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Program Coordinator / Respite

Company: Devereux Arizona
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Posted Date1 month ago(10/19/2021 12:42 PM)
Requisition ID2021-20539CategoryProgram MgmtPosition TypeFull-Time

Hiring Bonus $1,000!

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent, and productive lives for those individuals that we serve!

Being a Program Coordinator has its Advantages!

Located in Scottsdale, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizonas Respite program provides temporary rest or relief. The goal of respite care is to successfully provide an interval of rest for clients and their primary caregivers without disruption or compromise to their home environments. Through the Respite program, the kids get to enjoy group activities and go on field trips to museums, roller skating, movies, and more! In this role you will need have an energetic and creative approach while working with our kids, showing compassion and being a problem-solver to create a safe environment. You will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the program are operating efficiently and in accordance with Devereuxs policies and procedures, Philosophy of Care, and Core Values.

As a Program Coordinator, you will oversee day to day operational funtions of the Respite Programs while ensuring a safe, clean and therapeutic environment. The PC serves as the respite program liaison to external agencies, parents, and other referrals. This position coordinates respite services to clients referred by contracted community agencies. PC's also provide supervision and support to direct care professionals working the respite program, as well as working with all clients in the respite homes as needed.

As a Program Coordinator with our Respite Program at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

The opportunity to assist, support, and instruct Individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence

Develop your skills and grow within the organization

Be a part of a highly dedicated team who will support you and our clients

Competitive pay and flexible scheduling

Paid time off and sick time

Free access to Payactiv, a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

Generous Employee Referral Program with a fast payout milestone

Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!

Sunday-Thursday 8:30am-5pm, with other hours as needed (weekdays during school breaks)

Keywords: non-profit , Program Coordinator, management, behavioral health, children, Respite, adolescents, mental health, as-risk youth, counseling, direct care


Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Human Services related field with two (2) years related experience OR High School Diploma/GED with five (5) years related experience required

One year in a supervisory or leadership role preferred (in special circumstances, extensive experience may substitute for education)

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

Basic computer skills required in WordPerfect, Excel and Microsoft Word


Must be 21 years of age or older (per licensing standards)

Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

Ability to attend required 2 weeks full time paid new hire orientation Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidates understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit .

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Keywords: Devereux Arizona, Scottsdale , Program Coordinator / Respite, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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