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Monitor - As-Needed (Domestic Violence)

Domestic Violence Outreach & LGBTQ Advocacy Program | Confidential, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) was established in 1972 in a grassroots effort by community members seeking alternatives to prison for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD). SCADP is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization providing residential treatment services and outpatient counseling services to individuals throughout Los Angeles. Offering services with a continuum of care to underserved and disadvantaged populations.

Angel Step Inn

Angel Step Inn is a safe, confidential home for victims of domestic violence, who may or may not have a history of consuming alcohol and/or drugs. We assist all victims of intimate partner violence regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability, with or without children.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

The Monitor – Domestic Violence will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance and implementation of all the routine processes, special projects and overall immediate needs of the program.  This person will assist the program manager and supportive personnel in client supervision and maintenance of shelter operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Program Manager for the residential programs of Southern California Alcohol & Drug Programs, the Program Monitor will serve as support staff to the Program Manager and Clinical Directors as needed; assisting with maintenance and implementation of all routine processes, special projects and overall immediate needs

  • Support staff and Program Manager in client supervision and maintenance of shelter operations  
  • Provide crisis counseling and referrals for hotline callers   
  • Ability to assess and determine appropriate criteria for shelter admission
  • Responsible for overall shelter security and client safety during shift, including knowledge of emergency procedure, evacuation plan and fire alarms
  • Assist in maintenance of program records and files
  • Supervise residents in coordination of housekeeping tasks
  • Attend staff development meetings as directed by program manager
  • Keep and maintain call logs, records, notes, incidents reports, and other data required by funders
  • Provide clerical and data entry support for the case management team
  • Monitor adherence of shelter policies and procedures by clients, volunteers, and authorized visitors, including all safety matters pertaining to residents at the shelter     
  •  Ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, dealing with un-cooperative clients
  • Provide client transportation, if applicable
  • Other duties as required and is subject to change at any time

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California Driver’s License and Auto Insurance
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule to include evenings, holidays and/or weekends

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 40 hours of domestic violence certificate

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with victims of domestic violence

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic violence

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Outlook, and Internet applications
  • Able to access electronic health records and input data into a homeless services data base

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong crisis management, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills including good speaking and writing
  • Attention to detail; ability to exercise good judgment and discretion

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.