Evergreen Life Services

Home Director


NWLA- Bossier City


Full Time

Evergreen is an equal-opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status

Position Description: Home Director I  
FLSA Classification: Exempt
State: Louisiana
Reports To: Program Supervisor
Created: October 1, 2021
Updated: Aug 5, 2022

Job Summary
Responsible for all the operations of the community home under the general direction of the Program Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

Directs the entire operations and programming of a six (6) bed community home
Oversees the work performance of all direct care staff
Develop staff schedule and publish 
Collect, assimilate, approve, and submit all appropriate documentation for payroll processing
Complete annual performance evaluation
Ensure that all policies, rules, and regulations are followed and establish resolutions including administration of discipline, corrections, and reinforcements as required
Conduct staff meetings and provide training when necessary
Responsible for the health and welfare of the individual(s) served 
Schedule all medical appointments
Advocate individual(s) served rights when appropriate
Schedule individual(s) served activities
Ensure fire and evacuation procedures are up to date and train accordingly
Enhance the quality of life for the individual(s) served 
Participate in the selection, placement, and training of new staff
Manages all care and maintenance of buildings and grounds for the community home
Schedule and ensure vehicle maintenance is completed
Responsible for the overall financial success of community home(s)
Maintain finances within the assigned budget
Manage assigned petty cash
Process all invoices and submit them to home office promptly and on time
Keep overtime to a minimum
Ensure all house inventories (food, supplies, clothing) are complete and proper amounts are available as needed
Ensure all efforts are made to maintain responsible utility, repair, and transportation expenses
Ensure compliance with standards for the annual survey
Prepare and submit all required documents in a timely manner (i.e., program notes, invoices/bills, state-required documents, payroll, individual(s) served financial information)
Oversee individual(s) served finances and ensure all policies and procedures are followed in the administration of such
Maintain a relationship with the family of each individual(s) served and work to ensure the best outcome 
Serve as a role model for both individual(s) served and staff
Follow and enforce all policies and procedures of Evergreen
All other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Experience/Job Knowledge
Education: High school diploma or GED; college degree preferred
CMA certification within two (2) years of being in the Home Director position
Three (3) years of direct support experience and some supervisory experience preferred
Ability to communicate well both in written and oral forms
Good organizational skills with an eye for detail
Ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
Must be adaptable and have good decision-making skills
Working knowledge of basic computer applications, with the aptitude to learn additional software and programs
 Physical Requirements
Constantly moves about to coordinate work
Routinely works in a fast-paced environment with multiple task deadlines
Regularly moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds 
Occasionally exposed to viruses and infectious conditions
Constantly alert and observant during working hours

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or medical conditions to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Will supervise a minimum of six (6) employees
Special Requirements
May be required to attend seminars or job-related training courses.
Must have understanding, patience, and tact in dealing with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with Evergreen staff and with contacts from other agencies or entities.
Must be able to prioritize work tasks.

Employment Variables 

Must have a good driving record that meets the minimum requirements for Evergreen and reliable transportation. Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when required.

Working Environment
May be required to work in a variety of settings and environments, both indoors and outdoors. 

Company Website: evergreenls.org

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