Employment Opportunities

Open Positions:

Therapist

Residential Support Specialist, PRN

Residential Care Program Manager


Equal Opportunity Employment
The Haven of Grace is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Therapist

Position Description

Serving women who are pregnant and homeless, the Haven of Grace provides a safe, nurturing home, educational programs, and long-term support for mothers and their children through a residential shelter and transitional apartments on one campus, and a long-term aftercare program.

Maternity Shelter:   10 rooms

Apartments:              7 apartments

Budget:                       $1.2 million

Staff:                            10 full-time

Board:                          14 members

POSITION TITLE:   Therapist

STATUS:   Full-time, Exempt

POSITION REPORTS TO: Executive Director

POSITION SUPERVISES: N/A

JOB SUMMARY

The Therapist is responsible for providing therapy to all agency clients. This position is specifically responsible for managing the practicum/intern program. This position is a member of the agency’s program team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide clinically appropriate treatment based on mental health assessment and treatment plans.
  • Provide therapy, counseling, intervention and/or education to clients in a professional manner.
  • Conduct home visits for aftercare clients and provide individual therapy sessions for aftercare residents on a regular basis.
  • Provide individual therapy sessions for shelter and apartment residents twice a week.
  • Provide group therapy sessions on appropriate topics for all clients.
  • Provide screenings and psychosocial assessments.
  • Create and maintain treatment plans utilizing evidence-based therapies.
  • Maintain case files on all clients and complete required documentation for the agency and its funders.
  • Create and manage the practicum/intern program.

EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health, Counseling, or Psychology with a minimum of two years’ experience.
  • Missouri Licensure required.
  • Experience in child, individual, group and/or family therapy required as well as knowledge and experience in trauma-focused treatment, play therapy, art therapy, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of child, adolescent, and early adult development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of family systems assessments.
  • Participate in clinical supervision, staff and/or team meetings, as necessary.
  • Willing to be on call and able to work evening, overnight and/or weekends, when necessary.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Judicial in protecting confidential information about donors and clients.
  • Culturally competent and sensitive to the issues facing low-income, urban households.
  • Maintain a professional appearance, as well as an accommodating and pleasant attitude.
  • Work effectively and collegially with all levels of internal and external contacts and maintain good working relationships with co-workers.
  • Preference for working in a faith-based environment.
  • Assist otherwise as requested in the work of the agency.
  • Conduct promotes the image of a positive ambassador for the agency.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Most of the work for this position is performed under normal office conditions.  Some activity may occur outside normal work hours.  Employee is required to have a valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable personal transportation, and will be reimbursed for mileage at current agency rate for qualifying mileage.

The agency reserves the right to modify the contents of this job description or to assign alternate and additional duties and responsibilities as needed. Nothing in this job description is intended to alter or alters the at-will nature of employees’ employment at the agency.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Please send a letter of interest and resume to carnold@havenofgracestl.org.

Residential Support Specialist, PRN

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Haven of Grace has immediate openings for Residential Support Specialists- PRN and is seeking individuals with experience in overseeing evening and overnight operations of a 24/7 residential maternity shelter and 8 transitional housing units.

MISSION

Serving women who are pregnant and homeless, The Haven of Grace provides a safe, nurturing home, educational programs, and long-term support for mothers and their children through a residential shelter and transitional apartments on one campus, and a long-term aftercare program.

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Program Director. The Residential Support Specialist, PRN provides guidance and supervision to clients by partnering with mothers, babies, and children to influence healthy relationships, positive parenting re-enforcement, in a supportive residential living environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Transfer center responsibilities at shift change (follow written protocols).
  • Administer pre and post program surveys that support life skills programs, and track results for reporting.
  • Lead and assist clients through daily chores and dinner preparation.
  • Care for infants and toddlers while mother’s attend evening classes or other program related activities.
  • Manage toward a culture of respect, safety, accomplishment, cleanliness, peace, and cooperation for all on The Haven of Grace’s Campus.
  • Ensure program guidelines, rules and agency policies are followed.
  • Actively contribute to team goals and targets.
  • Fill in to cover shift work when necessary.
  • Represent the Haven of Grace as a positivity ambassador.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma. or G.E.D.
  • Training or extensive experience in child development or social services will be helpful in this role.
  • Previous experience working in a residential care facility is preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be alert and able to perform physical duties (lifting, bending, walking, climbing stairs, etc.)
  • Must have a cell phone and reliable transportation.
  • Must be willing to accept holidays, evenings, overnight, and weekend schedules with short notice.

Success Indicators – Individuals able to demonstrate the following talents, skills and interpersonal characteristics will be considered for this role:

  • Highly positive and with an attitude of enthusiasm.
  • Has knowledge in de-escalation, conflict resolution, and mediation techniques, and knows when and how to apply the techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effectively and efficiently completes task without supervision, and under uncertain circumstances.
  • Works well in collaborative team settings and cooperates well with management.
  • Skilled at providing childcare for infants up to age five.
  • Culturally aware, sensitive and can respond appropriately to issues and behaviors of individuals who have experienced trauma, or have been systematically disenfranchised, and under resourced within the community at large.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

All candidates must pass background and drug screening.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to: pbosman@havenofgracestl.org

 

Residential Care Program Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Residential Care Program Manager (Case Worker) for The Haven of Grace provides direct care to residents and oversees program guidelines. This position is full time and salaried. The schedule for this position is Tuesday-Saturday from 10:30 am – 7:00 pm.

MISSION

Serving women who are pregnant and homeless, the Haven of Grace provides a safe, nurturing home, educational programs, and long-term support for mothers and their children through a residential shelter and transitional apartments on one campus, and a long-term aftercare program.

Maternity Shelter:      10 rooms

Apartments:                7 apartments

POSITION TITLE:    Residential Care Program Manager (Case Worker)

STATUS:   Full-time, Exempt

Starting Salary: $40,500

POSITION REPORTS TO: Executive Director

POSITION SUPERVISES: N/A

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the care and programming of residents in the shelter.
  • Partner with residents to develop comprehensive individual goal plans and manage case load in coordination with the therapist.
  • Conduct shelter intakes and exits.
  • Manage the Residential Support Specialists (evening and overnight staff).
  • Manage practicum students.
  • Create curriculum as needed and manage the calendar of training classes.
  • Assist residents in obtaining their documentation (Social Security, birth certificates, Medicaid, etc.) and public assistance (health care, WIC, SNAP, job engagement, etc.).
  • Manage casework and maintain case files for shelter and apartment residents and complete required documentation of program outcomes for the agency and its funders.
  • Conduct periodic apartment home visits.
  • Monitor and track outcomes of services provided.
  • Assist with growing, expanding and retaining After Care clients.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree required in social work or human services or related field (MSW preferred).
  • 2 years’ experience in case management.
  • Strong crisis counseling, de-escalation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Trained and proficient in HMIS.
  • Proactive, takes initiative, works independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Experience & Knowledge (included in all position descriptions)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Experience & Knowledge (included in all program position descriptions)

  • Participate in clinical supervision, staff and/or team meetings, as necessary.
  • Willing to be on call and able to work evening, overnight and/or weekends, when necessary.
  • Pass all required background and drug screenings.
  • Strong crisis counseling, de-escalation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly positive and enthusiastic style capable of motivating others.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Meet scheduled deadlines and perform routine tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable serving as a role model and preference for working in a faith-based environment.
  • Approaches all issues with a win-win attitude that respects the dignity of all parties.
  • Knowledgeable in providing childcare for infants to age five.
  • Culturally competent and sensitive to the issues facing low-income, urban households.
  • Collaborates and coordinates well with others, adapts easily to changes, leads with integrity and grit.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Most of the work for this position is performed under normal office conditions.  Some activity may occur outside normal work hours.  Employee is required to have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable personal transportation, and will be reimbursed for mileage at current agency rate for qualifying mileage.

The agency reserves the right to modify the contents of this job description or to assign alternate and additional duties and responsibilities as needed. Nothing in this job description is intended to alter or alters the at-will nature of employees’ employment at the agency.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Please send a letter of interest and resume to: pbosman@havenofgracestl.org