Fred G. Acosta Job Corps

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Independent (Residential) Living Advisor, P/T (MALE DORM)

at Fred G. Acosta Job Corps

Posted: 1/9/2019
Job Status: Part Time

Job Description

The Independent Living Advisor (Residential) position provides support for a U.S Department of Labor Job Corps contractor. The Job Corps program is a federally-funded residential training program. The mission of Job Corps is to provide career-ready technical and academic training and job placement assistance to program eligible youth ages 16-24.

Summary of Duties: The Independent Living Advisor provides safe, supportive and predictable environment in dormitory supervision of Job Corps in their daily activities, monitoring their progress in attaining performance contract goals and objectives and utilizing behavior management and intentional and consistent practices. Conducts dormitory operations in accordance to Center operating policy and procedures and in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Description of Duties:

  • Assists students in adjusting to Center life by providing supervision, behavior modification and acting as a mentor.
  • Ensures that students meet required schedule, waking on time and being on time for school or work assignment.
  • Ensures that students are adequately prepared for the training day; students are dressed appropriately, etc.
  • Adheres to all Policy Requirements Handbook (PRH) and company policies and procedures, and the Center’s Operating Procedures.
  • Practices and models the Career Success Standards.
  • Provides daily supervision or assistance in monitoring students in personal hygiene, room/chore assignments, special recreation activities, cafeteria monitoring, transportation, and programmed activities.
  • Provides informal counseling related to stress management, personal problems, emergency or home situations, etc., with students, and provides insight into responsible behavior and attitudes.
  • Documents student’s records according to requirements of PRH; accesses and inputs all relevant student data, including but not limited to: attendance, performance, progress, discipline, etc. into the CIS.
  • Prepares reports and forms and annotates logs to ensure accurate documentation of daily observations of student’s progress, performance, behavior and attitudes, staff breaks, emergency information, communication information, references to critical information contained in folders.
  • Maintains bulletin boards in assigned dormitory with updated student and Center information.
  • Serves as a channel of communication between management staff and students.
  • Facilitates groups in life skills including budgeting, renter’s rights, completing a lease, completing chores, etc.

Skill / Requirements

A minimum of one year experience working with young adults in an educational or human services capacity. . Previous Job Corps experience preferred.

Valid state driver’s license; CPR/First Aid certifications (Within 90 days)

Important Notes

This is Part Time position with the following schedule:

Friday, Saturday & Sunday days shift

Equal Opportunity Statement:

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors.