YMCA of Greater Seattle

Resident Manager I

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/20/2022 3:56 PM)
ID
2022-13681
Type
On-Call
# of Openings
2
Location
Social Impact Center YMCA - 2100 Building
Category
Young Adult Services
Address
2100 24th Ave S
Minimum compensation
USD $20.00/Hr.

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 the safety, cleanliness, and healthy social environment for three to five young adults in communal living. The Resident Manager supports each of the young adults in managing household responsibilities and checks in with them on their productivity towards program expectations and personal goals. Additionally, the Resident Manager encourages the transition for each young adult to permanent stable housing, as well as teaches independent living skills to the young adults. When full-time and part-time staff are needing shift coverage, the Resident Manager I is the first to be notified when coverage is needed.

 

This position is at Accelerator Y, the social services branch of YGS. The mission of Accelerator 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. Accelerator 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.

 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is an on-call position, and hours as well as days of work vary Monday through Sunday. It is expected that the Resident Manager I attends mandatory staff meetings (2x monthly) and mandatory staff trainings.

 

What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Individual membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle
  • Free access to mental health resources
  • Rapidly accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire

 

Minimum compensation: $20.00/hour

 

As of March 12, 2022 COVID Vaccinations Requirements: Highly Recommended, Not Required.

*Certain programs may require proof of vaccination, in compliance with local state and federal guidelines. If applicable will be assigned within onboarding.

Responsibilities

  1. Welcomes new residents, orients them to the environmental expectations of the Shared Home, and supports case managers with the 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 and supportive peer environment. Facilitates 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 Case Manager 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 each participant through the use of the Apricot database system.
  10. Attends and engages in staff meetings.
  11. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Two years experience or more in social service, educational, or vocational programs working with teens or young adults.
  • Skilled in the use of behavior management strategies and techniques such as positive reinforcements and natural consequences.
  • Experience in networking and community involvement.
  • Knowledge and skill in basic home care. Strong personal boundaries and ethics.
  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties.
  • Ability to transport self and participants(s) in a safe and effective manner, proof of adequate vehicle insurance coverage is required.

 

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Life experience with poverty, child welfare, homelessness, behavioral health, or youth violence and a desire to use that experience to improve the lives of others.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

 

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 well-being 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.

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