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Men’s Resident Advocate – Full Time 3rd Shift

The Rescue Mission is a client-centered ministry. We seek employees who have made a commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

Our Mission Statement:

“To provide through the power of Jesus Christ, a home for the homeless, food for the hungry and hope for their future.”

Our Vision:

“To transform lives through the love of Jesus Christ.”

Summary/Objective

The Residential Care Staff – 3rd shift (RCS) assures appropriate services are provided for residents and ensures the safe and smooth operation of the house during the assigned shift.

Essential Functions

  • Orients, and supports residents staying at The Rescue Mission; assists residents with basic needs, and ensures safety, security, and adherence to house guidelines.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records and logs containing pertinent information, notifies appropriate staff members, especially Case Managers, of situations requiring action or extra attention.
  • Ensures rules are followed to provide a safe environment for residents. This involves administering drug and breathalyzer tests and supervising various common areas of The Rescue Mission.
  • Reflects personal integrity in attitude and behavior toward guests, volunteers, residents, and staff.
  • Performs various house and security checks, facilitates the resident sign-in process, and completes duties on the 3rd shift responsibilities checklist.
  • Completes items that were unfinished on previous shifts such as intakes, statistical work, and communication information, updating the supply of forms and filing.
  • Intervenes in counseling emergencies and refer the individual to a case manager for ongoing counseling needs.

Other Duties

  • Attend quarterly All Staff meetings.
  • Attend monthly Life House staff meetings.
  • Job performance should demonstrate The Rescue Mission’s Core Values; Organizational Integrity, Organizational Unity and Organizational Effectiveness.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Education Training and Experience

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1 year of experience in related field preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • CPR & First Aid Certification preferred.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to follow through until completion
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle stressful situations, and maintain flexibility
  • Good observation skills of the environment and the people within it
  • Self-motivated
  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of the internet and email.
  • Ability to work with individuals of various socio-economic, ethnic, and racial populations.
  • Ability to comply with personal and business requirements and expectations as detailed in the Employee Handbook.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to hr@fwrm.org