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Posted On: 04/25/2017

Work Therapy Supervisor – Women & Family

Houston, TX, US  

Job Summary: The Work Therapy Supervisor is responsible for direct care of the guests participating in the Motivational Program; Work Therapy planning and placement; cleanliness, maintenance, and security of facility; direct supervision of Work Therapy placement; and management and discipline of all guests assigned in Work Therapy positions in order to ensure excellence and integrity.


Job Responsibilities:

  1. Assign and supervise guests to Work Therapy positions and monitor performance.
  2. Assist guests with internalizing what it means to be a “good” employee through use of current and accepted career development philosophies.
  3. Maintain the cleanliness, maintenance, and safety of the facility (conducting safety inspections).
  4. Facilitate and coordinate conflict resolution meetings between program members and Work Therapy supervisors using Biblical principles. This resolution should be approached from the standpoint that the Work Therapy Relationship is a process of growth for both the Program Member and the Work Therapy Supervisor.
  5. Supervise and coordinate the storage, maintenance, and distribution of supplies for all work therapy positions.
  6. Coordinate with program staff to incorporate Work Therapy Program and Evaluations into Career Development Program, treatments, and discharge plans.
  7. Assist staff in maintaining discipline and order within the facility, including the prompt documentation and notification of all violations of policy and procedure to management.
  8. Participate in staffing concerning each guest with Program Counselors, Case Managers and Class Instructors weekly to assist in coordination of services and delivery of services to guests.
Other Job Responsibilities:
  1. Convey kindness and compassion for every guest entering the facility and treat each guest with dignity and respect.
  2. Provide reports and follow-up information as directed by Manager of Family Services.
  3. Convene regularly with Manager of Family Services and Family Services staff to maintain appropriate communication and ensure the successful completion of services for all guests of Star of Hope.
  4. Responsible to support a safe and secure environment for all guests, staff, donors and volunteers entering or staying within the Star of Hope – SAFETY FIRST.
  5. Responsible to work safely and report all unsafe conditions and behaviors immediately to Manager of Family Services (or delegate).
  6. Other duties as assigned.


Education: BA/BS in social services-related field (psychology, sociology, theology, religion, etc.) required.

Skills & Experience: Extensive experience in social service and services for the homeless. Knowledge of and experience with substance abuse issues, mental health conditions and homelessness preferred. Strong knowledge in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel) required.

Requisition ID1147

 “We are currently updating our online application process. In the meantime, please submit your resumes to along with the specific job title(s) from the listing of all open positions at Star of Hope Mission, in which you have an interest and we will contact you as soon as possible.”