Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest
Jesuit Volunteer--Resident Coordinator at St. Margaret's Shelter
August 2013 — Present
Assist with day-to-day operations at St. Margaret's Shelter--a transitional shelter for women with children through Catholic Charities Spokane. Meeting the needs of residents, ensuring their safety and well-being. Provide direct support to homeless families for their needs for food, clothing, problem-solving and access to shelter and community resources. Provide indirect support to families through listening, modeling behavior, teaching life, vocational and parenting skills one-on-one with families. Provide information and referral as needed and links to residents and other low-income community members with community resources. Maintain resident records, daily log, and other documentation as required. Oversee ordering, pickup, and distribution of items from the local food bank.