Careers

Rockstars wanted!

Phoenix Family's core values emphasize the characteristics we seek in staff members. At Phoenix Family, we value employees who are mission driven, accept personal responsibility, empower colleagues, value teamwork, are innovative, show trust and respect, contribute to a quality work environment and are open communicators.
Come join our team of world-changers.


Days/hours of work: part-time, non-exempt
Reports to: Human Services Manager

Join an exceptional team committed to making a significant impact in the community. We are currently seeking a Program Assistant for our after school program and summer program. The Program Assistant is charged with monitoring an afterschool and summer reading program and assisting staff in daily activities. The Program Assistant will also interact with program volunteers who are providing intensive literacy and reading instruction to youth age 5 to 14. This is a part time, up to 16 hours per week position, primarily Monday through Thursday with hours of 3:00PM-6:30PM.

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Application Instructions

Phoenix Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please provide the following when submitting your application or it will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

  • Submit a cover letter designating your interest in the position, your salary requirements, and your availability to begin the position (i.e. start date availability).
  • Resume reflecting qualifications and experience.
  • List of at least 3 professional references including names of reference, phone number and email address for each reference as well as what capacity you know and/or worked for the reference.
Email all of the following materials by September 28, 2017 at 5 pm to Nicole Barton-McGee.

No phone calls accepted.

Full-time, non-exempt
Reports to: Human Services Manager

Do you have a passion and dedication to serve the older adult population? If so, Phoenix Family Housing has an opportunity for you. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time service coordinator position, 40 hours a week, at an independent living apartment community located in Olathe, KS. The service coordinator is responsible for providing on site social services for approximately 80 residents. If you are looking for a position that will help the older adult population stay healthy, active and living independently then Phoenix Family would like to have you join their outstanding and dedicated team of professionals.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Identify supportive services and other resources for older adult and disabled residents including medical, financial, mental services as well as assistance programs.
  2. Actively demonstrate high level of discretion and autonomy regarding program development, resident life skill enhancement, and overall administrative tasks and duties as assigned.
  3. Daily communication with residents to evaluate immediate needs and provide appropriate referrals to community social service agencies as necessary.
  4. Monitor resident progress and provide case management: Continuing assessment and crisis intervention skills utilized to ensure residents receive/obtain necessary services and referrals.
  5. Collaborate with management in social service program development and implementation.
  6. Maintain communication with management regarding resident daily living needs to enable residents continued independent living.
  7. Assist management in defusing resident problems and offer appropriate social services assistance.
  8. Assist management and family members, as necessary, to adhere to resident requests to move to a higher level of care facility along with any other personal requests that do not endanger and/or compromise the resident’s safety and/or health.
  9. Provide individual support to residents and their family members as needed (i.e. discuss anxieties and stress caused by illnesses, difficulties in coping with residual physical disabilities, financial strain and fears related to helplessness and death).
  10. Provide assistance, as needed, to residents in preparing documents (i.e. Vial of Life, Emergency Information Sheet, Medicare, and Medicaid applications).
  11. Obtain resident signatures for Release of Information sheets to communicate with all necessary medical personnel and social service agencies providing services to residents.
  12. Maintain detailed files on all residents documenting contacts, referrals, and all correspondence related to residents.
  13. Organize and develop special and diverse program events, with resident participation, such as: speakers, recreational and educational activities, and support groups as needed.
  14. Disperse food to residents through various food programs, including Harvesters Mobile Food Pantry. Lifting up to 50 lbs. may be required.
  15. Maintain detailed information on all programs, activities and/or services and distribute to residents through resident meetings.
  16. Design and distribute monthly newsletter and calendar to residents.
  17. Collaborate with agencies and Human Services Manager to ensure that all programs and activities have proper insurance coverage for scheduled events.
  18. Actively network with local program providers to advocate for program development to assist low-income resident needs.
  19. Facilitate resident meetings.
  20. Attend Resident Association meetings, Service Coordinator meetings, seminars and conferences, and other meetings as requested.
  21. Attend training on senior oriented topics as required by HUD.
  22. Collaborate and network with area Service Coordinators to expand and enhance social service programming.
  23. Complete monthly and annual reports as required.
  24. Practice the strengths approach and strive toward resident self-sufficiency with every service and program provided and created.
  25. Create culturally diverse programming that addresses and respects every ethnicity, race, and/or religion.

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Application Instructions

Phoenix Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please provide the following when submitting your application or it will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

  • Submit a cover letter designating your interest in the position, your salary requirements, and your availability to begin the position (i.e. start date availability).
  • Resume reflecting qualifications and experience.
  • List of at least 3 professional references including names of reference, phone number and email address for each reference as well as what capacity you know and/or worked for the reference.
Email all of the following materials by October 1, 2017 at 5 pm to Nicole Barton-McGee.

No phone calls accepted.

Full-time, non-exempt
Reports to: Human Services Manager

Do you have a passion and dedication to serve the older adult population? If so, Phoenix Family Housing has an opportunity for you. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time service coordinator position, 40 hours a week, at an independent living apartment community located in Olathe, KS. The service coordinator is responsible for providing on site social services for approximately 80 residents. If you are looking for a position that will help the older adult population stay healthy, active and living independently then Phoenix Family would like to have you join their outstanding and dedicated team of professionals.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The service coordinator is responsible for assisting and advocating for seniors so that they may continue to live independently. A major role of the service coordinator is acting as a liaison between the senior residents and their family as well as locating and obtaining resources available in the community. Specific knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare and other supplemental benefits preferred. Other responsibilities include providing on site social activities, completing assessments to evaluate resident’s progress, conflict resolution, daily interaction with residents, assisting with emergency assistance requests (rent, utilities, prescriptions, etc.), locating resources for durable medical equipment needs, securing homemaker services and maintaining accurate and detailed resident files and monthly reports.

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Application Instructions

Phoenix Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit the following:

  • An electronic cover letter;
  • Resume;
  • Three professional references;
  • Salary requirements. Please list the salary range that will meet your needs.
Submit these documents to Phoenix Family, Attn: Nicole McGee, nmcgee@phoenixfamily.org. Applications will not be reviewed if incomplete.

No phone calls accepted.