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Resident Counselor, 7 am to 3 pm, Full Time

Location:York, PA
Salary Range:To be determined
Employment Type:Full Time
Description: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

This position will typically be scheduled from 7 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday.
Duties:When on duty: Responsible for security of building, contents of building, and the well being of building occupants. Must hold scheduled fire evacuation drill monthly and orient new residents to evacuation procedures.

Conduct intakes and answer hot line as needed.

Work to provide support services, non directive counseling, information, and referrals. Case reviews are held at every shift change.

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

Work with the Residential Coordinator in menu planning, food shopping when necessary and keeping a running inventory of food and household supplies.

Required to lift or move materials of average weight.

Keep shelter and all bedrooms clean and ready for clients

Keep up with laundry and making of bundles, care bags, and laundry bags

Keep kitchen and bathroom stocked

Keep store rooms neat and clean and donations put away

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 25 pounds.
May require driving in inclement weather.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking and typing.

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