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RELIEF WORKER

RELIEF WORKER

Job Description

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

JOB SUMMARY:   Relief Workers provide support and assistance for residential substance abuse programs on an on-call basis.  Relief Workers are responsible for maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment for women in early recovery and their young children.  This includes overseeing therapeutic activities, medication monitoring, chores, minor facility maintenance, crisis intervention, facilitating emergency transports, assisting with child care for infants through toddler aged children, and overall monitoring for safety.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:    High School Diploma or GED with six months experience in human services and/or related field.  Valid Hawaii State Driver’s License required. Experience with substance abuse, mental health, trauma-informed care, preferred.  

MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Able to interact with others with courtesy and tact.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Ability to respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • Ability to complete projects on schedule.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling; crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision;  driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 5-30 pounds and rarely more than 50 pounds; able to work shifts and weekends.


COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:   
The position requires talking with co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendors, talking on the telephone; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other work sites; ability to communicate via the latest technologies required for the position (computer, email, electronic record keeping).

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:  Operates basic household

appliances, children appliances/equipment and office equipment.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $10.00 /Hour
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Up to 25%
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