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Oaas Support Coordinator 

About the Organization Easterseals Louisiana (ESL) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people's lives everyday. Established in 1951, our organization supports over 8,600 individuals (whom we refer to as Participants) with a variety of disabilities. A leading provider of disability services, ESL has physical locations in 8 regions of Louisiana and our array of programs include; support coordination (case management) for children, adults and elderly participants, a wide range of behavioral health and housing services, early intervention services for infants and toddlers, and a school setting called The Chartwell Center in New Orleans.

Because we support so many participants with a range of needs, we have learned that disability looks different for everyone, and it is our goal to help our participants thrive and live their lives to their fullest potential. ESL believes that everyone deserves opportunities to be active and productive members of their communities. We strive to make a life of purpose and independence possible for our participants through our commitment to quality support, innovative service offerings, and continuous organizational evolution. We are seeking mission-driven individuals to join our team, who will help us deliver a life of independence, relationships, and meaning to our participants.

Our Support Coordinators (case managers) who serve the OAAS (Office of Aging and Adults Services) population, serve a caseload of about 35-45 participants. These participants live in their homes and communities and receive support (which can be physical, medical, educational, or vocational) to assist them to remain in their desired settings. The primary role of the Support Coordinator is to plan, organize, implement, and monitor the in-home and community based services and support the participant receives.


All new hires complete an initial training program of about 6 weeks. During this time you will learn how to plan, schedule, and coordinate services to meet our participants' needs. Learning about the OAAS service system and requirements, making monthly calls, quarterly visits, and annual CPOCs (Comprehensive Plan of Care) are all responsibilities our SCs have, along with maintaining any pertinent medical and health information for your assigned participants. Support Coordinators must be agile and responsive in their ability to meet the changing needs of participants and service provision requirements. Support Coordinators are also responsible for the support of participants throughout emergent situations and all public emergencies including weather related evacuations. While this position is a hybrid office and remote work, for the first 90-day you will be required to be in the office full time.

Position Requirements

This role requires providing supports in a home and community-based setting, so it is vital that you have a reliable form of transportation to visit participants in their homes. Support Coordinators must be able to use web-based applications, such as the Google Workspace applications, and Microsoft Word programs.

Support Coordinator Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND two (2) years of paid post-degree experience in providing coordination services; or
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing (RN) currently licensed in Louisiana (one year of paid experience as a licensed RN will substitute for the degree) AND two (2) years of paid post degree experience in providing coordination services;
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a Human Service related field (i.e. psychology, education, counseling, social services, sociology, philosophy, family and participant sciences, criminal justice, rehabilitation services, substance abuse treatment, gerontology, and vocational rehabilitation) AND two (2) years of paid post degree experience in providing support coordination services;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts or General Studies with a concentration of at least 16 hours in one of the following fields (i.e. psychology, education, counseling, social services, sociology, philosophy, family and participant sciences, criminal justice, rehabilitation services, substance abuse treatment, gerontology, and or vocational rehabilitation) AND two (2) years of paid post degree experience providing support coordination services.
  • Prefer candidates who already have - iHC and plan of care certification for OAAS and if not you will be required to obtain certification within 6 months.
  • Reliable transportation so that you may make visits to the field to conduct participant visits. These visits are generally held in the home of the participant. You may anticipate about 50% or more of your time will be in the field on home visits.
  • The employee must be able to operate a computer and use web-based applications.
  • Easterseals Louisiana is a Drug-Free Workplace, pre-employment and random drug tests will be administered.
  • Will be required to pass Easterseals Louisiana’s background check and driver’s license check
  • It is important to support coordination that employees understand that, barring accommodation, their commitment to our participant, and the waiver program group includes participation in office schedules and good attendance.


Easterseals makes hiring and employment decisions without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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