Home Manager, MA

SUMMARY OF POSITION


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working directly with the program staff in our North Shore safe home, the Home Manager will help to create a home environment for the program participants of Amirah and help them to engage in their physical and social trauma recovery.
 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Program Participants

  • Coordinate all food shopping as well as food collection (food banks) for the home

  • Assist program participants in gaining access to the SNAP program

  • Facilitate weekly meal planning for evening community dinners with program participants, collaborating with program staff for volunteer connection to this work

  • Providing life skill training with program participants (particularly in Phase 1 and early in Phase 2) on cooking basic meals and feeling comfortable in their home

  • Providing life skill training with program participants late in Phase 2 and Phase 3 on meal planning to transition towards independence, providing materials and resources for them as needed

  • Collect mail and drop off appropriate mail and packages to individuals within Amirah

  • Provide coverage for majority of shopping trips for Phase 1 participants (clothing for a new woman, various needs for the home, etc.), delegation to volunteers as possible

  • Tend to the needs of the program participants should you be the sole program staff member in the home

  • Be on call in a rotation

  • Lead virtual house meeting with program participants communicating various needs to the women as well as communication to staff with any issues

  • Provide accountability for house chores with program participants

 

Program Administration & Safe Home Responsibilities

  • Maintain system to manage inventory of in-kind donations (including gift cards); interns, when available, can be utilized to help with this

  • Track house repair needs, make phone calls for handymen to come in and help, be point-person for repair needs

  • Track budgetary spending for the program (food, home repairs, basic needs, transportation, medical, prescriptions, etc.)

  • Maintain system for house laundry (common area towels, linens, etc.) and implement on weekly basis

  • Coordinate volunteer groups for seasonal projects, working with program staff as needed

  • Handle all home codes on maintenance in compliance with zoning regulations

  • Maintain storage areas and facilitate cleaning of these

  • Attend weekly program staff meeting

  • Contribute to Amirah’s educational and advocacy efforts as needed in your area of expertise (this could include blog writing, public speaking events, social media videos, etc.).

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Follower of Christ, committed to His church and message of the transformative love of Jesus that was displayed on the cross

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills

  • Strong ability to problem solve

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a high intensity environment

  • Ability to work in an independent environment as a part of a team-unit

  • High level of collaboration

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills

  • Strong computer and software skills

  • Driver’s license and vehicle

  • Non-profit and/or office environment experience preferred

 

TIME COMMITMENT


20 hours a week – Tuesday afternoons must be a part of this time

 

Additionally, we ask that this position serve in the on-call rotation for one weekend a month, filling in any vacant shift openings and answering any emergency calls (this is scheduled well in advance).

 

TRAINING


Extensive training is provided for the following (not limited to these):

  • All in-home operations, protocols, and procedures

  • How to provide trauma-informed care

  • Common mental health disorders as well as substance abuse recovery

  • Proper reporting procedures

  • How to work an on-call shift

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Amirah, Inc.

Amirah exists to provide refuge to those seeking to break free from exploitation and heal in community on their journey toward lasting hope. We help women who have survived the sex trade reach their own goals and be the heroes of their stories.

Email: info@amirahinc.org

Phone: 781-462-1758

Registered Charity | EIN: 27-1214049

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