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Residence Director

Posted: 02/09/2020

Journey to New Life – Residence Director
 Supervision and Leadership
  • The Residence Director oversees support staff, house managers, peer support staff and mentor staff of our two emergency shelters for women reentering the community from prison
  • Facilitates on-going team building and staff development opportunities as they pertain to Journey to New Life’s residential programs.
  • Supports management with hiring, training, and supervision of peer staff.
  • Supports resident case managers, peer support, and volunteers with daily duties and challenges.
  • Coordinate work schedules pertaining to peer support and volunteer staff.
  • Evaluate peer staff performance on quarterly and yearly basis.
  • Provide training to staff and residents on safety and emergency procedures.
  • Assist in grant writing as directed by the Executive Director. 
  • Maintain, enhance and foster community support networks.
  • Will lead residential logistics including, but not limited to, communications, maintenance, donations and volunteers.
  • Maintain appropriate financial and administrative records pertaining to the Peace House and Journey House.
  • Oversees custodial, grounds and facility maintenance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work or related field. (Masters preferred)
  • A minimum of 4 years’ education/experience working with justice-involved populations. Candidate will preferably have specific knowledge of gender specific barriers within the criminal justice system.
  • 4 years of experience of supervising, selecting, training and evaluating staff in a social service setting.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Capacity to learn relevant client management programs including CaseWorthy

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $50,000 - 74,999