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Adult, Hospice, and Care Givers

Esther House Care Coordinator – Live In

Open Door Ministries
Posted: 01/19/2022
Salary/Range: $48,150-$68,480/Yr
Location
Denver
Description:

Overview of Open Door Ministries

Open Door Ministries exists to provide practical help and hope to people in urban Denver who are homeless or low income. Our primary objective is to move people toward self-sufficiency by helping change the circumstances and life patterns that have held them captive to poverty and addictions. Through four focus areas (housing, children & youth, employment, and outreach),we provide tangible needs like food, shelter, access to education and employment training, as well as intangible needs such as friendship, hope, and Christian spiritual guidance.  Since the issues faced by our friends tend to have many layers, Open Door has learned that the best way to help them succeed is to surround them with support, holistically empowering them to overcome obstacles, attain self-sufficiency, and thrive. To learn more about Open Door Ministries, please visit our website: odmdenver.org.

Title of Position  Esther House Care Coordinator (Live-in position)

Supervisor: Esther House Director

Hours: Full Time (40 hrs/week)

Salary: Hourly, opportunity to raise additional salary, generous benefits package

Housing: An apartment is provided in Esther house (requirement of job to live on site; employee pays affordable rent pre-tax)

Sabbatical:  Live-in Care Coordinator is able to take a 2 week paid respite upon approval by supervisor and Program Director after 18 months of full time employment.  After respite is taken, there is an 18 month waiting period before another 2 week paid respite is allowed.

Job purpose

The purpose of the Esther House Care Coordinator position is to assist the Esther House Director in overseeing the programming of the house.  Esther House is a home for single women without children who need housing and desire to rebuild their lives on a Christian foundation.  Many of these women are coming out of crisis situation that may include prostitution, addiction, abuse or homelessness. Esther House is under the umbrella of Still Waters Housing, a part of Open Door Ministries in Denver, which is an inner city ministry that works with clients of all races and economic backgrounds.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or higher education preferred
  • This is a full time ministry position. We ask that you are not currently engaged in a full-time degree seeking education
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to facilitate discipleship through individual and group Bible study
  • Previous residential experience, and/or training in addictions and mental health issues preferred

Duties and responsibilities

  • Live in the house
  • Provide house coverage in the absence of the director
  • Attend Still Water’s staff meetings
  • Meet with House Director weekly
  • Attend and/or lead weekly House Group
  • Attend special events/celebrations for Still Waters
  • Cover weekend duty (approximately 2 weekends/quarter; on-call 1 weekend/quarter)
  • Available to work some holidays
  • Participate in weekly Program Management Team (PMT) meetings
  • Assist with coverage within the house
  • Assists with the managing of volunteers and donations
  • Network with partners in the community
  • Assist with house responsibilities
  • Oversee medication management for residents
  • Drug test residents as needed
  • Assist with the coordination of resident schedules
  • Help facilitate residents into needed resources and services both on and off the block
  • Oversee and enforce program requirements with residents
  • Assist with mentoring and discipleship with residents
  • Assist Director with interviews and screening of possible new residents
  • Work closely with House Director and other SWH staff in developing and maintaining program handbook, rules, program elements, etc.
  • Assist with Food Bank (orders, pick-up, maintaining relationship with Food Bank)
  • Attend Open Door Fellowship or Westside Church Internacional 24 times in your first year as an employee (9:30am, 10:30am or 4:30pm)
  • Attend monthly Open Door Ministries Training (required for first year; optional after completion)
  • Attend Chapel (2 -3 meetings/year)

Intangibles

  • Lead in being a heartfelt team member of the Open Door Ministries staff
  • Show evidence of a daily walk with Christ
  • Cover those in your area of leadership in prayer
  • Show respect for the leadership and members of Open Door Fellowship Church and Westside Internacional Church
  • Exhibit professionalism and integrity
  • Commitment to excellence as one of the public faces of the ministry

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Work environment is indoors with some outside activity
  • This job involves sitting, standing, walking and climbing stairs
  • This job involves lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Driving personal and/or ODM vehicles for ministry purposes
To Apply: hr@odmdenver.org