The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Assistant Program Manager, Bridge House

US-MA-Southbridge
ID
2017-2756
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Min
USD $14.22/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This program provides a community residence and rehabilitative services for five men and women living with serious and persistent mental illness. The goal is to assist adults in developing the skills needed for independent living. This program offers Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Peer Support, and utilizes adventure-based groups and Supported Employment through the on-site day program.

 

The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

Responsibilities

The primary functions of an Assistant Program Manager are to provide administrative assistance to the Program Manager, supervise program staff while on shift, and provide structure while delegating shift responsibilities and activities.  In addition to these responsibilities, the APM provides case management to assigned individuals, as well as serve as the primary supervisory/authority figure in the absence of the Program Manager.  This position has on-call responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Services related field strongly preferred, including two years of experience working with adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. 
  • Eligible candidate must have supervisory experience and knowledge of assisting individuals in educational or vocational programming. 
  • Candidate must be at least 20 years of age, have a valid driver's license, and be able to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word.
  • Candidate must be First Aid, CPR, and Medication Administration Program (MAP) certified or certifiable.

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