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at Grace House Ministries (view profile)
Location Fairfield, AL
Date Posted 09/13/2018
Category Programs
Job Type Part-time
Job Function Life Coach
Address 4911 Farrell Avenue

Description

Title: Overnight Transitional Living Program (TLP) Life Coach

Reports to: Residential Program Director 

  • Life coach is responsible for providing a loving and stable family environment for every girl living at Grace House.
  • Life coach serves as mother to each child, provides daily routine care and teaches the girls to be respectful, well-mannered and responsible.
  • Life coach also supervises and participates in the educational and spiritual development and extracurricular activities of the girls.
  • Key responsibilities for the Life coach includes teaching the girls basic living skills such as: money management, cooking, laundry, behavior education, and healthy lifestyles
  • Provides proper supervision of the girls both at home and away from home.
  • Protects the physical and personal privacy of each child from inappropriate actions by others.
  • Submits Medicaid billing in a timely manner.
  • Immediately reports to the Residential Program Director all injuries, accidents, and incidents that affect the physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual well-being of the children.
  • Implements all household functions as planned or instructed by the Residential Program Director
  • Assigns chores to the girls, teaching them how to perform them correctly, including keeping their rooms clean and tidy at all times
  • Administers medications as prescribed by a physician, and documents all administrations of medication
  • Operate homes in compliance with state licensing, fire codes, and health permits

Shift time: Monday through Thursday 8pm-8am. This is an overnight shift 4 days a week.

Qualifications:

  • College degree  preferred with course work in early childhood development, childcare, psychology, or related areas
  • Prior experience working with children and youth (preferably children and youth from poverty or similar challenged settings)
  • Current certification in CPR and basic first aid
  • Good physical health as documented by a current physical examination
  • Computer literate and technical savvy
  • Strong organization and communication skills Security clearance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Alabama Bureau of Investigation, and the Child Abuse and Neglect registry
  • Some travel to local areas: Proof of Alabama driver’s license and car insurance (required)

Work Environment

  • A solid Christian faith and a teachable spirit
  • Be an example/role model to the girls
  • Be a team-player and support the mission of Grace House
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of job performance; very hospitable

Interested candidates should email resumes to lyoung@grace-house.org.  No calls please.