This is a part-time position 3 – 4 days per week providing supervision and counseling after hours for youth. The Awake Night Staff works with boys ages 6 to 18 during the night shift from 10pm to 6am. Duties include supervision of youth during night time hours when youth are sleeping, domestic duties (cleaning and laundry), clerical activities, and prepping activities for next day. Awake Night Staff must work well with at-risk youth in a high-quality, personalized foster care setting while delivering high-quality intervention and life skills instruction.
Reports to: STRTP Program Manager
- Provide parental quality supervision, protection, and guidance to STRTP residents at night.
- Prepare snacks for residents as needed.
- Be able to intervene during crisis situations and make appropriate decisions.
- Supervise well-being of residents.
- Communicate with peers and management team regarding residents’ behavior and needs.
- Contribute to progress notes about STRTP residents.
- Administrate discipline and set limits for appropriate behavior.
- Initiate activities for residents during their shift as needed.
- Transport residents in the event of an emergency.
- Prepare meals and snacks for residents.
- Report to STRTP Program Manager, Head of Service, and Clinical Director the identification of any additional needs or services for particular residents.
- Assure cleanliness, appearance and maintenance of the facility.
- Bachelor’s Degree if hired after January 1, 2017
- Case management experience
- Experience working with at-risk children and older youth in a community-based setting
- Strong communication skills, interpersonal and listening skills
- Consensus and decision-making
- Self-directed and able to manage time effectively
- Ability to maintain and respect confidentiality as needed
- Satisfy the Department of Social Services and Department of Justice finger print clearance requirements
- Possess a valid California Driver’s License and have access to a reliable and insured vehicle
- Have a clean DMV printout
- Have negative T.B. Test
- Current First Aid/CPR certification
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.