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Precious Life Shelter is seeking a mature woman to fill a
 "live-in" House Manager position responsible for supporting Precious Life's residential program serving homeless, pregnant women.

The house manager is the person who upholds house policies; lends an ear and patiently guides each woman; resolves conflict between residents; requests supplies; and orients new residents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Promote the well-being and growth of residents by modeling and encouraging healthy communication, sound decision-making, and upholding house policies.
  • Maintain professionalism with residents, community members, staff and the general public.
  • Reinforce program and case management goals.
  • Serve as a contributing staff member by participating in bi-monthly staff meeting as well as training and development opportunities.
  • Work as a team with all other staff to provide comprehensive client services.
  • Encourage residents to maintain a cooperative attitude toward the program and to one another.
  • Support residential program in providing seamless 24-hour, 7 day week coverage.
  • Coordinate household activities such as chores, menu planning and cooking.
  • Responsible for the general safety, overall cleanliness and well-being of the residents and facility.
  • Document daily activities of the home and its residents. Make other staff aware of potential patterns, issues or situations.
  • Provide crisis intervention, conflict resolution and related support services to residents.
  • Respond quickly to on-call notifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Mature ministry-centered woman gifted with discernment
  • Quick, critical thinker with strong common sense
  • Experience working with homeless, low income individuals
  • Ability to work with people from all socio-economic and ethnic groups
  • Ability to read other people
  • Able to work with a close knit team
  • Able to accept feedback from others
  • Able to self-regulate (correcting oneself without outside input or supervision)
  • Able to set and uphold boundaries
  • Enjoy working with people, especially women and infants
  • Ability to uphold rules in a loving manner
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office
  • Knows how to cook
  • Is a patient teacher
  • Positive role model as Precious Life program representative

If you have a heart to minister to women and infants/children, please send your resume, along with a cover letter, to plsinfo@preciouslifeshelter.org


We look forward to hearing from you!