Lead Staff-Eau Claire Community Warming Center

Through the direction of the Warming Center Administrative Team (facility Coordinator and the Assistance Coordinator), the lead worker provides direct services in accordance with the Warming Center mission and in accordance with the mission of collaborative partners. The lead staff is responsible “to provide a safe, clean place for single men and women, regardless of what their ambitions or hopes are while ensuring our guest’s personal dignity, respect, and safety.” The lead worker will work to make the guests feel welcome and engage them in appropriately social distant discussion, encouragement, and activities. They will work to provide supervision to other Warming Center guests. They will also provide direction and support to the volunteers of the facility.

Skills/Qualification Requirements:

  1. Possess specific training/experience working with homeless or marginalized populations.
  2. Exhibits leadership qualities.
  3. Displays compassion and respect to others.

Position Requirements:

  1. Ability to lead; be recognized as a leader; able to exercise fair and good judgment.
  2. Of good moral character; possess excellent decision-making skills.
  3. Excellent communication skills; be a good listener.
  4. Ability to multi-task; be innovative; able to respond to urgent and/or unexpected needs.
  5. Be willing to be flexible with schedule and work additional hours as needed.
  6. Ability to work with volunteers.


  1. Assists the administrative team with the general operations of the Warming Center.
  2. Assures the volunteers display personal dignity and respect to all guests.
  3. Assists with the supervision of the volunteers.
  4. Maintains appropriate record keeping, data, and reporting needs in accordance with policies of the Warming Center.
  5. Collaborates with Catholic Charities Sojourner House staff to work in unison with the needs of the homeless population.
  6. Maintains client confidentiality in accordance with reasonable standards.
  7. Other duties that may be assigned.

The Warming Center Lead Worker will be supervised and report to the Warming Center Assistant Coordinator in conjunction with the Warming Center Coordinator.

PAY RANGE: $15.00 to $17.99 based on experience. Hours are variable, Monday-Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm.

Sign-On Bonus program:  New hires are eligible for a $200 bonus after successful completion of 30 days!

For immediate consideration, please fill out an application online and attach your resume and cover letter.