The Elijah House Team
As the Job Developer, James is responsible for creating job opportunities in market and help suitable candidates better acquaint themselves and their knowledge with the options they are given. Once residents have hit their 45-day mark of treatment, it is then James' job to begin the process for these men to learn the proper skills needed for such job possibilities.
James is committed to providing skills, knowledge and understanding which not only meets but surpasses the needs that will be met with these job opportunities. Some training and skills that will be met are as follows; resume building, attaining drivers license, assessing and managing clients desired career direction.
And lastly, he will will work as an interface and/or mediator between the employers and the job seekers. By doing so, he will know the job seekers interests and the employers requirements and better them to be able to find the job they want and help them acquire the skills required for that position and/or schooling.
Basil is responsible for standard compliance of operations for all Sober Living Environment (SLE) Homes. His duties involve close communication with each home manager who handles the day to day function of each home. He reviews the logs and records of each home to insure the residents are complying with the guidelines, standards and rules within the SLE environment. He is also verifies that they are complying with their individual requirements based on their particular circumstances. He coordinates all services, repairs and maintenance required to keep each SLE functioning at the standard which has been set for Elijah House. This includes all exterior spaces that provide a clean and comfortable space where residents can socialize, garden or simply just relax.
Basil’s duties include the planning and implementation of bringing additional SLE Homes into the program and the supporting logistics. He assigns a team of resident’s to assist in the preparation, installation and organization of each new SLE Home to be a replication of the standard. He also coordinates random drug test within the home environment in accordance with the mandatory guidelines and regulations. Basil has been a long time Pastor and has been involved with the counseling of individuals over the years. His spiritual beliefs guide him through his daily life and give him the compassion for others that he brings to Elijah House.
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
Julie conducts Drug and Alcohol Counseling Sessions. She works with residents to determine the most effective treatment path. She holds sessions specific to an individual’s needs and tailored for their personal program.
Julie facilitates working with Narcotics Anonymous, Alcohol Anonymous, and other drug and alcohol related programs. Encompassing all of these resources; to the benefit of the resident, providing as many alternative avenues of assistance for them.
She is responsible for making sure that all treatment charts are properly documented and submitted to the department head for approval. The collection of all critical forms and documentation is a crucial part of the program process. Accurate and concise documentation ensures a smooth transition through the various phases of treatment.
Julie’s personal goals and vision are aligned with The Elijah House focus on delivering the absolute best quality and care environment possible. Her spiritual awareness and desire to be a part of changing people’s lives for the better is paramount.
Julie, "I was given the gift and freedom of finding my way out of years of addictions through the love and forgiveness of God. I have a servants heart to give back the same gifts, encouragement and freedom from bondage to others suffering. And to show them restoration can happen, and they are awaiting their miracle."