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SUMMARY: This position provides supervision for minors in shelter care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
*Provides direct supervision and oversees physical care of minors placed in shelter
*Assists in the development of acceptable behavior and attitudes and helps children cope with separation from family and living in group setting
*Assists children manage their behavior in a healthy and positive manner through appropriate behavioral interventions
*Assists with and provides appropriate social and recreational activities for children
*Assists in meeting goals and objectives on each minor's individualized service plan
*Prepares and maintains complete and accurate daily logs as per licensing, Department of Health and Human *Services and agency requirements
*Provides crisis intervention services and on call coverage as assigned
*Participates in required trainings that include but are not limited to CPR/First Aid, Medication Management and Behavioral Intervention
*Assists in the preparation of meals for children
*Assists in maintaining shelter facility in a clean and safe manner
*Assists in the development and implementation of daily activity schedule for children in shelter
*Assists with transportation of children to community activities and appointments
*Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner.
*Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
*Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
*Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
*Must be available to work varied shifts. Shifts include mornings, evenings, overnights and may include weekends and holidays.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
*A baccalaureate degree in human services; or
*An associate's degree and six months of experience working with children; or
*High School Diploma or GED and one year experience working with children.
*Must be bilingual in English and Spanish
To apply for our open positions, please visit our website at https://www.cccofva.org/openpositions to submit an application. We only review applications submitted for our current open positions and will contact you if we are interested in moving forward with you as a qualified candidate. Commonwealth Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Thank you for your interest!