House Manager

at SEEDS - Supporting Every Eve's Daughter Safely (view profile)
Location St. George, Canada
Date Posted February 7, 2024
Category Other
Job Type Full-time

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: House Manager
Reporting to: Executive Director
Work Centre: SEEDS House (Brant County)
Compensation: $21-$24/hour

Shifts: Monday-Friday 4pm to 10pm, Some Weekends
Start date: February 2024

We are a faith-based organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening women leaving a trafficking situation. SEEDS provides innovative and transformative services through a residential program with a team of caring and dedicated staff and volunteers in a 4 bed home, operating from 5 Core Values: 

Balance, Communication, Gratitude, Collaboration, Ownership

Position overview 

Reporting to and working collaboratively with the Executive Director, the House Manager works from SEEDS House, and therefore is responsible for the smooth and orderly running of all practical operations of the facility. Respite care and vacation time to be provided. 

Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee residents to ensure a congenial and cooperative learning environment 
  • Mediate mild interpersonal problems between residents.
  • Communicate with Executive Director or Program Manager to resolve significant problems with individual residents.
  • Ensure that residents are accounted for and are safe and secure.
  • Enforce rules and regulations to ensure safety.
  • Hold weekly check-in meetingswith each assigned resident.
  • Communicate with Program Manager when residents are unable/unwilling to follow home policies and procedures. 
  • Chaperone some group-sponsored trips and social functions.
  • Actively participate on Intake Team for residents coming to SEEDS House.
  • Accompany and supervise residents during meals. 
  • Provide emergency first aid and minor medical assistance when necessary.
  • Assign and oversee outside chores to each resident - feeding the chickens, mowing grass, yard work, etc  
  • Assign and oversee inside chores to each resident - daily tidying and cleaning of the home, as well as monthly deep cleaning.
  • Determine the need for facility maintenance and plan for completion of tasks as appropriate.
  • Inventory, pack, and remove items left behind by former residents.
  • Must have G license and access to a vehicle at all times
  • To ensure that all residential facilities are well maintained and reflective of the survivors’ needs residing in the home. 
  • Maintain the master schedule for staff and residents.
  • Perform bi-weekly residential services, meetings, and trainings with Residential Advocates.
  • Maintain oversight of all assessments, treatment planning, and case management programming for residents.
  • Assist in the management of resident documentation and reporting.
  • Conduct multidisciplinary residential services meetings to communicate with guardians, family members, volunteers, mentors, program partners, and staff.
  • Facilitate all assessments, treatment planning and support services for survivors of sex trafficking to include, but not limited to legal, medical, housing, and mental health.
  • Attend meetings and trainings requested by SEEDS
  • Indirect Services to document victim services information to the database.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Criminology, or other behavioural science.
  • Participate in continuing education standards that include a minimum of eight hours of training per year in trauma, substance abuse and sex trafficking.
  • One to two years’ experience managing others, as well as experience in a licensed substance abuse treatment program, trauma informed care program, post-traumatic stress program OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Experience working with survivors of sex trafficking is preferred.
  • Experience working in cross-cultural settings is an asset.
  • Clean driving record.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to info@seedscanada.org.