Majority of the on-duty work hours for this position:
- FULL TIME 8am – 5pm Monday thru Friday
- Can be requested to work other hours as needed.
The Assistant Program Director (APD) serves as the single point of contact for Staff Shelter Managers and Volunteer Resident Advocates. The primary function is to oversee provision of shelter supervision, coordination of transport, intake processing, and activities coverage for all residents. The APD works closely with the Executive Director to ensure delivery of quality services to the residents consistent with the organizations mission and policies. The APD is responsible for aiding in the management of program resources to fulfill the program mission in accordance with priorities, time, and budget requirements. The APD oversees the day-to-day operation of the residential home needs regarding maintenance/supply requests, communicating policy changes/updates and pertinent information to shelter managers as requested by the Program Director/Executive Director. The APD provides direct supervision to residents per established program policies maintaining scheduling and transportation coordination for all residents.
Reports to the Program Director/Executive Director
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist in case plan management for assigned Residents. Make records of each day’s activities, assign rooms, note supply needs, schedule maintenance, and distribute mail.
- Scheduling transport of residents to medical, educational, and counseling appointments, and other program activities.
- Scheduling adequate chaperone coverage for residents at program activities, special events, and trips.
- Record Special Incident Reports, Resident Progress Reports, and all other required reports and paperwork per established policies and guidelines.
- Instruct and assist in supervision of Shelter Managers, Volunteer Resident Advocates, and other staff with regards to communicating policy or procedural changes.
- Communicate specific and general needs of Shelter Managers, Resident Advocates, residents, and shelter facilities to the Executive Director in a clear and timely manner.
- Consult with clinical personnel and/or Executive Director regarding behavioral problems of residents, crisis issues, and emergencies as they occur.
- Maintain written documentation on resident’s progress per policies and guidelines.
- Attend organization events and/or training outside prescribed work hours as requested.
- Conduct training and classes for Shelter Managers, Resident Advocates, and residents.
- Assist in any other function as needed to fulfill the ministry’s mission as directed.
- Strong Christian leader with an active and dynamic spiritual life.
- Demonstrate strong trust in God as provider of all necessary ministry resources.
- Ability and willingness to share faith with individuals who interface with the ministry.
- Strong interpersonal, motivational, leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional activities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Ability to maintain organization of multiple changing schedules.
- Works with KDM leaders and staff to discuss resident plans and assist in oversight and execution of treatment plans and goals.
- Staff and volunteer coordination with respect to shelter, transport, and resident activities coordination.
- Work under direct supervision of KDM leaders in assisting in modification and implementation of guidelines and policies.
- Provide on-site crisis counseling, role modeling, and encourager for Shelter Managers, Resident Advocates, and residents.
- Assure 24-hour advocate support for all residents. The majority of on-duty work hours for this position: 8am – 5pm Monday thru Friday and can be requested to work other hours as needed.
- Demonstrates deep understanding of and commitment to Christ and a passion for seeing KDM target population develop faith in Christ.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team.
- Ability to remain calm in stressful emotional situations.
- Commitment to respectful, open colleague communications.
- Desire Associates Degree, some education and experience in psychology, social work, human-services field, or prior supervisory/group home management. Helpful to have a degree and/or experience in women’s studies/ministry or related field.
- Required: valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Able to pass a background check, and periodic drug tests. Be at least 35 years of age, non-smoker/vaper.
*Background and Drug Test are required for all employment