Are you interested in a career where you can have a meaningful contribution to the community and be a part of a team? Allendale Association is looking for people like you. For over 120 years, our mission has been dedicated to helping children and families overcome the overwhelming impact of severe emotional and behavior issues and trauma through services and programs that create opportunities for children to learn, grow and heal. Allendale Association, a Child Welfare, Mental Health and Special Education facility, is seeking a full time, Environment of Care Manager at our Lake Villa IL location manage the administration and oversight of service programs to ensure a safe, clean, healthy campus and group home environment. Ensures the overall cleanliness and appearance of agency buildings and monitors compliance with licensing and accreditation standards related to environment of care.
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an education assistance program within an environment that promotes professional growth. Please visit www.allendale4kids.org to download our application and email or send with a copy of your resume to:
Attn: HR Dept.
P.O. Box 1088
Lake Villa, IL 60046
FAX: (847) 356-0290
Why work for Allendale?
Our staff get the chance to:
Receive outstanding trauma-informed training
Be a part of a strong and clinically-minded team
Challenge themselves daily
Enjoy great benefits
Working at Allendale can lead to:
Growing within the agency – the majority of our supervisors, directors and VP’s grew from within Allendale!
Gaining in-depth experience in the field and learn skills that will contribute to any
Directs and oversees the daily operations of the central laundry and campus store room.
Directs and oversees the Cafeteria Support Worker.
Processes the Environment of Care payroll.
Ensures daily inspections occur and areas of concern are properly attended to within a short period of time (i.e., broken furniture or other items, blood stains, feces, broken toilets, spilled food products, unattended garbage, etc.). Proper attention may require personal attention if other appropriate personnel are not available.
Administers, coordinates, and submits recommendations for outsourced service contracts, (i.e. exhaust hood cleaning, window cleaning, gutter cleaning, pest control services, wildlife removal services, garbage & recycling services, grease trap cleaning, furniture moving companies, storage facilities, etc.).
Meets regularly with cleaning contractors and other agency personnel to facilitate communications and quality assurance.
Purchases and coordinates the proper installation or movement of agency furnishings and interior decorations in the residential buildings, agency offices, and the satellite facilities to ensure the quality of the living and work environments.
Assists in the coordination of donation pick-ups and the distribution of donated items to the agencies departments.
Maintains the inventory and storage of furnishings and decorations.
Maintains the inventory, distributes, and purchases the equipment and supplies for in-house and outside cleaning contractors.
Maintains Agency Environment of Care program in coordination with, Associate V. P. of Facilities, the Q.A. and Safety Director to ensure compliance with Q.I. plan and standards, DCFS, JCAHO and COA standards.
Participate as member and attends agency meetings regarding the Environment of Care, i.e., Risk Management Committee, Unit Coordinators Meeting.
Responsible for training employees on the Global Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. Ensures that Hazard Communication Records for housekeeping and the central store room supplies are current and in compliance.
Responsible for monitoring the daily refrigerator logs and submitting the monthly report to the Risk/Safety Committee. Inspects and spot checks that the units and group homes are following proper food storage procedures.
Prepares and presents various regular and ad hoc reports for the Vice Presidents, the President, the Board of Directors, other executive Agency staff and other internal and/or external contacts, as needed.
Assists in the design and planning of new constructions and renovation.
Maintains current knowledge of industry trends and maintains membership with appropriate professional organizations.
Assists the Associate V. P. of Facilities and the Maintenance Manager to oversee the day to day operation, when the Associate V. P. of Facilities and/or Maintenance Manager are out of the office or when directed to.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in health institutional environmental services management (housekeeping), to include some supervisory experience.
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long term goals.
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Familiarity with DCFS, JCAHO and COA Environment of Care standards.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with all levels of employees.
Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
Ability to independently manage operational goals.
Ability to interpret and support standards, policies and procedures established by Allendale and/or other agencies, including but not limited to, routine maintenance standards.
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Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit social service agency serving children and adolescents with moderate to profound emotional and behavioral disabilities. These youth and their families receive care and treatment through Allendale's residential treatment programs, day treatment special education schools or from our community based clinical programs and services. Allendale's communi...ty based programs include an outpatient counseling center, foster care licensing, training and support, independent living/transition support and mentoring services. The institution has proudly served troubled adolescents since its founding in 1897 by Edward "Cap" Bradley, a young Princeton graduate interested in the plight of urban youth and the poor conditions under which they lived.View a video about Allendale here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-sh1_k0VjQ