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Rest Stop Ministries

Respite “As Needed” Residential Staff

Rest Stop Ministries

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Job Summary

Respite Residential Staff are needed for “occasional work” on week-night overnight shifts or weekend shifts to fill in for regular staff taking vacations, sick time or holidays.  We are looking for women with a heart and passion for seeing the broken restored. 

Note:  Due to the special sensitivities of our unique population, this position is open to women only. Survivors of trafficking, with a minimum of 5 years post residential treatment, who have received counseling for trauma and are at a stable, healthy place in life are encouraged to apply. Individuals in recovery with a minimum of 2 years sobriety also encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities

Through servant-leadership and role-model example:

  • Desire to serve women in recovery from trafficking, trauma, substance abuse
  • Set the tone for a loving, caring community of support and growth; be available and approachable to residents for support and assistance while in the home.
  • Uphold and Direct applicable RSM Policies & Procedures and the RSM Residential Handbook
  • Maintain a living environment of safety, cleanliness, and order with shared responsibilities in accordance with RSM policy
  • Manage the Medication Process for residents according to the RSM Medication Management Policy & Procedure as directed by the Residential Manager.

Qualifications

Week-Day Evening Shift (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday – 5:00 pm – 9:00 am one to two nights per week on occasion)

  • Mature, responsible female with a vibrant Christian witness
  • Desire to serve women in recovery from trafficking, trauma, substance abuse
  • Confidence to handle role of authority within a loving community of support and mutual respect
  • Ability to work alone, follow direction and uphold written and verbal training
  • Ability to respond to crisis and/or escalated behavior calmly and with confidence
  • Ability to facilitate domestic tasks like meal preparation/cleanup, assist residents with personal needs, and generally be a supportive presence in a home environment
  • Available to work in Lebanon, Tennessee from the hours of 5:00 pm – 9:00 am one to two nights per week on occasion (ability to sleep from approximately 11:00pm to 6:00 am)
  • Able to provide own transportation with proof of liability insurance necessary to transport passengers if needed; or to drive agency vehicle
  • Available to attend a 4 hour training session on-site prior to being hired
  • Experience/education in Social Work, Counseling, Residential Programs or related a plus

Weekend/Holiday/Vacation Respite Shifts

Same qualifications as above, but available for “occasional work” on weekend shifts or to fill in for regular staff taking vacations, sick time or holidays.  Recruiting a pool of people willing to be trained and ready for these special called assignments. 

Additional Information

Benefits

Developing relationships and serving women in recovery from trafficking, trauma, substance abuse.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Director of Operations, Randy Woicik at randywoicik@reststopministries.org .

Details

  • Date Posted: April 12, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: Pay is $11 per hour, including sleep hours = $176 per shift
  • Working Hours: 5:00 pm – 9:00 am one to two nights per week on occasion (ability to sleep from approximately 11:00pm to 6:00 am), or weekend or holiday shifts