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Denver Rescue Mission

Mentor

Mentor a program participant from Harvest Farm, a long-term addiction recovery program located in Wellington. Commitment is 6-12 months and we ask that you meet with your mentee at least twice a month. Full interview and screening process, including a background check, is required for this position.

Housing Catalysts Redtail Ponds development is a mixed-income community with 40 units for formerly homeless individuals and 20 units for individuals earning up to 50% of the Area Median Income. Each independent apartment features a full kitchen and bathroom. Supportive services include case management, life skills coaching, and/or therapeutic services to empower and equip residents with the skills needed to live with greater self-determination and independence.
Need: Redtail Ponds has one entrance/exit that is monitored by the front desk. The front desk staff consistently provides excellent customer service to all residents and serves to support the residents to connect with services and respond to all emergencies that arise.

Deliverables: Responsible for maintaining point of entry function as part of a team; Maintains the safety and securing of the property by ensuring policies are adhered to; Supports, interacts and communicates with a resident population who may have special needs including mental or physical disabilities and/or substance abuse issues.

Key Responsibilities and Work Environment:
Enforces building rules and regulations, monitor building?s security cameras and alarms, and maintains the harmony of the residents and their guests.
Must strictly adhere to professional boundaries and confidentiality agreements with residents and other professionals.
nswer and respond to general concerns and questions, disturbances on site, noise or unauthorized guests or other issues impacting residents or the community and report infractions and concerns to proper staff.
Maintains regular and prompt attendance for assigned shift.
Respond to all emergencies that arise such as fire, medical or any other situation that would constitute an emergency according to Procedure Manuel; including negative resident interactions. A list of phone numbers and procedures will be provided for emergencies.
Must be able to take charge and direct others in emergencies as they arise.
Work to ensure resident and community safety, maintain security logs and/or visitor check in/out logs as needed.
Ensure Services Coordinator and other appropriate staff is kept informed of resident behavior. Compile accurate and appropriate information on resident behavior.
Perform light housekeeping duties for the interior and exterior of the building, building common areas, offices and restrooms as needed.
Demonstrate knowledge of the location of the breakers, shut off valves, location of fire equipment, extinguishers and other items particular to development.
Attend any court appearance necessary to provide professional testimony. Acts as contact for law enforcement agents, obtaining case numbers of incidents occurring on site.
Provide clerical and administrative support for team. Organize and maintain a variety of files, logs and records; enter a variety of data into computer systems.
Actively participate in team meetings as required.
Successfully complete professional development opportunities as required and as available.

Time Commitment: Flexible, minimum of four hours per week.

Application Process: Please contact Daniel Covey at 970.235.1649 or by email at dcovey@housingcatalyst.com

Thank you for your interest!

Housing Catalysts Redtail Ponds development is a mixed-income community with 40 units for formerly homeless individuals and 20 units for individuals earning up to 50% of the Area Median Income. Each independent apartment features a full kitchen and bathroom. Supportive services include case management, life skills coaching, and/or therapeutic services to empower and equip residents with the skills needed to live with greater self-determination and independence...
Volunteer Opportunity: Resident Event Coordinator

Title: Resident Event Coordinator

Need: Redtail Ponds facilitates a variety of community building activities and educational programming to engage the residents in healthy, supportive opportunities. Redtail Ponds is currently seeking a volunteer to contribute to the success of these activities.

Deliverables: Plans, shops for and facilitates resident activities including educational groups, birthday parties and other celebrations at Redtail Ponds.

Key Responsibilities and Work Environment:
Provides activities designed to maintain and improve the sense of community at Redtail Ponds. Events and activities are designed to keep residents engaged, healthy, and improve their sense of wellness and well-being.
The Resident Event Coordinator plans and leads specialized small groups and large-group classes including monthly birthday parties, as well as lifestyle, and health/wellness/nutrition programs. The Resident event Coordinator collaborates with residents to involve them in planning, and facilitating of events to the extent that makes sense.
Successful individuals must be flexible and enjoy a fast paced environment. The Resident Event Coordinator will develop strong relationships with residents and within the community by generating or contributing to monthly newsletters and/or other communication tools.
Experience in event planning and project management will contribute to the success of the selected candidate. Individuals must conduct business professionally and in accordance with the mission and values of The Fort Collins Housing Authority.
Engages in resource development activities with local businesses with the goal of securing sponsorships and procuring in-kind donations relevant to our activities.
Must strictly adhere to professional boundaries and confidentiality agreements with residents and other professionals.
Maintains regular and prompt attendance for assigned shift.
Must be able to take charge and direct others in emergencies as they arise.
Evaluates resident participation and plans future activities according to resident specific needs.
Provides input to the Supportive Service team for individualized care planning.
Helps to coordinates activities with other departments.
Promotes activities using the newsletter, fliers and direct interaction with residents.
Schedules activities at appropriate times.
Prepares sign-up sheets for activities and completes needed paperwork.
Assists in keeping the department within budget.
Participates in the programs.
Assists in taking pictures during activities for inclusion in the newsletter, website, etc.

Time Commitment: Ranges from two to six hours per week (flexible), requesting 12 month minimum commitment.

Application Process: Please contact Daniel Covey at 970.235.1649 or by email at dcovey@housingcatalyst.com

Thank you for your interest!

KEY is a mentoring program for youth displaying high-risk behaviors. Volunteers will meet for a minimum of two hours weekly with their individually matched youth to practice setting goals, creating healthy relationships, and engaging in community/recreational activities.