Volunteers of America SW
  • 21-Mar-2018 to 20-May-2018 (PST)
  • El Cajon, CA, USA
  • 11.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, vision, 403(b)


About Us:

For more than 118 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 13,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more visit us online at www.voa-swcal.org.

Job Opportunity:

Under direct supervision, the Case Aide will assist in the supervision of all resident activities in compliance to the house rules; perform assigned tasks such as, but not limited to: cleaning, food preparation, medication administration, and maintaining accurate logs and documentation of facility and resident case files.  The Case Aide will be responsible for answering multiple phone lines and gathering information from callers.  The Case Aide will also be responsible for gathering information, data entry and providing appropriate referrals and/or necessary services as needed to in-house residents as well as callers. 

The Hawley Veterans Center is a transitional housing program for homeless & disabled veterans located in El Cajon, CA. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise client chores and complete warning and violation notices as needed.
  • Take attendance of clients at curfew and complete warning and violation notices as needed.
  • Make hourly rounds of program and document client attendance on roster appropriately to ensure compliance to "House Rules", Program Policies and Procedures, and Safety Program requirements.
  • Maintain safety, security and cleanliness standards as outlined by Volunteers of America's policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to Volunteers of America and Program/Facility Policy and Procedures.
  • Perform office upkeep duties as assigned, including the daily cleaning of the Office areas. This includes dusting, filing, sweeping.  Ensure client activity areas are neat, clean and orderly and all activities, books and craft material are visually presentable for external inspection.
  • Prepare and serve meals and snacks according to menu, and follow-up with the cleaning of the kitchen and dining room areas to include washing dishes and emptying trash.
  • Report and record any unusual incidents immediately regarding resident behavior, filling out incident reports when necessary.
  • Midnight shift Case aide will be responsible for preparation of sandwiches for following day's resident lunches and preparing and serving breakfast for all residents and cleaning kitchen and dining room
  • Answer, screen and document all incoming telephone calls.
  • Make appropriate referrals, conduct initial screenings for eligibility, and schedule intake appointments as appropriate and assigned by Case Manager.
  • File all papers, documents, reports in alphabetical or numerical order as requested.
  • Maintain all client records in an orderly and neat manner.
  • Update clients progress records promptly as assigned.
  • Make photocopies as required. Complete client files for initial intake into facility as assigned.
  • Assists coworkers as necessary.
  • Document client observations/incidents in logbook daily.
  • Assist with house meetings, resident activities/groups as needed.
  • Assist with transportation of residents, as needed.
  • Assist with facility laundry as needed.
  • Assist with the deep cleaning of kitchen appliances (to include, but not limited to the refrigerator, stove, oven, freezers, and vent).
  • All other duties as assigned by the Case Manager.

Required Credentials, Abilities, & Experience:

  • Experience working with homeless, mentally ill, and/or veterans preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Veteran strongly preferred
  • Must acknowledge and adhere to all Volunteers of America's policies and procedures.
  • Must have ability to assess conditions and situations of individuals requesting emergency services.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to interact effectively with all residents, family members and monitoring representatives.
  • Must have the ability to comprehend and implement instructions.
  • Must have the ability to make quick and sound judgments in time of crisis.
  • Must have the ability to recognize and evaluate a resident's need for medical attention.
  • Must have ability to display proper telephone etiquette.
  • Must have knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment.
  • Must meet the eligibility requirements needed to obtain 1st Aide & CPR certifications and Food Handlers Card within 60 days of employment.
  • Must posses a valid California Driver's License.
  • Must obtain TB/Physical (w/in 7 Days) of employment.

 

EOE M/V/D/F This Employer participates in E-Verify.

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