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Site Attendant (Homeless Shelter)

Whittier, California
$16.50 to $18.50 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
"Every person deserves compassion, dignity, and the safety of a place to call home."

Homelessness is the largest social and public health crisis in California. Illumination Foundation (IF) is a growing non-profit organization dedicated towards disrupting the cycle of homelessness by providing targeted, interdisciplinary services in our recuperative care centers, emergency shelters, housing services and children's and family programs. IF currently has 13+ facilities with 22+ micro-communities scattered across Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire.

Illumination Foundation is looking for individuals to join our team and make a real difference in people's lives. We offer a $500 SIGN ON BONUS!

Job Description:

The Site Attendant will assist clients with all immediate needs for daily living and maintain facility upkeep.

Client Care:

Prepare and serve meals to clients while following food safety practices.
Assist with client intakes and outtakes by preparing client bed area and providing client with site rules/policies
Check in with clients on-site and perform walk-throughs of dorm areas to ensure client safety and welfare.

Client Transportation:

Drive clients to and from appointments/general program activities as scheduled or authorized.
Update Transportation Logs and inform Supervisor of any vehicle issues.
Maintain the cleanliness of the company vehicles.

Facility Upkeep:

Perform routine janitorial cleaning and facility maintenance, including but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, wiping and sanitizing the facility bathrooms, kitchen, and rooms.
Update cleaning logs.
Dispose of all trash accumulated within the facility.
Ensure restrooms and kitchens are stocked with necessary items.
Maintain client storage and retrieval process.

Physical Demands:

The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job and to move or lift up to 35 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.

Minimum Qualifications/Preferred Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent
One year minimum previous employment
One year residential or supported living field experience
Valid CA Driver's License
Experience working with the homeless population (preferred)
Bilingual (preferred)


Medical Insurance funded up to 91% by Illumination Foundation (Kaiser and Blue Shield), depending on the plan
Dental and Vision Insurance
Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance funded 100% by Illumination Foundation
Employee Assistance Program
Professional Development Reimbursement
401K with Company Matching
10 days holiday PTO/year
Paid vacation and sick days
Potential eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSFL) for federally qualified loans
Sign-On Bonus
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  • Job Reference: 705897609-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Illumination Foundation
  • Location: Whittier, California
  • Salary: $16.50 to $18.50 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent