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Respite Coordinator
Summary
Title:Respite Coordinator
ID:1021
Department:Administrative
Description

Envision Unlimited is a large non-profit agency with locations in the greater Chicagoland area.  We provide community day program, residential, case management, career, and mental health services to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental illness in our continued commitment to provide persons with disabilities or other special needs. We emphasize quality services which promote choice, independence and community inclusion. Through the collaborative efforts of an interdisciplinary team, our members receive person-centered services aimed at improving functionality and practical application of social, financial, and emotional skills.  We work to build partnerships with our community to enrich the lives of our members by creating lasting opportunities that will strengthen relationships for a lifetime.

Envision Unlimited is excited to bring aboard a Respite Coordinator to oversee and assist with the expansion and operations of our Respite program in our Community Living Services Division. In particular, this position will oversee operations in the communities of Peoria, Springfield, Champaign, and Bloomington.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field required. Three to five years of experience supporting persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities, along with one year of supervisory experience. Successful candidate must have sufficient computer and technological skills. Positions requires daily, reliable personal vehicle usage.

The Respite Coordinator will perform functions to administer and manage the in-home respite program, provide outreach and intake to families,  and recruit and train respite staff. Functions also include recruitment and onboarding, training and evaluation, payroll and budget maintenance, and staff development and support.  The successful candidate will travel within geographic territory in central Illinois to coordinate staff and services for the population we serve.

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