Supervisor: Program Coordinator.
Wage: $15.11 hourly.
Number of Openings: 1
Schedule: Part-Time. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Order, purchase, store, and inventory all food, supplies, and other household goods.
- Prepare and maintain menus for the Individuals Served in the home.
- Plan, prepare, and/or serve all meals.
- Keep the kitchen, dining area, food storage area, appliances, and utensils neat, clean, safe, and sanitary.
- Document and maintain records relating to food stamps.
- Operate kitchen appliances and office equipment.
- Follow all applicable federal, state, and local laws and/or regulations relating to food safety and quality standards.
- Teach and support Individuals Served to complete the following as independently as possible, and assist or perform these tasks if the individual cannot do so independently: Meal assistance including meal preparation and clean-up; Social and leisure activities of interest to the Individual Served; Protocols to reduce challenging behaviors including coping skills, appropriate waiting, token economics, and picture exchange communication systems (PECS).
- Implement relevant health and safety protocols, including but not limited to CPR, first aid, and crisis protocols.
- Provide input for developing individual program plans and implement such plans.
- Inform supervisor of problems or issues regarding Individuals Served or their environment.
- Report to shifts, meetings, and trainings as scheduled and remain fully alert at all times.
- Display responsible, conscientious behavior, and use good judgment in making decisions.
- Facilitate teamwork between all team members via open communication, responsibility sharing, and a cooperative attitude.
- Advocate for and respect the rights of Individuals Served.
- Demonstrate flexibility as work schedules may be adjusted as necessary to meet the needs of the Individuals Served.
- Embrace and support ROI’s philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness and anti-racism and work to ensure ROI’s commitment to being an anti-racist organization.
- Comply with all laws and regulations regarding reporting suspected abuse and neglect of vulnerable persons.
- Maintain the confidentiality of all restricted information, data and reports.
Paid training is provided to all new hires. During your first few weeks of employment, you will take a number of in-person classes, virtual classes over Zoom, and self-paced online courses. Your supervisor will also schedule you for on-site orientations. Trainings include (but are not limited to): CPR/First Aid, nutrition, medication administration, crisis intervention, driving safety, and the legal rights and protections of Individuals Served. Trainings vary by position.
Requirements for Employment:
- You must be 18 years of age or older.
- You must possess a High School diploma/GED. You will be required to provide proof of said education through original diploma or official transcripts.
The Individuals we serve are part of a vulnerable population. As such, and in accordance with Michigan law, all candidates are required to clear a criminal history check before employment. All candidates are also required to provide ROI with three (3) references and/or letters of reference before their first day.
- Ability to achieve and maintain required trainings and certifications including, but not limited to, medication certification, CPR & First Aid, and physical intervention techniques.
- Possess effective communication skills.
- Consistently arrive on time and as scheduled to the work site.
- Ability to intervene in behavioral crises and assist with a wide array of physical needs.
- Knowledge of how to operate basic home appliances and office equipment.
- Work independently in the absence of direct supervision.
- Demonstrate ability to appropriately communicate to families and support staff of Individuals Served.
- Bachelor’s degree with coursework in at least 2 college courses relating to child/adolescent development, applied behavior analysis, psychology of learning, education and/or communication disorders.
- Approved driver status as determined by ROI.
Residential Opportunities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at ROI, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination based on any protected class status. Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all Policies and Procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discharge and all other terms and conditions of employment. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
ROI is covered under the MDHHS healthcare regulations. In an effort to keep us all safe, throughout the organization we are practicing social distancing to the extent possible, wearing masks, increasing surface cleaning and keeping ourselves apprised of Federal and State orders and recommendations. All staff will participate in a health screening prior to shift and masking where applicable.
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