Safe Haven: Shelter Director

Job Description: Shelter Director

Location: Safe Haven of Mt Carmel; Mt Carmel, Illinois

Status: Part Time

Primary Purpose:

Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, the Director will work to provide homeless woman and children a safe and comfortable place to reside on their ways to becoming self-sufficient.


  • high school or equivalent (required)
  • US work authorization
  • Available to work any shift that may include overnight stays

Job Duties:

Working Hours would typically be 7am-1pm Monday-Friday and 6 hours every other Saturday determined by volunteer schedules. Fill in occasionally if volunteers call in.

Oversea staff and approve payroll hours for paid employees.

Preparing schedules for coverage at the shelter for paid employees and volunteers.

Recruit and train volunteer support for the shelter and fundraisers.

Screening of potential residents, and upkeep to resident files.

Discharge procedures for residents leaving the shelter.

Ensure residents have food, clothing and toiletries and shop to restock inventories.

Answer incoming calls and field community questions.

Model and teach accountability, respect, trust, and appropriate behaviors relating to shelter rules and guidelines.

Advocate for resident needs.

Maintain confidentiality of residents.

Participate in staff meetings.

Communication skills a must.

Computer skills a plus.

Must have reliable transportation.

Other duties as required

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 – $16.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mount Carmel, IL 62863: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Apply: All can apply by emailing resume to