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Job Opportunities
Alyssum is hiring for full or part time team members. Positions may require a willingness and ability to work awake overnights, weekends and Wednesday mornings. 
Please see information below.

Core Competencies

Applicants should meet the following requirements to be considered for a position at Alyssum:

  • Resume of lived experience with trauma, emotional and mental health challenges

  • Excellent recovery and self-care skills

  • Significant desire and ability to work on self

  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation

  • Ability and willingness to engage with others on a personal level

  • Ability and willingness to grow, change, and learn

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a flat management program

Core competencies that we look for include:

  • Grounded

  • Insightful

  • Self-aware

  • Self-motivated

  • Self-directed

  • Decision making abilities

  • Authentic

Staff and Program Structure


Alyssum’s home has staff awake and present around the clock. Staffing includes 3 primary shifts plus one floating “split shift” per day. At times during high-acuity situations, another shift may be added. Staff are able to collaboratively arrange their shift schedules with each other in order to maintain both wellness and coverage for the program.

Collaborative management encourages responsibility and fosters empowerment.

Co-supervision is a weekly staff meeting. We check in to see how everyone’s doing, discuss any issues or events that need to be addressed, and continually further our training.


Staff Training


​On the job training begins with shifts scheduled in tandem with experienced staff who make time to work with and train new staff. Training includes in-house routines and paperwork, emergency procedures, as well as role plays, dialogue skills, listening skills, and the sharing of other tools which Alyssum staff use. Staff are also sent to training and conferences as they become available.

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