Volunteers of America- Minnesota Program Supervisor - Youth Residential Treatment in Minnetonka, Minnesota

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Program Supervisor - Youth Residential Treatment








Primary Duty:

The unit supervisor manages a staff of Residential Counselors. The primary functions of the supervisor include responsibility for the day to day operation of the living unit, scheduling, supervising, and mentoring staff, and for ensuring that the unit operates

in a manner consistent with center policies and procedures.

This is a paid full-time position with a comprehensive Benefits Package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Recruit, lead, manage, train, supervise, recognize, and develop counseling staff to achieve established objectives; provide quality services in a work environment reflecting teamwork and mutual respect.

• Conduct or supervise annual performance reviews of all counseling staff, including assessment of past year accomplishments corresponding to objectives set in previous reviews, coming year objectives corresponding to current program goals, and professional

development objectives.

• Meet affirmative action goals established by the organization while maintaining a work environment which respects and supports cultural competence and proficiency.

• Plan and build an effective team working together to achieve a common purpose by developing and implementing a group structure that creates an atmosphere for positive change.

• Ensure that treatment plans and other clinical directives are implemented and followed.

• As directed by program, using individual and family assessment and treatment information, interviews and staff observations, establishes clinical objectives and determines and provides the appropriate clinical services for the resident and family.

• Participates in all formal treatment reviews.

• Participate and be involved in admission, reviews, and discharge process for each resident.

• Responsible for makings sure that recreational and education programming is adequately planned and executed by unit staff.

• Interprets and supports the program’s treatment philosophy to the Residential Counselors so that this is practiced on the unit.

• Work as many hours as needed to complete the job.

• Investigates and resolves matters of significance on behalf of management.

• Hiring, firing, advancement, promotion or any other decision in employee status, or his/her recommendations regarding such are given particular weight


Qualification Requirements:


• BA/BS in Human Services

• 2-4 years experience working with children/adolescents with experienced severe emotional and mental health concerns in a hospital/residential setting.

Other Skills/Requirements:

*A valid driver's license and a good driving record

Program Description

Omegon Residential Treatment Center is a nonprofit, co-educational, dual-diagnosis facility which offers specialized treatment services for male and female adolescents, ages 12 to 17, who are experiencing serious emotional, social and/or behavioral disorders,

combined with the abuse/dependency on mood-altering chemicals. The Omegon treatment program consists of group, individual and family therapy in addition to health-oriented recreational, independent living skill development activities and special needs groups.

Psychiatric, psychological, educational and family system evaluations guide the treatment program.

About the Organization

Volunteers of America Minnesota is a nonprofit health and human services organization that annually serves more than 25,000 children, adolescents and their families, older adults, students, persons with disabilities and special needs, and adults completing

incarceration. Since 1896, we have helped people gain self-reliance, dignity and hope.


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