Residential Specialist (Full time)-2nd Shift at Daybreak Inc.

Dayton, OH 45402

About the Job

Daybreak is looking for social service professionals with dynamic energy and demonstrated experience empowering high risk youth to achieve their optimal well-being.


Full-Time Residential Specialist position is available for 2nd shift for the Shelter. Position will work Monday-Friday 3p-11p.


Residential Specialists supervise and facilitate residents' participation in scheduled activities including conducting groups, meal serving and chores, prepare and maintain accurate records. They will be required to do crisis interventions, process incoming clients, hotline calls and meet current productivity standards and expectations regarding client interaction.  They are responsible for ensuring a secure, stable and supportive environment for the residents living in the facility. All activities must be carried out in accordance with ODMH and CARF standards.


 Duties also include maintaining the cleanliness of the facility, participation in meal planning and preparation, monitoring of the residents' behavior, health and mental health, dealing with crisis situations and possibly transporting the residents to activities or appointments. Daybreak does not utilize seclusion or restraint and depends upon the Residential Specialists to utilize conflict management and crisis prevention interventions.


Successful candidates will possess an Associate’s degree (AA) in human services or a related field, though a Bachelor’s degree (BA) would be preferred, and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with adolescents and families.


Daybreak employs, promotes and contracts without regards to race, gender, color, national original, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, sex, religion or genetic information. Daybreak is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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