Deputy Shelter Manager

Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2021 4:13 PM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


**This position is contingent upon contract award**


SOSi is seeking a Deputy Shelter Manager to join our team supporting emergency shelter operations in Odessa,Texas. Operations will provide temporary residential shelter care and other related services to migrant families, including housing, childcare, medical and mental health services, case management, legal services, recreation, religious services, and food services. The ideal candidate will have prior experience supporting similar Shelter Operations.


  • Responsible for and manages all daily requirements at a specific Site location.
  • Serves as the main Contractor Point of Contact (POC) to the Government at the Site
  • Responsible for all Site employees and Sub-Contractors working for the site.
  • Reports to the Program Manager and completes all required reports and documentation.
  • Responsible for accountability, safety, and security of all Site equipment and personnel.
  • Ensure staffing levels meet each family’s physical, social, emotional, educational and recreational needs and comply with contract and regulatory standards and requirements. 
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with personnel and/or other professionals including law enforcement officials, judicial officials, legal resources, medical professionals and other community resources.
  • Regularly observe and evaluate buildings, grounds, equipment, staff, children, vehicles and other program resources and address issues and problems as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required by the Program Management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Non-Profit Management, Criminal justice, or related field of study is preferred.
  • 4+ years related Shelter Operations experience.
  • Experience in working with migrant populations.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement suitability determination for holding a Public Trust position.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain pre-employment medical clearance.
  • Ability to act responsibly, professionally, and use good judgment under pressure required.
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and staff management skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred.
  • Prior Shelter experience working with Migrant families and/or children.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including consecutive nights and weekends when necessary; shift work required.
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadlines and pressure.
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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