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  • Day Center Manager

    Posted: 04/30/2023

    Day Center Manager

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    Alpha Opportunities’ values of Respect, Integrity, Diversity, Innovation, and Partnership are practiced to ensure care is delivered in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the person(s) and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity, and rights.

    Position Summary

    Directly supervises services provided to people supported at the Day Center as well as those living in residential homes. Remove barriers and provide supports in a unique, changing environment. Assist people to lead self-directed lives and participate fully in the community. Provide supports independently and as part of a collaborative care team. Be a positive role model. Care may be provided to persons in either residential or day center facilities depending on scheduling, or when accompanying the person in the place(s) of volunteering or anywhere the person may need assistance. The responsibilities and duties listed below are representative and not all inclusive. This position is responsible to: people supported, Director of Operations and Quality.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Oversee the 2-day center supervisors
    • Ensure that the day-to-day operations and active supports are happening
    • Increase community integration for people supported
    • Increase community outreach
    • Secure volunteer and job opportunities
    • Arrange and utilize professionals from the community to provide training
    • Increase activities in the community that Alpha Opportunities can hold or sponsor
    • Market the agency volunteer program
    • Oversee the Voc Rehab collaboration
    • Schedule and run day center meetings 1 time per month
    • Keep in close communication with the Director of operations, along with direct reports
    • Act as a teammate and support to all


    Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • Associate's Degree in related field preferred.
    • One year experience in related field.
    • Must have completed all DD required training; or complete within 1 year of hire.
    • Supervisory or Management experience


    • A caring and positive attitude
    • Flexible and attentive to detail
    • Good organizational skills
    • Regular and on time attendance
    • High degree of confidentiality
    • Good listening and communication skills
    • Follow oral and written communications
    • Basic computer skills and familiar with electronic medical records
    • Pass all prehire requirements such as criminal background and drug screen
    • Maintain a valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance


    Minimum Physical Requirements

    Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a person(s) and perform CPR. Ability to lift twenty (20) lbs. Moving, lifting, or transferring of person(s) may involve lifting of up to fifty (50) lbs., as well as assist with weights of more than one hundred (100) lbs.

    Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop and bend down to the floor, ability to move around rapidly and in small, confined areas.