Employment Opportunities

About the non-profit: The goal is to provide a much-needed housing choice for adults with special needs. Because every person is different, Promise will have varying levels of support – based on individual needs. With a sense of independence long yearned for, Promise residents will have an inclusive, safe and fun place to live, among neighbors who care. Promise will also include vocational training and employment opportunities with on-site training and continuing education.

The Promise main campus is being built on 39 acres adjacent to the Hammock Landing shopping plaza in West Melbourne, Florida and will provide housing for 126 adults with special needs.

The 7,100 sq. ft. Promise Café & Bakery is being built at the West Melbourne Community Park adjacent to the Field of Dreams, on Minton road and will employ individual with and without special needs.

Resident Services Coordinator

Position: Resident Services Coordinator
Status: Exempt
Organization: Promise Inc.
Position Purpose: Responsible for the implementation of the Resident Support Plan (RSP) for each resident.
Reports To: Director of Programs & Services
Supervises: N/A

Mission Statement:
• To provide a much needed housing option for young adults with special needs that includes vocational training, employment, health, wellness and fitness, as well as develop public/private partnerships that will help minimize the need for state funding.

• Meet with each resident and their family or guardian to determine what services are needed for the individual based upon an evaluation completed by Promise In Brevard.
• Determine what other services are desired by the resident. These services will specifically include health care, daily living and employment.
• Establish a permanent record for each resident with appropriate information from initial intake to an ongoing review of need and services.
• Assist the resident in developing a person-centered daily-living plan that is driven by individual choice.
• Encourage residents, either directly or through Life Coaches, to actively participate in educational programs and activities that focus on a balanced lifestyle and include employment training, social and recreational activities and healthy living.
• Follow up quarterly on the success and progress of the plan with the Director of Programs & Services and Executive Director to implement changes as needed.
• Identify private-pay service providers to help facilitate the provision of services and collaborate with Training and Transportation Coordinator for transport of Promisers not receiving governmental support services.
• Collaborate with property manager regarding resident issues as they arise. Bring the issues not easily remedied to the attention of the Executive Director (Director of Programs & Services) for review and action.
• Meet with Activities Coordinator to plan special events such as talent shows, sock hops, holiday parties, monthly birthday celebrations, and other special occasion events.
• Publish a map showing the locations of local shopping, pharmacies, urgent care facilities, and other frequently visited venues.
• Collaborate with Fitness Coordinator and Director of Culinary Operations to review/publish monthly meal plan.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Required Skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Education/Special Education, Social Services, Behavioral or Rehabilitative Services or related field , plus two (2) years direct professional experience with persons with disabilities, primarily with intellectual or developmental disabilities (ID/DD).
• OR: Associates Degree in the aforementioned areas, plus four (4) years direct professional experience with persons with disabilities, primarily with ID/DD.
• Demonstrate expertise in creating/implementing best practices service delivery systems regarding supportive housing services and employment to persons ID/DD.
• Demonstrate effective case management skills and knowledge of referral services (i.e. government benefits, agencies, and services).
• Experience in developing measurable support plans/implementation plans and conduct quality assurance and compliance monitoring with state and organizational standards.
• Create and utilize assessments (formal & informal) and analyze results.
• Experience and knowledge in human resource allocation, leadership, and coordination of people and resources.
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal relationship skills and experience in working with families, consumers, public and private entities and volunteers.
• Excellent leadership skills, utilizing effective leadership techniques, effective conflict management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and team management skills.
• In-depth knowledge of disability accommodation and adaptations and disability advocacy.
• Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe.
• Team player, patient, with a passion for the ID/DD community.
• Must be wiling to acquire FL Chauffer’s license, pass criminal history background check, pre-employment urinalysis screening, and obtain Basic First Aid Certification.

Please email your resume to Ron Goode, HR Manager, at HR@PromiseInBrevard.com

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Promise In Brevard provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law