Job Classification: Program Aide for Drop-in Center
Working Title: Drop-in Center Coordinator
The Program Aide overseeing the program and operations of the drop-in center sponsored by the Authority reports to the Authority as well as to the Board of Directors for the non-profit drop-in center where the employee is stationed. This position requires at least 30 hours of work per week.
Supervised by: Executive Director
Employees Supervised: None
Normal Work Hours/Days:
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Monday – Friday.
The scheduled work hours may be altered, as needed .
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Serves as a liaison between the Sharing Place Board of Directors and the Authority.
- Supervise the program offered at the 1920 Club drop-in center.
- Oversee member sign-in and sign-out.
- Ensure daily lunch service at the center via communication with caterer.
- Coordinate scheduling of specialized instructors, including art, music, and other areas of members interest
- Purchase program supplies, club supplies, and other items within the program budget
- Open and close the building each day as required by the daily operation schedule.
- Responsible for ensuring drop-in center building is clean and in good repair. Report maintenance needs to JBS in a timely manner and follow-up on completion, as necessary.
- Collect and organize new member applications and present the applications to the Sharing Place, Inc. Board of Directors for review, as requested by the Board.
- Provide accurate documentation of petty cash/debit card expenditures and be responsible for reconciling the petty cash receipts against expenditures.
- Serve as point of contact for the center with the Alabama Department of Mental Health
- Perform all administrative duties as required.
- Attend Sharing Place Board of Directors meetings and implement and follow board directives, including communication with members of the Sharing Place Board.
- Enforce all Sharing Place policies regarding confidentiality of member information.
- Experience working with individuals who suffer from severe and persistent mental illnesses is required.
- Graduation from high school (or documentation of receiving a GED certificate) is preferred but may be waived for an exceptional job candidate. Valid Alabama driver’s license and vehicle to drive is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of serious mental illnesses and how they impact a person is required.
- Ability to work autonomously.
- Ability to utilize computer, including preparing word documents, managing email, and performing internet searches required
- Ability to manage centers day-to-day financial matters
- Knowledge of the community and available community resources.
- Knowledge of the human services provider agencies in the catchment area.
- Knowledge of the legal and ethical issues relative to confidentiality of client records and the ability to interpret and apply them within the scope of the Activity Coordinator’s job.
- Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in both writing and orally.
- Skills in interpersonal relationships and dynamics.