Masonic Village at Elizabethtown
  • Elizabethtown, PA, USA
  • Part Time Night

Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania - Elizabethtown Campus - is immediately hiring a Part Time Night Houseparent.

Opportunities Include:

  • Part Time without benefits- 12am-8am every other Friday and Saturday
  • Pall Time with benefits- 12am-8am on Monday and Sunday and 4pm-12am on Wednesday

With over 145 years of providing award-winning care and services across the state of PA, Masonic Villages is driven by our Mission of Love to assist individuals in realizing their potential and enjoying the highest possible quality of life.

Why Choose Masonic Villages:

When you join our team you can expect:

  • Competitive pay rates to attract the best talent
  • Flexible work schedules for a work-life balance
  • A commitment to growing our leaders, with at least 50% of our leadership positions being filled internally

What You'll Do:

As a Houseparent, you will carry out our Mission of Love by providing nurturing care, supervision, guidance, and discipline to the children in our care.

Our Houseparent is responsible for the following:

  • Establishes and maintains good rapport and credibility with children in our care. Has close personal interchange with children. Maintains appropriate boundaries and professional relationship.
  • Manage living units and provide a home-like environment for children's cottages. Reports cottage needs and maintenance items.
  • Accountable for children's whereabouts, participates in and supervises all children's activities in daily living including work, recreation, church and study
  • Maintains positive communication with families, volunteers, college students, professionals, alumni, employees, and visitors in person and through telephone contact.
  • Models good decision-making responsibility, communication, planning, and related activities.
  • Assumes duty shifts according to schedule.
  • Performs housekeeping duties such as cleaning, laundry, cooking, and filing.
  • Completes required paperwork including children's savings accounts, clothing shopping accounts, ISP's, food orders, whereabouts charts, medication logs, fire charts, incident reports, allowance charts, visiting forms, vehicle logs, insurance forms, sign out forms, transport charts, calendars, study logs, receipts for shopping and activities.
  • Maintains good communication with other staff through written or oral exchange of pertinent information through overlap meetings and the log.
  • Trained in the use of passive restraint concepts, uses preventative techniques to deescalate behavior, enforces routine and guidelines, assigns appropriate consequences, and reports incidents.
  • Attends scheduled staff meetings, cottage meetings, educational meetings, team meetings etc.
  • Transports children to appointments, shopping, work, school, church, and recreational activities.
  • Understands and consistently follow through with procedures and policies established by the supervisory staff.

What You Have:

  • Qualified by certification of Act 33.
  • Must meet the Department of Public Welfare required 40 hours of annual in-service training to include First Aid, CPR, Fire Safety, and the Heimlich Driving, Masonic Village, Resident Advocacy, and Medication Administration.
  • Must possess a current motor vehicle operator's license from the state of Pennsylvania.
  • At least 21 years of age, high school graduate or equivalent with one year experience involving the supervision of a group of children or experience of a practical nature with children. Preferred training through graduation from a four-year college or university, majoring in social work, sociology, education, or a related field.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more about working at Masonic Villages of PA at our careers page: http://masonicvillages.org/careers/

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