Employment Opportunities

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  1. Independent Living Skills Instructor – South County
  2. Personal Assistant Services Coordinator

 

Job Title:            Independent Living Skills Instructor – South County
Status:​                Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports To:        Manager of IL Services
Location:           South Orange County

Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Manager of IL Services, the Independent Living Services (ILS) instructor aids individuals with disabilities to acquire and improve daily living skills through demonstration and instruction, provides or arranges for the provision of peer support to promote personal adjustment to disability, and links consumers with needed long term services and supports to reduce the risk of institutionalization.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and/or develops training modules related to topics such as methods for self-care, budgeting, social skills, housekeeping tasks, management of personal affairs, building relationships, etc.
  • Demonstrates adaptive skills and/or assistive technology to aid with activities of daily living;
  • Partners with consumers and ascertains immediate and long-term needs for independent living skills training;
  • In conjunction with consumer, develops an individualized independent living plan or goal statement;
  • Provides individual and small group instruction;
  • Arranges for consumer education activities at the center;
  • If appropriate, offers peer advice and support to consumers;
  • Conducts outreach activities in the community to raise awareness of disability issues and services provided by DMC;
  • Participate as requested in advisory bodies as an advocate for the implementation and expansion of independent living services;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • One year of experience working with people who have disabilities and/or in human services;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Evidence of strong people skills;
  • Ability to conduct interviews and form sound judgments regarding appropriateness of candidates;
  • Conflict resolution skills;
  • Demonstration of computer literacy;
  • Working knowledge of the Independent Living philosophy and methodology;
  • Valid California Driver’s License or state identification card; car insurance, (if applicable), and reliable mode of transportation.
  • Bilingual- Spanish Required

Personal Attributes

  • Takes initiative to ensure successful results;
  • Works cooperatively with others;
  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing;
  • Focuses on solutions rather than problems;
  • Understands and supports consumer-directed services;
  • Respects the opinions of others;
  • Represents the agency in a professional manner;
  • Upholds the principles of the organization;
  • Exhibits a commitment to professional growth.

Work Environment / Physical Demands: 

Normal office temperature-controlled conditions with quiet to moderate noise level and little to no exposure to heat, dust, or fumes.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain in a stationary position working at a desk; operate a computer and other office machinery including printer, copier, and telephone; move about inside the office to access office machinery; exchange information with coworkers and the public; and may need to lift or move up to 10 pounds.

Diversity / Inclusion:

The Dayle McIntosh Center is committed to maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion and seeks to be representative of the communities we serve, including minorities and individuals with disabilities.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  DMC welcomes the unique contributions that employees bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.  DMC does not and will not discriminate on the basis of these or any protected category in any of its activities or operations.

How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to:
HR@daylemc.org

* Only qualified individuals will be contacted for an interview.



Job Title
:            Personal Assistant Services Coordinator
Status:​                Part-Time, Non-Exempt (25 hours per week)
Reports To:        Manager of IL Services
Location:           North Orange County

Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the PAS Coordinator aids consumers in identifying potential benefits or resources for the acquisition of Personal Assistant Services (PAS) and managing personal assistants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interview consumers to identify specific needs for personal care assistance and develop a plan of action based on available resources;
  • Provide education on how devices and equipment can enhance independent living skills;
  • When appropriate, provide independent living skills training regarding activities of daily living;
  • Respond to requests for emergency care through utiliziation of available funding and resources;
  • Provide information regarding options for recruiting and paying personal assistants;
  • Offer suggestions and training either through workshops or one on one lessons regarding managing one’s personal assistants;
  • As requested, assist in resolving conflicts between consumers and caregivers;
  • Participate as requested in advisory bodies as an advocate for the implementation and expansion of PAS;
  • As appropriate, provide peer advice and support to consumers;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • One year of experience working with people who have disabilities and/or in human services;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Evidence of strong people skills;
  • Ability to conduct interviews and form sound judgments regarding appropriateness of candidates;
  • Conflict resolution skills;
  • Demonstration of computer literacy;
  • Working knowledge of the Independent Living philosophy and methodology;
  • Valid California Driver’s License or state identification card; car insurance, (if applicable), and reliable mode of transportation.

Personal Attributes

  • Takes initiative to ensure successful results;
  • Works cooperatively with others;
  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing;
  • Focuses on solutions rather than problems;
  • Understands and supports consumer-directed services;
  • Respects the opinions of others;
  • Represents the agency in a professional manner;
  • Upholds the principles of the organization;
  • Exhibits a commitment to professional growth.

Work Environment / Physical Demands: 

Normal office temperature-controlled conditions with quiet to moderate noise level and little to no exposure to heat, dust, or fumes.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain in a stationary position working at a desk; operate a computer and other office machinery including printer, copier, and telephone; move about inside the office to access office machinery; exchange information with coworkers and the public; and may need to lift or move up to 10 pounds.

Diversity / Inclusion:

The Dayle McIntosh Center is committed to maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion and seeks to be representative of the communities we serve, including minorities and individuals with disabilities.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  DMC welcomes the unique contributions that employees bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.  DMC does not and will not discriminate on the basis of these or any protected category in any of its activities or operations.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to:
HR@daylemc.org

* Only qualified individuals will be contacted for an interview.

501 North Brookhurst Street, Suite 102, Anaheim, CA 92801   

 



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