NSKS Employment Opportunities

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, passionate and compassionate about what they do.

We’ve listed below our current opportunities. Please read through the Requirements and Responsibilities and if you’d like to pursue one of the open positions, follow the directions in the “How to Apply” section.

NSKS Employment Opportunities

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, passionate and compassionate about what they do.

We’ve listed below our current opportunities. Please read through the Requirements and Responsibilities and if you’d like to pursue one of the open positions, follow the directions in the “How to Apply” section.

Shelter Support

This part-time position is 12 hours on Friday (6:00pm – 12:00am) and Saturday (6:00pm – 12:00am). The Relief position is on an as needed basis and may not result in a weekly paycheck. Support staff are responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, and well-functioning environment for the clients staying at the shelter.

Requirements:

  • Require knowledge, understanding and experience in working with homeless persons
  • Ability to set limits, enforce rules, diffuse crisis situations, and use good judgment and initiative in problem solving are considered essential in performing the duties of this position
  • The ability to work with people of differing socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds is mandatory
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, to communicate, and express ideas effectively
  • Have flexibility and a sense of humor

Responsibilities:

  • Assist new clients into the shelter by completing an intake and then providing guidance to the person/people staying at the shelter regarding expectations during their stay
  • Complete and email daily census forms; make daily call to administrative offices with bed count
  • Assist with the cleaning and preparation of rooms for incoming clients; wash and dry linens
  • Ensure clients maintain and clean personal spaces plus common areas of the shelter
  • Conduct daily rounds of shelter
  • Complete Incident Reports
  • Provide verbal and written reports to incoming staff at change of shift
  • Attend staff meeting as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Shelter Manager

How to Apply:

Please, no phone calls or e-mails regarding this position.

  1. Send your cover letter and resume via US Mail to:

    Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc.
    Attn: Olga Cruz, Director of Housing Services
    PO Box 3116
    Nashua, NH 03061-3116

  2. or

  3. Apply in person at:
    2 Quincy Street
    Nashua, NH 03060

Part-time On-Call Shelter Staff

We have openings for both evening and overnight shifts.

Requirements:

  • Require knowledge, understanding and experience in working with homeless persons
  • Ability to set limits, enforce rules, diffuse crisis situations, and use good judgment and initiative in problem solving are considered essential in performing the duties of this position
  • The ability to work with people of differing socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds is mandatory
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, to communicate, and express ideas effectively
  • Have flexibility and a sense of humor

Responsibilities:

  • Provide awake overnight OR evening coverage for an emergency homeless shelter, as called, as needed

How to Apply:

Please, no phone calls or e-mails regarding this position.

  1. Send your cover letter and resume via US Mail to:

    Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc.
    Attn: Olga Cruz, Director of Housing Services
    PO Box 3116
    Nashua, NH 03061-3116

  2. or

  3. Apply in person at:
    2 Quincy Street
    Nashua, NH 03060

On-Call Kitchen Staff

Requirements:

  • The ability to work with people of differing socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
  • The ability to follow guidelines for meal prep
  • The ability to communicate effectively with volunteers
  • Oversee sorting and placement of daily deliveries
  • Coordinate meal service in a fast paced kitchen
  • Have flexibility and a sense of humor

Responsibilities:

  • Provide coverage for a Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry, as called, as needed

How to Apply:

Please, no phone calls or e-mails regarding this position.

  1. Send your cover letter and resume via US Mail to:

    Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc.
    Attn: Shane Sullivan, Director of Food Services
    PO Box 3116
    Nashua, NH 03061-3116

  2. or

  3. Apply in person at:
    2 Quincy Street
    Nashua, NH 03060

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