Bilingual Program Manager

Maryville Academy

About the organization

Maryville is a human services organization established as an orphanage by the Archdiocese of Chicago following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. As a child care organization rooted in Catholic social teaching, Maryville is dedicated to the preservation of the dignity of children at every age. Our mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral and emotional growth. Our six service areas include: Behavioral Health, Early Childhood, Educational Services, Family Services, Jóvenes Adelante (Youth Moving Forward) and Residential Services. Our services are offered in Chicago, Bartlett and Des Plaines. We offer many opportunities for growth, a rewarding experience and an excellent benefits package.

Duties

The Long-Term Group Home Program Manager manages the overall organization of a Maryville multi-staff program. Monitors program development to ensure that youth receive appropriate care in a safe and nurturing environment. Ensures the consistent implementation and application of the Maryville philosophy. Engages primarily in the performance of managerial duties. Customarily and regularly directs two or more other employees. The Program Manager is a grant position related solely to the Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter as funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement and any successor funding.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Plans and manages the program to provide effective care, counseling, and support for Maryville youth;
Develops and implements organizational procedures to ensure a daily routine in the program including those pertaining to staff/home schedules, logs, and other organizational tools;
Coordinates with the care team the implementation of case management activities, records documentation, and treatment plans;
Provides feedback to staff on their implementation of Maryville policies and procedures and maintenance of professional standards through regular written and informal consultation;
Reviews documentation and administrative forms for accuracy and effectiveness, including shift logs, daily case entry logs, unusual incident reports, visitation logs, sign in/out log, and medical records;
Monitors staff compliance with training/completes performance evaluations.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in human service related field from an accredited college or university required, plus two years of residential child care experience;
Minimum of one year of experience appropriate to population being served;
Minimum of 25 years of age.

Skills /Knowledge:
Must possess a valid driver’s license;
Bilingual English/Spanish language competency required;
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with Maryville youth, supervisors, coworkers, subordinates, support agencies, and a variety of internal as well as external consumers;
Ability to analytically problem-solve a variety of situations;
Ability to cope with crisis situations in a calm, effective manner.

Physical Demands:
Required to frequently sit, stand, bend, stoop and walk, sometimes for extended periods; able to walk up and down stairs;
Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above;

Environment and Scheduling:
Duties involve contact with youth who may be traumatize;
Must be flexible in training and scheduling and available to work additional hours, evenings and weekend shifts when necessary;
Will perform work in and in association with Maryville program settings.

Salary

Competitive

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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