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Resident Counselor, Part Time weekend shifts

Location:York, PA
Salary Range:to be determined
Employment Type:Part Time
Department:Still Waters
Description:Make a difference in other people's lives with empathy and options planning.

Responsible for the supervision of the Shelter facility when on duty. The work involves providing support and options counseling to residents and clients. Must be dedicated to the mission of YWCA York

We are offering part-time weekend shifts 7 am to 3 pm, Sat and Sun.

There is the potential for weekday hours as well. Must be able to commit to at least two days a week and holidays as needed.

Duties:When on duty: Responsible for security of building, contents of the building, and the well being of building occupants. Must orient new residents to evacuation procedures.

Conduct intakes meetings and emergency answer hot line as needed.

Work to provide support services, nondirective counseling, information, and referrals for clients. Case reviews are held at every shift change.

Participate in house meetings, staff meetings, and direct service meetings.

Required to lift or move materials of average weight.

Keep shelter and all bedrooms clean and ready for clients.

Maintain confidential materials associated with the agency’s clients and files.

Other duties as required or assigned.
Qualifications:Education and Experience:
High School diploma or equivalency certificate.
Must complete PCAR/PCCD/PCADV advocate training within one year of employment.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Skill in the provision of services to victims of domestic violence in crisis; strong decision making ability. Ability to supervise and work cooperatively with other staff members.

Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Observes safety and security procedures.
Adapts to changes in the work environment.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift, push, and/or pull up to 15 pounds.
May require driving in inclement weather.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking and typing.

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