Life Skills Coach/Residential Counselor
Bill Wilson Center
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Post Date: Mar 02, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $25.00 per hour
Location: US - California - San Jose
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Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor, the Life Skills Coach/Residential Counselor coaches, trains, cares for and supervises families housed in Young Adult Family Shelter and Non Traditional Families program by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.

•        Assist in orientation of homeless young adults and families.
•        Provides life skills coaching, supervision, and care for young adults and their families in the young adult family shelter program and nontraditional families program.
•        Serves as an appropriate role model for young adults and their families
•        Handle crisis situations as they may arise.
•        Provide individual support to residents as needed, as well group activities such as cooking classes, parenting coaching, interview coaching and developing other life skills.
•        Complete shift reports daily.
•        Completes documentation in AWARDS and through shift summaries regarding client issues/progress timely and accurately.
•        Ensure safety of young adults and families in programs.
•        Must be able to communicate effectively (orally and in writing), get along with co-workers, clients and management and deal effectively and professionally under pressure
•        Collaborates with other staff to support clients by designing relevant life skills support that will allow clients to address current issues or challenges.
•        Gives instructions to clients regarding desirable health and personal habits.
•        Support program structure, communicate with clients if structure is not being followed, follow-up with consistently and as appropriate.
•        Attend agency meetings as appropriate
•        Maintains statistics and records as required – data entry of program statistics.
•        Positions are day, overnight or swing shift and require flexibility of schedule
•        Participate in agency safety initiatives and ensure that BWC site is neat and tidy and report all maintenance or safety issues to manager or Facilities Manager immediately.
•        Regular attendance and punctuality is a requirement of the position.
•        Participate in agency Program Quality Improvement activities and initiatives
•        Attend and complete trainings as required.
•        Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Med-Cal programs and billing, knowledge of County UNICARE billing system and Electronic Medical Record experience a huge plus! Valid CA drivers license w/access to a personal vehicle with current Ins Fingerprinting, TB test, CPR/First Aid required.

For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to:
ATTN: Resumes
FAX: (408) 244-4022
Please indicate which job you are applying for in subject line.

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Required to be fully vaccinated with booster against COVID-19 (if eligible or agree to receive booster at the time of eligibility)

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