NAOMI Is currently Hiring!  

All applications must include: Cover Letter, Statement of Faith and Resume. Email to Hiring@naomicommunity.org

 

Life Skills Coach

Position Summary: The Life Skills Coach maintains a culture of grace and accountability with single mothers living at naomi through intentional daily coaching and structured programming. The Life Skills Coach identifies resident’s skill needs, provides direct hands on coaching of skill building, supports mothers in utilizing the program’s reflective parenting process,  coordinates meal planning with mothers, prepares community meals with residents and coaches 2 Family Dinners per week.

Essential Functions and Required Skills:

Primary:

  • Model and coach mothers in daily living and parenting skills and provide supervision of completion of home upkeep tasks and family preparedness.
  • Manages meal planning and family dinner programming.
  • Prompt utilization of skills that mothers are learning with other service providers and in the NAOMI program.   
  • Ability to use direct observations of mothers to complete NAOMI skill assessments.
  • Model safe, clear boundaries and healthy communication with residents.
  • Responds to crisis situations following NAOMI protocols.
  • Conducts direct and timely conversations when observations of safety concerns arise.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle household dynamics.
  • Excellent ability to engage in open dialogue with mothers to support them to identify and meet their family needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident information and program data both internally and externally per NAOMI confidentiality policies.
  • Well organized with strong follow through of programming expectations.  
  • Conducts Urine Analysis (UA)  and Breathalyzer (BA)  screens.
  • Ability to identify when UA and BA are in need of being administered.

Environment:

  • Desire to work in a Grace based environment that values authenticity and transparency.
  • Committed to living out NAOMI core values of Grace, Accountability, Respect and Service in both professional and personal life.
  • Participate in reflective self-evaluation  processes of personal, real-time choices with staff and residents during programing.

Professional:

  • Familiar with  the effects of trauma and chemical dependency on development.
  • Strong understanding of Circle of Security and attachment styles.
  • Experience with and keen understanding of group dynamics.
  • Ability to compile, organize, review information and use established guidelines or procedures to determine the appropriate course of action in daily work situations.
  • Strong multitasking skills and follow through amidst families in crisis.
  • Individual must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to handle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as needed to make effective decisions.
  • Contributes to team meetings and case staffings through presentation of cases, discussion of issues and exchange of information and ideas.
  •  Must be team oriented but able to work independently and follow through with tasks consistently and in a timely fashion.
  • Excellent use of Google Drive, Calendar, Email communication and Microsoft Word.

Schedule:

  • Approximately 20-25 hours per week.
  • Willing to work a combination of days and evening hours in a set schedule.
  • On-call one to two weekends per month- consists of fielding support phone calls from residents, at least one random site check during the on-call weekend and administer any random UA and BA that are scheduled.
  • Ability to be on site within 20 minutes when on-call

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year working with High Risk Families
  • AA degree in human services (Counseling, Social Work, Communications, Ministry etc.) is preferred.

How To Apply:

Submit The Following to HIRING@naomicommunity.org

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter describing why you would be successful in this position, highlighting relevant training and experience
  • A statement of faith; max one page