Group Home Manager at Children's Village **
Children's Village provides a safe and nurturing environment to children who have been removed from their homes by the Department of Child Safety due to situations of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, or untreated mental illness in their home. The children's length of stay is dependent on their situation and can range in time from one day to several years. Some of the duties for this position include and are not limited to:
- Supervise and manage the behavior of children assigned to the home in adherence with TMM and Children’s Village policies and procedures. This includes but is not limited to maintaining visual contact and monitoring activities and whereabouts of children at all times.
- Establish positive, constructive relationships with children through communication, interaction and role modeling; act as a caring parental authority to assist the children in their personal growth.
- Implement the daily schedule for the children, engaging in activities of the group, or with individual children within the group, as their needs require, often times implementing these tasks without other support staff.
- Assist children with clean-up, hygiene, wake-up and bedtime activities.
- Agree to flexible hours when needed due to the ongoing care of the children beyond regularly agreed to hours.
- Ability and willingness to work closely with emotionally disturbed children of all ages.
- Committed and able to work with diverse populations in providing nurturance and structure to children.
Free housing option available with this position.
Relief Staff at Children's Village **
Children's Village provides a safe and nurturing environment to children who have been removed from their homes by the Department of Child Safety due to situations of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, or untreated mental illness in their home. Some of the duties for this position include and are not limited to:
- Implements the established daily schedule by assisting children in following consistent routines for wake up and bedtime, and transitioning to meals and other activity areas.
- Ensures the safety and protection of the assigned children.
- Plans and leads recreational activities and participates or instructs children in games.
- Disciplines children and recommends or initiates other measures to control behavior. Model respectful, encouraging interactions with children and peers.
- As required, transports children to off campus outings and events in the van.
**These positions require the following (and not limited to) in order to gain employment: pass a drug screening; criminal history background checks; ability to attain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance card; a valid Arizona Drivers License; and completing and passing the Diana Screen.
The Diana Screen® is a sexual risk screening tool used by TMM Family Services to screen candidates who are applying for staff or volunteer positions. The Diana Screen® is administered on a computer in our office, and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. The Diana Screen® helps to identify men and women who may step over a sexual boundary line or who may present a sexual risk to children and teens. The Diana Screen® is used as one part of TMM's overall application/interview/screening process.
At TMM Family Services, the safety and protection of the children and youth that we serve is our #1 priority.