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Overview:

The Door’s mission is to empower young people ages 12-21 to reach their potential by providing accessible, comprehensive youth development services – health care, counseling, education, legal services, the arts and recreation – in a diverse and supportive environment. The Resident Assistant will report to the Program Supervisor at The 9th Street Supportive Housing Program providing oversight to ensure building safety, particularly during evening and overnight hours.

Responsibilities:
  • Monitor resident activities in the building and provide crisis intervention as needed
  • Follow-up on directives from building Supervisor that are communicated via email
  • Ensure that Night Staff Policy and Procedures are followed
  • Complete accurate and timely end of shift reports to supervisors
  • Be available for overnight shifts (11-7am or 12-8am) and /or late night shifts; including weekends
  • Implement positive youth development focused activities onsite for residents
  • Document all incidents and interventions with young people and building security
  • Communicate appropriately with resident coaches and program management during and following crisis situations
  • Attend all relevant meetings, trainings, workshops and outside events
  • Other  responsibilities and functions as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; Bachelors preferred
  • Minimum of 2 year experience with adolescents utilizing positive youth development principles
  • Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people
  • Experience working with diverse at-risk populations such as LGBTQ, homeless and mentally ill
  • Knowledge of social service systems and resources as they relate to the urban youth population
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and practice the principles of positive youth development
  • Understanding of  adolescent development, assessment, counseling and/or crisis management
  • Ability to engage young people positively
  • Ability to provide crisis intervention when necessary
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish, French or Mandarin strongly preferred
Department:
Mental Health and Personal Development
Supervisor:
Program Supervisor
Hours:
Scheduled as needed; up to 35 hours per week
Salary:
$14.46 per hour
Contact:

Submit cover letter and resume to: APPLY 

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