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Youth Housing Program Manager

Company: Cocoon House
Location: Monroe
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Cocoon House we empower young people, families, and communities in Snohomish County to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention. Youth Emergency Shelter Program Manager oversees the Cocoon House East Emergency Shelter, a program that provides emergency shelter to teens and young people. You will get the opportunity to support and supervise staff, oversee the intakes and exits of youth, help ensure case plans are supportive and youth focus, help make sure data is collected and input on time and make sure the program is following licensing and contract requirements. This work is done through both a values and equity lens. Youth Emergency Shelter Program Manager....Meet youths' basic needs while building positive relationships to establish trust and supportRelate to both youth and other staff across the agencyMaintain healthy and safe boundaries with youthHave a familiarity with local services and how to access themAccept a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practicesAssess emergency and dangerous situations, gather pertinent information, and provide proper support or emergency servicesFollow mandating reporting and licensing policies and proceduresDe-escalate youth in crises and utilize anti-racist, inclusive, equity-based, and trauma-informed care in all of their workWhat does the job look like?Days Full-time: 40 hrs/weekOversee initial assessment of all youth and development of individual case plans for each youth.Developing staff members to set professional goals, follow up on performance issues and provide 1:1 mentoring and guidance. Provide coverage in a phone rotation for a 24/7 crisis response line for youth in need of SafePlaceMaintain all necessary logs and paperwork regarding client and licensing files. Ensure compliance with all data entry requirements. Build and maintain community relationships by attending community meetings, responding to calls, and proactively addressing concerns. Coordinate with Director of Youth Housing and community partners to facilitate 24/7 entry/exit of residents for Safe Place, BCP and HOPE bed placement. Oversee services provided to youth in state-funded beds and ensure compliance with all contract requirements. Ensure facility complies with licensing and grant standards. Screen, interview, hire, train and supervise staff. Creating enrichment activities for all youth and empowering staff to lead engagement with youth in care.Oversee day-to-day operations, facility needs, and shift coverage to ensure compliance with licensing.Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with employer contribution403(b) retirement plan21 days of PTO accrued in first year10 agency-recognized holidaysPaid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainings Salary: $52,000- $54,000Cocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request. Candidates with lived experience, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply!

General:Must be 21 years of age or olderBachelor's Degree preferred plus 2 years' experience working with adolescents or 5 years full-time experience working with adolescents. Experience working with at-risk youthDSHS background clearanceAcceptable driver's abstract with no more than 2 violations within last 3 yearsPossess a valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportationProof of COVID-19 vaccination(s) Physical:Ability to perform range of physical motions, exerting up to 50 poundsLifting and carrying up to 50 poundsStanding, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stoopingRunning for brief periods of timeGo up and down stairsPI183250793

Keywords: Cocoon House, Seattle , Youth Housing Program Manager, Executive , Monroe, Washington

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