Careers

Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Department: Waiver/Supported Living

Hours: Must be available to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Description of Position: Responsible to work cooperatively with the QIDP, Coordinator and other staff in developing, implementing, and evaluating programming, training, recreation, and therapeutic activities for the consumers of TradeWinds. Responsible to endorse a safe, clean, positive environment at all times for the consumers; and give engaging assistance to individuals which aide them in developing strategies that overcome obstacles and promote an opportunity for growth.

Education Requirements: Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent

Position Reports To:  QIDP & Residential Coordinator

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Department: Residential Group Homes

Hours: Must be available to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays

Description of Position: Responsible to work cooperatively with the QIDP, Lead QIDP, and Coordinator and other staff in developing, implementing, and evaluating programming, training, recreation, and therapeutic activities for the consumers of TradeWinds. Responsible to endorse a safe, clean, positive environment at all times for the consumers; and give engaging assistance to individuals which aide them in developing strategies that overcome obstacles and promote an opportunity for growth.

Education Requirements: Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent

Position Reports to: House Manager, QIDP, Lead QIDP & Residential Coordinator

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

 

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Janitor

Department: Janitorial

Hours: Full Time

Description of Position: Responsible for cleaning all assigned departments in TradeWinds; clean spills, remove trash,  ensure bathrooms and other areas are properly cleaned and stocked; work as a team to accomplish the janitorial task; follow all the policies and procedures of TradeWinds and other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required: Prior education and/or experience in related field is a plus; Must be responsible, reliable, and able to carry out job functions independently, without ongoing direct supervision; Must possess the ability to work as team member to maintain consistency.

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Lead Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

Department: Residential Group Home

Hours: Full Time - Hours Vary

Description of Position: The Lead QIDP is responsible for the monitoring, integration, implementation, and coordination of services consisting of a comprehensive functional assessment of the program services.  The Lead QIDP is responsible for ensuring the provisions of a consistent and aggressive active treatment program for all consumers enrolled in the Group Homes.  Oversees and provides guidance, support, supervision, and structure to the QIDP’s. Ensure the Group Homes remains in compliance with all state and local regulations.

Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in human services or related academic disciplines (e.g., psychology, sociology, education and human development).

Experience Required:  Prior experience in developing and implementing individual programs, program evaluations, and working in a team environment.  Must have good decision-making and time management skills and be responsible, mature, and flexible.

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Pre-Vocational Coordinator

Department: Pre-Vocational Services

Hours: Full Time - Day shift (hours may vary)

Description of Position: Oversee Pre-Vocational Service and subcontracted Transportation Services remain in compliance with all State regulatory agencies and meet the needs of the adults enrolled.  Provide supervision of Pre-Voc Trainers,  Lunch Monitors, and Curriculum/Community Training staff in both the main center and TW East building.  Create, monitor and supervise the implementation of curriculum for Pre-Vocational programs.

Education Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Education/Special Education, or related field.

Experience and Technical Skills Minimum three years experience working with people with disabilities. Curriculum writing experience preferred.

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Case Manager

Department: Employment Services

Hours: Part-Time position - Monday - Friday

Description of Position: As a member of TradeWinds Services and an integral part of a diverse population of individuals with disabilities, candidate must be able to promote and support the attitudes, behaviors, knowledge, and skills necessary to work respectfully and effectively with each Participant as well as demonstrate the ability to address the needs of the individuals served.  Case Manager will be responsible for delivering case management services for individuals enrolled in the Employment Services department.

 Education Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent GED required.  Post-secondary education preferred.

Experience and Technical Skills One (1) to Three (3) years experience with individuals with disabilities, elderly, low-income and others.

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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QIDP – Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional

Department: Supported Living

Hours: Full Time - Hours Vary

Description of Position: The Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional is responsible for the monitoring, integration, implementation, and coordination of services consisting of a comprehensive functional assessment of the program services. Ultimately, the QIDP is responsible for ensuring the provisions of a consistent and aggressive active treatment program for the consumers. The QIDP also supervises the Direct Support Professionals and works cooperatively with the residential center nurse.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in human services or related academic disciplines (e.g., psychology, sociology, education and human development).

Experience Required: Prior experience in developing and implementing individual programs, program evaluations, and working in a team environment. Must have good decision-making and time management skills and be responsible, mature, and flexible.

Position Reports to:   Quality and Compliance Coordinator

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Employment Services – Extended Services / CHIO

Department: Employment Services

Hours: Part-Time - Monday - Friday, Flexible

Description of PositionAssisting individuals with disabilities employed in the community with job site training and job coaching related to assessments, employment advocacy, and other services needed to maintain their employment. Utilizing structured intervention techniques to help the participating employee learn to perform job tasks to the employer’s specification. Will perform Community Habilitation Individual Services (CHIO), which involves assisting participants in a manner that supports learning in the areas of self-care, sensory/motor development, socialization, daily living skills, communication, community living, and social skills.  Community-based activities are intended to build relationships and natural supports.

Education Requirements:      High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience Required:  Prefer past experience working with adults with disabilities. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Additional InformationMust be able to pass motor vehicle report criteria, criminal background check, and drug screening.

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Sewing Operator

Department: Industries – Sewing

Hours: Must be available Monday – Friday (times may vary)

Description of Position: Sew disposable coveralls, cloth smocks, tunics, and women’s slacks. Industrial sewing machine used including single needle, double needle, lockstitch, blind stitch. Required to maintain high quality while increasing production level to 90% minimum of standard rate.

Education Requirements: High school diploma preferred.

Experience Required: Technical sewing skills required.  Experience of 1-2 years industrial sewing preferred. Skill level will be tested at interview.

Position Reports To: Sewing Manager

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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Substitute Lunch Monitor

Department: Industries

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Description of Position: Supervise the adult participants in the lunchroom/break area during scheduled morning breaks, lunch periods and afternoon breaks. Monitors adult participants’ behaviors by circulating and interacting with participants during lunch and break periods; encouraging participants to move about the room in an orderly fashion. Reports all adult participant injuries, accidents, illnesses, and behavior problems to the appropriate authority immediately, and as soon as reasonably possible completes written documentation of any of these occurrences.

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required: Prefer past experience working with children or adults with disabilities. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Position Reports To: Production Manager

Additional Information: Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check. Interested candidates should complete an application and submit resume.

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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