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Residential Service Specialist

Company: Cocoon House
Location: Everett
Posted on: January 26, 2023

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...Builds relationships with young adults to establish trust and engagement in services when neededMaintains healthy and safe boundaries with young adultsHas a strong familiarity with local services and how to access themAccepts and are competent in a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practicesCommunicates clearly and effectively with the young adults in the program, outside partners, and the public that they work withDe-escalates crises and utilizes anti-racist, inclusive, equity-based, and trauma-informed care in all of their workWhat does the job look like?Swing Full-time: 40 hrs/weekUse 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 JourneysOn-site support for young adultsCreate and oversee life skills activitiesBenefits: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 trainingsPay: $19hrCocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request. Candidates with lived experience, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply!

Requirements:
Preferred:Bilingual English/Spanish skillsGeneral:Must be 21 years of age or olderHigh school diploma or GEDExperience working with young adults experiencing homelessnessDSHS background clearanceAcceptable driver's abstract with no more than 2 violations within last 3 yearsPossess a valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportationPhysical: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 stairsCocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request. Candidates with lived experience and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply!PI202058487

Keywords: Cocoon House, Everett , Residential Service Specialist, Other , Everett, Washington

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