The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!




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Vocational Program Director

The Mentor Network - Madison, Wisconsin

Posted: 12/7/2018

Vocational Program Director
Primary Location: United States-WI-WIMadison

REM Wisconsin

REM Wisconsin is seeking a highly skilled CORE Vocational Program Director to manage the day to day operations of assigned programs in the Central Region. The CORE Vocational Program Director ensures quality of services delivered and compliance with regulatory requirements. Manages, hires, trains, and schedules staff.   


As a partner with The MENTOR Network, REM Wisconsin is committed to providing community-based residential, supported living and day services throughout Wisconsin.  Adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, physical disabilities, persistent mental illness, and complex medical conditions benefit from mission-driven programs designed to meet their unique needs.

Description Key Responsibilities:

·    Oversees program implementation of employment and individual client goals for two service areas, Madison and Portage.

·    Ensures consistent, high quality practices exist in both service areas.

·    Maintains program compliance with Network and regulatory standards for clean, neat, safe working environments; assures pleasant, age-appropriate, well-decorated program environments; and notifies maintenance personnel of items requiring attention.

·    Directs and supervises Program Coordinators, Job Coaches and Job Developer; including performance evaluations, scheduling, orientation, and training. Makes decisions on employee hires, transfers, promotions, salary changes, discipline, terminations, and similar actions. Resolves employee problems within position responsibilities.

·    Maintains compliance for program services and supports; assures timely and accurate program documentation; implements Network compliance plan; reviews correction orders; and implements compliance plans.

·    Oversees Job Development and ensures satisfaction of job sites

·     Ensures community involvement for consumers


· Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field preferred.

· Five years’ experience preferred in the human services industry with management experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

· Knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state regulations.

· Demonstrated ability in areas of leadership, personnel, program operation, and fiscal management.

· Skilled in written and oral communication, community relations and service development.

· Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets driving record requirements as defined by the Company.

·   The position requires routine travel throughout the designated region.


Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

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