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TLC Child Residential Assistant

Position

We are seeking a positive, enthusiastic, multitasker to join our team. The ideal candidate is ambitious, organized, and has a passion for helping others. We have an immediate opening for a self-motivated individual to become the next rock star member of our TLC team. Under the direction, guidance and supervision of the Program Director, the Life Skills Educator assumes specific responsibilities in providing presentations and teachings on parenting, finance, budgeting, and health, wellness, and nutrition. Our Life skills Educator will teach residents how to manage everyday tasks to help them gain independence and move forward in life. The Life skills Educator will work one-on-one or in small groups to help residents with unique challenges develop basic life skills, such as parenting, finance and budgeting, as well as health, wellness and nutrition.

Duties

· Develop and implement curriculum for Life Skill Classes.

· Home Management - instructs clients in basic household management - how to clean, proper nutrition, shopping, finances and budgeting.

· Self Care - Help clients improve self-image by teaching appropriate skills related to grooming, dress habits and social skills.

· Time Management - Help clients organize and develop a routine - facilitate completion of daily responsibilities.

· Participate in staffing with team and residents for assessment, treatment planning and review.

· Transport clients in agency vehicle to various community resources, schools, etc.

· Participates in the development and implementation of continuous quality improvement activities as assigned.

· Ability to work effectively with clients and staff in a culturally diverse environment

· Meet weekly with immediate supervisor, unless specified otherwise, regarding the progress of the residents Action Plan

· Responsible for maintaining order and participation in Life Skill Classes.

· Develop and maintain a system for recording resident's attendance in life skills training.

· Provide individual support as needed.

· Responsible for meeting with residents regularly to provide guidance and assistance as the residents move through educational programs.

· The omission of specific functions does not preclude management from assigning other duties when the Board of Directors believes it to be in the best interest of the program and Call For Help.

SKILLS. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

• Requires the ability and skills to facilitate group meetings.

• Requires ability to become knowledgeable of educational grant opportunities for the residents.

• Requires the ability to be able to communicate effectively.

• Comfortability to with presentations and public speaking.

• Must maintain total confidentiality at all times.

• Familiarity with various learning styles

• Requires the ability and skills to communicate effectively with a diverse population.

• Requires effective time management to meet position, reports and assignment needs

Qualifications

· Must have a valid Driver’s License and insurance

· Clean criminal history and background

· Provide individual supportive counseling

· Have the ability to intervene appropriately in a crisis situation

· Must maintain total confidentiality at all times

· Requires the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population

Agency

Call for Help, Inc. helps people overcome a variety of personal crises, ranging from sexual assault and poverty to homelessness and mental illness. We change lives by giving people skills and support that empower them to overcome the emotional and physical crisis