Shelter Location

Lake Area Helping Hands Inc.

68 Holden Drive

P.O. Box 1141
Camdenton, MO 65020


Phone: 573-346-4968

E-mail: CamdentonHomelessShelter


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Job Opportunities

Shelter Manager

Homeless Shelter ON-SITE Manager



The Shelter manager should have experience working with disadvantaged populations, crisis situations and managing other people. Needs to have experience working with victims of domestic violence. This is an ON-SITE MANAGERS POSITION. Part of the compensation for this position is a Manager's apartment. This includes a 1 bedroom, living room, bath, and kitchen. Washer, dryer. Manager will need to provide case management services to shelter clients. However, the manager typically is responsible for ensuring that client's needs and goals are met by connecting clients with services directly or supervising those who do. The manager must live at the shelter in the provided Apartment. The manager also ensures that the shelter runs smoothly. The manager is responsible for seeing that the shelter is adequately stocked with food, medicine and cleaning supplies. The manager also creates schedules for cooking, cleaning, group therapy and recreational events. The shelter manager must be familiar with community social services and use them to help clients become independent. Ideally, the manager will form liaisons with other agencies, developing strong working relationships. In addition, shelter managers must know how to create documents, memos, spread sheets. manager must present information clearly and effectively. Shelter manager also should be prepared to pass a background check and take a TB (tuberculosis) test before employment. Shelter manager should have excellent written and spoken communication skills, as they will be communicating with individuals in crisis, shelter staff and the community at large. The managers also must have superior problem solving skills, as people’s lives may depend on the decisions they make. The manager is responsible for the safe operation of the shelter on a daily basis and needs to see that repairs are made promptly. Good repair skills would be a big plus. The Shelter operates Helping Hands Thrift Store and the manager will be required to assist at the store as needed. The managers needs to have a valid state driver’s license, as they may need to drive clients to work or appointments and make emergency pickups at the hospital. To apply for this position please send your resume to or call Ron at 573-346-3428



Pease call Ron Estep at 573-346-3428 and send your resume to



Part-Time Sales Associate

Are you age 55 or older and unemployed for at least one year? (some exceptions)


Is your Income less than $14,363 for a single person? Less - than $19,388 for a Couple? or less than $24,413 for a family of three?


Only 75% of your SSI Income is counted! so you can be over the income amounts listed above if you are drawing Social Security Income.

Would you like free training for a fresh start?


Would a part time job help you make ends meet?


Do you have skills you would like to use to help others in our community?


If so please call Ron at 417-718-3178 for more information.


You must be 55 or older and meet the income guide lines. Disabled persons can have additional income due to waivers that we can discuss.  Veterans are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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