Program Aide (Temporary Housing Women's) @ Inspirica, Inc. - Stamford, CT

Job Overview

12 days ago

Program Aide (Temporary Housing Women's)

Inspirica, Inc. - Stamford, CT

About Inspirica

Inspirica strives to end homelessness and housing insecurity by helping individuals and families achieve independence through support services and affordable housing. We are one of the largest providers of services to the homeless in Connecticut. We serve over 900 individuals each year across our twelve residential facilities, including emergency shelters, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, and deeply affordable housing. We serve individuals across the spectrum of the homeless and housing insecure, including single men, single women, families, people with mental illness, and people living with HIV/AIDS.

Inspirica is one of only a few organizations nationally that is able to address both the physical component of homelessness (residential services) and its underlying root causes (support services) on a single, powerful, end-to-end platform. In addition to housing, we provide vocational training, workforce education, job placement, housing placement, job & housing retention support, children's services, early childhood & parenting services, case management, etc. We further collaborate with a vast array of external partners to provide medical/dental care, mental health care, substance abuse treatment, etc.

We are a results-oriented organization with a caring professional staff and dedicated volunteers who believe in individual human potential, personal accountability and mutual respect.

Program Overview

Temporary Housing consists the following programs:

Family Housing

  • Our Family Housing Program has two distinct components: an emergency shelter that provides housing and support services to approximately 17 families; and a transitional housing facility that provides housing and support services to approximately 25 families.

Women’s Housing

  • Our women’s housing program provides emergency shelter and support services to 25 single women.

Position Overview

The role of the Program Aide is to be on site providing supervision of the program in order to assist residents, enforce the rules of the building, and assist the case manager in his/her efforts to ensure the all Inspirica policies and the policies of the program are being followed by all resident and employees.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Physical presence at your work location to provide supervision of the facilities and residents during your entire shift.
  • Maintaining a pleasant and professional manner when dealing with residents, guests, first responders and other Inspirica staff.
  • Program Aides must remain aware, alert and focused on the premises, including its perimeter and its occupants.
  • Program Aides must be familiar with all Inspirica policies and the procedures of the house.
  • Ensure all Residents, Guests and Contractors follow all rules and report any violations to your supervisor.
  • Professionally answer the phone, taking detailed and specific messages and timely delivering them to their recipient.
  • Monitor and record visitors to the building.
  • Respond to residents’ questions or concerns and/or elevate those questions or concerns to the appropriate party.
  • Complete log book entries describing activities while on shift and prepare client progress, incident and other reports as needed. All reports are to be clear, accurate and complete.
  • Conduct hourly rounds of the program facilities to ensure the building is secure and that residents are complying with program rules. Between rounds, monitor the security cameras for the facility.
  • Once per shift, complete an inspection checklist to ensure the building is safe, clean and well maintained.
  • Assist residents with various activities of daily living (ADLs) or chores
  • Help maintain the staff offices, bathrooms and building common areas (vacuuming, mopping etc)
  • Program Aides will be responsible for identifying emergency situations and calling first responders and/or Director to ensure they are handled and reported appropriately.
  • Attend staff meetings and meetings with Director as requested.
  • Drive clients to appointments and classes as directed by supervisor.
  • Escalate any issues of concern relating to the clients to the proper case manager and/or supervisor
  • Expected to report into work during inclement weather.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • At least 1 year social services experience (ideally with the homeless, mental health and/or substance abuse populations).
  • Courteous and professional individual with the ability to deal with individuals with varying needs and challenges.
  • When dealing with residents, first responders, and other Inspirica staff, must maintain a pleasant and friendly demeanor.
  • Must have the ability to enforce the building rules in a professional manner, while avoiding conflicts or favoritism among residents, and maintaining respectful boundaries
  • Willingness to perform all necessary duties during each shift.
  • Strong problem-solver who enjoys multi-tasking.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word are required to complete reports.

Required Education

  • High school diploma.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology preferred.

Candidates should email resume, cover letter, and [writing sample] (in Word format) with “Program Aide - Temporary Housing” in the subject line.

Inspirica is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, disability, race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, the presence of a non-job related handicap, or any other legally protected status.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $15.50 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekends only

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Stamford, CT 06901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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