St. Martin de Porres House of Hope is a highly structured, supportive; community-based 12-18-month residential program for women, and their children, who are recovering from substance abuse addiction. St. Martin de Porres House of Hope takes a comprehensive approach to recovery, incorporating mental, spiritual, physical wellness, education, skill building and sober leisure activities. St. Martin de Porres House of Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Conduct screenings with prospective residents and facilitate orientation with all new residents upon arrival.
Help residents achieve recovery goals and objectives by coaching and guiding residents in resolving problems and acquiring skills for living a sober lifestyle.
Monitor residents for compliance with the agency’s expectations, rules, and regulations.
Transport residents and their children using the agency vehicle.
Document activities to ensure ongoing maintenance of records and reports (i.e. communication log, end of shift report, incident reports, etc.).
Conduct drug testing.
Provide child care to residents and teach effective parenting skills.
Cook, serve meals, ensure accurate reporting of meals served; and assist with keep track of food inventory.
Wash and dry house laundry.
Monitor residents self-administer and refill medication.
Answer the phone, front door; and greet visitors.
Conduct facility checks at the start and end of shift as well as hourly during shift.
Serve as a dorm monitor; conduct dorm checks and complete required paperwork.
Facilitate recovery education groups and serve as a case manager to assigned residents.
Receive and record all in-kind donations.
All other duties as assigned.
Must be able to walk up and down between two to four flights of stairs without assistance during course of an 8-hour shift.
Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift a maximum of 20 lbs.
Must be able to squat, bend over, lift arms overhead, sit and stand repeatedly during shift.
Vision and hearing capability (with correction), to see possible intruders, unusual noises as well as close identification of possible tampering of written information for prescriptions.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Minimum Associate degree and National Certified Recovery Specialist (NCRS); Bachelor’s degree in addiction studies, psychology, or sociology and CADC preferred.
Must be able to obtain Food and Sanitation License within 90 days of hire.
Minimum three (3) years of substance abuse, human services or case management and must have a working knowledge of addiction and recovery and understanding of the 12-step philosophy.
Maintenance of a valid Illinois driver’s license with no suspensions in effect in the previous three (3) years prior to hire.
Knowledge of word processing and basic computer functions; intermediate to advance level of computer skills required.
No history of child abuse or neglect.
Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
Must be available to work a flexible rotating shift that includes mornings, evenings, overnights, and weekends; and agree to work overtime based on the needs of the agency.
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance and three weeks paid vacation.
About St. Martin de Porres House of Hope
St. Martin de Porres House of Hope is a healing community where women and their children recover from substance abuse. Our vision is to empower women to live a drug-free life.