Certified Peer Support Specialist NEEDED

Job Title: Certified Peer Support Specialist

Department: Our Place

Pay: $ DOE

FLSA Status: Non-exempt/Full time

Hours: 40 per week.

 

Objective of the Position:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist provides peer-based recovery support in the process of giving and receiving non-clinical assistance to achieve long term recovery or in the process of certification with an end date from mental health, physical health, and substance abuse issues.  This support is provided by individuals who are experientially credentialed and trained to assist others in initializing recovery, maintaining recovery, and enhancing the quality of personal and family life in long-term recovery.

Essential Functions:

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to help consumers to develop a personal recovery plan and identify opportunities to provide support as clients work to achieve their recovery goals.
  • Promotes client self-determination and decision-making.
  • Facilitate a peer support group(s)
  • Coaches and supports clients who are developing the necessary skills for integration into the community.
  • Advocates for clients working in recovery that are developing life skills and building confidence to attain life goals and empowerment through physical, spiritual, or emotional health.
  • Interacts with referral contacts within the community. Links clients to resources identified within the wellness recovery plan.
  • Models competency in recovery and maintaining ongoing wellness.
  • Monitors and supports client through peer support and reports progress or concerns to the treatment team.
  • May participate with Crisis Response Team calls.
  • Must be willing to publicly self-identify as being in recovery from a mental health, substance use or addiction diagnosis.
  • Must be able to take direction, be prompt, take initiative, complete tasks as assigned, and be able to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Participate in staff, community, and program meetings
  • Participate in regular clinical supervision
  • Collect data as directed for program evaluation
  • Complete reports and documentation in a timely manner
  • Participate in regular training
  • Work with outside partners to bring groups, training, and other events to the Drop in Center
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Must self-identify as a client of mental health and/or substance abuse.
  • Must have some knowledge and experience of severe mental illness and treatment and its impact on consumer/survivors and their families.
  • Must have and maintain state Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist (BHPSS) certification or in process with tentative completion dat.
  • Must possess good communication skills and adhere to the Code of Ethics(attached)
  • Complete and pass the following trainings; Peer Support 101; ASIST; Trauma Informed Care training.
  • Must complete trainings required per Good Samaritan Ministries including but not limited to VIRTUS within 30 days of employment.
  • Must have a Montana valid driver’s license, personal vehicle and current commercial vehicle insurance.

Preferred:

  • AA or BA in Social Services or related field; or education/training and work experience combined may qualify
  • Previous experience or knowledge of community services, social work or a related field
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook et

Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to life, and carry objects weighing up to 35lbs, team lifting for more than 35lbs
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time while working on the computer
  • May spend work hours interacting with staff, customers, or those in need of support

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • May work both on and off campus to attend community meetings or client activities
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with heavy traffic flow, and heart wrenching situations on and off throughout the day
  • Travel required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees in this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  The Good Samaritan Ministries Management reserves the right to amend and change the responsibilities to meet the store needs at any time.

 

Full-Time Shoes and Accessories Production Assistant Needed

Job Title:  Production Assistant

Department: Shoes and Accessories

Hours: 40

Pay: $9.00

 

Mission Statement:  Good Samaritan Ministries, motivated by Catholic social teaching, works in our community to advance family life, human dignity and the common good.  We provide services to meet the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and families of all faiths, especially those most in need.

 

Objective of the Position:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The Production Assistant in the Shoe and Accessory Department is responsible for managing merchandise by sorting and preparing donations for store sales. They maintain a clean, organized, and safe environment which is pleasing for employees and customers. Primary responsibility will be to process and price all shoes and accessories and prepare them for the sales floor. Will ensure that the shelves are organized, stocked, and pleasing to the eye.  They must possess the ability to be flexible and work other assigned projects and duties as necessary and instructed.  Skills needed for this position are attention to detail, multi-tasking, organizational, able to take instruction, works consistently throughout the shift, able to stand on your feet for long periods of time, lifting barrels and bags of shoes and accessories ———-out using equipment aides, and able to complete all tasks given.

 

Essential Functions:  Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to the following

  • Expected to daily sort, price and display shoes, purses, scarves, hats, mittens on the sales floor for purchase
  • Ensures shelves are stocked for daily sales, especially during ½ price sale
  • Responsible for keeping the Shoe and Accessory production area clean and orderly, and remove all trip and fall hazards, as well as keeping displays pleasing to the customer’s eye.
  • Conducts “pull downs” at the end of the month or as desired.
  • Puts away processed and priced merchandise
  • Adheres to all building safety requirements, as well as follows procedure when an incident, accident or injury has occurred.
  • Adheres to all store lifting policies and weight restrictions
  • In the event a co-worker is out, potentially be willing to cover for staff and/or area
  • Greets and assists customers, treating all with respect and dignity
  • Maintains floors and work benches, sweeping, washing in your department area and make sure the shelves are dusted and presentable on the sales floor.
  • Works consistently through the day with approved breaks.  When area duties are “caught up”, finds other tasks or projects to stay busy in the effort to support the store and co-workers
  • Takes initiative to help others by picking up around the store (inside and out), moving empty carts into cart area when needed
  • Other duties as necessary

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interacts and communicates professionally and effectively while maintaining open communication with supervisors, and other team members, customers, and clients.
  • Functions as a team member for the success of the Good Samaritan Store
  • Learns New Tasks
  • Follows Directions and Policies
  • Attends work on a regular basis with minimal absences or tardiness
  • Attends all meetings and trainings as required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Organized, sets priorities, meets deadlines, and works with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to work consistently throughout your shift with/without distractions
  • Able to prioritize backlog of merchandise waiting to be processed
  • Able to communicate and interact effectively with customers, clients, volunteers, and co-workers
  • Must be a team player
  • Valid MT Driver’s License, or valid MT Identification Card, and social security card for hiring purposes and dependent upon position.

 

Preferred:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous experience or knowledge of thrift store operations

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, Frequent Lifting, carrying, and transporting of objects weighing up to 20lbs.
  • Mobility within the facility

 

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Mainly works inside the building
  • Fast paced store environment with heavy traffic flow on and off throughout the day

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. The Good Samaritan Ministries Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet the store needs.

 

 

DOCK HOURS MAY VARY DUE TO LIMITED STAFFING

While our current dock hours are

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hours may vary due to limited staffing and difficulty meeting staffing needs. With our current staffing we are having an overflow of donations on the dock. We know this is an inconvenience to all of you and greatly apologize. Please be kind to our staff as they are working extremely hard. Thank you for your consideration.

Theresa Ortega

Executive Director

OPEN POSITION: Part-Time Financial Assistant

Job Title: Part-time Fiscal Assistant    Department: Office
Reports to: Brianna Trent
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Mission Statement: Good Samaritan Ministries, motivated by Catholic social teaching, works in our community to advance family life, human dignity, and the common good. We provide services to meet the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and families of all faiths, especially those most in
need.

Objective of the Position: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Fiscal Assistant will assist the Fiscal Manager with day-to-day tasks, some of which have strict timelines and completion dates. Must possess the ability to be flexible and work on other assigned projects and duties as necessary and instructed. Must have a working knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting procedures. Skills needed for this position are attention to detail, multi-tasking, and organizational. Should be proficient in QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, Internet Utilization, and have at least two years of progressive accounting responsibility or education. Experience in nonprofit accounting and/or thrift store operations is a plus.

Essential Skills and Abilities:  
Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to the following:
Accounting Skills
 Knowledge of principles, practices, terminology, and common forms used in GAAP, computerized
accounting, and general ledger. General understanding of internal controls and auditing practices and
procedures.
Weekly/Daily
 Assists in maintaining and monitoring the Point-of-Sale system and records store sales daily.
 Prepares and records deposits across program as needed.
 Prepares and records vendor payments across program bank accounts, utilizing online bill pay and checks.
 Assists in monitoring, tracking, and maintaining databases to include monetary donations, in-kind donations, financial assistance, in-store assistance.
 Compile financial, accounting and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses.
 Maintains a master grant list; develops reports on status and manages the internal and external reporting requirements as established by the grantors.
 Data entry in QuickBooks, Charity Tracker, Excel, and Word.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
 Promotes the mission of Good Samaritan Ministries and Thrift Store Functions effectively as a team player while interacting and communicating professionally and effectively, maintaining open communication with supervisors, and other team members, customers, clients, vendors, and community partners.
 Attends all meetings and training as required and pertaining to position.
 Learn new tasks.
 Attends work on a regular basis with minimal absences or tardiness.
 Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
 Adheres to all building safety requirements according to the fire code for all areas in the store.
 Other duties as assigned.

Special Events:
 An integral part of the special events team to include Fashion Show, St. Francis Dinner, and other fundraising events.

Qualifications:
 The desire to promote the mission of Good Samaritan Ministries and Thrift Store
 Must be knowledgeable with QuickBooks, Excel and maintaining databases.
 AA in accounting, business or another related field OR 2-5 years’ experience or a combination of education and work experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping, Accounts Payable/Receivable
 Valid MT Driver’s License or valid MT Identification Card for hiring purposes.

Physical Requirements:
 May be required to lift, and carry objects weighing up to 20lbs. team lifting 20lbs and above.
 Must be able to sit for long periods of time while working on the computer.

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Fast paced store environment with heavy traffic flow on and off throughout the day.

OPEN POSITION: Full-Time Dock Production Assistant

Name: OPEN POSITION
Job Title: Dock Production Assistant
Department: Dock Warehouse
Reports to: Michelle Hughes
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Hours: 40

Pay:TBD

Mission Statement: Good Samaritan Ministries, motivated by Catholic social teaching, works in our community to advance family life, human dignity, and the common good. We provide services to meet the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and families of all faiths, especially
those most in need.

The objective of the Position: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Dock Production Assistant is responsible for accepting incoming donations as well as sorting and preparing donations for store sales. Working under very stressful conditions is a must. They must possess the ability to be flexible and work on other assigned projects and duties as necessary and instructed. Skills needed for this position are attention to detail, multi-tasking, organization, able to take instruction, works consistently throughout the shift, complete all tasks given.

Essential Functions: Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to the following
 Works on dock accepting incoming donation items and sorts according to the various
departments.
 Works on dock refusing incoming donation items that are ripped, stained, torn, or broken.
 Moves, lifts furniture items and assists customers with loading purchased merchandise
 Responsible for keeping the dock warehouse clean, orderly, and safe during scheduled shift.
 Provides customers with donation receipts
 Responsible for ensuring a safe sales floor environment for co-workers and customers
 Informs supervisor about any repairs or supplies needed
 Adheres to all building safety requirements, as well as follows procedure when an incident,
accident or injury has occurred.
 Adheres to all store lifting policies and weight restrictions
 In the event a co-worker is out, potentially be willing to cover for the dock area
 Greets and assists customers, clients and donors, treating all with respect and dignity
 Maintains floors, sweeping, washing on the dock area
 Breaks down cardboard boxes for recycling
 Other duties as necessary
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
 Interacts and communicates professionally and effectively while maintaining open communication with supervisors, and other team members, customers and clients.
 Functions as a team member for the success of the Good Samaritan Store

 Learns New Tasks
 Follows Directions and Policies
 Attends work on a regular basis with minimal absences or tardiness
 May be required to work over 40 hours a week, or re-arrange hours as necessary, must be
approved by the supervisor
 Attends all meetings and trainings as required
 Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
 Organized, sets priorities, meets deadlines and works with minimum supervision
 Excellent customer service skills while dealing with customers, co-workers, and volunteers
 Must be a team player
 Valid MT Driver’s License, or valid MT Identification Card, and social security card for hiring
purposes and dependent upon position.
Preferred:
 High School Diploma or GED
 Previous experience or knowledge of thrift store operations
Physical Requirements:
 Frequent Lifting, carrying, and transporting of objects weighing up to 125lbs or above.
 Mobility within the facility and ability to occasionally drive, load and unload the delivery truck

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Mainly works inside the building
 Fast paced store environment with heavy traffic flow on and off throughout the day

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. The Good Samaritan Ministries Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet the store needs.

Coffee Break – Radio Segment with our Housing Navigator

Troy Shockley interviews Chandler Rowling, Good Samaritan’s Housing Navigator, on his morning radio segment Coffee Break. During the show, Chandler tells us a little bit about the Housing Navigation program, what it does, who it best serves and what she is currently working on, and what is coming up for the program! Click below to hear the whole interview

 

https://coffeebreak959.podbean.com/e/chandler-rowling-and-alexi-edmonds/