Openings

                         

Mentor/ Direct Support Worker

In this role, you will be mentoring a participant with varied abilities, developmental/intellectual disabilities to increase their quality of life by creating meaningful and productive work opportunities, real friendships and fun. Looking for part-time under 20+ hours per week or full time 38+ hours per week with flexible shifts during daytime, evening, overnight and weekends.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teaching strategies and techniques related to basic functional living skills such as grooming/hygiene, cooking, sorting, laundry, and gardening to your participant. 

  • Modeling appropriate social behaviors within the workplace to improve social skills, language, and communication of participants.

  • Documentation of daily activities and data collection related to participant’s individual and group goals.

  • Being a team player and working collaboratively with all participants and mentors to address participant goals.

  • Ability to be versatile and flexible while completing group activities such as gardening, preparing lunch, yoga, fitness/exercise classes and working in our Country Store.

Qualification/ Requirements:

  • Experience working with individuals with varied abilities, special needs or autism is preferred but not required.

  • Current TB clearance

  • First-aid & CPR training preferred - we will provide if necessary

  • Criminal history, Adult and Child Protective Services background checks according to DOH standards which includes never having had a DUI.

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must have own transportation


Interested applicants please email resume and cover letter to hr@laakeavillage.org


Live-in Caregiver

We are looking for caring and compassionate individuals who want to “life-share” in a group home setting in exchange for room & board.

We have an opening for a full-time caregiver position. Minimum six month commitment.

Duties will include meal preparation, light housekeeping, companionship activities, transportation, and may also include bathing.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals with varied abilities, special needs or autism is preferred but not required.

  • current TB test

  • background investigation including never having had a DUI

  • reliable & dependable

  • caring & compassionate

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Interested applicants please email resume and cover letter to hr@laakeavillage.org