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Community Inclusion Support – Substitute (Part Time Position)

La Vida Felicidad, Inc. is a non-profit agency that provides services to children and families, adults, and seniors in Valencia, Socorro, Bernalillo, Cibola, McKinley, and San Juan Counties in New Mexico.  We are seeking Two (2) Community Inclusion Support – Substitutes for our Inclusion Services Program.

SUMMARY:

This is a substitute position and can work a variety of areas within the Community Inclusion Support Field.   Employee will work closely with individuals with developmental disabilities to integrate and participate within the community.  Ensure the health and safety of individuals served as well as completion of all paperwork required by funding sources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the program participants with daily functioning and activities as needed to encourage community activity.
  • Implement ISP and support client’s needs.
  • Support individual to create connections within the community.
  • Assist participants as needed in all activities including positioning, ambulating and personal hygiene.
  • Assist CILC & Director of DD Services in completing all quarterly reports and annual reports for all participants if necessary.
  • Upholds agency safety, confidentiality and policy standards.
  • Must maintain CPR, First Aid and other trainings/certifications as required.
  • Must maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, LVF policy and state and federal law.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Open range of availability to be called-in for work.
  • Able to transport individuals in personal vehicle.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum six months experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the DD Waiver Standards.
  • Demonstrable organizational skills, including time management
  • Requires effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • English/Spanish bi-lingual a plus.
  • Ability to participate as a team member in a flexible and cooperative manner.

Send your cover letter and resume, and application to Ted@lvfnm.org, or fax to (505) 865-5331 or mail application to P.O. Box  2040 Los Lunas, NM 87031 (Attn: Human Resources)

La Vida Felicidad, Inc., is an EOE/AA employer.  Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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Pay Rate: $9.50 to $10.00/hour

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