Female Live-In Student Life Coordinator
Full-Time / Posted 2 months ago
Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest – Missoula Women’s Campus
Position: Student Life Coordinator – Live-in Position
Open – Depending on Experience
Floating Holiday, Vacation Time, and Sick Time is awarded
The selection process shall consist of an oral interview weighed 50 percent and evaluation of educational, work related and training experience weighed 50 percent.
The Mission Statement of Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest Ministry proclaims we endeavor “to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and spiritually alive. Teen Challenge shall endeavor in its efforts to help people by enriching their lives with actual work experience to enable them to become profitable members of their community.” A requirement of this position is to live on Campus.
The Student Life Coordinator is responsible to convey to prospective students:
1) the type of ministry that we are,
2) level of commitment required from them and,
3) the level of commitment Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest is willing to give them as we join with their efforts of experiencing a transformed life in Christ.
General Statement of Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the coordination of personal elements of every enrolled students program.
1. Coordinating with Admin Intake office for intake of each student
2. Receive initial student file from Intake office and create local file on-site
3. Assessing student’s needs, ability and willingness to participate in the entire Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest program upon arrival.
4. Represent Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest before courts with respect to enrolled or prospective students.
5. Maintain good working relationships with the judicial system, law enforcement agencies and attorneys.
6. Participate in establishing student disciplinary actions and parameters.
7. Establish and maintain monthly contact between center and student friends and family supporters.
8. Develop regular Friends & Family financial support follow-up plan to maintain support throughout student program.
9. Prepare statistical data reports as required by Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest policies and procedures and National Standards.
10. Participating with other Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest staff in formulating and effecting management policy and procedure.
11. Supporting other Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest staff as needed.
Works under the direct supervision of the Program Coordinator who assigns work, establishes goals and reviews the results obtained for overall effectiveness through the analysis of reports and conferences. Employee shall exercise a high degree of judgment in relation to student needs (medical, legal, financial, relational) and participate in discipline methods.
Exercises full supervision of the student life component of the program, including participation in the selection of new personnel and training.
Examples of Principal Duties: (Examples do not cover all duties that will be performed).
1. A thorough working knowledge of all program policies and procedures relative to assigned scope of duties and responsibilities as described in the Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest Staff Policies and Procedures Manual”, “Crisis Manual” and the “Student Manual”.
2. Possess good standards of personal hygiene and a clean neat appearance including prescribed standards for hair and dress.
3. Performs investigations and makes recommendations for the student while in the program in determining student needs with regard to personal life (medical, legal, financial, relational).
4. Keeps and provides detailed records of applicant file, registrations, disciplinary action, program referrals to other agencies and program referrals from other agencies in accordance with policies and procedures set forth by Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest and in cooperation with the Program Coordinator.
5. Acts as liaison or consultant between the program, other Teen Challenge centers and outside agency resources that are able to provide, as needed, recovery services required by students. 6. Works with other professional and social agencies complimentary to the Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest program.
7. Works with the student in securing Friends and Family support and updating them on program progress.
8. Coordinates and cooperates with parole and probation officers in arranging required student visitations.
9. Assists staff personnel in the selection and evaluation of students capable of supervising outside job details for the program.
10. Makes jail visitations as needed.
11. Assists in other areas of the program as required by the Center Executive Director or designee which may include the supervision of other Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest staff or interns.
12. Other related work as required.
Recruiting Requirements – Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
1) Individuals need to have a working knowledge and understanding of life controlling problems.
2) Recognized skills (through references or specialized training) in being able to initiate the discipleship process to the point where students can a) function as a Christian in society and b) apply spiritually motivated principles to relationships in the family, local church, chosen vocation and community.
3) Acquire a considerable knowledge of Adult & Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest forms, and procedures used to meet Internal and Standard Accreditation requirements.
4) Display an ability to work in individual and group settings.
5) Display emotional maturity, professional objectivity and the ability to act in a Christian manner.
6) Develop considerable knowledge of outside referral agencies and other Teen Challenge Centers.
7) Develop cooperative relationships with students, their families and the other outside agencies that can support that relationship.
8) Develop and maintain a cooperative relationship with physicians, law enforcement agencies, the court system, parole and probation officers and the community in general.
9) Prepare concise and complete written records of the application and student intake process.
10) Maintain accurate and up to date progress reports and records.
Experience and Training:
It is recommended individuals have either a background in pastoral ministries, social sciences, or personal experience in a Teen Challenge Program. Individuals who have graduated from a Teen Challenge Center and desire to work in this position must have at minimum acquired a High School Diploma or GED. Individuals are expected to participate in continuing education opportunities.
Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days, a valid drivers license in State of Domicile.
Job Type: Full-time
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Parental Leave
- Professional Development Assistance
- Vision Insurance
- 8 Hour Shift
We are following all CDC guidelines, encouraging social distancing, constant sanitizing of surfaces, and frequent hand washing.
- Ministry: 1 year (Preferred)
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Missoula, MT 59804 (Required)
- Driver’s License (Required)
- United States (Required)
- One location
This Job Is:
- A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
- A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
- Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
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- Waiting period may apply
- Only full-time employees eligible