Program Director

Easterseals UCP, a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks a compassionate, caring, and dedicated individual to be the Program Director functioning primarily as the leader who oversees a Respite Home in Burgaw, NC.  The incumbent will monitor service to residents, compliance to regulatory standards, financial performance, leadership development and overall service line performance. This position is responsible for ensuring best practices, health and wellness of supported individuals, and oversight of budgetary parameters.

What You’ll Do

Your care will make a huge difference in the lives of the people you will be helping. You will guide and lead operations of a Respite Home in Burgaw, NC to serve our clients and their families in collaboration with the MCOs to set personal plans to enable their daily living and social needs based on individual/family desires. The Director directly supervises a Program Manager, BCBA (Behavior Analyst) and Registered Nurse. The Director will oversee an inclusive overnight Respite House for planned respite for members who experience I/DD and their siblings, ages 6-21. The Program Director is also responsible for completing the facility licensure process through DHSR and annual maintenance, program operations and fiscal affairs. The Program Director understands the uniqueness of the programmatic contract and ensures compliance.

How You’ll Benefit

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn a competitive base salary based on your experience plus paid training. We also offer benefits to those regularly working 30 hours or more per week.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must have a willingness to provide care in various client settings as well be willing to take a background check. We also require:

  • Minimum of minimum of five (5) years of program and supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from a USDOE or CHEA accredited institution. Prefer degree in human services or related field. Must be credentialed as a Qualified Professional in I/DD and/or Mental Health.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with the I/DD population
  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to understanding and convey complex policies and implementing procedures
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to staff
  • Continuous improvement and learning mindset

If you’re kind-hearted and seek a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help as a Director, then please apply now sending your resume to: recruiter@eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!