Description Looking for a rewarding position? How would you like to serve those who served? If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a great organization & make a difference, this is the job for you! Come & join our winning team! Benefits include Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision and Company matching 401K PLEASE RESPOND IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT WORKING WITH VETERANS AND UNDERSTAND THIS IS THE GRAVEYARD SHIFT This position reports directly to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant. The Veterans Service Assistant assists in the daily implementation of day to day basic residential services.
Responsibilities • THIS IS A SHIFT FROM 10PM-6:30AM, FT, AND IS VERY IMPORTANT TO THIS POPULATION • Assists in the delivery of basic services (such as shelter, food, hygiene, etc.) to veterans served at the facility • Ensures harmonious atmosphere at the facility by maintaining communication with clinical staff and maintaining a therapeutic community environment • Assists in the delivery/handling of client mail • Assists clients with the move-in and move-out from the facility • Responsible for the preventing or de-escalating any verbal and physical altercations from the facility including submitting Incident Reports to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant concerning these events • Responsible for taking addressing client issues timely to ensure the non-interruption of services • Provides daily shuttle van transportation to community agencies such as VA, DMV, Social Security, etc. • Conveying needs to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant to maintain supply inventory of supplies and ensures proper storage • Assists with maintenance and upkeep of the facility and ensures readiness for inspections • Assists in the implementation of toxicology testing to promote a sober environment • Responsible for implementation of all safety and emergency procedures • Assist the Veteran Service Coordinator in bed checks, inspections of rooms to ensure a clean, safe and hazardless environment • Conducts various administrative duties to include documentation of bed check, inspections, incident reports, client logs, etc. • Facilitate routine daily living activities for clients • Adheres to the site work order procedure • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications Requirements: • Experience with client population, similar populations, or other equivalent experience preferred • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to work collaboratively with residential staff • Must promote client-centered philosophy and skilled in creating/maintaining a sober environment • Must be energetic, dedicated to mission and flexible • Basic computer literacy • Must have a valid drivers license and clean traffic record United States Veterans Initiative is a non-profit organization whose mission is the successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support