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  • Esperanza Community Services

  • Training CounselorAugust 6, 2012

    Position: Training Counselor

    Job Description
    Basic Function: To provide direct care services to program participants. To serve as a driver or an attendant on the vans as designated.

    Duties:
    Direct Service: 

    •  Participate in designing appropriate goals and objectives for participants with QMRP
    •  Assists participants with goals and objectives stated on their Individual Service Plans (ISP)
    •  Develop and implement age appropriate activities for participants and ensure active treatment is provided
    • Uses special talents to aid the participant in the development of their own skills
    • Monitor participants’ appearance and ensure everyone is groomed appropriately
    • Monitor participants for appropriate behavior and complete behavior tracking sheets as needed
    • Accompany and assist participants during community outings and special events
    Documentation:
    • Document participant progress on individual goals and submit to QMRP in a timely fashion
    • Complete and submit weekly lesson plans by the end of each week
    • Immediately inform the supervisor and complete incident reports of unusual or aggressive behavior and accidents.  Documentation is due by the end of the business day

    Transportation:

    • Provides daily transportation duties of Van Driver or Van Attendant daily as assigned
    • Monitor safe entry and exit from agency vehicles

    Other

    • Budget class money, shops for programmatic needs and responsible for petty cash
    • Submit receipts the last day of each program month
    • Attend and participate weekly staff meetings and/or trainings
    • Communicates with the Program Manager, QMRP and Director as necessary for maintaining clients’ well-being
    • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
    • Completes other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    1. High School Diploma or GED required
    2.  Valid Illinois driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required
    3.  Must complete training as required by DHS including DSP training, CPR and First Aide and Behavior Management Training
    4.  Ability to work in a team orientated environment


    To Apply:
    Send your cover letter and resume to David Stupay, Executive Director via email. Please type
    “Resume – Community Integration Coordinator” in the subject line.

    Reports to:

    Coleridge Program Director

    Department:

    Coleridge Adult Training Program

    Status:

    Non-Exempt
    Full-time

    Apply To:

    Molly Foxworth
    Human Resources
    Email:
    mfoxworth@esperanzacommunity.org
    Fax: (312) 243-2076



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