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Fairweather Lodge Coordinator

Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

Shelter House, an agency providing shelter and support services to homeless persons, seeks a full-time Fairweather Lodge Coordinator.  The Fairweather Lodge Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day implementation for the Lodge training program (a structured program that focuses on mental health stability, medication compliance, basic living skills, peer relationships, and supported employment), Lodge member house meetings and Supported Community Living Services for Lodge clients.
Key Responsibilities related to Fairweather Lodge:
  1. Support Lodge trainees as they progress through the training program, by providing services such as medication management support, emotional support, transportation, supervision, and basic living skill instruction.
  2. Facilitate and supervise the Lodge group process and group sessions.
  3. Implement and facilitate curriculum to train and educate trainees on social, health, mental health, vocational, and basic living skills.
  4. With the Lodge staff and trainees, identify and address areas of improvement in the training program to allow more clients to graduate and become successful Lodge members.
  5. Other related functions including reporting on client progress as needed.
  6. Recruit, train, and support volunteers to assist in the delivery of the Fairweather Lodge program.

Key Responsibilities related to Supported Community Living Program:
  1. Provide essential SCL program service to your caseload, including admissions, assessments, treatment planning, and discharges.
  2. Carry a cell phone at all times when on duty or when on-call.  Respond to issues in a timely and professional manner.
  1. Maintain all required documentation
  2. Review and complete incident reports as required.
  3. Ensure all service hours are billable according to Medicaid requirements.

Reports to: Fairweather Lodge Program Manager

Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services related field, or minimum three years related experience.
  • Minimum of one year direct care experience with persons with mental illness or developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to act responsibly in a crisis and use good judgment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PC and Windows applications.
  • Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation to get to and from work shifts.
  • Possess working knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to HCBS (e.g. Iowa Medicaid, Iowa Code, DHS) or ability to quickly acquire this knowledge.

Please email a resume and three references to Erin Sullivan. Application deadline is October 6, 2017.  Compensation commensurate with experience.   Shelter House is a United Way Agency.  Shelter House is an EOE.

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Fairweather Lodge Coordinator

Shelter House

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Posted 09/26/17

Job ID: 62101