Job Summary: Supervise the daily operation, activities, and overall functioning of the Work Therapy program ensuring a Biblically-based work ethic environment. Oversee Work Therapy schedule and implementation; Oversee cleanliness, maintenance, and security of facility; and management of disciplinary process for all residents assigned in Work Therapy positions in order to ensure excellence and integrity in a Christ-centered community.
Other Job Responsibilities:
- Supervise the daily operation, activities, and overall functioning of the Work Therapy program. Instilling and nurturing a biblically-based work ethic environment throughout the facility.
- Communicate (verbal and written) with residents, staff and management regarding all Work Therapy related issues. Facilitate conflict resolution using biblical principles with residents and staff, and provide mediation. Communicate necessary situations to the appropriate case manager and management immediately.
- Fulfill all administrative tasks associated with the Work Therapy program including; scheduling, inventory and documentation.
- Assist residents with internalizing what it means to be a “good” employee through application of biblically-based career development strategies.
- Oversee the cleanliness, maintenance, and safety of the facility to ensure a safe and secure environment for all residents, staff, donors and volunteers. Report unsafe activities, conditions in all areas of the facility to management, and complete necessary follow-ups in documenting each crisis.
- Coordinate with program staff to incorporate Work Therapy Program and Evaluations into the programs.
- Participate in Ministry and prayer activities, as appropriate.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education, Skills & Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in social services-related field (psychology, sociology, theology, religion, etc.) or related field from an accredited college and 1 plus years of management experience within a non-profit/social service agency, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience with substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, treatment of the mentally ill and managing from a biblical perspective in a Christian environment. Strong computer skills with fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Valid Texas Driver’s License with acceptable driving record and current liability insurance.
Good reading, writing, time management and ability to multitask. Detail oriented with strong communication skills. Must be able to clearly communicate information about residents, policies, and procedures. Good judgement in dealing with the residents and confidential matters. Ability to problem-solve, work well without supervision. Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with employees, managers, residents, volunteers and outside organizations that interact with Star of Hope. Professional appearance and behavior.
Be able to work respectfully, professionally and in a Christ-like manner with everyone, able to maintain required residents/staff boundaries and possess a willingness to serve the Lord in a ministry that deals with homeless men, women and children.