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Program Manager -Walnut

Program Manager -Walnut


Supervise daily operations, employees, and clients for Adult Development Centers

(ADCs) or Summit Services (SS) Program.


  • Provide a safe environment for clients
  • Following all OPARC policies and procedures
  • Utilizing and handling equipment safely and as designed
  • Oversee client community outings and groupings
  • Conduct off-site checks of community outings
  • Review groupings to make sure clients are in non-conflict groups
  • Assisting in the training of site employees for on-going client safety awareness
  • Client SIRs due to injury are handled and reported properly and in a timely fashion
  • Calling 911 when appropriate
  • Ensuring clients are never lost or left, while in the community or in a vehicle
  • Overseeing proper supervision of clients while on site
  • Overseeing sight body checks of clients when they arrive and reporting any unusual  markings/injuries
  • Assessing client injuries that occur while in our care and determining if we can prevent them in the future.  If so, taking action to eliminate or reduce the risk of future injuries.
  • Ensuring safe pick-up, drop-off and loading procedures are followed.
  • Loading areas at OPARC Day Programs should be safe environments
  • Maintaining all required trainings/certifications – such as CPR, 1st Aid, etc.
  • Working with the Trainer to make sure all employees are maintaining and receiving appropriate training – such as CPR, 1st Aid, drivers training, etc.
  • Ensuring compliance with OPARC, Title XXII and Regional Center regulations/requests/procedures regarding the locking of hazardous materials, hydration, snacks, etc.


  • Overseeing and conducting introductory and annual performance reviews for assigned employees
  • Completing annual merit review paperwork
  • Overseeing and conducting employee discipline
  • Identifying employees that are appropriate for advancement in the agency and assist in their development
  • Ensure all job contracts are being completed to OPARC standards and regulatory requirement are being fulfilled.
  • Handling employee conflicts fairly and in a timely manner
  • Consulting with Human Resources as needed and/or directed
  • Providing a safe work environment – working with Human Resources and the Director of Fleets and Facilities


As assigned by Director of Day Programs and Chief Program Officer, not to initiate new programs, activities or procedures.


Director of Day Programs


B.A. in psychology, social work, or related human services field and a minimum of one year experience in field of developmental disabilities or comparable field, or equivalent (paid experience in the field of developmental disabilities), including at least one year of management or supervisory experience in the field of developmental disabilities or related field required. Demonstrated ability to provide staff training, supervision and planning; current CPR and First Aid training required. Must have a clear driving record, valid CA driver’s license, 5 years driving experience, safe reliable transportation, and proof of current vehicle insurance. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. by self, up to 150 lbs. with one other person; able to push wheelchair with consumer up to one mile; standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling and squatting required, repetitive motion may be necessary; proper handling/use of chemicals for cleaning and work crews as assigned, use according to manufacturer’s labeled instructions.


8:00 - 4:00, Monday through Friday, includes a ½ hour paid lunch

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Job Function : Services

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