Warming Center Attendant

Department: Warming Center | Pay: DOE | Location: Coeur d' Alene

The Warming Center Attendant will assist in overseeing the day-to-day operations of St. Vincent de Paul’s Warming Center.  This is an on-call position based on outdoor temperature.  The Warming Center operates November 1 through February 28, between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., on nights when the temperature drops to 28 degrees and below.  The Warming Center Attendant reports directly to the Warming Center Manager.


·     Can maintain awareness without falling asleep during a night shift while everyone else sleeps
·     Can work independently and occasionally in high-pressure busy atmosphere
·     Can remain extremely organized under pressure
·     Can meet deadlines
·     Can communicate effectively both orally and written with people from diverse backgrounds
·     Can work in a collaborative manner as a member of a team
·     Can effectively manage and solve problems
·     Can relate professionally with vendors, residents, and co-workers
·     Can commit to the mission and values of St. Vincent de Paul

·       Must have cell phone for contact with Warming Center Manager and emergent needs during shifts
·       Attend meetings
·       Take inventory
·       Ensure the safety of the clients and staff
·       Maintain nightly logs
·       Routine COVID-19 sanitation practices throughout every shift


·       Physical:     Frequently required to perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks such as writing, etc.   Must be able to walk, stand, and sit for extended periods.  Moderately required bending and squatting.  Occasionally must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

·       Cognitive:   Frequently required to concentrate on detail with frequent interruption.  Must be able to attend to task/function for more than 60 minutes at a time, to understand and relate to specific ideas several at a time, and to remember multiple tasks and assignments given to self and others over a period of several days.

·       Environmental Conditions:  Occasional exposure to seasonal conditions in outside weather.  Being aware of health conditions and CDC requirements regarding sanitation and health and safety.

·       Equipment: Frequent use of sanitation and disinfectant supplies.