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Monitor As Needed - (VS-90)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896.  We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org

VS–90 provides transitional housing to male Veterans who are on parole or probation. The goal of the program is for the client to transition into independent housing with sound financial planning skills and reduced institutional thinking. Services include case management, individual and group therapy, job referrals, and counseling regarding benefits and money management.

Responsibilities:

The VS-90 Monitor assists the Program Supervisor with maintaining the facility and providing support for facility clients. This position:

  • Provides general oversight to assure that safety and well-being of program participants.
  • Oversees front desk operations including answering phones, completing phone intakes, monitoring front door, handling crisis intervention, and other required tasks.
  • Provides respectful reminders and prompts to participants regarding house rules and personal attention to activities of daily living
  • Communicates with case management and clinical team about violations and participant non-compliance for handling by designated staff
  • Maintains check-in/out procedures with residents; accounts for all residents while on VOALA property
  • Performs bed checks and monitors surveillance cameras
  • Responds to emergencies by contacting ambulance, police, program manager, or other parties as warranted

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum I year of experience working in a residential treatment center or related field
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to communicate clearly, effectively, and compassionately with others

 Additional Preferred:

  • US Armed Forces Veteran preferred
  • Experience with administering prescription medications and drug/alcohol usage testing desirable
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor preferred
Volunteers of America 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.