COUNSELOR at Blaine Center Men’s Shelter near Seattle Center

Job Type

Full Time




United States


ABOUT THE POSITION: The Counselor is responsible for milieu management while engaging clients in a direct social service program. Time is divided among direct service, operations, and administrative responsibilities to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the program. Duties include client engagement, intake, assessment, advocacy, information and referral, problem solving and crisis intervention, in addition to meal preparation, laundry, and light janitorial assignments. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU). 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Blaine Center is a 24- hour shelter program, that provides shelter for 60 men. Clients access on-site housing navigation, hygiene services, daily meals, and a variety of case management resources to help eliminate barriers to stability. This intensive case management program is designed to move guest towards stable, permanent housing.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit

LOCATION: Blaine Center Men’s Shelter near Seattle Center

REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator


SCHEDULE #1: Wednesday 5:30pm-12am; Thursday & Friday 4-11:45pm; Saturday & Sunday 8am-4pm; with staff meetings biweekly Tuesdays 4-6pm

SCHEDULE #2: Saturday & Sunday 4pm-12am; Monday & Tuesday 11:30pm-8:30am; with staff meetings biweekly Tuesdays 4-6pm

SALARY RANGE: $15.76 per hour

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please follow the link provided and complete an online application.