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Residential Aide / Child Care Worker

Aletheia House is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse, while providing care for their children.

Duties will include:
-Provide appropriate supervision of residential clients and their children, including supervision of work assignments, meal preparation and recreational activities.
-Enforce program rules in a fair and constant manner.
-Properly document activities on client and maintain other records as directed.
-Document and assist clients with medications to ensure proper usage.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager or Clinical Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Experience working with children ranging from the age of infancy to six years of age.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Personable and ability to work with internal and external customers.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend, and walk for moderate periods of time.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s Degree in human services, social work, early childhood education, or any other related field preferred.
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.

Job Salary: 
$10.00 per hour
Hours: 
Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm. (Part-time position, 18-25 hours per week)
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. All of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, fax cover letter & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (Residential Aide). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter, the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences. Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills, and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Closing Date-Time: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:00pm