Relief Residential Counselor (2 Positions)

Job Type

Part Time

Published

10/23/2018

Application Deadline

11/14/2018

Address

7 Temple Street
Cambridge
Massachusetts
02139
United States

Description

Position:                               Relief Residential Counselor (2 Positions)

Reports to:                           Family Shelter Director         

Hours of Work:                     Nights, Weekends, Holidays

Location:                              YWCA Cambridge, Central Square              

Start Date:                             ASAP

           

The YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice freedom and dignity for all.

 

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

The Relief Residential Counselor is primarily responsible for providing a safe and healthy environment for Family Shelter Residents.


SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Contributes to a safe atmosphere by ensuring that residents abide by program rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Assists residents with daily living skills and housing searches.
  • Completes necessary documentation (both hand-written and computer based/data entry) in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High School Diploma or GED required.

2. Must be available to work evening, overnight, and weekend shifts.

3. Evidence of experience in a similar work environment.

3. Computer literate; proficient in MS applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.…).

4. Excellent interpersonal skills to advise and resolve conflict among Shelter residents.

5. Must be sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of women and children and be supportive of the mission, vision and philosophy of the YWCA Cambridge.                                                                                                                                 


The YWCA Cambridge encourages applications from individuals regardless of race, color,

ethnic origin, religion, ability and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

HRresumes@ywcacam.org
http://www.ywcacam.org

Submit Letter of Interest and Resume by November 14, 2018 to:

 Human Resources

YWCA Cambridge

7 Temple Street, Cambridge 02139 or HRresumes@ywcacam.org

(no telephone inquiries accepted)


Candidates will be subject to a criminal records check (CORI).  



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