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Residential Aide I, The Kensington Family Shelter

The Kensington provides comprehensive case management services to homeless families who are in a transitional residence program.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) Assist clients in the development of daily independent living skills through both individual and group Activities of Daily Living (ADL) sessions, including laundry, meal preparation and clean up, personal hygiene, shopping, and maintaining a schedule of activities; (2) maintain inventory of food and dry goods; and (3) provide clients with an orientation of the facility, services and personal care items, upon arrival.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.

‚ÄčOTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must sign NYC DOH/MH attestation stating that candidate has not been the subject of a founded child abuse report.
  • Participate in Department of Health Food Protection 15 hour Course, pass exam and become a certified Food Handler.
  • Must obtain Annual PPD Test.
  • May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
  • May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.
  • Bi-lingual preferred. 

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