Resident Support Specialist
Company: Community Housing Innovations
Posted on: September 21, 2022
Resident Support Specialist
CHI- River House Men's Shelter - Riverhead, NY
WHO IS CHI?
Community Housing Innovations (CHI) is a not-for-profit housing and
human services organization that aims to support social and
economic independence. Our vision is to end generational poverty
and foster upward mobility by ensuring that all families and
individuals live in quality housing, have a home of their own, and
a job to support them. We believe quality, affordable housing is
the foundation for prosperity, personal fulfillment, and
CHI employs a team of hard-working, compassionate people who want
to give back to others in their community. We are proud to
+ Paid time off
+ Health insurance and health reimbursement account
+ Dental and vision plans
+ Flexible spending account
+ AFLAC supplemental insurance
+ Voluntary plans
+ Dependent Care Spending Account
+ BJ'sdiscounted membership
+ Working Advantage- Employee Perks
+ 401(k) retirement plan
+ Life insurance
+ Employee Assistance Program
+ Monthly trainings and career development plans
WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
CHI is looking for full-time and part-time Resident Support
Specialists (RSS) for our Riverhead location. You will ensure the
safety and security of all clients, visitors, staff and property.
This is accomplished by performing the following functions:
+ Conduct site inspections and review video cameras and monitors
+ Enforce CHI, site and DSS policies, regulations and rules with
+ Provide limited crisis intervention to residents on an as-needed
+ Accurately document throughout shift, i.e. turn-over, census,
logs, incident reports, case notes, etc.
+ Review rules and regulations with new arrivals and perform bag
searches upon intake.
+ Submit reports accurately and in a timely manner. Maintain logs,
office and site in an orderly fashion.
+ Support afterschool/evening activities as needed. Provide
oversight of outdoor and recreational events.
+ Inform Building Superintendent of work site's physical condition
(i.e. dangerous conditions, possible repair needs, supply needs,
+ Prep vacant units for new placements.
+ Facilitate evacuation procedures (i.e. fire drills) as directed
by Program Manager.
WHAT DO I NEED?
+ Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
+ Experience: 1-2 years of experience working in related field
preferred; if candidate has High School Diploma, GED or higher no
work experience is required.
+ Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in English required. Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a
+ Reasoning Ability: Ability to prioritize, make appropriate
decisions and judgment calls, and perform proper notifications.
+ Salary: $17.00
+ Overtime available
+ Open shifts:
+ Full time: Mon-Fri 4pm-12am
+ Part time: [Sat/Sun 12am-8am] [Sat/Sun 8am-4pm] [Sat/Sun
Apply online atwww.communityhousing.org/about-chi/chi-careers/.
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