Come join us as a Direct Support Professional, where everyone has a chance to grow and help others do the same! We continually seek people with giving hearts, patient minds and creative spirits.
The team at LCS moves toward the goal of helping those with intellectual or developmental disabilities achieve a better life.
Must have a valid driver license and car insurance.
Must have at leas 2 years experiences working or personal experiences with individuals with disabilities.
Do you want to be a part of a great team environment?
Are you ready to kick off a challenging, inspiring and rewarding career, earning skills that will travel with you for your entire professional life?
This could be the job for you!
LCS is looking for a motivated, creative and passionate individual to support adults with disabilities. LCS wants a dedicated person who demonstrates a high degree of patience, reliability and sensitivity toward others to work in our Day Service's program.
This job requires hands-on interaction such as, supervision, teaching of daily living skills, volunteering in the community, and some personal cares. This position requires implementation of behavior intervention strategies. This position will provide assistance in the coordination of services including carrying out activities and training while volunteering in the community. This position requires a team effort to ensure all participants are actively participating in daily activities, planning, executing and finding volunteer activities or opportunities in the community.
This past year a group went out and did adaptive waterskiing, how fun!!
If you want to make a difference in a person's life, then come join our team!
Must have 2 years experience working with individuals with disabilities.
Must have valid drivers license and car insurance.
Full-time, 35 hours per week. 8:30am - 3:30pm.
Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Insurance, Flex Spending, 401K with a match.
1 week vacation after 6 months! 3 weeks vacation after 1 year!
5 paid sick days!
Your Birthday off with pay after 1 year!
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LCS in Racine, WI USA
$35,360 Annually min ??" Based on Experience
Why Work Here?
"To Provide Training and community engagement for youth and adults of varying abilities to enhance their self-esteem and quality of life."
We are seeking an Employment Specialist to join our team! The primary role is to identify and develop employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities that are appropriate to their skills, aptitudes, and interests, and to facilitate success in the workplace. Employment Specialists develop and maintain ongoing relationships with employers and DVR Counselors, or other Agency case managers, as well as collaborate with other community service organizations to fully serve the participants with the ultimate goal of achieving employment.
Wages can be negotiated based on experience and education.
Must have 2 years' experience working with individuals with disabilities.
Must have valid driver's license and car insurance.
In this role the individual must actively develop and market work experiences, job shadowing opportunities, and permanent employment in the community for individuals with disabilities.
Work side by side with the individual at their job site to ensure it is broken down into manageable components.
Identify and help solve problems before they become a crisis for the individual, employer, or co-workers.
Develop and maintain a database of active and potential employers. Assist individuals in job searches, securing and retaining employment, counseling and guidance regarding career awareness.
This candidate must prepare Individual Rehabilitation Plans and goals, case notes and complete all progress reports. The Employment Specialist must also conduct classes in job seeking skills and work ethics training as needed.
The kind of person that will be amazing in this job:
Determination and self-discipline that states you are a self-starter.
Your multi-tasking skills.
You are more proactive than reactive.
Aptitude for influencing people with your delicate powers of persuasion will come in handy.
If you enjoy feeling really great about helping an individual with a disability find their dream job and know you have really made a change in their life, this could be the job for you.
LCS provides an excellent benefits package, which includes:
• 1 week Paid Vacation after 6 months, 3 weeks paid after one year.
• 5 Paid sick days
• Paid holidays
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Comprehensive Health and Welfare coverage including Medical/Dental/Vision and prescription drug benefits.
• Company paid life insurance, short-term and long-term insurance.
• Colonial insurance
• Flex Spending Accounts.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
LCS (Lakeside Curative Services, Inc.) is as nonprofit organization that is dedicated to connecting individuals with disabilities to the community through employment, volunteerism and various other learning opportunities. Since LCS opened its doors in 1949, the organization has remained responsive to the wants and needs of the people served and continues to grow and expands its vocational service options; always with a community focus.
Visit our website to learn more: www.lcsracine.org
Company address: 2503 Lincolnwood Ct.
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