Resident Advocate I at Capital District YMCA

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 5 days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Schenectady, New York





Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Director of the Residence, the Resident Advocate I provides support services to the participants of the Residence Program.   

REQUIREMENTS:


  • HS/GED required.

  • Some college in  counseling, social work or related field preferred.

Scheduled shift by Location:


  • Men's Residence: Various Shifts; Weekday Overnights 10:00pm-6:30am, Weekend Overnights 10:00pm-7:30am, Saturdays 2:00pm-10:30pm, Sundays 7:00am-3:30pm, or 2:00pm-10:30pm

Experience


Required


  • 1 year(s): Prior work experience with the adult male mental health population.

Education


Required


  • High School Diploma/GED or better


Preferred


  • Some college or better in Social Work or related field

Licenses & Certifications


Required


  • First Aid

  • AED

  • CPR

Skills


Required


  • Writing

  • Problem Solving

  • Communication

  • Organizational

  • Work in diverse community

Behaviors


Required


  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations


Required


  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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