Home Manager, MA

  • US
  • Part-time
  • Published: 2020-10-07 15:10:50Z

SUMMARY OF POSITION
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working directly with the program staff in our North Shore safe home, the Home Manager will help to create a home environment for the program participants of Amirah and help them to engage in their physical and social trauma recovery.
 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Participants

  • Coordinate all food shopping as well as food collection (food banks) for the home
  • Assist program participants in gaining access to the SNAP program
  • Facilitate weekly meal planning for evening community dinners with program participants, collaborating with program staff for volunteer connection to this work
  • Providing life skill training with program participants (particularly in Phase 1 and early in Phase 2) on cooking basic meals and feeling comfortable in their home
  • Providing life skill training with program participants late in Phase 2 and Phase 3 on meal planning to transition towards independence, providing materials and resources for them as needed
  • Collect mail and drop off appropriate mail and packages to individuals within Amirah
  • Provide coverage for majority of shopping trips for Phase 1 participants (clothing for a new woman, various needs for the home, etc.), delegation to volunteers as possible
  • Tend to the needs of the program participants should you be the sole program staff member in the home
  • Be on call in a rotation
  • Lead virtual house meeting with program participants communicating various needs to the women as well as communication to staff with any issues
  • Provide accountability for house chores with program participants

Program Administration & Safe Home Responsibilities

  • Maintain system to manage inventory of in-kind donations (including gift cards); interns, when available, can be utilized to help with this
  • Track house repair needs, make phone calls for handymen to come in and help, be point-person for repair needs
  • Track budgetary spending for the program (food, home repairs, basic needs, transportation, medical, prescriptions, etc.)
  • Maintain system for house laundry (common area towels, linens, etc.) and implement on weekly basis
  • Coordinate volunteer groups for seasonal projects, working with program staff as needed
  • Handle all home codes on maintenance in compliance with zoning regulations
  • Maintain storage areas and facilitate cleaning of these
  • Attend weekly program staff meeting
  • Contribute to Amirah’s educational and advocacy efforts as needed in your area of expertise (this could include blog writing, public speaking events, social media videos, etc.).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Follower of Christ, committed to His church and message of the transformative love of Jesus that was displayed on the cross
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to problem solve
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a high intensity environment
  • Ability to work in an independent environment as a part of a team-unit
  • High level of collaboration
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Strong computer and software skills
  • Driver’s license and vehicle
  • Non-profit and/or office environment experience preferred

TIME COMMITMENT

  • 20 hours a week – Tuesday afternoons must be a part of this time
  • Additionally, we ask that this position serve in the on-call rotation for one weekend a month, filling in any vacant shift openings and answering any emergency calls (this is scheduled well in advance).

TRAINING
Extensive training is provided for the following (not limited to these):

  • All in-home operations, protocols, and procedures
  • How to provide trauma-informed care
  • Common mental health disorders as well as substance abuse recovery
  • Proper reporting procedures
  • How to work an on-call shift

https://www.amirahinc.org/home-manager-ma

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