Catholic Charities of Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Part Time

The Beacon, Madison's first and only Day Resource Center for our Homeless Guests is in search of a Security Guard. Our Security Guard will protect Beacon property, staff, volunteers, and guests by maintaining a safe and security environment. Our Security Guard will have strong communication skills - both written and verbally and will create detailed incidents reports, suspension logs, and other relevant program paperwork. This role will involve patrolling the Beacon and the parameter once an hour and will be responsible for picking up trash and ensuring the neighborhood is safe and secure. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable standing, walking, or climbing stairs for up to 8 hours day and be able to lift up to 40 pounds. If you are able to work in a high stress environment and are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, this position is for you. This position is going to start part time, at 24 hours a week. 

Must have a High School Diploma (or HSED, GED)
1-2+ years of experience working in security a plus
Must have a valid Driver's license
Must be able to handle crisis situations in a cool and calm manner.
Strong understanding of trauma informed care is a must. 
Constant mental alertness and attention to detail in a loud environment a must.

Changing Lives. Serving All. Employing All. The heart of our mission is compassionate, caring services for the poor and vulnerable. 


Catholic Charities was founded in 1946 and is a private, nonprofit organization serving people in an 11 county area in south-central Wisconsin. The agency helps people of all ages deal with mental health issues, face transitions in life, reach for their potential despite special challenges, heal from abuse or addiction and secure emergency services. In 2014, 30,000 people benefited from agency programs provided by 330 employees and 1,000+ volunteers.


We serve those in need regardless of religion, race, social or economic status. We serve and employ persons regardless of sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, racial or social background. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.


Employees enjoy a supportive work environment and competitive pay. Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, health cafeteria plan, sick pay and generous paid vacation time. Retirement plan offered to part-time employees working 20+ hours per week, as well as pro-rated sick and vacation time.


Catholic Charities is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. We want our staff and programming to reflect the rich culture and diversity of our state and actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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