Current Openings

updated 8/20/2019

Entry Level Positions High School Diploma or G.E.D. Required

Direct Support Staff /Community Integrated Living Specialist   

  • Full time positions with benefits & competitive wages in our residential homes
  • (11p-9am) positions available in  Highland & Nashville homes
  • (3p-11p) positions available in   Highland, & Nashville homes 
  • Adults with developmental disabilities are looking for a person who will support them in various activities of their daily lives in their homes
  • Duties include: assisting the individuals with all aspects of home living; cooking, cleaning, personal development, recreational activities
  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED, be at least 18 years old & have a valid driver's license
  • Prefer experience as DSP/CNA, but will provide training

Direct Support / Intermittent Community Integrated Living Specialist -- evenings & weekend hours may vary -flexible position

  • Flexible evening/weekend hours
  • Duties include assisting adults with developmental disabilities with daily living skills, such as cooking, cleaning, shopping, grooming and recreational activities.
  • Must be 18, have a HS diploma/GED
  • Must have a valid driver's license and auto insurance.

Community Activities Specialist

  • Consult & plan community activities, which allow individuals to utilize community resources and develop natural supports.
  • Provide transportation for clients to various activities and appointments through the use of agency or own vehicle
  • Provide training & guidance in the areas of activities of daily living, community integration, and economic self sufficiency skills
  • Provide direct personal care or oversight as needed
  • Ensure medication needs are met by monitoring and documenting medication regimen.
  • Must have HS diploma/GED, be over 18 years old
  • Must have clean driving history
  • Experience working in a residential setting with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred.

Direct Support Professionals/ Community Integrated Living Specialist - PRN

  • Part-time/PRN positions (as needed) with competitive wages (days, evenings, overnights)
  • Seeking a dependable & motivated staff to work with adults with developmental disabilities in classroom, production and/or residential settings
  • Duties include: assisting clients with daily living skills and supporting individuals in various activities in their daily lives ( work setting, classroom setting, residential setting)
  • Must have High School Diploma/GED and be at least 18 years old & have a valid driver's license

Barista/ Manager   The Red Porch Cafe

  • full time management position w/ benefits
  • welcome, greet & assist customers in selection of products
  • prepare & serve food & drink items
  • maintain inventory, supplies, clean & complete preventative maintenance on equipment
  • responsible for supervision of staff & carry out agency's policies & procedures
  • review sales, trends & set promotions
  • follow rules & regulations pertaining to operation of cafe, including completion of IL Dept. of Health certifications & trainings
  • HS diploma/GED & be at least 18 years old
  • one year previous Barista experience
  • management experience preferred

Barista (Part-time)    The Red Porch Cafe

  • part-time position (Tues - Sat)
  • greet & assist customers in selection of products 
  • prepare & serve food and drink items by following prescribed cafe recipes
  • maintain inventory, supplies & clean
  • receive & process payments
  • stock supplies, wash dishes, clear tables & clean equipment and cafe per procedures
  • follow rules & regulations pertaining to operation of cafe including completion of IL Dept. of Health certifications & trainings
  • Must be 18 years old

Advanced Degree Positions

Associates Degree Or Higher Required

   Director of Adult Day Programs

  • Full-time position with benefits
  • Direct activities of Adult Day Programs and aids the Executive Director in formulating and administering organizational policies in order to develop long range goals and objectives in accordance with agency and participant needs
  • Formulate and administer policies and develop long range goals and objectives in accordance with agency and participant needs.
  • Direct activities of Adult Day Programs to attain goals and objectives by advocating for person-centered programming and opportunities for community employment.
  • Review and provide input on analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine Adult Day programs' progress toward states goals and objectives while remaining within program(s) budget.
  • Participate, collaborate and engage with other programs and agencies to develop strategies that enhance programs and services for persons with developmental disabilities including advocacy at a state level as well as to stay abreast of changes from a state and federal level.
  • Confer with Executive Director and other administrative personnel to review achievements and discuss required changes in goals or objectives resulting from current status and conditions.
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in a Human Service field 
  • Four to ten years related experience and/or training;(or equivalent combination of education & experience)
  • Must have 1 year experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Supervisor experience preferred

 

 Program Manager - Day Program Fairview Heights

  • Plans, organizes and direct activities of a team of direct care staff in implementing programming to assist adults with developmental disabilities in developing independent living skills, which promotes growth and independence.
  • Develop a written person centered plan based on the choices, preferences, needs and desires of the participants.
  • Participate as a member of the individuals support network
  • Responsible for supervision of  direct care staff including interviewing, hiring, coaching, directing, appraising, rewarding & disciplining staff
  • Bachelor's degree in a human service field required (including psychology, sociology, special education or rehabilitation counseling)
  • 1 year experience working with individuals with Intellectual or other Developmental Disabilities.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Program Manager - Day Program - Breese West

  • Plans, organizes and directs activities of a team of direct care staff in implementing programming to assist adults with developmental disabilities in developing independent living skills, which promotes growth & independence.
  • Develop a written person centered plan based on the choices, preferences, needs and desires of the participants.
  • Participate as a member of the individuals support network
  • Responsible for supervision of direct care staff including interviewing, hiring, coaching, directing, appraising, rewarding & disciplining staff
  • Bachelor's degree in a human service field required ( including psychology, sociology, special education or rehabilitation counseling)
  • 1 year experience working with individuals with Intellectual or other Developmental Disabilities
  • Supervisory experience preferred
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