Positions Currently Available:
Program Services Manager/QP in the area of DD -- full-time (40 hrs/wk)
Supervises Direct Support Professional staff. Responsible for writing individual plans, billing and overseeing day-to-day operations of the Program Services Department.
BA or BS in psychology, social work, special education or other human services degree required. Qualified Professional Status required. At least 2-4 years of supervised experience in the developmental disabilities area, depending on degree. Supervisory experience a must. 3-5 years of experience in a program providing services/supports to individuals with developmental disabilities required. Must understand and perform job duties within the guidelines of a person-centered philosophy. Must have NCDL, acceptable DMV report and clean criminal background with no known history of abuse, neglect or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults.
Dance/Drama Instructor -- full-time (40 hrs/wk)
Create skill acquisition-based curriculum for assigned classes, teach assigned classes, create lesson plans for all classes taught, maintain class roster for specified classes, assist with participant care and actively seek community involvement when possible. Present subject matter to participants using a variety of methods and techniques, assist participants individually or in groups to reinforce learning concepts, ensure participant safety through observation and prevention. Choreograph dance and material for plays, performances, musicals, etc. Attend scheduled trainings and workshops, keep assigned teaching areas clean, maintain inventory of supplies and reorder as needed, help plan and schedule outside activities that promote participants' talents.
BA or BS in dance, human services or related degree in area of instruction required. Demonstrated dance/performance experience required. Prior experience working with adults with IDD/DD preferred. No known history of abuse, neglect or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults. Must have NCDL, acceptable DMV report and clean criminal background.
Direct Support Professional -- substitute staff
A demonstrated ability to work well with others is necessary. Must be able to assist and monitor individuals in day program setting. Must be able to read, write, and follow instructions. Individual must be able to write clear and concise progress notes. Requirements for the job also include the ability to pass a written exam covering: An Overview of Developmental Disabilities, Learning Characteristics of Mental Retardation, Alternatives to Restrictive Interventions, Client Rights, and Person-Centered Planning. Negative TB test upon hire is required. Certification in CPR, First Aid is required before providing services. Seizure Management and Medication Administration (annual) may also be required depending on client specific needs.
High School Diploma required. Prefer experience working with adults with disabilities. Must have NCDL, dependable transportation and clean criminal background. Basic Computer skills a must.
MCO Employment Specialist -- part-time
Work as a personal job coach for individuals with significant disabilities and diverse backgrounds who are seeking long-term employment. Create work opportunities by establishing relationships with local employers through cold-calling, networking and targetd marketing campaigns. Provide on-the-job coaching and training for individuals who have been placed. Maintain complete and accurate records and reports in accordance with federal, state and other regulatory requirements.
To be successful, the individual must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, have a strong command of interpersonal and negotiation skills, be able to work collaboratively with team members, be able to organize, plan and execute multiple projects and tasks, and apply formal trouble-shooting and problem-solving techniques. S/he must be committed to the customers' needs and dedicated to meet or exceed their requirements.
High School Diploma required. Prefer experience working with adults with disabilities. Must have NCDL, dependable transportation and clean criminal background. Computer skills required. Availability is a must.