Join an awesome team of professionals at Commonwealth Catholic Charities (CCC)! Our friendly staff is committed to providing quality and compassionate services to all people throughout Virginia. We offer a robust benefit package including health, dental, vision, life, short term disability, long term disability, employee assistance programs, legal resources, generous paid time off, fourteen paid holidays, and a cutting-edge retirement savings program.
SUMMARY: This position provides supervision for children 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 children placed in shelter
Assists children in coping with separation from family using a trauma informed approach
Assists children in managing their behavior in a healthy and positive manner through appropriate behavioral interventions
Assists with and provides appropriate social, cultural, and recreational activities for children
Assists in meeting goals and objectives on each child'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.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES ASSIGNED TO YOUTH SPECIALIST: CASE AID
Perform case management administrative support functions for program in a timely and efficient manner.
Comply with unannounced observation by supervisors during shifts.
Actively participate in weekly staffing meetings to discuss ongoing caseload.
Assists in admission and discharge tasks
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES ASSIGNED TO LEAD YOUTH SPECIALIST:
Responsible for children allowance.
Ensure visitor logs, communication logs, and scanned and well stocked with fresh pages each month
Complete monthly review of all medications for expiration dates. Keep OTC medications stocked. Maintain first aid kits and OSHA spill kit
Maintain monthly vehicle inspections keep the vehicles stocked with emergency supplies, insurance paperwork, and mileage sheets.
Submit gas receipts.
Assist with weekend coverage and planning
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!