Local Program Manager New Jersey

Jill's House Inc
Vienna, VA
Jan 25, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Jill's House is a Christian non-profit organization that loves and serves families raising children, adolescents, and young adults (ages 6-18) with intellectual disabilities through short-term, overnight respite care and holistic family support services. As long as their children can be safely served at Jill's House, all families (regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, or any other characteristic) will be unconditionally welcomed, served, and loved. To learn more, please visit our website at jillshouse.org. Do you feel a call from God to work with children with special needs in a camp setting and to love them as Christ does? Jill's House shows Jesus' love to children with special needs by providing weekend respite camps across the country. We are currently hiring in the area near Pequannock Township, New Jersey. Our main campus is just outside of Washington, DC and our New Jersey camp will be located in Hewitt, NJ.The Local Program Manager (LPM) advances the mission of Jill's House, overseeing all aspects of the program, through administrative tasks, camp, and community outreach. The LPM manages their team: Direct Care Staff, volunteers, nurses, and the families with children with intellectual disabilities. The LPM works to walk new families through the intake process and continues to engage the local families through enhanced family support.Role & ResponsibilitiesCamp: Recruits, onboards, schedules, and trains, new staff and volunteers each camp weekend.Plans and executes the weekend camps. Including camper documentation prior and during the weekend. The LPM ensures camper's Individualized Service Plans and regulations are being fulfilled.Oversees staff and volunteers, leading the weekend and ensuring a positive camp experience and safety.Gathers feedback from the families, their experience with our respite program, updates regarding their child's care, or medical needs.Behavioral Support:Deescalates behavioral episodes of campers calmly and professionally.Resolves situational conflict with staff, families, or volunteer professionally.Recruitment: Engages and collaborates with the community through individuals, churches, non-profits, and local services to advance the mission of Jill's House.Intake: Responds to new leads for campers and guides the families through the intake process, including completing paperwork, phone calls, a meet and greet, and parent communication.Family Support: Provides support to the local families through care packages, family support initiatives, parent support groups, etc.People and Team-Oriented Communication: Collaborates with teammates across the nation, including other Local Program Managers, Nursing Manager, and other teams on site at Jill's House to ensure the best care for the campers.Minimum Requirements / QualificationsAt least two years of relevant experience.Preferred bachelor's degree.Available to work Friday-Sunday during camp weekendsVibrant faith and passion for serving individuals with intellectual disabilities, God, and others.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Clinical skills to deescalate behaviors and ability to develop creative plans to better serve campers.Strong supervisory skills, leadership experience, calm in high stress environment, and ability to manage emergency situations.Must review and sign the attached Vision & Values Statement.

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