Do you want to make a difference in the lives of other people? Do you wish you were spending your time making others' lives better instead of making money for other people? OPTIONS Family of Services, a local non-profit organization, strives to help people with intellectual disabilities meet their wants and desires as citizens within their community. We serve 200 people from Paso Robles to Santa Maria. Daily, we improve the lives of those we serve.
We are looking for staff to work with our individuals in Morro Bay and Atascadero. We have full time positions available. Hours available are Monday-Friday 7a-3p.
OPTIONS has 2 licensed day programs, one in Atascadero and one in Morro Bay. These programs are community based which means staff are out in the community with a group (1-3 people) of individuals with intellectual disabilities for 5-6 hours each day. Staff work with persons served assisting them in learning social interaction skills, community safety, work skills and engaging them in volunteer activities. Staff accompany individuals bowling, hiking, volunteering at Woods Humane Services, attending art classes, shopping and other fun activities.
Education/Experience: Successful applicants must have at least a High School Diploma or GED, BS or previous experience working with people with disabilities preferred. Strong English oral and written communication skills are required.
Other Skills/Abilities: ability to successfully complete First Aid/CPR training, Pro-ACT, and Drivers Safety. Must have a valid California Drivers License with 3 years driving experience and a driving record acceptable to OPTIONS insurance company. Must also have a clean criminal record and receive clearance from DOJ and FBI.
Physical requirements: Essential functions of this position require that employees regularly sit, stand and walk. Employees may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 20 lbs.
$13.25 per hour starting wage. OPTIONS offers a full benefit package for full time employees (30+ hours per week), including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation/sick leave (16 days per year), and a 401(k).
Interested applicants should call or email Erin Tidmarsh at the phone or email provided. If you do send an email, please include your contact information in the body of the email as occasionally these things get cut off and your email will come not from your email but through the craigslist relay.