We are Hiring!
Charities of Chemung/Schuyler is growing and seeking a Housing Assistant to
join our team at LaFrance House.
Catholic Charities’ mission is to support all people in
need and advocate for social justice and human dignity in partnership with the
Diocese of Rochester and the greater community. We envision a
just and compassionate community rooted in love and the dignity of all
people. Our objectives are to address the needs of the community’s most vulnerable
people and to challenge conditions causing poverty and despair.
you're looking for an opportunity to express and explore your passion for
helping others, then join a team that truly makes a difference DAILY, in
people's lives. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful candidates who have
enthusiasm for helping people. We have supportive leadership who invest in our
people and provide opportunities for employees to thrive, grow and learn.
miss out on being a part of something special!
Catholic Charities Gateways program
provides continuity of service through hands-on instruction/assistance to
participants, as needed in area’s intended to promote housing stability and
independence. Ensure the safety and wellbeing of all participants and assist in
other duties at the property.
instruction and oversight to the participants in the areas of daily living and
direction and support to participants by addressing participant issues and
providing appropriate and necessary assistance regarding crisis situations, as
Report and document all
incidents, first aid treatments, medical emergencies, or other crisis according
to policy and procedures.
in daily logs/participant progress notes that pertain to significant events,
progress toward goals, daily struggles, difficulty with other
participants/neighbors, collateral contacts with participant providers, and
staff interactions with participants as well as shift logs, and participant
contacts throughout shift.
Review daily case notes
and incident reports to familiarize yourself with the activities and status of
all ESSHI participants.
Maintain clear and
regular dialogue with all staff, to ensure continuity of care is maintained.
Follow agency safety,
and emergency protocols.
Be apprised and familiar
with the participant emergency contacts, hotline protocol and the location of
emergency supplies at facility, utilizing police, crisis and hotline interventions
as necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants.
Ensure that people
exercise their rights and that rights are not restricted without due process.
Ensure people are
treated with dignity and respect.
Maintain and expand
skills and knowledge relevant to providing high quality support and services,
keeping abreast of and following program policies and procedures.
communicate all pertinent information during the work shift and from shift to
shift to other team members and/or assigned supervisor.
Ensure facility is never
left unsupervised during scheduled shifts, never leaving the facility
Assist participants with
transportation, as deemed necessary by program practice; including scheduled
appointments or emergency needs should they arise.
Maintain agency vehicles
in a safe, clean, and functional condition, reporting any concerns or problems
to an immediate supervisor.
Attend all mandatory
staff meetings, staff development trainings and mandatory compliance training.
Maintain flexibility in
work schedule based on needs of participants, including working overtime,
non-traditional hours and/or covering additional shifts on an emergency basis.
Perform other duties as
Position Title: Housing
Assistant- LaFrance House
Schedule: Part-time, 8a-8p
Saturdays and Sundays.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package (see below) to our full-time
workforce members who work 30 or more hours per week.
Who are we looking for?
Someone who is passionate about making a positive impact in
Someone who values partnership and works well both
individually and as a part of a team.
Someone who is empathetic, ethical, and goal orientated.
Someone who is a great communicator and has exemplary
attention to detail.
Gateways program provides continuity of service through hands-on
instruction/assistance to participants, as needed in area’s intended to promote
housing stability and independence.
Someone who will ensure
the safety and wellbeing of all participants and assist in other duties at the
High School Diploma/GED.
Two years previous
experience working directly with participants in the mental health field.
you will get:
Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler offers a well-rounded
and comprehensive benefits program.
Part time. We believe in
Paid Time Off: Accrue up
to 10 days in the first year, 15 days after 1st Anniversary.
Holidays: 12 paid
NY State Paid Sick Leave
Agency Sick Leave
Group and Term Life Insurance
403b Retirement Plan,
with agency contribution for those that qualify (subject to agency performance)
My Better Benefits –
provides discounts and savings on thousands of products and services.
Our hiring process and timeline:
Applications will be reviewed regularly until the position is
Phone screenings will be conducted with qualified candidates.
In-person one-hour interviews will be conducted with
candidates who advance after the phone screening
In-person interviews are typically with 2-4 Interviewers
Selected candidate(s) to start ASAP.
***Catholic Charities is committed to leveraging the talent
of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our agencies and our
people. EOE/AA Disability/Vet