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Veteran Service Assistant

Job Details

Hiring Organization US Vets
Post Name Veteran Service Assistant
Qualification High School Diploma or GED
Industry Government
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 15 To USD 16 Per Hour
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77002
 
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This position reports directly to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant if applicable. The Veterans Service Assistant assists in the daily implementation of basic residential services to support safety and security and a therapeutic community environment.
 
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the delivery of basic services (such as shelter, food, hygiene, etc.) to veterans served at the facility
  • Ensures a harmonious atmosphere at the facility by maintaining communication with clinical staff and maintaining a therapeutic community environment
  • Assists in the delivery/handling of client mail
  • Assists clients with the move-in and move-out from the facility
  • Responsible for preventing or de-escalating any verbal and physical altercations from the facility including submitting Incident Reports to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant concerning these events
  • Responsible for addressing client issues timely to ensure the non-interruption of services
  • Conveying needs to the Veteran Service Coordinator or Lead Veterans Service Assistant to maintain supply inventory of supplies and ensure proper storage
  • Assists with maintenance and upkeep of the facility and ensures readiness for inspections
  • Conducts toxicology testing of clients according to program policy to promote a sober environment
  • Responsible for the implementation of all safety and emergency procedures
  • Assist the Veteran Service Coordinator in bed checks and inspections of rooms to ensure a clean, safe and hazardless environment
  • Conducts various administrative duties including documentation of bed checks, inspections, incident reports, client logs, emergency procedure drills, etc.
  • Facilitate routine daily living activities for clients
  • Adheres to the site work order procedure
  • Provides daily shuttle van transportation to community agencies such as VA, DMV, Social Security, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Experience with programs, client population, similar populations, or other relevant experience preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with residential staff
  • Must promote client-centered philosophy and be skilled in creating/maintaining a sober environment
  • Must be energetic, dedicated to the mission, and flexible
  • Basic computer literacy
  • A valid driver’s license is required. Must meet company insurance requirements and complete a provided driver training course.

Requirements:

  • Experience with programs, client population, similar populations, or other relevant experience preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with residential staff
  • Must promote client-centered philosophy and be skilled in creating/maintaining a sober environment
  • Must be energetic, dedicated to the mission, and flexible
  • Basic computer literacy
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A valid driver’s license is required. Must meet company insurance requirements and complete a provided driver training course.

United States Veterans Initiative is a non-profit organization whose mission is the successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development, and comprehensive support.

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