Requisition Number: WISTR-PRGMG-H-08-2020-02
Job Title: Program Manager
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 4
Salary Range: $20.19 - $21.63 per hour

Program Manager

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Description/Job Summary

Have you heard? Resources for Human Development (RHD) is hiring!

Our ideal candidate is values-oriented, service-driven, and not just looking for their next job, but a career...

Is that you?

Who We Are

We are a DIFFERENT kind of company!

As employee of RHD, your ideas, thoughts, and experience will be valued. RHD emphasizes group decision-making and multi-level thinking, so that staff has maximum authority, creativity, freedom, and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve, without the cumbersome centralized bureaucracy.

How Will You Make An Impact

RHD is seeking a full-time Program Manager to provide direct supervision to the Direct Support Professionals and ensure that services meet the needs of the residents.

What We Offer 

  • Full Benefits Package

  • PTO

  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes

  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs

  • Pay rate of $20.19-$21.63 per hour

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  • Provides direct supervision to Direct Support Professionals
  • Perform on-call responsibilities
  • Ensure coverage of all shifts with adequate staffing
  • Respond to emergency assistance pertaining to residents and DSPs as needed
  • Ensure that program is operating in compliance with 5310 Regulations
  • Ensure services meet the residents in the following areas: behavioral health, medical, legal,vocational, educational and recreation services.
  • Facilitate Monthly Staff Meetings and weekly psychoeducation and clinical groups
  • Conduct Montlhy Supervisions with DSP's
  • Attend Clinical Meetings and Court Hearings
  • Work closey wilth members of administrative team regarding program development regarding residents concerns, program policy and procedures and staff develoment.

Required Experience

  • At least 4 years working with justice-involved individuals living with mental health conditions.
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services

Required Qualifications

  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail, profiecent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced residential environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Must posses a Valid Driver's License

Program Summary

Wister Street provides a therapeutic residential environment for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness who have some history of forensic involvement. The transitional program helps people learn social, emotional, behavioral, and life skills to facilitate independence, enabling them to move on to a permanent living situation. Wister Street provides innovative and effective re-entry services to people post-adjudication.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.