Do you have a desire to work for an organization driven by empowerment and full inclusion? Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is one of the largest employers in the region; with the mission to empower those with disadvantages and disabilities to improve their quality of life. We employ over 600 associates just in our retail stores alone. GESMV also offers over 40 programs and services to the community ranging from job readiness programs to assistive technology services. We offer part-time and full-time positions, with a variety of schedules and hours available. We are always looking for driven, enthusiastic people to join our team.Direct Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities$500 Sign-On Bonus* Restrictions ApplyThe Direct Care Staff works with individuals with developmental disabilities in making a positive difference in their lives by encouraging independence and community integration. Ideal candidates will use their creativity and knowledge of meaningful activities, competitive employment environments, community opportunities, and other local resources to help individuals successfully identify, acquire, and maintain their desired service outcomes.This position will work with individuals at local volunteer sites to help individuals attain new job skills, participate in and evaluate different work experiences, make new personal connections with people within the community, and discovery additional recreational and social interests within their communities. Other responsibilities include:* Facilitating and developing individualized, purposeful, and diverse goals based upon the individual's interests, strengths, needs, and choices according to the ISP (Individual Service Plan), IPE (Individualized Plan for Employment), and all other required assessments to achieve integration in community and/or competitive employment.* Managing a team of individuals with developmental disabilities at their place of employment or within the community to ensure they are successful.* Teaching skills and modeling behavior to improve independence and responsible behavior.* Advocating for the individual while assuring their health, safety, and welfare at all times. Reporting any changes, incidents, or problems in a timely manner.* Specific training required for the position is provided and all staff are required to maintain the training requirements.* Implementing activities that are functional, person centered, community inclusive and age appropriate.* Actively working with a diverse population of individuals with varying levels of skills and needs including assisting with daily living skills.Qualifications* High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.* This position requires transporting individuals, so candidates must possess a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Goodwill's liability insurance provider.* Must maintain the ability to pass a criminal background check and random drug screens.Multiple positions are available! All positions are first shift, Monday through Friday. No weekends required!Pay range starts at $12 per hour.Eligible for benefits including: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, and more!Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other classification protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all employment decisions, including, but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions, and terminations.
Location/Region: Dayton, OH (45401)