Administrative and Project Coordinator
Maritza has obtained her Associates in Arts Degree at Morton College (Cicero, IL), and her Dual Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Human Resource Development from Northeastern Illinois University (Chicago, IL). Maritza is currently studying/working on her MA in Women’s Studies and Gender Studies/MSW in Social work at Loyola University Chicago.
Maritza Flores joined CELTS at the end of February 2022 as the Administrative & Project Coordinator. Within this role, Maritza will be assisting the program and the team with a variety of tasks along with reviewing the ASPIRE Application submissions and sending the winners their formal congratulations. Part of her responsibility is to approve, and register the organizations in LOCUS, when the students document their internship, volunteer work and at times private research for their Engaged Learning Courses.
Before joining CELTS, Maritza worked with two different In-Home Service Agencies. In the most recent company, she was the Agency Supervisor, which entailed interviewing, onboarding, and training potential home care aides. Within the company, she would also work with the clients, assessing them to be able to provide a background to whom would be their home care aide. Prior to this Maritza was a Field Supervisor for a non-for-profit In-Home Service Agency, in this role she was responsible for her own case load of over 40 home care aides and over 80 clients. Within her role, she was responsible to checking her home care aide’s schedules, verifying services with the clients, and doing monthly phone calls to all her clients. When Maritza first started at this organization, she was also the Senior Cluster Chair of Case Record Review for the Adult Programs for three consecutive years. She was to establish a best practice approach and provide a continuous emphasis on improving services to the participants via ongoing case record reviews.