Residential Counselor – Saturday shift and Relief work available

The Resident Counselor works to empower residents to become independent both in the home as well as in the community. This transitional residential program is for 6 male adults with disabilities who have minimal support needs (all speak, can dress, and feed themselves, and are learning independent living skills). Weekend community activities may include bowling, going to movies and sports events, arts & crafts, and other fun and exciting adventures exploring San Francisco.

Who Are We?

Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) is a lifeline for children, families, and older adults facing personal crises and challenges. As one of the Bay Area’s largest and most trusted nonprofit human service agencies, we help people of all faiths and backgrounds through our comprehensive system of care. Families turn to JFCS for everything from home care for seniors, to therapy for children, youth volunteer programs, services for people with disabilities, and so much more.

Who Are You?

  • Have 1+ years of experience working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Have experience using MS Office applications and general computer skills
  • Have Knowledge of Jewish community, holidays and cultural activities is not required but is helpful when coordinating or participating in activities with the Jewish Community
  • Can work part-time Saturdays 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm & relieve staff  (days/times varies on current needs)
  • Can work commute to onsite residential program site in San Francisco, CA
  • Can work for $27 per hour rate
  • Have the COVID-19 Vaccination card by date of hire (JFCS will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law)
  • Preferably have
    • Bachelor’s degree in human services related field

What Will You Do?

  • Develop and carry out an Individual Program Plan (IPP) to assist residents in reaching their highest level of independent living
    • Provides support to develop and follow a consistent schedule of independent living skills instruction and daily routines with resident input
    • Promotes and teaches meal planning and preparation, shopping, hygiene, safety awareness, self-advocacy, personal, domestic, medical, financial, social/recreational, communication, and behavior management skills to maintain independence
    • Monitors medication and accompany residents to medical appointments
    • Assists with transportation or training to obtain transportation
    • Supports community integration and development of social skills through encouraging and facilitating recreational activities
    • Completes daily written documentation of activities as assigned, including plans, progress notes and reports
  • Prepares meals for residents
  • Exercises mature judgment and relates to individuals in a warm and caring manner
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings
  • Safeguards client privacy and confidentiality, making sure protected health information is secured
  • Maintains good working relationships with all staff to help the whole JFCS Agency operate as a positive, coordinated unit
  • Meets agency standards for performance by delivering all work to a high-quality standard
  • Complies with agency policy and procedures for health and safety standards of its’ clients, employees and of the facility

Why Work at JFCS?

  • Be part of an organization that helps over 120,000 people each year
  • Financially stable nonprofit with a long and rich history

Excited to Apply?

To be considered for this position, you must meet the requirements and competencies listed above. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Equal Opportunity Employer

JFCS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.