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Personal Growth Educator

Company: Hope House Colorado
Location: Arvada
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Mission Statement: Hope House Colorado (HHC) empowers parenting teenage moms to achieve personal and economic self-sufficiency and to understand their significance in God's sight, resulting in a healthy future for them and for their children. Position Title: Personal Growth Educator Exemption Status: Salaried Non-Exempt Reports To: Self-Sufficiency Program Manager Salary Range: $38,000 - $47,000 Department: Program Benefits Eligibility: Eligible Work Environment: This role is expected to work 32-40 hours/week on the HHC campus, except when offsite for HHC work-related purposes. The existing schedule is 8 hours per day Monday - Friday, to include one evening shift each week. Position Summary: The Personal Growth Educator (PGE) is responsible for assisting teen moms with growth along the Personal Self-Sufficiency continuum in the areas of Communication, Integrity, Attitude, Care for Self, Integration into Varied Environments, Progress Planning, Personal Support Systems, Responsibility, and Spiritual Growth. To help teen moms reach their personal goals the PGE will teach classes, organize activities, and offer individual consultations focused on personal and spiritual growth, healthy relationships, & health and wellness. The PGE owns PAIRIN support and meets with teen moms individually to review results. The PGE will conduct Connections Meetings & Individual Growth Plan (IGP) meetings with teen moms. Requirements: Must be committed to Hope House Colorado's Guiding Principles and continually working towards the HHC missionApplicant must have a valid driver's license and current automobile insuranceMust pass rigorous background and motor-vehicle record checksSelf-directed and comfortable/competent working autonomouslyExercises good judgement in a variety of situationsBilingual preferred Desired Skills and Attributes: Experience working with at risk populations, preferably teenage mothers, is valuedHighly organized and detail orientedAbility to work well with othersExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to maintain good working relationships with outside service organizationsComfortable working with Microsoft Office SuiteData entry experience in a program database is preferred (Apricot & KPI Dashboard training provided) Education or Training: Minimum of a 2-year degree in ministry, education field, psychologyExperience in counseling, personal coaching, teaching, or youth ministry preferred Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with the Self-Sufficiency Program Manager to develop organizational goals for the annual operating plan in the areas of personal growth, health and wellness, and healthy relationships.Build and grow individual relationships with teen moms to help facilitate growth in the Personal Self-Sufficiency domains and meet with teen mom's one-on-one for consultations as neededBuild and grow individual relationships with teen moms to help facilitate growth in the Personal Self-Sufficiency domains and meet with teen mom's one-on-one for consultations as needed.Teach classes associated with the Personal Self-Sufficiency domains of the rubric, healthy relationships, personal growth, self-care series, and self-empowerment series, ensuring growth in these domains on the continuum.Invests in the spiritual growth of teen moms, helping them understand their value in God's sight, through providing opportunities for relationship with Christian volunteers and by coordinating activities associated with the spiritual domain such as Bible Study, Faith 101, church activities, prayer request jar and Faith Week.Owns PAIRIN and sends the PAIRIN survey to teen moms and meets with them individually to review results. Teen moms who are engaged will be asked to take the survey twice a year to show growth over time. Will be fully trained in PAIRIN once hired.Support the program team in the use of PARIN in order to be incorporated into every area.Support program team leadership in planning and facilitating a seminar for TMs graduating class prior to graduationProvide ongoing support to graduates and teach graduate specific classes to help facilitate growth toward 'Safe' in the Personal Self-Sufficiency domains.Support mental health therapist in co-leading support groups for teen moms.Effectively train and manage a team of volunteers to utilize for classes and one-on-ones, including working with the Volunteer Manager.Provide financial assistance recommendations for individual teen moms to the Self-Sufficiency Program ManagerData Collection: Conduct HHC Connections Meetings with teen moms as assigned by the Admissions & Activities Coordinator within 1-3 weeks of enrollment.Conduct teen mom IGP meetings as requested and score IGPs each weekCollect, input, and report data appropriately into software platforms utilized by HHC (Apricot and KPI Dashboard). Other Duties and Responsibilities: Promote the values of HHC throughout the organization and external relationshipsAttend team and organizational meetings, activities, and events.Collaborate with HHC staff and perform job duties to advance the organization's mission and vision.Demonstrate ability to work independently and within a team, seeking guidance as appropriate.Comply with all organizational policies and procedures.This position is expected to work all shifts in the office.Potentially assist with knowledge transfer to support HHC expansion goals. Competencies: Decision Making: Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks.Problem Solving: Partners with clients to identify and resolve complex or sensitive issues; resolve difficult or complicated challenges.Influencing Others: Influences teen moms to be excited and committed to furthering their goals.Ethics & Integrity: Earns others' trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.Results Focus & Initiative: Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. Gets the job done.Stress Tolerance: Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations.Tact: Diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.Relationship Building: Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect.Values Diversity: Helps create an environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.Mediation: Helps others resolve complex or sensitive issues, disagreements, or conflicts in their life.Coaching & Mentoring: Enables teen moms to grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement.Supervisory Duties: NONE Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk as well as bend, squat, and climb stairs. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position. We are a team and support each other in all ways necessary to continue working toward the HHC mission. Benefits: HHC benefits are available to employees who consistently work a minimum of 24 hours a week. Benefits offered are subject to change at HHC's sole discretion. Health Benefits: Employees may elect medical, dental, vision & life insurance plans.Simple IRA: Employees may choose to make salary reduction contributions through HHC's Simple IRA plan and HHC will match the employee's contribution up to a maximum of 3% of the employee's annual salary. Paid Time Off (PTO): Vacation: Upon hire, employees earn 6 hours of vacation per paycheck up to 120 hours (3 weeks) in a year. Accruals are adjusted to increase vacation earned per hours worked based on length of employment with HHC.Holidays: HHC observes eleven (11) holidays throughout the year. Salaried employees are paid for these holidays according to the nationally recognized observation day for each holiday.Sick Leave: HHC provides eligible employees with Paid Sick and Safe Leave (PSSL) and Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL) in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA).

Keywords: Hope House Colorado, Arvada , Personal Growth Educator, Other , Arvada, Colorado

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