House Manager

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Position Number
Two Bridges Shelter
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Minimum Salary
USD $40,000.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $40,000.00/Yr.


Under the supervision of the Operations Director, the House Manager or Client Care Manager supervises and coordinates activities of assigned counselors and other staff, coordinates activities with Residence Social Services staff, support and security staff, oversees activities of the residents and monitors physical plant conditions that impact the safety and security of residents, staff and facility assets.


  1. Assists in Providing Clinical Services
  • Serves as liaison between clients and clinical staff. Meets with the Clinical staff to get up to date information on clients.
  • Conducts intake interviews, orientation of clients to facility rules and regulations. Escorts new intakes to the Clinic for risk assessment interviews within established time frame.
  • Maintains logbook documenting all activities in the shelter on the assigned shift and noting any variance to the normal day-to-day operation.  Emails copies of Shift Activity and Daily Activity reports to Management after each tour.
  • Maintains accurate head count; monitors the census and placement of clients to assure compliance with DHS rules and regulations
  • Assigns and coordinates staff activities
  • Provides oversight for assigned shift
  • Ensures staff operate according to all government regulations and ICL policies and procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring accuracy of and timely completion of required documentation
  • Ensures appropriate crisis intervention occurs as needed
  • Ensures staff receive relevant information regarding program operations
  • Provides direct care coverage as needed
  • Assists in the admission and orientation of new residents
  • Coordinates and conducts fire drills as scheduled
  • Develops precise and detailed incident reports and emails them to Management within established time frame.
  • Works collaboratively with onsite security


  1. Assists in Directing and Supervising Staff
  • Manages and oversees all aspects of the facility in the absence of the Program Director, Assistant Director, Director of Operations and/or Social Services Directors
  • With the Operations Director’s authority establishes and maintains work schedules in accordance with ICL policies and procedures
  • Ensures assigned staff’s compliance with agency time and attendance policy
  • Conducts staff supervision in accordance with division expectations and ICL procedures
  • With the Operations Director’s approval conducts disciplinary action as needed
  • Assists in the recruitment, selection, training and orientation of new employees


  1. Assists in Providing Quality Management Oversight
  • Assists in ensuring program is in compliance with all state and federal regulations and all ICL policies and procedures
  • Ensures that Plans of Corrective Action are implemented and adhered to
  • Regularly reviews and monitors staff activities and makes recommendations to Operations Director
  • Participates in all activities to improve quality of services provided.
  1. Other tasks as may be assigned



  High School diploma or GED plus 4 years human services experience.  College credits, can be substituted for up to 2 years of the above experience ( I year of college = 1 year of experience).  Some supervisory experience preferred.



This position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands, and work environment conditions.  Position descriptions are reviewed and revised to meet the changing needs of the agency at the sole discretion of executive management


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