Temporary Support Services Facilitator 
6 Month Position
Connecticut  

SUMMARY OF POSITION
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working directly with the program staff in our Greater Hartford safe home, the Support Services Facilitator will help to create a safe environment for the program participants in recovery while offering support to the overall residential program. This is a temporary, 6 month position.

You should apply if…

 

  • You believe in the dignity of all human lives, no matter the color of your skin, your faith, your gender, your sexuality, or anything else. Dignity is deserved because all human beings exist in the image of God.  

  • You are a skilled empathetic people manager who enjoys building strong and balanced teams to achieve collective goals, and fostering a collaborative growth culture.

  • You’re excited about the challenge of building deeply intentional processes towards a more diverse, equitable and racially just community.

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT

We take the broadest possible view of diversity. 

We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.

We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to

advance our mission and progress the work of healing in community, breaking the

cycle of exploitation, and providing new communities where survivors can thrive

in life.

We believe that each Amirah community member, donor, volunteer, advocate,

and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.

We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the

center of our daily work.

We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.
 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Consistently be a positive presence in the safe home during your shift and available to provide for any of the program needs during your time in the home.

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

  • Support data tracking for program.

  • Regularly support program staff with ongoing projects each quarter.

  • Be on call in a rotation each month, one weekend a month.

  • 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

  • Lived-experience welcomed to apply

  • 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

16 hours each weekend serving consistently each week during the following shifts:

 

Saturdays 8am to 4pm

Sundays 8am to 4pm

 

COVID POLICIES
At this time, we are asking that all Support Services Facilitators are vaccinated, unless there is a proven medical reason. We are also masking up when physical distance is not possible. These two things are non-negotiables.

 

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

BENEFITS

Amirah provides the following benefits for this position:

  • Every six months a full-week of vacation taken within that six month period (two weeks total given each year). Amirah operates on a work-rest rhythm for all staff members.

  • Every quarter, one personal spiritual retreat day is given. This is one day given to take as seen fit to connect with God, to rest, and to restore for this work.

  • Accumulated sick-time is given up to forty (40) hours a year.

  • Paid holidays on New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

 

TO APPLY

All interested parties can email a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Clark at sclark@amirahinc.org.