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Life Skills Instructor for Children - WEEKENDS ONLY

Company: Little City Foundation
Location: Palatine
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationMain Campus - Palatine, ILPosition TypeFull-Time/Part-TimeEducation LevelHigh School Diploma/GED CertificateSalary Range$22.00 - $23.00 HourlyTravel PercentageLocalJob ShiftWeekends OnlyJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescriptionInterested in working only one weekend day??? Little City has the solution for you ! Our weekend differential rate in the Children's program has been increased to $3/hour- or a total hourly rate of $22 to $23!THIS IS A WEEKENDSATURDAY or SUNDAY ONLY SHIFTNEW Base Wage Rates: $19.00/hr - $20.00/hr with $3/hr extra for weekend hours!Overtime Rates: $28.5/hr to $30.00/hr when working over 40/hrs per week. CURRENT STAFF MAKE $40K, $50K, $60K w/overtime!!!No experience needed. Paid in person/ virtual training from your home before starting on the job training!HOW TO APPLY:Visit our careers section of our Website > > > Today. Have a Positive Impact for Countless Lifetimes.Make a big difference with Little City.Little City is more than a place with a mission. It is a caring community filled with options, opportunities, hopes and dreams. We are looking for caring and compassionate individuals to join our team who want to make a difference each and every day. Bring your smiles and your heart to our children, adults, and seniors who are developmentally disabled. In return, yours will be filled with the joy that has enriched the lives of the individuals you are serving.If you are looking for a rewarding career, we offer a variety of programs to help individuals with disabilities so they can live, work and succeed within our communities. Here is your opportunity to use your natural leadership skills and help us increase our positive impact on the lives of many wonderful people. Join us as:DSP Direct Support ProfessionalLittle City Main Campus, Palatine, IllinoisThe professional we select for this vital role will be responsible for providing direct care, support, and intervention to children residing in the Children's Residential Program. Additional responsibilities include:Provides direct care, support, intervention and line of sight supervision of the children residing in the home during assigned shifts, including assisting with all daily living activities as needed.Maintains awareness of children's whereabouts at all times and participates in activities, supervising children at all times while maintaining the proper child to staff ratios.Provides consistent support and intervention to children as guided by Program Manager or Home Managers and House Clinicians according to the children's goals.Completes shift logs, home logbook, MARs, and other necessary documentation daily as directed by management staff.Responds to Positive Action Team (PAT) staff calls as able to provide support to colleagues in need of backup support for a child in crisis.Attends team meetings and Department meetings as assigned.Demonstrates knowledge and willingness to comply with policies and procedures which govern the daily activities of the CGH program. This includes responsibilities as a Mandated Reporter (of abuse and neglect) and maintaining awareness of safety activities in the area/reporting all incidents and safety hazards to supervisors.Maintains adequate housekeeping standards performs housekeeping duties as directed by management staff, and reports maintenance problems to management staff.Demonstrates an understanding of and follows Little City policy and procedures, including maintaining awareness of safety activities in the area and immediately reporting all accidents and safety hazards to supervisors.Exhibits financial accountability by turning in receipts, documenting mileage from outings and respecting/taking care of Little City property and clients personal items.Cooperates with reassignment to other homes for emergency staffing solutions such as ratio not met, qualifications and experience needed in other homes, and response to a crisis situation. Successfully completes Little City required training, re-training, and any additional training as required by Little City policies and practices, or as assigned by his or her immediate supervisor.QualificationsRequired Credentials:Must have a high school diploma or GED certification.Must be at least 21 years of age.Must be capable of transporting children and possess a current IL valid drivers license.Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills.Must pass Medication Administration classroom and OJT training, demonstrate competency in passing medication, and receive clearance by the Medical Team to become a member of the Med Pass team.Preferred CredentialsOne year's experience working with children with developmental, behavioral, and/or emotional challenges, preferred not required. Bachelor's Degree in Social Services, Psychology or other related disciplines, preferred not required.NOTE: In addition to the opportunity to have a profoundly positive impact on the lives of others, Little City offers competitive salaries and benefits, as well as medical and dental insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) and Roth 401(k) retirement plans, holidays, paid time off, sick days, and an employee assistance program. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to sitting, walking, and standing for prolonged periods; frequently grasps, lifts, holds, or feels objects; occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. The employee frequently is required to use manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination when working with persons served and handling office, medical, or household equipment. The employee is subject to assist and lift up to 50 pounds with varying amounts of assistance on a reoccurring basis. The employee is required to have corrected vision and hearing within normal range and the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Must have the ability to perform CPR and CPI. Occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious substances, including communicable diseases when performing personal care (Category III). Occasional exposure to cleaning agents and disinfectants. Residential work environment with a noise level of normal to loud. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Disclaimer: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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