804: Abode Services

 Fremont, California

Abode Services at Sunrise Village Shelter provides transitional shelter and comprehensive support services to single adults and families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

Website: http://www.abodeservices.org

Job Descriptions

Abode Services at Sunrise Village Emergency Shelter provides transitional shelter and comprehensive support services to homeless families with children and single adults. Abode Services’ mission is to identify and coordinate ways to service the homeless by helping them move toward the goals of independence, self-help, and the ability to seek, enter, and maintain stable housing.

Abode seeks:
(A) Shelter Monitors to provide direct services to program residents at Sunrise Village. Responsibilities include staffing the front desk, engaging with donors and volunteers, answering phones, enforcing program guidelines, informally counseling residents, managing chores, and completing data entry. Shelter Monitors ensure the facility is clean, safe, and well maintained. Sunrise Village Shelter is a 24-hour shelter, and volunteers will work some weekends and evenings to fit project needs.

Volunteers should have computer skills, flexibility, sensitivity, and an understanding of good customer service skills.

(B) A Kitchen Assistant to work directly with the Kitchen Coordinator to maintain the operations of the kitchen, dining rooms, and food pantry at Sunrise Village. Tasks include ensuring that all procedures for kitchen/food safety are maintained, that supplies are stocked, and that equipment is operational. This position assists with quality control and inventory of food, organization of food pantries, and the resident lunch bag program. This position also assists the meal group volunteers as needed. The volunteer should be flexible and have an understanding of good customer service skills. Experience with food preparation is a plus but not required. SafeServFood training is required and will be provided by Abode Services. Volunteers will need to work some weekends and evenings to fit project needs.

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