Resident Skills Coordinator

RESIDENT SKILLS COORDINATOR

Reports to:  Direct Services Program Manager 

FOUNDATION: We are all noble in our essence and deserving of respect, compassion and dignity. 

PURPOSE:  Maintain a healthy and secure living environment that promotes creativity, growth, shared dedication and a sense of community.

Through:

Coordinating volunteer involvement; planning food program; maintaining facility; coordinating activities for all residents; communicating effectively

COORDINATING VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT by:

  • Finding and locating volunteers for all aspects of shelter needs
  • Finding volunteers specifically for children and youth needs.
  • Scheduling group volunteer efforts

PLANNING FOOD PROGRAM by:

  • Planning weekly menus as per USDA rules
  • Ensuring food and supplies ordered through TEFAP, NW Harvest and LDS storehouse are procured, picked up, delivered and organized.
  • Ensuring grocery shopping is completed and grocery money accounted for
  • Monitoring daily cooking, documentation and adherence to other appropriate rules
  • Updating meal count sheets weekly
  • Training residents, volunteers, and staff in CACFP and other food program rules and implementation
  • Maintaining and updating CACFP and other food related files.
  • Correctly completing monthly reports in a timely fashion.

MAINTAINING FACILITY by:

  • Maintain overall health and safety of the shelter in conformity with fire, safety, health codes
  • Performing weekly thorough room checks
  • Finding contractors as needed
  • Updating maintenance and repair logs as needed
  • Receiving, documenting, organizing, and distributing in-kind donations as appropriate.
  • Conducting weekly house meetings   

COORDINATING ACTIVITIES FOR ALL RESIDENTS by:

  • Scheduling, assigning and monitoring resident chores
  • Engaging residents in skill building through every day activities at the shelter
  • Ensuring families have appropriate general activities and resources including holidays throughout the year
  • Scheduling classes and trainings on and off-site
  • Referring families in area of Health/well-being
  • Contacting and connecting children to Birthday Dreams
  • Coordinating with off-site agencies to meet needs of children and youth 

COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY by:

  • Writing clearly with purpose and organization
  • Speaking clearly with respect and focus on topic at hand
  • Communicating in general, in a timely manner including daily response to emails and calls
  • Interacting respectfully with others by considering what are mannerisms, content of conversations, wording, and physical contact appropriate to the situation.

This position is 30 hours per week; Starting wage is between $15.00 – $16.00 per hour, DOE, which includes medical/dental benefits, sick and vacation time, and holiday pay.

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to execdir@interfaithwa.org.  Currently scheduling interviews.