Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.
- Provide direct care coverage of the program group as necessary
- Review time-off requests with Program Manager.
- Train and supervise all group room direct care staff.
- Schedule group room outings and assign direct care staff to accompany clients on activities.
- Complete all documentation of required/ assigned paper work of the group room.
- Review direct care staff's implementations and documentation of required/ assigned paper work.
- Report maintenance and cleaning issues.
- Dispense and account for weekly petty cash of the group room.
- Review direct care staff time sheets.
- Conduct group room staff meetings.
- Conduct, observe and maintain records of fire drills and evaluations as required.
- Submit billing/ attendance sheets of the group room.
- Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team in the development and evaluation of each client's individualized plan of care.
- Ensure timely completion of monthly, semi-annual and annual reviews of the group room clients.
- Schedule and participate in quarterly, semi-annual and annual conferences of the group room clients.
- Develop, review and monitor program goals of the group room clients.
- Other related tasks that may be assigned.
- High School degree and a minimum of three (3) years work experience in Mental Retardation / Developmental Disabilities or Human Services field.
- AMAP, SCIP, First Aid, CPR certification, and valid Driver’s License required
- Strong Interpersonal, Communication, and Organizational Skills
- Ability to multi-task, work with staff and consumers in high-pressure situations
- Excellent Initiative and Sense of Judgment
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.