Men's Program Counselor - Full-time & Part-time

$35,000 yearly
  • Pacific Garden Mission
  • 1458 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Feb 18, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Christian Ministry Other

Job Description

Duties:

  • Conduct intake interview for potential Bible program members and complete spiritual inventory assessment.
  • Re-enforce and ensure that the Gospel has been presented to potential program men.
  • Inform all Bible program members of Pacific Garden Mission and Men’s Bible Department policies and procedures.
  • Teach basic Bible study class, conduct worship services and follow-up with individual who makes procession of faith.
  • Maintain a caseload of 30 to 40 Bible program members.
  • Provide Biblical guidance, counseling, and assistance to the Bible program members to help them acquire daily living skills to include financial management, personal hygiene, appearance, housekeeping skills, and interpersonal and social skills from a Biblical point of view.
  • Work with residents in developing problem solving skills for a Biblical perspective.
  • Support, facilitate, and if needed assist residents in reconciliation with family and friends.
  • Act as coach for Bible program members entering the Bible program and men on the 2nd year program.
  • Coordinate with Mentors and Coaches on progress of Bible program members in program.
  • Accurately and thoroughly informed the program manager of the progress of Bible program members.
  • Assist Program Manager in ensuring that all policies and procedures for the Department are followed.
  • Coordinate all recreational activities for the Bible program.
  • Complete all required documentations in a timely manner.
  • Supervise morning medication routine for Bible program members and be aware of and seek assistance from Management/Medical clinic of any medical and/or psychological issues the program members may be displaying.
  • Be familiar with building safety procedures, as well as fire evacuation and hazardous weather plans, and execute procedures and plans as needed.
  • Assist residents in evacuation drills and emergency situations in the facility.
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned.