Women's Student Life Coordinator
Full-Time / Posted 3 weeks ago
Student Life Coordinator for Faith-Based Recovery Program
Do you have compassion for those struggling with life controlling issues such as addiction?
Can you empathize with family members who’s loved one is struggling?
Do you have excellent people and communication skills?
There is a unique job opportunity for a compassionate, detail-oriented, God-centered individual for a position at Adult & Teen Challenge.
Student Life Coordinator at Eugene Women’s Campus:
This position is available at our Women’s Campus in Eugene – Our campus in Eugene is unique in that it offers services for mothers in recovery and allows them to bring their children with them into this long term program. Our students are parents, and not only are we building their relationships with Christ, but we are introducing Christ to their children as well. The Student Life Coordinator focuses on the intake process and managing the students’ day to day life and schedules. They can serve in a supervisory function as well, but they are focusing on getting students into the program and helping them keep everything organized, and ensuring all of the paperwork is done.
- Work directly with individuals and our central call center to provide information about our 12-month recovery program to prescreen, qualify and enroll new students.
- Network with courts, probation/parole, churches, resource centers that help provide services to better reach those who are struggling.
- Coach and mentor new students throughout their program to make them feel welcomed, comfortable and equipped.
- Be responsible for all intake paperwork and on-going student files.
- Assist and maintain working with families for financial support for the students program.
- Participate in events, chapels, and everyday life with students.
Must have valid drivers license, be willing to work flexible schedule including weekends and evenings.
The Mission Statement of ATC PNW 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.” The Student Life Coordinator is responsible to convey to prospective students 1) the type of ministry, 2) level of commitment required from them and, 3) the level of commitment ATC PNW 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.
- Coordinating with Admin Intake office for intake of each student, receive initial student file from Intake office and create local file on-site
- Assessing student’s needs, ability and willingness to participate in the entire ATC PNW program upon arrival.
- Represent ATC PNW before courts with respect to enrolled or prospective students.
- Maintain good working relationships with the judicial system, law enforcement agencies and attorneys.
- Participate in establishing student disciplinary actions and parameters.
- Establish and maintain monthly contact between center and student Friends & Family supporters.
- Develop regular F&F financial support follow-up plan to maintain support throughout student program.
- Prepare statistical data reports as required by ATC PNW policies and procedures and National Standards.
- Participating with other ATC PNW staff in formulating and effecting management policy and procedure.
- Supporting other ATC PNW staff as needed.
Works under the supervision of the Center/Executive Director and Program Coordinator. They are expected to 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).
- A thorough working knowledge of all program policies and procedures relative to assigned scope of duties and responsibilities as described in the ATC PNW Staff Policies and Procedures Manual.
- 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 ATC PNW and in cooperation with the Program Coordinator.
- 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.
- Works with other professional and social agencies complimentary to the ATC PNW program.
- Coordinates and cooperates with parole and probation officers in arranging required student visitations.
- Assists staff personnel in the selection and evaluation of students capable of supervising outside job details for the program.
- Assists in other areas of the program as required by the Center Executive Director or designee which may include the supervision of other ATC PNW staff or interns.
- Other related work as required.
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. Individual are expected to participate in continuing education opportunities.