$1,000 Bonus for This Role!
Do you have experience working with youth and a passion for their success and wellbeing? This could be the job for you! We are looking for an awesome candidate who is willing to work 3rd shifts, part time at our Holland, Michigan location.
Samaritas is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services our faith-based company provides.
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This is a PART TIME ROLE that pays $15.00 per hour.
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Provides direct assistance and guidance to youth transitioning between foster care and independence living in Staff Supported Housing.
Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as a role model to youth in residence by modeling responsible behaviors as required
Provide guidance in daily living skills, including household chores to youth
Monitor activities of youth to ensure their safety and wellbeing. Report non-compliance with home rules to the Case Manager
Maintain communication with youth to ensure adjustment to program expectations
Facilitate and /or participate in "house meetings" to review house rules, plan activities or discuss other needs of house/group
Participate in treatment planning meeting with each youth as needed or requested
Communicate implementation of each youth's Independent Living Plan with Independent Living Coach, Case Manager and other appropriate parties
Maintain adequate awareness of youth's activities to ensure the safety of the youth, other residents, staff and the home are maintained
Report safety hazards and needed repairs within home and grounds to designated Case Manager or Supervisor.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
High school diploma or equivalent required.
College coursework in social services preferred.
Professional training in social work, social services or child development preferred.
Experience working in a group home or residential setting preferred.
Experience working with youth preferred.
Bi-lingual in Spanish (or the Major language of the youth in care) preferred.
Additional Work Requirements
Valid unrestricted driver's license with good driving record, proof of current registration and automobile insurance preferred
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Requisition Number 2022-8564
Employee Type Contingent
Hours Per Pay Period 44
Work Hours 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Weekends and/or Holidays Required Yes
On Call Required No