compensation: $13.50/hr + Paid Training + Generous Benefits Package + $500 Sign On Bonus employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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★ Great Mon-Fri Full Time Direct Care Opportunities at Vinfen - Hiring Now! ★
Attention Job Seekers who are passionate about Human Services!
Vinfen is hiring several Day Program Instructors at our Metro Boston Adult Day Habilitation Programs
For a limited time, Vinfen is offering a $500 sign-on bonus to new staff at our day programs.
Job Description: Day Program Instructor
As an Instructor, you will work in a day program setting with individuals, their families, and other members of their support system to set measurable goals and objectives through an Individualv Service Plan (ISP). ISPs are designed to fit the needs and wants of each individual. Your support and instruction will help individuals achieve goals, overcome barriers, and become more independent. In your role you will work together with the people we serve, their families, friends, employers, and other support staff to transform their lives.
On a typical day, you may assist a small group of individuals at a time with varying levels of need. Your work may focus on developmental skill training in self care, self preservation, self-direction, independent living skills, hygiene, and first aid. You may also work with individuals on improving communication, socialization, and fine-and-gross motor skills, and providing enrichment through art, music, and horticulture.
Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4pm.
To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills, strong organizational skills and a year of related experience. A bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field is preferred, but experience may substitute for education . Candidates for this position must be at least 18 years of age and it is preferred that applicants have held a valid US driver's license for a minimum of 1 year and be able to satisfactorily pass both a driving check and a CORI check.
All applicants must:
✓ Have a current, valid, US drivers' license for at least one year (required for most positions).
✓ Be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, national fingerprinting and driving record check.
✓ High School diploma or GED required. A bachelor's degree in Psychology, Human Services, Special Education or related field preferred but not required.
✓ Be able to become CPR and First Aid certified within two weeks of hire.
How to Apply:
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Day Program Instructor - Brighton (Location #1): Apply Now! (Req #15074) 40 hours/week, Mon - Fri, 8a - 4p (For those with little or no direct experience working in the human services field (1 year or less), this is a program that has the ability to train new employees on site. Must have knowledge of the population, and passionate about working with adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities)
Day Program Instructor - Brighton (Location #2): Apply Now! (Req #15003) 40 hours/week, Mon - Fri, 8a - 4p (This is a program focused more on behavioral management. 1 year of experience working with developmental disabilities required, experience with behavioral individuals preferred)
Day Program Instructor - Watertown Location: Apply Now! (Req #15641) 40 hours/week, Mon - Fri, 8a - 4p (A medium-sized program, this is a community-integration focused and highly structured program for adults with developmental disabilities. 1 year experience in a related setting strongly preferred. Must have knowledge of the population, and passionate about working with adults with intellectual/developmental delays)
We are committed to you! We offer PAID training, GREAT benefits, career GROWTH and job security! Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:
A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
Other generous benefits and perks!
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers.
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Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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