Position Title: Household Coordinator
Classification: Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Location: Scott County Residential, 12390 Ottawa Ave, Savage, MN 55378
Salary Range: $15.12 – $17.80 Hourly
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Guild believes that dignity is a basic human right- which is why we work hard to connect individuals to proper mental health treatment, competitive employment, and stable housing. We serve individuals 16 and older who are experiencing serve and persistent mental illness, mental illness concerns, and chronic homelessness. On any given day, Guild staff serves nearly 900 individuals in the Twin Cities metro area. Services are mobile, provided in the community when and where needed. By looking at the holistic wellness of each client we serve, we are able to facilitate healing, growth, and new quality of life.
This position is responsible for promoting recipients’ independence through skill development and building on an individual’s strengths to assist people making a safe and successful transition to independent living, with emphasis on the skills of household management, and cooking and nutrition. This position is also responsible to assure the cleanliness and maintenance of the building and grounds for the health, comfort, safety and well being of staff and recipients. 40 hours per week with evening/weekend flexibility to support needs of a 24 hour program.
A. Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Basic sanitation, safety, and safe food handling techniques and maintain food preparations areas in a clean and sanitary condition.
• How to clean and care for wood and upholstered furniture, painted and tiled walls, carpeted, vinyl and wood floors, painted and varnished woodwork, bathroom and kitchen fixtures, janitorial equipment, etc.
• Oral and basic written communications.
• Basic reading and math to work with procedures, directions, menus, and budget.
• Establish rapport and trust with a variety of individuals, and demonstrate compassion and respect.
• Teach living skills such as cooking, budgeting, using public transportation, housekeeping, using community resources for recreation, etc.
• Problem solving abilities, including the ability to identify the essential factors in a situation and implement a solution.
• The ability to coordinate work with others and act as part of a service team.
• Ability to promote an inclusive, diverse, culturally competent and respectful work environment.
• The ability to recognize and report problems pertaining to furniture, floor coverings, walls, ceilings, bathroom and kitchen fixtures, janitorial equipment, etc.
• Develop working relationships with service providers and professionals in the community.
• Be flexible and adapt to changing conditions in the workplace.
• Self-motivate, prioritize daily, and give attention to details
Education and Experiences:
B. Education and Experience
High school education or equivalent, basic maintenance knowledge, and housecleaning experience.
Relevant college training and/or experience with people who have mental illness. Experience working in residential programs in preferred. Qualified as a mental health practitioner is a plus.
C. Other requirements
• Must be ambulatory and able to negotiate stairways.
• The ability to lift and carry heavy weights that could be up to or even exceed 40 pounds.
• A valid Class ‘D’ Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, satisfactory driving record and necessary insurance.
• Must not be actively receiving services from Guild Incorporated and must not have received services within the last two years.