Shelter Project Coordinator

  • Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Project Management

Job Description


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Performs work to develop and coordinate programs and projects for the Commissioners' Office related to Operation Shelter to establish and create an operational plan for safe camping, secure outdoor space and other locations for people experiencing homelessness. This position is grant funded for two years.

Representative Examples of Work

Serves as a member of the City and County Operation Shelter Leadership Team; sets priorities, ensures regulatory compliance and resolves problems related to establishing and operating safe, supported camping sites. Develops site budgets and operational plans; works with service providers and vendors; assists with updating and maintaining the sites and developing and implementing policies. Assists the City and County Operation Shelter leadership teams, the mobile care team coordinator; and participating agency and service provider staff. Performs research and develops a logical scope and sequence to develop operation shelter project implementation for the commissioners' office. Builds support for operation shelter projects and programs. Participates in public processes, meetings and planning groups as a leader, facilitator, or member. Provides outreach and coordination with State, Federal, and local government agencies, business, and non-profit groups in Missoula County around areas related to Operation Shelter. Oversees the contracting of a communications firm to develop and maintain a public engagement presence through outreach and communication. Supports grants administration including developing and preparing information for financial and other reporting requirements. Maintains records related to operation shelter activities including complex financial information. Performs administrative duties for operation shelter including establishing regular meeting dates for city-county leadership team, mobile care team coordinator and participants; maintaining administrative files; researching information; preparing and generating reports, graphs and charts.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required. Degrees best suited to this position include public administration, business, and social sciences, and emergency management. Requires three years of work experience in a progressively responsible administrative capacity including two years direct supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Physical/Environmental Demands

The work is primarily performed in an office or meeting setting with a considerable amount of time using a computer keyboard. May require travel to remote sites and field locations requiring walking and standing on rough or uneven terrain. Requires the ability to lift and carry moderately heavy items, (20-50#).

Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map