Careers at The Enrichment Center

Positions Currently Available:

Group Lead, Dance and Theater

 

The Opportunity:  You have experience in dance and theatre.  You have the ability to bring together words, voice, movement, and visual elements to create performances in which people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities can express themselves.  You are a collaborative team player with leadership qualities.
 
Duties:  Serve as Group Lead for the Dance and Theater Pod, a group of adults living with I/DD who want to explore their goals and dreams through the combined experiences of dance and theater.  Develop lesson plans and group activities that combine communication and independent living skills with theater and dance skills.  Provide support and direction to achieve goals listed in the individuals served Person-Centered Plans.  Plan and facilitate activities in a group setting.   Work with multiple individuals on a variety of individualized goals.  Monitor the progress for each group member’s goals and document progress each day using an electronic health records system.  Coordinate with other POD Leaders to create Zoom activities to provide social interaction.  Create performances to build confidence and self-expression.
 
Additional Responsibilities:  Maintain a high level of care and professionalism.  Reinforce positive behaviors and promote social interaction.  Encourage the development of new skills and interests.  Promote and ensure health and safety.  Work with team to discuss and resolve clinical issues.  Assist with personal care such as meals and toileting as needed, including use of Hoyer Lifts (OJT provided).  Provide transportation to venues of interest.  Arrive promptly, ready to engage individuals meaningfully when their day begins.  Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.  You will need to lift a minimum of at least 50 pounds.  Because the position involves transportation, you must have valid NC driver’s license and pass a background check and DMV report.
 
Fulltime, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Please submit resume to: dhooker@enrichmentarc.org

 

Direct Support Professional Staff Needed

Must be available Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM

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.

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.

Please submit resume: dhooker@enrichmentarc.org    

                                                                                                                                                  

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The Enrichment Center Candidate

You believe in people achieving the highest level of independence they desire. 

You see different abilities, not disabilities, and know that people can accomplish their dreams.

You believe that people should understand their rights and should be free to exercise their rights

You see adults with different abilities as equals who just need someone to guide them through new challenges.

You understand that all behavior is a form of communication and may be a sign of trauma or a restricted lifestyle.

You are calm, patient, and persistent and understand that different people learn differently.

You believe that people should have choices and make decisions about their lives.

You believe that making a positive difference in someone’s life is truly the greatest reward.