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Position Title

    Weekend Relief Staff, New Ground Sand Point

Description

    New Ground San Point has openings for Weekend Relief Staff. Weekend Relief
    staff are responsible for the supervision and support of young adults living in
    transitional housing. The New Ground programs provide a supportive,
    structured environment for young adult women ages 18-21, who are pregnant
    or parenting a young child.

    This an overnight position: Friday 6pm through Sunday 12pm (noon) (Weekend Relief
    Staff sleep on-site Friday and Saturday evenings), with minimum availability to work
    one weekend per month and one holiday per year.

Responsibilities

    A. Supervision of Residents
        1. Support residents in the execution of their Independent Living Plan.
        2. Be available on-site during scheduled weekend hours to supervise residents'
        activities. Walk hallways and grounds periodically (at least once every two hours)
        to ensure safety and compliance with rules.
        3. Assist in any emergency needs or events that may arise.
        4. Record weekend activities and report activities to Resident Manager on
        Sunday night.
        5. Plan and participate in recreational activities with residents.
        6. Attend meetings and trainings as required.
        7. When necessary, assist in maintenance needs.
        8. Must inform Resident Manager if you will be out of reach or out of town.
        9. Must provide and maintain a “best to reach at” e-mail address or phone
        number that is checked a minimum of once per day.
        10. Must respond within one business day to any and all shift availability
        queries from Resident Manager, Case Manager or fellow Weekend Relief
        staff member.
        12. Must be able to work at least one holiday per calendar year.
        13. If for some reason you are no longer able to work a scheduled shift, it is
        your responsibility to find coverage for that shift, as well as for contacting
        the Resident Manager as soon as you know you will be unable to work.

Required Skills and Qualifications

    A. Education and Experience
        1. High School Diploma.
        2. Must demonstrate sensitivity to homelessness and cultural differences. Must
        like working with teenagers.
        3. Must have valid Washington State driver's license and have own
        transportation with necessary insurance.
        4. Employees and volunteers who operate their own or Friends of Youth vehicles
        on Friends of Youth business must have a safe driving record as defined by
        Friends of Youth. Employees and volunteers who operate their own vehicle(s)
        on Friends of Youth business must carry auto liability insurance that complies
        with the requirements of Friends of Youth.
        5. Experience with infants and toddlers at certain sites.
        6. Female-identifying applicants preferred.

     B. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        1. An ability to engage with diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner.
        2. Demonstrate a commitment to the values of equity and inclusion by honoring
        and celebrating diverse characteristics and expressions of personal identity.
        3. Ability to develop warm and open relationship while maintaining appropriate
        boundaries with residents.
        4. Ability to observe and discuss behavior problems and suggest appropriate
        alternatives.
        5. Must demonstrate sound judgment (in assessing situations).

Hours

    On-Call

Salary

    $14 / hour

Reports to

    TLP Resident Manager

Location

    Seattle

Application Deadline

    Open until filled.

Contact

    Send resumes and questions to Human Resources at hr@friendsofyouth.org  

Job Posting Date

    1/30/17
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