Security & Safety Associate - Women's Shelter

Security & Safety Full Time

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No prior security experience required - security guard training is provided OUR PURPOSE Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver has been serving northern Colorado since 1927.

We serve tens of thousands of people each year in seven ministries: Marisol Services (for women), Early Childhood Education, Shelter Services, Archdiocesan Housing, St. Raphael Counseling, Family, Kinship, and Senior Services; and Parish & Community Services.

Our employees are crucial to our success in achieving our Mission of extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to the poor and those in need. Catholic Charities provides a work environment where self-motivated and mission driven individuals are recognized and rewarded. We accomplish this through:

Employer sponsored training Culture of Trauma-Informed Care Generous compensation and benefits package.

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to welcoming applicants and program participants of all faiths; as well as an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, volunteers, and program participants. Candidates who bring diversity to our team are encouraged to apply.

**Catholic Charities will cover the cost of Security Guard Licensing after completion of 6 months employment.


A Safety and Security Associate at Catholic Charities: Politely welcomes, greets and assists all clients and visitors, providing routine information or directing them to appropriate staff/program. Communicates incidents, issues, and other relevant information accurately and timely to appropriate staff, log books, and/or security logs.

Conducts internal and external rounds throughout the facility to monitor and ensure safety. Monitors surveillance cameras and public areas to ensure no improper conduct or unauthorized persons are inside facility and/or on agency property. Adheres to Agency confidentiality and HIPAA expectations.

Responds and assists as appropriate to any emergency situations in the building or on the grounds.


High School Diploma or equivalent required. Some college or technical school preferred; and three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to remain calm and respond appropriately in crisis situations; using the Trauma-Informed Care model of service delivery.


Salary: Starting at $18.00/hr with $19.00/hr for overnight or bilingual in English/Spanish Training: We provide a robust training curriculum that will support our employees throughout their career.

Training provided within the first year of employment includes: De-escalation & Safety; Mental Health First Aid; Substance Abuse & Mental Health; Trauma Informed Care; and many more.

Benefits: In addition to being part of a higher purpose while working in a challenging yet rewarding environment, eligible Catholic Charities employees receive a generous benefits package, including: Extensive Paid Time Off (4 weeks accrual for new employees - increasing based on tenure) promoting work life balance. 9 Paid Holidays annually (shelters are 24/7, so there may be a need to work some holidays, which would include holiday pay). 403b Retirement Plan with Agency contribution of 4% & match up to 2% of annual compensation.

Choice of 3 PPO Medical Plans (90% of employee's and 75% of dependent’s premiums is paid by Agency), Dental, & Vision starting the 1st day of the month following start date.

May be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness through Federal Student Loans and many more benefits.


If you are ready to make answer the call and make a difference, please submit your application online at We look forward to meeting you! We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process. Drug-Free Workplace. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law, other than those positions which are deemed ministerial in nature.

Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. EEO

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $19.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • No experience needed


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Denver, CO: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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