Organization Overview: 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.
Job Summary: The Program Coordinator of Residential Services will serve as the QIDP of these residences, in addition to providing direct supervision of 2-3 Residence Managers and ensures the efficient coordination of supports and services to individuals residing in the Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) setting, in which the administrative team maintains a high quality program in accordance with the mission statement and standards of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services., i.e.: Individualized Residential Alternative “IRA” homes, personalized supports, and person-centered planning. The Program Coordinator must be able to effectively supervise/ lead, support, motivate, provide training, exercise patience, work with a flexible schedule, and respond to a variety of situations in the event of an emergency with professionalism, skill and tact. Ingenuity and creativity must be utilized when determining the best training methods, assistance, and supports provided to the management team. Overall program compliance and quality of service/care must be the foundation and core of service provision to those we serve in the residential programs.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms 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.
Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to complete all direct care worker and standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to hands-on care with consumers, climbing up and down stairs, and the ability to lift and move consumers (if necessary) up to 200 lbs, ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30 lbs.