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YMCA of Greater Seattle Resident Manager II in Seattle, Washington

Overview

Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

This is an on-call position which ensures safety, cleanliness, and a positive social environment for three to five young adults sharing a residence. Lives in the house, supports the residents in managing household responsibilities, and monitors their activities. Encourages the transition of young adults to more independent housing settings. Teaches independent living skills to program participants and creates skill practice opportunities.

This is an on-call position which must have ability to support coverage at sites in North and South King County. Seeking applicants mainly to support overnight shifts.

This position is at the Social Impact Center Y, the social services branch of YMCA of Greater Seattle (YGS). The mission of the Social Impact Center Y is to accelerate young people’s ability to build safe, successful, and happy lives. Every year, we serve 5,000 children, youth, young adults, and families across King County with programs that aim to strengthen young people’s ability to develop to their fullest potential through four strategies: reducing risk factors; navigating systems towards successful life transition; ensuring stability, safety and wellness in times of crisis; and building competencies and social capital. The Social Impact Center Y’s programs include housing, behavioral health, foster care licensing, violence prevention, education, and employment. Many of the young people we serve have had involvement in the foster care, criminal justice system, and/or homelessness systems.

Responsibilities

  1. Welcomes new residents, orients them to the expectations of the Shared Home, and handles all move-in/move-out processes and paperwork.

  2. Supports the residents in living independently within the Shared Home structure, following the house expectations, and helps them prepare for future living situations in the community.

  3. Ensures positive relationships with community members and neighbors in close proximity to the Shared Home.

  4. Ensures the cleanliness and attractive appearance of the house and grounds, supporting the residents to complete weekly chores. Performs and assists the residents to perform minor repairs and maintenance.

  5. Works to create a positive peer environment. Facilitates the residents holding regular house meetings to problem solve, share fun activities, and learn from each other. Encourages the young adults to take leadership roles within the home and community.

  6. Oversees health and safety of residents and the house, ensuring all systems are safe and functional. Holds fire and/or emergency drills at least quarterly. Reports maintenance issues to Maintenance Supervisor.

  7. Communicates regularly with the Housing Associate and the Independent Living Specialist for each participant. Shares successful strategies and immediately communicates problems as they arise.

  8. Supports young adults through drop-in sessions and scheduled one-on-one meetings in searching for jobs, applying for schools, finding housing, completing homework, time management, etc.

  9. Maintains clear and professional contact notes on participants and other documentation for files.

  10. Transports self and participant(s) in a safe and effective manner when necessary.

Qualifications

  1. 21 years of age or older.

  2. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

  3. Two years experience or more in social service, educational, or vocational programs working with teens or young adults.

  4. Skilled in the use of behavior management strategies and techniques such as positive reinforcements and natural consequences.

  5. Experience in networking and community involvement.

  6. Knowledge and skill in basic home care. Strong personal boundaries and ethics.

  7. Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties.

  8. Ability to transport self and participants(s) in a safe and effective manner, proof of adequate vehicle insurance coverage is required.

  9. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical activity, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana .

Shared Home, educational, vocational programs, reinforcements

MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Auburn | US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/13/2020 5:26 PM)

ID 2020-10727

Type On-Call

# of Openings 2

Location Social Impact Center YMCA - Auburn Campus

Category Young Adult Services

Minimum compensation USD $18.35/Hr.

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