Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a full-time Program Supervisor to join our Southwest Center Team!
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Supervises and coordinates all aspects of the SASS program including items related to service, community groups and personnel matters.
Responsible for maintaining quality and quantity of services. Keeps abreast of client service needs and participates in planning for them.
Responsible for all personnel matters within program including hiring, employee relations, performance improvement, assigning, and terminating of staff. Identifies for Director, leadership potential of program staff.
Writes program's annual and long range plans. Participates in developing unit's annual and long range plan.
Recommends program budget to the Director.
Assures appropriate integrations of multi-service, multi-disciplinary, and systems approach to program.
Develops and maintains contacts with community groups relating to program needs.
Works collaboratively with community agencies, organizations, and institutions.
Works collaboratively with other program supervisors in unit to carry out unit goals.
Works effectively with diverse staff and service population.
May be responsible for meeting contractual requirements such as 24-hour coverage.
Masters Degree in Counseling or related field from an accredited college or university required.
Five (5) years of post-graduate counseling or social work experience with increasing levels of responsibility required.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required.
Demonstrated superior skills with families or communities.
Demonstrated competence in consultation, teaching, and writing.
Requires mobility to work in the community with assigned caseload.
Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Wellness Initiative Program
Employee Assistance Network
About Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal and to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers Chicago-area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan serves more than 67,000 families and individuals as diverse as the communities in which they live, with 81% being part of the working poor or lower-middle class.