Support & Activities Supervisor

Support & Activities Supervisor

Support & Activities Supervisor 150 150 NelvaMaldonado
JCFS Chicago
January 19, 2023
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As a Support and Activities Supervisor, you will work with children, youth, adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families by providing opportunities for participants to engage in fun activities that may serve various purposes, such as social connection, recreation, a break for caregivers, and community building for families. This is a great opportunity to use your creative energy to provide participants with a fun and positive experience!

The Support and Activities Supervisor will:

  • Be a primary contact for individuals seeking/receiving respite services or other social activities
  • Plan and coordinate weekly group respite sessions and manage the voucher respite program
  • Plan and coordinate additional social events throughout the year for individuals and families
  • Be responsible for completing clinical and program documentation
  • Supervise and train part-time direct care staff, including engaging in all aspects of the recruitment, and hiring process
  • Meet weekly with your supervisor, and attend weekly team meetings
  • Participate in other opportunities within the department and agency


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Special Education, Psychology, or other related field from an accredited university or college,
  • Experience supporting people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, autism, family systems
  • QIDP credentials a plus
  • Reliable transportation/ability to get to work locations
  • Ability to work on-site/in-person at least 60% of the time, 40% remote work
  • Ability to work most Sunday’s required, ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings

Why Join the JCFS Team:

  • Our work is driven by compassion and a desire to improve the world
  • We ensure staff receive high quality training, knowledge, and the resources to succeed
  • We offer a great benefits package (Medical; Dental; Vision; Paid sick and vacation time; discounted gym membership, tuition reimbursement options)

New hires would need to be fully vaccinated with 1 or 2 doses and booster and provide their card upon hire OR begin receiving the booster within 2 weeks of being hired and participate in weekly COVID testing until fully vaccinated OR provide documentation for an ADA or religious exemption and participate in weekly COVID testing. 

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JCFS Chicago is an Equal Opportunity  employer/ Minority /Female /Disability /Veteran. JCFS Chicago provides a reasonable accommodation to those who need assistance in completing this application. JCFS Chicago is committed to serving the needs of the diverse Chicago metropolitan area.  Accredited by COA, Charter member of CWLA, Licensed by DCFS

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