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Location:
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Country:
United States

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Job Category:
Customer Service
Position type:
Part Time
City:
Twin Cities Metro
State:
Minnesota
Reference number:
10534
Job Id #:
11273252
Date Posted:
December 23, 2018

Weekend Destination Anywhere Support Staff

Job Description:

If you’re looking for a position where you can work with developmentally disabled individuals by providing services to help them make friends, become part of their community, experience new things and provide respite for families and caregivers, consider joining St. David’s Center in our mission to build relationships that nurture the development of every child and family.

Position Overview: The Destination Anywhere Support Staff is responsible for providing services to clients in a group setting within the community. We are hiring Support Staff who will be supervising up to three participants, one weekend per month.

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively engaging with participants in activities/events and interactions
  • Encouraging peer interactions and positive behavior in community
  • Ensuring participant(s) safety in the community
  • Communication and emotional regulation
  • Transporting designated participant(s)
  • Providing overnight supervision to the participants

This position offers experience working in the human services field with a variety of special needs diagnoses, the opportunity to build lasting, rewarding relationships and the chance to cultivate a higher level of independence for individuals with disabilities.

 

This position offers experience working in the human services field with a variety of special needs diagnoses, the opportunity to build lasting, rewarding relationships and the chance to cultivate a higher level of independence for individuals with disabilities.

Schedule: One weekend per month (typically the first weekend of each month). Shift begins Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and ends at the latest on Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

Pay: $12.00 per hour.

Qualifications

 

You might be an ideal candidate if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and an acceptable driving record
  • Applicants must have the ability to use clear and understandable written and verbal English
  • One year experience with young adults with special needs
  • Knowledge of developmental disabilities, safety in a group setting, community resources and activities
  • Ability to learn and perform procedures for the care of an individual with special needs
  • Effective communication, both through written and verbal
  • Ability to monitor the safety and well-being of the participant(s)
  • Organization and problem solving skills

 

You might be extra awesome if you:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Training and/or credits in therapeutic recreation, recreation and leisure studies, social sciences, education, health care and/or human services
  • One year of supervisory experience

 

St. David's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

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