woman4

Program Description

Shore Joseph Koenig, Sr. Training Center is a vocational program supporting persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities ages 16 years and older.

Objectives of the program include.

  • Enhance the individual’s ability to obtain and maintain employment.
  • Provide employment services.
  • Maintaining job performance and improve job-related skills to maximize earning potential.

The center utilizes community job sites and subcontract work from local industries to prepare individuals for employment.

Programs:

  • Developmental Training
  • Supported Employment
  • Job Placement
  • Ticket to Work

shoelacesWhen and Where Services are Delivered

Shore Joseph Koenig, Sr. Training Center
8035 Austin Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053
www.mapquest.com

Program hours are 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Training Center operates on a year-round schedule during regular daytime hours.

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities 16 years and older.
For additional requirements please contact the Training Center.

How to Apply

Contact: Rehabilitation Coordinator
Phone 847-581-0200 ext. 33
Fax 847-581-0078

Intake Process

  • Initial tour of program
  • Completion of Intake Packet
  • Intake Interview
  • Submission of admission information i.e. Psychological, Physical, Education, Program Plan, etc.
  • Admissions Committee review

Ticket to Work

Shore’s Joseph Koenig, Sr. Training Center is an Employment Network (EN) for the Ticket to Work Program, which provides most people receiving Social Security benefits (beneficiaries) more choices for receiving employment services. Under this program, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issues tickets to eligible beneficiaries who, in turn, may choose to assign those tickets to an Employment Network (EN) of their choice to obtain employment services, vocational rehabilitation services, or other support services necessary to achieve a vocational (work) goal. The EN, if they accept the ticket, will coordinate and provide appropriate services to help the beneficiary find and maintain employment.  If you have a Ticket and you are interested in being considered for assistance with gaining community employment call Anni Braverman, Rehabilitation Coordinator, at (847) 581-0200 x 33.

TWO JOB OPENINGS AT SHORE JOSEPH KOENIG SR TRAINING CENTER – POSTED 8/11/15

1) Program Manager/QIDP Position available at Shore Koenig Training Center  in Morton Grove, IL

Basic Computer skills including WORD and internet

Excellent written and communication skills

Good organizational skills

Ability to work independently and as a team

Must meet qualifications for QIDP certification

A minimum of one year direct care experience with individuals with developmental disabilities

BA required

 

Shore Koenig Training Center is looking for a qualified candidate to provide case management for adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in the vocational program. Supervise and train 4 DSP staff. Develop Individual program Plans. Schedule and lead team meetings. Provide group coverage during DSP absence. Work schedule is generally 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Shore Koenig Training Center by 8/19/2015.

2) DEVELOPMENTAL TRAINER/BACKUP DRIVER

Full time position available

Supervise trainees/Teach work and functional living skills

Instruct trainees on packaging and assembly jobs

Ensure accuracy of work and complete payroll

Facilitate goals from IPP to increase independence

Chart progress

Participate in the interdisciplinary process

Develop and implement group activities

Implement general responsibilities

Drive agency vehicle/ transport trainees

and more….

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • BA a plus
  • Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Collect data, recall facts, analyze, develops, evaluates, recommends, interprets, and implements plans
  • Reading, writing and verbal skills
  • Good Driving record required
  • Valid driver’s license requireD

EOE

Fax resume and letter of interest to 847-581-0078 by 8/19/2015