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Resident Services Specialist

Company: COCOON HOUSE
Location: Everett
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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. We believe that every young person deserves a home and the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. Currently, our Young Adult Housing program is looking for the right person to fill the Resident Services Specialist role which works directly with formerly homeless young adults ages 18-24. The purpose of this position is to offer supportive services to young adults in a housing first program model at Journeys at Cocoon House.Our Resident Services Specialists...

  • Build relationships with young adults to establish trust and engagement in services when needed
  • Maintain healthy and safe boundaries with young adults
  • Have a strong familiarity with local services and how to access them
  • Accept and are competent a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practices
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with the young adults in the program, outside partners, and the public that they work with
  • De-escalate crises and utilize anti-racist, inclusive, equity-based, and trauma-informed care in all of their workWhat does the job look like?Swing Full-time: 40 hrs/week - Part-time options available
    • Build and maintain relationships with young adults using strength-based, positive youth development approach with a focus in key areas such as: education, employment, housing, health/wellness, life skills, relationships, and community connectedness.
    • Assist young adults in building community while at Journeys
    • On-site support for young adults
    • Create and oversee life skills activitiesBenefits:
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with employer contribution
      • 403(b) retirement plan
      • 21 days of PTO accrued in first year
      • 10 agency-recognized holidays
      • Paid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainings.

        Requirements:
        Preferred:
        • Bilingual English/Spanish skillsGeneral:
          • Must be 21 years of age or older
          • High school diploma or GED
          • Experience working with young adults experiencing homelessness
          • DSHS background clearance
          • Acceptable driver's abstract with no more than 2 violations within last 3 years
          • Possess a valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation
          • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination(s)Physical:
            • Ability to perform range of physical motions, exerting up to 50 pounds
            • Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
            • Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping
            • Running for brief periods of time
            • Go up and down stairsCocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request. Candidates with lived experience and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply!PI177061009

Keywords: COCOON HOUSE, Everett , Resident Services Specialist, Other , Everett, Washington

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