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From nurses to direct care staff to program directors, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with caring support in specialized residential settings. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—our employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years.

Program Director, IDD Services-CA

Job ID 17000ONX
Description
Program Director, IDD Services-CA
Primary Location: United States-CA-CASan Marcos
Function:Management

Cole Vocational Services

Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here.  Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.  The heart of what we do is support people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages. 

 

As a Program Director with Cole Vocational Services, a partner of California MENTOR, you’ll be one of those extraordinary people. This position supports those we serve in a center based day program. We seek a passionate leader who can successfully direct program staff to provide high quality services to individuals we support. In this role you will manage the day-to-day operations with the support of your Area Director, Quality Assurance and Human Resources team. Bring your creative ideas and your passion for success; we’ll train you on the rest.

 

Do you have experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and are you looking for a meaningful change in your work life?  Leverage your skills with California MENTOR to make an impact in people’s lives.  Join our dedicated, dynamic and fast growing team today!



Description
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.. As a Program Director with Cole Vocational Services you’ll be one of those special people.
 
For Cole Vocational Services and The MENTOR Network the Program Director is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
 
To that end, the Program Director role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.
 
Cole Vocational Services is seeking a Program Director to manage the day to day operations of one to four programs in a community or small geographic area.  Program Directors ensure quality of services delivered and compliance with regulatory requirements.  The Program Director also manages, hires, trains and schedule staff.

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and maintain quality services and engaging activities that meet the individuals needs
  • Manages the day to day operations in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Oversees implementation of human resource practices including recruitment, retention, training, scheduling, processing, record keeping, and management of program employees
  • Manages the implementation of program planning; monitors delivery of services and supports; ensures services are consistent, engaging and relevant to the individuals served.
  • Oversees implementation of individual health care planning; implements strategies to limit illness or serious incident; oversees and reviews health care documentation.
  • Responsible for the financial performance of the program, from billing to staff budgets, as well as reviewing and approving purchases
  • Oversees the maintenance and cleanliness of the program’s facilities and vehicles.
  • Writes and implements Individual Service Plans (ISP); ensures on-going communication with planning team
  • Builds and maintains relationships with families, Regional Centers, and regulatory agencies
  • Prepares incident reports for both internal and external agencies

Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services related field AND at least 18 months of experience in management of a human services delivery system;

OR

  • Five (5) years of experience in a human services delivery system INCLUDING at least Two (2) years of experience or training in one of the following:

oCare and supervision of consumers in a licensed adult day program, or an adult day health care facility

oCare and supervision of one or more of the categories of persons to be served by the day program

  • Demonstrated success in a leadership role
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain meaningful relationships
  • Ability to coordinate activities and services to meet the on-going needs of individuals served
  • Strong follow through to ensure quality services, regulations and clients’ rights are upheld
  • High energy, goal-oriented, and an ability to inspire people
  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must pass background investigation that includes FBI/DOJ fingerprint check

What we offer you:

  • A competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
  • Annual bonus plan
  • A rewarding work environment
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress
  • Employee discounts; fun employee events
  • Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next
  • On-the-job training including career development, advancement and paid CEU opportunities
  • Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network
  • Mileage reimbursement 

Bring the right attitude; we’ll train you for success!

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. California MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network. The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services.With approximately 28,000 employees serving 25,000+ consumers in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.  Apply Today!

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