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  • Cottage Supervisor I

    Intermountain
    Job Description

    Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change? Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding? Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life? Then we want to meet you.

    Intermountain, a visionary non-profit that has been impacting the lives of children and families in Montana for over 100 years, we are seeking a Cottage Supervisor I for Providence Home located in Kalispell, Montana.

    Overview:

    When a struggling, emotionally dysregulated child is unable to maintain in the family, school, and community, a nurturing, family-like atmosphere can be the best setting for stabilization and treatment. Providence Home provides professional, integrated, intermediate residential care adapted for the individual needs of each child. The focus is first stabilizing the child and family and then providing a holistic, attainable pathway to improved functioning.

    Rooted in a 30 year history of success with a developmental relational approach, Intermountain Providence Home provides a trusted option in Montana’s beautiful Flathead Valley near Glacier National Park.

    • Ages: 4-13 Gender: Boys and Girls
    • Length of Stay: 4-12 months
    • Location: Flathead Valley, MT Capacity: 8 Licensing: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
    • Accreditation: AdvancEd, Northwest Accreditation Commission

    Summary:

    The Cottage Supervisor I insures the philosophical, operational and treatment integrity in managing personnel, creating a therapeutic milieu and meeting each child's treatment needs in the cottage. In collaboration with other Core Team members, the Cottage Supervisor I assumes a leadership role in integrating, overseeing, planning and evaluating each child's treatment progress and directs treatment implementation in the milieu to insure the overall wellbeing of children. The Cottage Supervisor I works closely with a variety of agency personnel and community professionals in meeting program and operational needs.

    The Cottage Supervisor I is responsible for the development and maintenance of a positive and cohesive treatment team in an atmosphere of trust and security. This position interviews, orients, trains, schedules, supervises, evaluates, promotes, disciplines and recommends discharge of supervisees. This position insures staff and cottage compliance with agency standards and policies in maintaining inventories, records, food preparation and storage, cleaning, maintenance, infection control, health care, communication, confidentiality, safety and finances.

    As an active participant and leader of a self-directed team, the Cottage Supervisor I seeks responsibility and models initiative, cooperation and group problem solving in fulfilling the team mission and holds others accountable for the same.

    The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in a social science or closely-related field with four (4) or more years of relevant experience.

    Position is full-time. Salary DOE, Starting Wage is $50,000.  Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.

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