• Milieu Coordinator - Caminos

  • Posted: 01/06/2022

    Employees of Cunningham Children’s Home enjoy outstanding benefits and opportunities for professional growth and personal fulfillment. We provide vacation and sick time; medical, dental and vision insurance; free long-term disability and term life insurance; and 401k matching.

    We are committed to the values of spirituality, teamwork, integrity, and respect—if those align with what you’re looking for in an employer, we encourage you to apply for our Milieu Coordinator position for our Caminos Program!

    In the Caminos Program, you would be helping children who have recently migrated to the United States and are seeking opportunities for reunification with family as well as the chance to pursue their education and legal immigration cases.

    The Milieu Coordinator is responsible for supervising direct care counselors to provide trauma-informed services to Caminos youth. The team works to create a safe, therapeutic living space and innovative, culturally sensitive programming.

    This position provides modeling, coaching, motivation, and supervision to staff as they follow established guidelines in maintaining a therapeutic milieu. Coordinators are leaders and trainers in our program and interface with medical providers and other individuals directly involved with the various aspects of care of our clients.

    Requirements for the position include:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Human Services
    • At least 5 years of related professional experience
    • At least 1 year of experience in a supervisory position
    • Ability to work effectively with others, including leading, managing, and communicating effectively with a diverse group of team members
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to maintain client confidentiality
    • Fluency to speak, read, and write in both English and Spanish preferred
    • Have total use of a motor vehicle which is capable of being used on the job, when necessary, for transporting clients.

    Extensive training will be provided. Prospective employees must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid Illinois driver's license that has not been suspended in the previous three years, and proof of auto insurance. In addition, prospective employees are required to submit to a pre-employment background check and physical.

    Experience Preferred

    • 5 year(s): Related professional experience
    • 1 year(s): Supervisory

    Education Preferred

    • Bachelors or better in Human Services

    Licenses & Certifications Preferred

    • IL Driver's License

    Skills Preferred

    • Bilingual (Spanish)

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $19.00 - $26.50 per hour