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.
|The Healing Place for Men, Assistant Program Manager||The Healing Place for Men Assistant 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 Assistant Program Manager will support the Program Manager in 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 work in cooperation with the Program Manager and directly supervise the peer mentor supervisors, peer mentors and AmeriCorps members to assist in the day-to-day management, execution and success of the programs. Specific Responsibilities • Provide day-to-day management of 188-bed men’s long-term, residential recovery program and the 18-bed specialty shelter located at 700 Dinwiddie Ave in Richmond. • Develop and maintain a positive peer culture within the facility. • Create and maintain policies, rules and guidelines with accuracy and timeliness. • Work with the Program Manager 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. • Perform and provide daily report on all screenings and discharges from program. • Consider all building departments when making decisions. • Establish and maintain relationships with a network of referral and recovery resources. • Support and monitor volunteer activities. Supervisor: This position reports to the Program Manager and has up to 14 Peer Mentors, 4 AmeriCorps members. Hours: 40 hours per week, salaried exempt level.||Management||Aug 9, 2019|