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Jeremiah's Promise, Inc.
Palo Alto, California, United States
Date Posted: 08/15/2009
Job Type: Part-Time
Up to 36 hours per week. Each Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 8 PM to 8 AM (may sleep when residents are sleeping)
Well respected urban ministry in Sunnyvale is looking for an extraordinary individual for the position of Resident Coordinator. Ministry provides housing, mentoring, counseling and academic support to aspiring, college-bound girls who have turned 18 and have aged out of foster care. We are seeking a professionally-minded woman with counseling, teaching, pastoral or a coaching background who has an exemplary ability to communicate, build rapport, encourage, hold accountable, maintain appropriate boundaries and practice tough love with teenagers who are exceptional themselves but have little practical life experience. The Resident Coordinator must have very strong emotional intelligence and be able to assist the team to affect positive change among our residents. Resident Coordinator is a night-time position. Overnight duty, which includes sleep time. The individual should be flexible, team-oriented, possess great communication skills, excellent leadership qualities and be able to handle a variety of teenage-type of situations. Preference given to mature individual with college degree who wants a longer-term position of 18 months or more and who has experience with foster youth or at-risk youth. Competitive pay with vacation time. Room, very nice shower facilities, kitchen, cable TV and wireless internet access provided on site. Call Kim at 408.962.0630 for more details or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.