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Residential Educational professional

Job ID REQ-2023-533 Omaha, Nebraska

Ensure that the Hill Top Apartment building and its inhabitants are safe and follow all the regulations and procedures. Provides Applied Life Skills Curriculum to residents. Lives on premises.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Maintains an environment wherein residents feel safe and secure.

  • Serves as a communication link between and among residents, the Manager of Successful Living Housing, and the Director of Aftercare Services and Successful Living.

  • Advises residents on Hill Top Handbook rules, safety procedures, security precautions, and community adjustment.

  • Provides emotional support, prompting, and encouragement to residents.

  • Ensures orderly, clean living conditions by scheduling and supervising clean-up and submitting repair requests.

  • Provides on-site supervision and monitoring of Hill Top Apartments.

  • Offers personal and professional guidance to residents.

  • Leads by example in terms of character, integrity, and level of maturity.

  • Checks in with residents periodically to ensure that things are going well and address any concerns they may have.

  • Reviews logs for safety (cameras, overnight logs/checks, safety checks).

Implements and maintains the Successful Living Housing Program with the goal of providing education, resources and supports to Hill Top residents.

  • Develops and implements an individualized service plan with each resident.

  • Provides on-site support and coaching (Check and Connect).

  • Submits reports, surveys and evaluations.

  • Implements the Applied Life Skills Curriculum.

  • Supports the application and selection process for housing.

  • Collaborates in prosocial activities (i.e., celebrations, holidays, honoring birthdays, holding traditions, etc.).

  • Implements the intake process for Hill Top residents.

  • Coordinates with consumers including employers, agencies, and mentors.

  • Provides transportation for youth as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have the ability and desire to work and live with youth.

  • Must have the willingness to work flexible hours in order to assist residents as needed.

  • Proven record of sound judgment and ability to work with individuals in a mature and responsible manner.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychological, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the youth being serviced in his/her assigned service area.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate patience and empathy.

  • Exhibits strong organizational skills.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or a related field required. In lieu of a degree, equivalent and related work experience may be considered (e.g. 4 years of experience with the Boys Town model).

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children and families is required.

  • 21 years of age or older required.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Must pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check. Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws.

  • Available to provide crisis response 24/7 and must be available to work non-traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays required.

  • CPR/ First Aid certification required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in Boys Town Model is preferred.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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