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Rescue 1 Global

Evening Residential Assistant at Grace Oasis Nashville

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Job Summary

About Rescue 1 Global

Rescue 1 Global is a 21st century abolitionist movement and ministry combating slavery and human trafficking on a global scale by educating and mobilizing communities toward the prevention, rescue, and holistic restoration of the vulnerable and victimized.  We provide education, many types of therapy, and safe residential services to trafficking survivors.    

Position 

Evening Residential Assistant at Grace Oasis Nashville

Reports To 

Primary Residential Caregiver and Clinical Operations Director

Hours

4:00 PM – 10:00 PM (can vary within an hour of these times based on availability) 

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Engage and interact with residents to build relationships. 
  • Maintain therapeutic, healthy environment 
  • Assist in administering medication as needed. 
  • Assist opening the kitchen for meals and meal preparation.  
  • Perform room checks and chore checks as needed.
  • Assist in grocery shopping for residents, as needed
  • Schedule and plan evening activities with the Primary Residential Caregiver 
  • Transport residents to scheduled outside activities as needed. 
  • Help prepare bedrooms, welcome baskets and welcome signs for any new residents. 
  • Communicate progress for each resident to the case manager for the monthly reports. 
  • Follow guidelines outlined in the R1G Grace Oasis Policy & Procedures Manual.
  • Handle discipline and rewards as needed following protocol. 
  • Assist residents as they reflect on their day, and prepare for bedtime.Help lead evening family reflection time before bedtime.  
  • Update and maintain resident files in the Daily Log. Document any incident reports and submit them to the Clinical Operations Director. 
  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Receive 24 hours of continuing education per year as mandated by DHS, including child abuse prevention, trauma- informed care, TBRI, descalation, restorative discipline, etc. 
  • Submit expense receipts no later than the 5th of each month to the Primary Caregiver and Accounting Manager. 

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

A minimum of Associate Degree or 2 years of college study along with at least 2 years of related work experience. Prefer experience with at-risk or troubled teen girls and previous residential program experience.  

Additional Needs

A close, living, active relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ evidenced by the Fruits of the Spirit, as given in Galatians 5:22: “Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control”. 

  • The ability to prayerfully consider decisions and lean heavily on guidance from the Holy Spirit.
  • The ability to tolerate conflict and effectively manage it with clients and co-workers.
  • An understanding and commitment to confidentiality.
  • Commitment to understanding our population, their trauma, and always keeping a non-judgmental attitude.
  • The desire to always do what is best for the clients and the ministry without seeking personal gain.
  • Administrative skills (typing, emailing, answering phones, using a printer).
  • Leadership skills, with the ability to respect and submit to those in authority over this position.
  • Flexibility and adaptability which is vital for the fast-paced, dynamic nature of the ministry.
  • The ability to be a good manager of time, resources, and responsibilities, in an environment that will likely require initiative and self-direction. 
  • Commitment to employee wellness – to asking for help, naming needs, and practicing self-care in order to avoid burnout, secondary trauma, or compromising client care.

Additional Information

Benefits

Daytime and Evening Staff receive one week off every 4 months

9 Paid Holidays off

How to Apply

Please email your resume to amanda@rescue1global.org.

Details

  • Date Posted: March 2, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 03/16/2020
  • Salary Range: Depending Upon Experience
  • Working Hours: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm