Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is currently looking for an Oaks Program Administrator to join the Women and Children's Ministries team in Seattle, WA.
Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is a private faith-based organization that helps the community to reach out with compassion to those who have lost hope. And as a community, we empower one another to build, lead and give back.
The Oaks Program Administrator oversees WCM guest programming to include addiction recovery and domestic violence programming. This will include: spiritual leadership; staff scheduling, guidance, supervision, therapeutic programming decisions and delegation of tasks where appropriate.
Our Women and Children's Ministries team is looking for its newest member and we think that could be you!
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm, plus occasional evenings, weekends and holidays.
Essential Job Duties
- Oversee Oaks Program classes, procedures, records and schedules.
- Administer observed urine collections for guests.
- Perform welfare checks in guest residences and restrooms.
- Due to the sensitive nature of these essential job duties we are only able to consider females for this position.
- Meet with direct reports weekly to discuss program issues, guest challenges and opportunities.
- Provide organizational, spiritual, and administrative leadership to all direct reports, staff and volunteers, including hiring, training, development, scheduling, coaching and performance management.
- Conduct crisis counseling/intervention when needed and recommend appropriate action.
- Become an expert in the chosen Program Ministries (PM) Division addiction recovery and domestic violence curriculum and facilitate classes as needed.
- Oversee the implementation of quality case management, including maintenance of professional-quality case management files for assigned guests as outlined in the WCM/PM guidelines.
- Oversee the implementation of the grace-based program model; actively participate in the grace/choice-based programming, including participating in the self-evaluation process personally, asking questions during Community Meetings and leading others to self-evaluation.
- Oversee the facilitation of a positive, pleasant and Christian atmosphere at Hope Place in alignment with the principles of trauma-informed care.
- Record, report, and maintain required records and statistical information including monthly statistical reports and narratives.
- Uses independent judgment to enter/exit program participants.
- Work closely with Senior Director of Women and Childrens Ministries to establish and implement goals for assigned areas.
- Work proactively with WCM leadership team, Mission staff and ministry partners to continually develop and improve quality services provided to homeless individuals and families, staying on top of any potential problematic operational issues.
- Maintain a positive, pleasant, professional Christian attitude. Work with other staff to forge and model transparent and supportive Christian relationships which will serve as a leadership example for recovery program residents or emergency services guests.
- Work effectively with colleagues throughout the Mission's organization to achieve ministry objectives, maintaining good communication and working relationships
- Attend and participate in all Mission, Division and Department meetings and trainings, as required.
- Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.