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Accounting Assistant

Department: Fiscal

Hours: Full Time - Monday – Friday

Description of PositionResponsible for performing cash-related bookkeeping, process payments, maintain collections, reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies, residential liabilities, provide accounting and clerical support to accounting department, provide assistance and support to company personnel, and participate and assist in audits.

Education Requirements:      Some college preferred.

Experience Required:  Over three (3) years experience preferred. The ability to interpret various windows based software, learn other software programs, and ability to focus on repetitious data compilations.

Position Reports to:   Controller

Additional Information: Shared office environment. Must be able to focus and block out distractions. Ability to organize must be detail orientated. Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background checks.

TradeWinds offers: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation (FT) or PTO (PT), Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training for certain positions, 24/7 Gym access.

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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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Maintenance Assistance

Department: Building & Grounds

Hours: Full Time - Varies

Hours: Monday – Friday   7:00am – 3:30pm.  Some evenings, weekends, and holidays may be required.

Description of PositionResponsible for the appearance, safety, and maintenance of main center and residential sites owned by TradeWinds. Plan & perform maintenance for all sites owned/operated by TradeWinds Services Inc.

Education Requirements:  Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, knowledge of building trades, must have a valid driver’s license.

Experience Required: Experience in industrial and institutional maintenance repairs, experience with building trades, and ability to use power tools/maintenance equipment.

Additional RequirementsMust be at least 21 years of age and have reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license with no suspensions for traffic infractions during the past three years. Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background checks.

Position Reports to:   Facilities Operator & Director of Programs

TradeWinds offers: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation (FT) or PTO (PT), Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training for certain positions, 24/7 Gym access.

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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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Sign Shop Installer

Department: Sign Shop

Hours: Part-Time, varies

Description of PositionTo assist in production and to install or take down signs in the community.

Education Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required:  Experience working with power tools and in sign production.

Position Reports to:   Sign Shop Manager

Additional InformationWorking condition is in a shop environment.  Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends if necessary. Must be able to drive and possess a current valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance, no suspensions within a 3-year period; be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to comply with pre-hire requirements such as a background check, drug & TB test, and ability to present a positive image of the organization to members of the community.

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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 Direct Support Professional

Department: Residential Group Home

Hours: Full Time

Lead Direct Support Professional in the Residential Group Homes department, starting at $15.50/hour, requires flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Description of Position:  Responsible to work cooperatively with the House Manager, QIDP, Coordinator & other staff in developing, implementing, and evaluating programming, training, recreation, and therapeutic activities for the consumers of TradeWinds.  The Lead DSP is responsible to assist the House Manager in maintaining consistency in programming, participant care, and communications with staff. The person in this position has the responsibility to take over responsibilities when the House Manager is not available (vacation, sick, etc.) and to assist the House Manager in training, follow-up, and coaching the Direct Support Professionals.  This position is expected to maintain DSP responsibilities as well.

 Education Requirements: Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent

Additional Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license with no suspensions for traffic infractions during the past three years. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be a responsible, reliable person who is able to work
independently.

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

Benefits: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training, 24/7 Gym access.

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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 Pre-Vocational Production Trainer

Department: Production

Hours: As Needed - Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3:30 pm

This is a substitute position to fill in as needed, working with adults with developmental disabilities.

Description of Position:   Responsible to train participants based on their individual pre-vocational goals as identified in their Individual Service Plans.  In addition, provide training to enable the person served to maximize their performance on a variety of production jobs.  Job accommodations and daily written documentation are required regarding participants’ progress and related service issues.  Participation in consumer person-centered planning meetings is required.

Education Requirements:   Minimum High school diploma or GED; post-secondary/training preferred.

Experience Required:  Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in education and/or teacher’s aide experience. Shipping experience preferred.  Must be able to multi-task as well as effectively communicate both orally and written.  Must be able to objectively and calmly handle crisis situations.

Benefits: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation, Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training, 24/7 Gym access.

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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 Professionals (DSPs)

Department:

Hours: Full & Part-Time

Full & Part-Time Positions Available

Residential Group Homes & Waiver/Supported Living Homes

STARTING AT $16.00 PER HOUR

TradeWinds Services, Inc. is a non-profit agency that has been providing support and care to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities in Northwest Indiana for over 50 years.

TradeWinds offers:

Work cooperatively with 
supervisors and other staff to:

Requirements:

TradeWinds offers competitive wages and paid training.
Benefits available for both full & part-time.

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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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Respite DSP

Department:

Hours: Full & Part-Time

We are seeking

Direct Support Professionals

to provide

RESPITE CARE

Are you compassionate and enjoy working with people?

TradeWinds Services is a non-profit agency that has been providing support and care to individuals with intellectual disabilities in Northwest Indiana for 50 years. We currently have Part-time and Full-time positions available.

Respite Care offers caregivers of children and adults with disabilities the opportunity for a short-term break to care for themselves, spend time with other family members, or have the freedom to run errands without worry. Our Respite Care staff takes individuals with special needs on outings to community-based activities, shopping, bowling, theaters, etc. Respite care can also be provided in-home or at a TradeWinds Respite Apartment.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid driver’s license with no suspensions for traffic infractions during the past three years. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be a responsible, reliable person who is able to work independently. The flexible hours can be good for a college student, retiree, or a person looking for part-time employment.

Benefits: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training, 24/7 Gym access.

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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.

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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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