SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Program Manager
WORK SCHEDULE: Swing: 3PM - 11:30 PM / Grave: 11PM - 7:30 AM
SUMMARY OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Youth Mentor / Direct Care is responsible for providing care, supervision, and behavior management to adolescents with behavior issues in a QRTP (qualified Residential Treatment Facility) Staffed Residential Home. In addition to the services provided to they youth, the employee is also required to assist in maintaining a clean household environment, provide household and grounds maintenance, and provide basic office management duties.
- provide guidance and supervision to all youth in care.
- will provide youth with daily medication(s).
- prepare meals and snack per the posted monthly menu(s).
- will provide transportation to and from activities, counseling and other services.
- will make telephone calls to confirm appointments and locate resources, and perform other duties as assigned.
- will maintain current information, and adhere to, program policies and procedures.
- maintain records and statistics as required by the agency, state, and other funding sources.
- and will perform administrative assignments as requested.
Education and Experience:
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Minimum High School diploma, Associates, Bachelor's Degree or Masters
- A minimum of one year working with children (2080 hours).
- Possess the experience, personal qualities and practice skills to work effectively with professionals from a variety of disciplines both internally and with other organization.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Valid driver's license and proof of insurance.
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting
- Must complete all 16 hours of training to be left unsupervised with the youth.
- Attend all staff meetings
- Commitment to young people and an understanding of the factors affecting their lives.
- The ability to act with integrity in times of stress.
- Interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish good relationships with a range of people.
- Patience, tolerance and flexibility.
Additional requirements include:
- Flexible schedule and be available a minimum of 32-40 hours per week
- Reliable transportation, with a current WA, ID, or OR Driver's License and auto insurance
- Ability to relate to and work with youth that are emotionally upset, and at times hostile.
- Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
- Must also fulfill all contract and program training requirements
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Regularly walk, stand or stoop; occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and regularly drives a motor vehicle.
Work is performed in a family home like environment.