For more than 30 years, CARITAS has been providing effective, permanent solutions to individuals and families dealing with the crisis of homelessness and/or substance use disorders in the Metro Richmond area. Its four programs include The Healing Place, the Emergency Shelter, The Furniture Bank, and CARITAS Works. Through these four programs, CARITAS provides men and women with the tools to make a successful transition to dignity and self-sufficiency. You can learn about all four on the organization’s website at www.caritasva.org.
|24/7 Specialty Shelter Monitor||The Healing Place, 24/7 Specialty Shelter Monitor United by our compassion, we help our most vulnerable neighbors break the cycles of homelessness and addiction to reclaim their dignity. We are a family of four programs working to fill the gaps in the homeless services system; CARITAS Shelter, CARITAS Works, The Healing Place and the CARITAS Furniture Bank. Position Summary: Provide supervision to an overnight Specialty Shelter for single men. Act as the liaison between THP/CARITAS administrative staff, volunteers, and guests. Support housing first efforts of shelter staff, Shelter Case Management and Director of Shelter Operations to provide assistance and structure for individuals facing a housing crisis. Specific Responsibilities: • Be aware of all policies and procedures regarding staff and clients of CARITAS/THP. • Observe behavior of individuals seeking shelter during sign-In period, screening out anyone whose behavior is inappropriate according to program guidelines • Provide information on the recovery programs and encourage participation when appropriate. • Monitor clients through meetings and evening educational sessions. • Perform scheduled rounds of the facility to assess and monitor for safety. • Perform drug screens/alcohol sensor readings on clients in the THP Recovery program. • Enforce all Shelter guidelines. • Monitor sleeping areas, lounge area and restrooms throughout the shift. • Complete the shift report in a timely manner. • Offer support and encouragement to clients that express and interest for steps towards recovery. • Attend paid staff trainings. • Be aware of all policies and procedures regarding staff and clients of CARITAS. • Provide quality customer service • Consistently ensure the accurate completion of all paperwork. • Maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries. • Other duties as assigned. Supervisor 24/7 Specialty Shelter Supervisor Hours 4PM-12AM or 12AM-8AM.||Social Work||Feb 20, 2019|
|Program Manager; The Healing Place for men||The Healing Place Men’s Program Manager United by our compassion, we help our most vulnerable neighbors break the cycles of homelessness and addiction to reclaim their dignity. We are a family of four programs working to fill the gaps in the homeless services system: CARITAS Shelter, CARITAS Works, The Healing Place and the CARITAS Furniture Bank. Position Summary: The Healing Place Men’s Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of program implementation for this peer-driven, long-term residential recovery program and the 24/7 Specialty Shelter located at 700 Dinwiddie Ave. This position will develop a team of peer mentors and staff to assist in the day-to-day management, execution and success of the programs. This position oversees directly or with dotted line responsibility: Food Service Manager, Facilities Manager, 24/7 Specialty Shelter Monitor, Peer Mentor Coordinator, and the Transition Coordinator. Specific Responsibilities: • Provide day-to-day management of 188-bed men’s long-term, residential recovery program and the 22-bed emergency shelter located at 700 Dinwiddie Ave in Richmond. • Develop and maintain a positive peer culture within the facility. • Develop and maintain a balanced budget in conjunction with the COO. • Create and maintain policies, rules and guidelines with accuracy and timeliness. • Work with the COO to accurately and effectively measure and evaluate outcomes of the program. • Provide instruction and training for staff members, Peer Mentors, and clients in the principles of the social model recovery program to maintain standards of program delivery. Facilitate group meetings with clients to deal with issues and concerns in a democratic manner compatible with the social model. • Monitor all screenings and discharges from program. • Work across programs to ensure consistent and timely communication, and maximize opportunities. • Establish and maintain relationships with a network of referral and recovery resources statewide. • Support Director of Community Engagement by supervising volunteers, encouraging two- way communications, and participating in program activities.||Management, Social Work||Feb 4, 2019|