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Resident Support Specialist

Dismas House

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Job Summary

Dismas House recently moved to a new campus, allowing us to serve many more residents than was previously possible. As such, Dismas House is looking for an individual(s) who can provide residential support as live-in staff. This person would become a member of the supportive Dismas community by building rapport with program participants in order to promote positive re-entry, as well as assist in the coordination and facilitation of programming, transportation, community dinners, etc. while residing at the Dismas campus.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide a supportive presence during late- and over-night hours. Treat program participants with dignity and respect while also holding them accountable to the ideals and mission of the Dismas program.
  • Conduct curfew checks and assist in maintaining a sober living environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and needed.
  • Ensure resident attendance at daytime and evening programming and community dinners.
  • Maintain program calendar and assist in schedule and facilitation of daytime and evening program providers.
  • Attend volunteer community dinners and support volunteer hosts M-Th as needed.
  • Assist in the procurement of groceries.
  • Transport residents as scheduled.
  • Main point of contact on nights and weekends. Alternating.
  • Assist in facilities maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and needed.

Qualifications

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and must own a car, safe driving record and have a valid driver’s license.

  • Live-In Support Staff members are expected to be “on duty” 21 hours per week.
  • Live-In Support Staff members are expected to be “on call ” 30 hours per week, sharing duties and hours with another Live In Support Staff during evening and weekend hours.

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Utilities are included as well as access to full shared kitchen and bath, and on-site laundry.
  • Live-In Support Staff members agree to a six-month period of employment, with the opportunity for extensions.
  • Live-In Support Staff receive alternating holidays periods off.

How to Apply

Please apply to Careers@dismas.org

Details

  • Date Posted: October 6, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 10/31/2020
  • Salary Range: 1300.00 month
  • Working Hours: 21 hrs/wk 30 hours on call alternating weekends