Employment Opportunities

Residential Shelter Aide

Reports to: Shelter Director

Hours: Part-Time

Start Date: Immediately


To manage shelter in such a way as to maintain a safe and caring facility. Also, to ensure access to the shelter by clients needing emergency shelter. Ability to work independently.


  • Be a great role model
  • Oversee the activities in the shelter and care of shelter clients. Provide continuity during evening and weekend hours.
  • Answer 24 hour crisis line
  • Perform client intakes as needed
  • Assist clients with daily needs such as access to linens, personal care items, etc.
  • Cleaning and completing house laundry
  • Complete paperwork of front desk, clients' files, and statistical records
  • Complete entry of any computer data generated during your shift
  • Program the security system at night and in the morning.
  • Be knowledgeable as to what to do in a crisis and other unusual situations.
  • Check areas vacated by a client and do any cleaning, if needed
  • Attend any scheduled training meetings
  • Be a source of information about services
  • Responsible for any related duties as assigned

Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

  • Degree is preferred but not required
  • Related experience is required
  • Ability to work with people in crisis in a helpful, caring manner
  • Demonstrates the ability to write clearly, concisely and accurately and keep records.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as assigned
  • Ability to answer multi-line phone system
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work well individually and in a team
  • Computer literacy; experience with Word, Excel and Outlook

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance and Human Resources

Mail to:
Safelight, Inc.
Attn: Jennifer Corn
133 Fifth Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Funded By:

United Way
Council For Women
Family Violence Prevention Services Program

Thank you to United Way, the Family Violence Prevention Services Program, US DHHS, and NC Council for Women for financial support.