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Family Warming Center Community Support Staff (pay rate $18/hour)
Summary
Title:Family Warming Center Community Support Staff (pay rate $18/hour)
ID:737
Dept:23 - Rising Strong
Location:Spokane
Description

Job Summary

This position is responsible to assist the adult residents of the Warming Center move constructively and in a planned manner towards achieving personal independence.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job.

 

  1. Maintain resident records, daily log and other documentation.

 

  1. Provide feedback, as needed, to assist residents with solving problems and conflict resolution.

 

  1. Provide oversight for residents of policies and procedures to ensure that  rules are being followed.

 

  1. Carry out shift responsibilities to ensure the ongoing safety, cleanliness and smooth operation..

 

  1. Ensure that donations are sorted and distributed according to Pearl guidelines.

 

  1. Answer the phone and complete phone intakes.

 

  1. Assist residents, as needed, with urgent care issues and provide case management services as needed.

 

  1. Ensure that house rules are being followed.

 

  1. Provide leadership and appropriate response in the case of an emergency.

 

  1. Uses appropriate administrative, fiscal, physical, and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of CCEW client protected health information (PHI), per regulations outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

 

  1. Will regularly utilize all forms of communication (email, text, phone, etc.) and database practices necessary for this position and as directed by supervisor.

 

  1. Perform as a team member to assure that productivity outcome measures are achieved.

 

  1. When scheduled for the overnight shift, ensure the security system is armed.

 

  1. Adhere to the tenets of Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic Doctrine.

 

  1. Perform related functions necessary to support the mission and core values of Catholic Charities.

 

 

Job Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job.

 

Education/Experience: to perform this job successfully, BA in social services field or equivalent experience preferred. Experience in direct client services as well as working with issues of homelessness, poverty and violence against women and children preferred.

 

Certificates/Licenses: this job has no required certifications. Successfully pass background check applicable to position.

 

Physical Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

  • Regularly sit, stand, climb, walk, hear/listen, talk
  • Frequently lift up to 25 pounds, pull/push, carry, grasp, reach
  • Occasionally crawl, stoop, kneel
  • Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses, ability to focus

 

Mental & Other Skills/Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:

  • Adaptability: ability to adapt to changes, delays or unexpected events in the work environment; ability to manage competing demands and prioritize tasks; ability to change approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Analytical Ability: ability to maintain focus for extended periods of time; ability to complete research projects with resourcefulness and persistence; ability to synthesize complex or diverse information; ability to use intuition and experience to complement existing data.
  • Attendance: ability to consistently arrive and be able to work as scheduled.
  • Computer/Technical Ability: working knowledge of: Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Internet software.
  • Dependability: ability to follow instructions, both in written and verbal format; ability to respond to management direction; ability to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan when necessary.
  • Interpersonal Skills: ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with others, excellent customer service skills and a good overall understanding of appropriate human relations. Awareness of and sensitivity to the service population’s culture and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Judgment: ability to make prudent and timely decisions; ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgment; ability to explain reasoning for decisions.
  • Language Ability: ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematical Ability: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Motor Coordination: the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers, and feet accurately and handle precise movements.
  • Problem Solving Ability: ability to identify and/or prevent problems before they occur; ability to formulate alternative solutions to problems when necessary; ability to transfer learning from past experiences to new experiences of similar nature.
  • Quality Management: ability to complete duties, on time and with absolute precision, at least 95% of the time; ability to edit the accuracy and thoroughness of one’s work as well as the work of others; ability to constructively apply feedback to improve performance, ability to generate ideas to improve and promote quality in work.
  • Reasoning Ability: ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Supervisory Skills: this job does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

Workplace Environmental Conditions

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will be:

  • Noise Conditions: exposed during a shift to constant or intermittent sounds at moderate to loud levels of sound dependent upon the activities of the Shelter.
  • Client Population may include persons involved in gangs, with substance abuse concerns, homelessness and/or tendencies towards violent behavior.
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