The Care and Support Specialist (Willamette Bridge Shelter Services) is responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, comfortable and respectful environment for up to 70 transition homeless youth (15-24 years of age). This position oversees the safe operation of the homeless youth shelter facility and provides individual client response, including supervision of daily and nightly routines; interpretation and guidance regarding program agreements; crisis intervention; and close supervision of the shelter milieu. The primary responsibility of this position is providing a safe, comfortable environment for homeless youth to sleep, rest, eat and tend to their basic hygiene needs.
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, Thursday through Saturday overnights, hours to be determined. The schedule may be adjusted according to the needs of the program and allow for additional hours for weekly staff meeting and monthly supervision.
WAGE/BENEFITS: $14.50 per hour (plus $.50 differential for overnights and potential differential for additional Languages). Janus offers an excellent benefits program including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance; EAP; 401(k) and paid time off (varied eligibility waiting periods apply). Voluntary optional coverage is also available.
QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position is qualifying.
This position description is intended to give the reader a general idea of the overall purpose and the main activities and responsibilities that are intrinsic to this position. While this description is intended to be representative, it is not intended to be limiting.