Safety Aide

Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is
seeking Safety Aides to join our team at our Family Residences to help
create a safe and welcoming space for our families. This role will be within
the Security Department but work with other units to ensure the safety and
comfort of our families. Safety Aides are required to have a current NYS
Security License at time of hire. 


Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is a
non-profit social services organization operating family shelters throughout
NYC that serve as a hub of opportunity for families both residing in shelter as
well as those in the neighboring community. On-site programs range from
childcare, early childhood education centers, afterschool clubs and programs,
and youth recreation activities, such as sports teams, to housing assistance,
case management, parenting workshops, career and job vocational training,
support groups and substance abuse assistance, and family engagement and
recreation events for the whole family.


  • Patrol
    interior and exterior areas of building and report any safety hazards or
    unusual conditions to Safety Aides, Safety Supervisors and Security
    Operations Managers. 
  • Monitor
    the entry and exit of residents by maintaining a sign-in log and requiring
  • Maintain
    daily log of all visitors and vendors as directed by a Safety
  • Prepare
    incident reports or maintenance tickets on hazardous or dangerous
    conditions including, but not limited to child safety issues and fire
  • Complete
    rounds of the building to ensure families are safe. 
  • Accompany
    the family services department on their room inspections and unit wellness


  • Valid
    NYS Security Guard License. 
  • Current
    8-hour certificate. 
  • 16-hour
  • Fire
    Guard (F-2) or Fire Safety Coordinator license a plus. 

In order to attract
and retain a high-performance workforce, Homes for the Homeless offers a
dynamic and rewarding work environment, with a focus on ensuring an appropriate
work-life balance. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide excellent
benefits including comprehensive health insurance (including medical, dental,
and vision), a 403(b) retirement plan, commuter benefits, life
insurance, Work/Life Assistance Program, 3 weeks paid vacation, and ample
personal and sick leave.


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