Sault Tribe
  • - ACFS
  • 49783, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Year Round - Full Time
  • Yes





The Shelter Manager, under the direction of the Advocacy Resource Program Manager, is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Lodge of Bravery Shelter, and providing advocacy, multi-agency liaison, community support coordination, and non-therapeutic counseling to the shelter residents. The position is responsible for assisting the shelter resident’s with meeting their needs and for ensuring the resident’s safety.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Maintains a peaceful and safe environment for residents living at the Lodge of Bravery Shelter.
  • Prepares and facilitates support group, house and staff meetings.
  • Researches and develops policies and procedures to ensure safe operation.                                           
  • Monitors compliance with grant and contract requirements.                                                                   
  • Prepares and complies with Lodge of Bravery Shelter budget.                                                  
  • Attends all departmental meetings and recommended meetings.                                                           
  • Collects and compiles statistical data and prepares monthly reports.
  • Facilitates conflict resolution with team members and residents.
  • Inventories Shelter property and shops for groceries and household supplies.
  • Identifies issues and makes recommendations to restore operations/compliance.   
  • Brings priority issues and concerns to the Advocacy Resource Program Manager's attention.


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Updates team members on the next shift of any issues.
  • All other job related duties as assigned.




Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, Board of Directors, clients/residents, outside vendor/service providers and Law Enforcement personnel.



Position light with lifting of 20 pounds and frequent lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds. Physical factors include constant sitting, use of hearing, near/midrange/far vision, depth perception, color/field of vision; frequent driving, typing; occasional standing, walking, pushing/pulling, stooping, kneeling, reaching, manual handling and bending. Working conditions include occasional exposure to weather, extreme heat/cold, wet/humidity, and noise and air quality. Potential hazards include constant client contact, computer use and occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, chemicals, insecticides, infectious exposure, needles/syringes and equipment use. Potential hazard also includes exposure to high risk and volatile situations. Personal protection equipment includes latex gloves.




Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Family Ecology, Consumer/Community Services, Family Studies or Child Development, Guidance/School Counseling, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Human Services or in another major where 25% of the course credits earned toward the degree are in human behavioral sciences preferred.


Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in Human Services field. Minimum of 3 years of management/supervisory experience required.


Certifications/License:          Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver’s license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing. Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:      Basic knowledge of Native American traditions and culture required. Must demonstrate understanding of dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault and dating violence and stalking. Basic knowledge of judicial system and terminology required. Knowledge of inventory, report format creation and office systems required. Must have knowledge of facility/maintenance procedures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Dispute resolution skills. Must have excellent organization skills, strategic planning and project management skills required. Must maintain flexibility and patience in a potentially stressful situation. Must be able to handle client and public relations issues and concerns. Must work with individuals with a wide variety of purposes and backgrounds. Must be able to work with little to no supervision. Must have ability and willingness to investigate problems and recommend and implement corrective measures. Must be able to handle client service and public relations issues and concerns. Must be able to work with individuals and agencies with a wide variety of backgrounds. Must maintain confidentiality. Native American preferred.


REMUNERATION:                        $29.988.00


This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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