Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans' services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org .
Hollywood Veterans Center is a residential facility for veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars that are experiencing severe levels of difficulty readjusting to civilian life. Residents have the goal of obtaining permanent housing, financial security, and a personal support system. What makes the program unique is individualized approach and focus on compassion and tolerance: we will emphasize service that builds personal growth, self-determination, and community reinforcement; we will take measures to ensure family preservation and/or reunification; and we will recognize and celebrate the achievements of the individual.
The Veteran Center Monitor assists in monitoring the facility and clients with respect and compassion while ensuring client safety and security. This position:
Monitors participants and facility and consults with treatment team.
Observes behavior and records any significant data in participant charts.
Inputs required data to computer systems, performs general office duties, including appointment scheduling.
Performs program orientation and assists with group facilitation.
Secures the facility including periodically walking the facility and making reports as needed
Performs street outreach as part of a team.
Dispenses client medications in accordance with instructions and maintains logs of client compliance.
Maintain office housekeeping.
High school diploma or GED
Minimum 1 year experience in clerical position
Basic computer skills
Proven ability to do basic arithmetic
Able to communicate clearly, effectively, and compassionately with others.
US Armed Forces Veteran preferred
Experience with administering prescription medications and drug/alcohol usage testing desirable
Volunteers of America Los Angeles - 15 months ago