Lantern Community Services
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full Time


Job Title:                     Part-Time Shift Supervisor, Shelter

Reports to:                  Director of Program Operations

Status:                         Full-time

FLSA Classification:    Non-Exempt  

Job Location:              Washington Heights, NYC



We are seeking an organized and effective Shift Supervisor for our women's mental health shelter in Manhattan. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team that ensures the efficiency of site operations, will be experienced in serving clients with mental health needs, and skilled in site operations and staff management.

Under the supervision of the Director of Program Operations, the Shift Supervisor will oversee the day to day operations of the site, supervise a team of Residential Aides (Security and Kitchen), and assist in overseeing the contracted staff, including security officers and maintenance personnel.



  • Bachelor's degree
  • One year of supervisory experience working in the field of social service, housing or emergency shelter
  • Experience with facility or building shift management
  • F-80 Fire Safety Coordinator certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire date
  • NYC Food Handlers Certificate or ability to obtain in 3 months of hire date
  • Takes initiative, able to work well under pressure, as well as independently and as part of a team to complete complex projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing, communication, organization and leadership skills
  • Adept and comfortable with crisis management
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel and the ability to learn new technologies and databases



  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, mental health, substance use and/or chronically homeless population
  • Bilingual Spanish
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