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  Job Description

Provide mentorship and supervision of resident daily activities and behavior according to established guidelines and procedures.

  • Ensure that residents adhere to daily schedules and activities established for the program, including school, therapy sessions, external appointments, etc..
  • Ensure that residents comply with required activities surrounding personal hygiene and grooming, upkeep of living areas, laundry, etc.
  • Serve as a mentor and role model by demonstrating compassion and understanding for feelings, opinions and experiences of others, and communicating and interacting in a manner that is honest, positive, respectful and professional. Participate with coworkers as a team on implementation of treatment plans and therapeutic services.
  • Remain cognizant of individual resident levels/phases, privileges, restrictions and adapt interactions accordingly. Engage in therapeutic interventions with residents within treatment parameters, while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Ensure resident safety and collaborate with coworkers to maintain an environment that is positive, respectful, clean and therapeutic.
  • Perform First Aid/CPR procedures and respond according to established protocols in the event of an emergency situation.
  • Assist in the transportation of clients for home visits, doctor appointments, planned off-campus recreational activities, etc..
  • Minimum of HS Diploma or GED with prior mentorship, group home or residential treatment work experience strongly preferred. Must remain current on all required training and certifications.

    • Demonstrate sufficient written and verbal communication skills to generate required documentation and reporting that is legible and articulate, and to interface effectively with staff, families, and external contacts.
    • Exhibit a spirit of cooperation among coworkers and comply with corporate and site policies and procedures.
    • Adhere to department procedures regarding punctuality and attendance and exhibit flexibility and cooperation with shift scheduling and rotation needs.
    • Minimum 21 years of age.
    • Must be able to assist staff in physical interventions and restraints of residents.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance.
    • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time (4- 6 hours).
    • Must be reliable and available to work various days & assigned shifts as needed: 1st  6:00a - 2:30p and 2nd  2:00p - 10:30p; including weekends, holidays and inclement weather; shifts start times are not flexible, unless preapproved.
    • To be considered for this opportunity, you must complete a detailed profile via our direct careers website at

    Important note: Applications must be completed in full detail, see resume will not be considered.

  Metro Area Baltimore MD
  Job Location City Baltimore
  Job Location State Maryland
  Job Location Zip 21239
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Counseling, Social Services
  Prefered Experience 1 year(s)
  Job Type Temporary
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Feb. 17, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Woodbourne Center
  Organizational Focus Network of Nonprofit Organizations, Service Organization, Social Services
  Contact Person Human Resources
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
  Web Address

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