The HEARTH Transitional Living Program provides supervised housing for male and female youth ages 18-21 for up to 18 months. During their stay in the program, all of a youth's living expenses are taken care of so they can focus on accomplishing goals that will ensure success in their future. Each youth sets goals specific to their situation to transition from the program to stable housing, obtain their high school diploma and/or college degree, receive needed vocational training to gain and maintain employment, develop permanent connections with caring adults, and improve their social-emotional well-being. During their stay in the program, they gain life skills such as conflict resolution, money management, meal planning and preparation, goal setting, and more.
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This position Part Time position.
Must be able to attend a two week orientation.
The Program Coach must demonstrate the Agency's purpose, philosophy, policies and
procedures. The individual in this position will provide direction to youth who are transitioning to independent living.
· Minimum of 21 years of age.
· Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or high school diploma and one to two years experience/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
· The ability to write routine reports and correspondence in a legible manner.
· The ability to use basic math skills including multiplication, division, understanding units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
· Must apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
· Must have a valid driver's license that is in good standing with 5 years experience
· Clean criminal background.
· Respects the cultural diversity of children in care, and strives to create a positive relationship.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Receives instruction for daily activities from the program manager, coordinates this with residents' schedules and helps implement accordingly.
· Models for residents and gives them instruction regarding desirable health, personal habits, and independent living skills.
· Purchases food for meals and prepares meals as needed.
· Plans, leads, and participates in recreational activities
· Oversees the day-to-day activities of the program by enforcing the rules and policies of the maternity home and the agency. Supervises the residents and their children.
· Provides transportation, tutorial assistance, and emotional support to residents.
· Maintains any duties necessary to continue upkeep of the facility.
· Participates in team meetings and provides feedback to residents and staff about individual clients' progress and ways to improve programming.
· Completes all required record keeping in a timely manner.
· May be assigned other duties as needed.
· Must represent the agency in a professional manner.
· Must have the commitment and capacity to create a positive working relationship with co-workers.
· Works under the supervision of the assigned supervisor.
· Takes the necessary steps to stay current with all required trainings.
· Participates in all required in-service training.
Information about Youth Focus:
Youth Focus is subsidiary of Alexander Youth Network and its services focus on the needs of the most vulnerable youth in Guilford County, who are at-risk, in crisis, have run away, or are experiencing homelessness. Youth Focus provides needed supportive housing solutions and trauma-informed counseling, so youth receive the help they need today to have hope for the future.