Evergreen Life Services (ELS) is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides a full range of professional services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Founded in the 1950s, today we are proud to serve more than 1,100 individuals with disabilities in 8 states.
Working at Evergreen Life Services isn’t just a job; it’s a rewarding career. Whether you provide direct care in our adult day care or in a group home, or you serve in a support or corporate office role, you will be an important part of the Evergreen team.
- Interviews prospective individuals served and their families
- Coordinates the expansion of current programs and supports and with the development of new services/supports.
- Promotes community acceptance and support through participation in community activities or liaison efforts with other agencies or entities.
- Abides by all policies and support, procedures, regulations and guidelines for safety, quality assurance and general corporate oversight.
- Works cooperatively with the home, state, and division offices.
- Assists with specialized training of staff members as required by Evergreen and local, state, and federal agencies.
- Monitors cost plans to make sure that each facility is operating within budget.
- Assist in the annual preparation of the budget for assigned area.
- Oversees and monitors the work of other administrative staff.
- Functions as the administrator on call.
- Provides technical assistance to administrative staff.
- Monitors timesheets, mileage sheets and daily schedules of staff.
- Functions as a case manager for assigned individuals served as needed.
- Develops, prepares, and monitors individual support plans according to the guidelines of the applicable state agency or any entity that provides regulatory oversight.
- Coordinates and arranges appointments, meetings and other administrative matters on behalf of supported individuals served or staff members.
- Assists in a supportive role for the individual served and his/her family and works with local and state agencies on behalf of assigned individuals served.
- Bachelor's degree preferred.
- At least one (1) year of experience working in the field of developmental and intellectual disabilities.
- Two (2) years of administrative responsibility with at least one (1) in a supervisory role.
- Has at least two (2) years of experience of case management responsibility in an organization that serves individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
- Combination of education and experience will be considered.
- Completes all required state training within time period set forth in state guidelines.
- Working knowledge of federal and state guidelines related to relevant program(s).
- Working knowledge of computers, Windows 7, Microsoft Office Suite, and aptitude to learn other
- Computer programs.
- Will supervise
- Constantly moves about to coordinate work Regularly works in fast pace environment with multiple task deadlines
- Regularly moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds
- Occasionally exposed to viruses and infectious conditions
- Constantly alert and observant during working hours
- May be required to attend seminar or job-related training courses.
- Must have understanding, patience, and tact in dealing with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with Evergreen staff and with contacts from other agencies or entities.
- Must be able to prioritize work tasks.
Evergreen Life Services
I want more than just a job.
I want to make a difference in people’s lives.
I want to make a difference in my community.
We want to make a difference too. Working at Evergreen Life Services isn’t just a job; it’s a rewarding career. Sometimes that reward is a smile or a song from a resident, sometimes it’s the reward of knowing you helped a resident to learn daily life skills, like setting a table or preparing a meal. It could be watching a resident make beautiful artwork in one of our studios. Every day you will have opportunities to help those with intellectual or physical disabilities feel that they are a part of a community that cares.
Whether you provide direct care in our adult day care or in a group home, or you serve in a support or corporate office role, you will be an important part of the Evergreen team.
We have nearly 2000 employees and more than 1100 individuals served in eight states, including Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida.
If you are looking for a place where you can make a difference, at Evergreen Life Services you will change lives. Every employee is a valuable part of the team, because at Evergreen, everyone matters.
Evergreen, in its mission is to serve, provide for and champion individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is looking for qualified, caring individuals to work with us.
Company Website: evergreenls.org
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