Direct Care Worker

Job Code #6092
Catholic Charities St. Ambrose Family Shelter | Dorchester

Catholic Charities St. Ambrose Family Shelter in Dorchester is looking for a Temporary Direct Care Worker. 

The Direct Care Worker will be responsible for supporting the shelter's daily operation and maintaining a positive environment for clients and colleagues.  Attend to resident needs as appropriate and help develop the strengths of each family, while providing a safe and nurturing environment.   The Direct Care Worker will also be responsible for responding to emergency situations or general needs of the shelter, including mediating conflict when needed; providing supervision and assistance to assure all dining, cooking and food storage areas are cleaned properly and maintained in a safe and healthy manner; transport residents, volunteers, or complete program errands when needed. 

Qualifications include a High School Diploma or GED equivalent; prior experience working in a residential setting or with children is preferred; must demonstrate ability to work with difficult and varied client population; must understand and be capable of maintaining appropriate professional boundaries and confidentiality. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver's license for use of program vehicle for work-related assignments; must have computer skills; and have the ability to work flexible and/or rotating hours as needed. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Please reference job #6092 in the subject line. 
No phone calls please. 
We are equal opportunity employer. 
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Monday, July 3, 2017 - 9:45am