On Call House Monitor

Washington, DC
Nov 21, 2022
Nov 29, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Position: On Call House MonitorSchedule: Evening and overnight hours and/or weekend HoursPosition Summary: SMYAL is hiring On Call Housing Monitors for our housing program for youth ages 18-24 who are experiencing homelessness. Possible shifts are available for evening and overnight hours as well as weekend hours.The Housing Monitor position works to ensure that all LGBTQ youth who are residents of the SMYAL Extended Transitional Youth House are safe, supported, monitored and cared for respectfully. This position works with the Case Manager and the Director of Youth Housing to implement tasks, directives, and interventions to assist residents in meeting their case plan goals. The role is essential to ensuring that both residents and SMYAL employees adhere to the program, including the housing rules, policies and regulations. The house monitor is responsible for monitoring the safety and conduct of house residents, and providing clinical and crisis intervention as needed. House Monitors must be able to manage youth ages 18-24, de-escalate any potential conflicts, and troubleshoot any issues that may arise.SMYALA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s extended transitional living program is a 2 to 6 year program that seeks to provide its residents with independent living skills and stable permanent housing in the community. This position requires evening and overnight hours or weekend hours, and at times may require work beyond regular office hours or covering shifts for other members of the Housing Monitor team. Holidays are mandatory. Teamwork is highly emphasized.Position Responsibilities:A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Coordinate the operation of the facility, including adherence to house rules and regulationsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Make regular house check inspections inside the building and in the area immediately outside, and check individual rooms when necessaryA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Monitors resident curfew and documents any rules and regulations violationsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Monitors building and facility conditions following agency guidelines for maintenanceA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Works with case manager to develop and monitor individual case plans for residents to provide optimum supportive servicesA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Counsels residents and coordinates subsequent services as neededA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Provides crisis intervention and support as neededA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Makes entries into the Daily Log detailing activities during employeeA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s tour of dutyA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Perform other duties as assigned, understanding the changing environment working with youth in a housing environmentEducation and Other Skills:A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents High School Diploma/GED.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Competency in basic community engagement, medical, social, and practical case management.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Experience working directly with LGBTQ young adults preferred.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Experience in Group Home living or Shelter facility preferred.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Knowledge of mental health concerns and suicidality.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Must be sensitive to issues of diversity, including race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity, both in the workplace and in the community serviced.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents A valid driverA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s license is desirable.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents LGBTQ individuals and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Must be able to work evenings, holidays, and weekends as needed.*To Apply: *Applicants may send resume, wage requirements, _and _cover letter to jobs @smyal.org with the subject line On Call Housing Monitor. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received. Candidates will be hired as qualified candidates are identified, so we encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible. No phone calls, please. Start date is contingent on completion of required clearances.Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. SMYAL believes in a justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as bringing your authentic self to the workplace. So if you are excited about this position but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may be just the right person for this or other positions.*About SMYAL: *SMYAL supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through youth leadership, SMYAL creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to build self-confidence, develop critical life skills, and engage their peers and community through service and advocacy. Committed to social change, SMYAL builds, sustains and advocates for programs, policies, and services that LGBTQ youth need as they grow into adulthood.*SMYAL, 410 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003-2707**Phone: (202) 546-5940. Web: is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental handicap, or political affiliation.*_Job Type: Part-timePay: $19.00 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Holidays* Night shift* On call* Weekend availabilityWork Location: Multiple Locations