CARES Coordinator – Dane County (Full-Time)

We are currently looking for a qualified candidate to join UCP’s Respite & Youth Resources team as a full-time CARES Coordinator. The focus of this position is to both prevent out of home placement, as well as reunify children in institution like settings with their families. This is a fast-paced position that works directly with children in local child-care programs, works with teens in the community and coordinates respite care for families. Responsibilities include supporting families in crisis, behavior support plan creation and implementation, managing and supervising direct support staff; and leading/coordinating teams. The successful candidate will have a passion for supporting people with disabilities and their families, as well as a solid philosophy of inclusion. Strong interpersonal skills, experience supporting challenging behaviors, excellent verbal and written communication, and a history of working cooperatively with others are a must.

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