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DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SUB-THERAPIST: Pay: $12.65/hour; Hours: 10-40 hours/week; REF #2913303

Over 54 million American’s are affected by either a physical or mental disability, meaning 20% of the U.S. population is in need of some kind of assistance. If you are pursuing a career in mental health, it is guaranteed that you will either serve clients that are affected by a disability either personally or with a family member. EMS partners with one of the top organizations in all of Colorado that seeks to provide services to adults who have a developmental disability (a disability that develops before adulthood). This organization has effectively partnered with CCU/EMS for the past three years through hiring Sub-Therapist’s. As a Sub-Therapist you will work with clients on an individually basis to provide the assistance they need, reinforce behavior modification plans as prescribed by licensed therapists, and develop meaningful relationships. Sub-Therapists will either work at group homes or at organizational main buildings. This organization provides several training and certifications in many areas including: abuse detection and reporting, administration of prescription medications, non-violent restraint certification, and behavior modification methods. CCU students have loved working as a Sub-Therapist and this organization would love more great students! This organization has several locations in Jefferson County and has hours available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, making it possible to create a work schedule that fits with your class requirements. Contact EMS with the reference number through the Student Contact Form to learn more information and get started with the application process!

Hours: 10-40 hours/week

Pay: Starting $12.65/hour

Location: Jefferson County

REF #2913303

CHILDCARE SPECIALIST: Pay: $12.72/hour; Hours: 10-15 hours/week; REF #3235155

We are a unique respite care center for children ages 3-18 with developmental disabilities. We provide a safe, fun environment for children with disabilities where parents are confident in our care. While in our care, children participate in various field trips, play, laugh, and receive specialized care as needed (e.g. g-tube feedings, meds, diaper changes, etc.). In essence, you get paid to play with kids. As a Childcare Specialist you will be responsible for child care and parent involvement; and other duties as assigned. If you are interested, then contact EMS with the reference number through the Student Contact Form to learn more information and get started with the application process!

 Child Care

  1. Assure a safe and stimulating environment where each child’s needs are consistently met.
  2. Know and understand each child’s individual needs in order to engage children in various activities.
  3. Basic understanding of various developmental disabilities   .
  4. Communicate with staff in a friendly and professional manner.
  5. Communicate with parents about children’s daily activities and behaviors.
  6. Write incident reports (as needed).
  7. Communicate concerns of children to the Executive Director.
  8. Assist with toileting of children (i.e. remind children to use restroom, change diapers).
  9. Assist with daily chores (trash, cooking, cleaning, general pick up, other chores as needed).
  10. Daily charting of children’s activities, behaviors, toileting, and medications.
  11. Other tasks as assigned.
  12. Foster open communication and teamwork that focuses on success as a product of the entire team and the Megan’s Place organization.
  13. CPR, First Aid, and Universal Precautions certified.
  14. Attend additional training as required.

 Qualifications

  1. Experience that reflects the depth and scope of the above description.
  2. Experience with children with developmental disabilities
  3. Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
  4. Available full time with flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; in person and via phone.
  6. Skilled team member who is adaptable and flexible.
  7. Demonstrated high level of professional integrity.  
  8. Must successfully pass a thorough background check.
  9. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  10. Must be at least 16 years of age.

 Pay: $12.72/hour

Hours: 10-15 hours/week (or more if preferred), Afternoons and Weekends (Sat and Sun hours available). Pref available during holiday, spring, and summer breaks

Location: Wheat Ridge

REFERENCE #3235155

REGISTERED BEHAVIORAL TECH I: Pay: $15/hour; Hours: Part–Time; pref after school and weekend availability needed most; REF #3029027

Job Title: Registered Behavioral Technician I

Job Overview:

Awesome opportunity for a Psych Major or any student wanting to work with children! What exactly do you do as a Registered Behavioral Tech I? You get to use evidence-based protocols and positive reinforcement to teach or increase language and communication skills, promote play and social skills, encourage daily living activities, and develop pre-academic skills in the home, community, and/or school setting. You will directly contribute to our client's success stories by providing them with the necessary skills to be successful! If you are interested, then contact EMS with the reference number through the Student Contact Form to learn more information and get started with the application process!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Become an influencer as you implement one on one ABA intervention programs to children in a home, school, or other environments as needed.
  • Put your data and teaching skills to the test, as you observe and collect data on children’s behavior and teach children the specific behavior skills called for in their personal treatment plan.
  • Participate in regular supervisory meeting with a BCBA!
  • Delve into the world of excellent communications skills as you get the experience maintaining clear lines of communication and professional boundaries.

Qualifications:

  • You are at least 18 years of age.
  • You hold a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • You have a RBT certification or be willing to earn certification in a timely manner.
  • You hold a CPR certification or be willing to earn certification provided at no cost to you.
  • You abide by the RBT Ethics Code
  • You are able to work a minimum of 5 hours a week.
  • You are able to lift 40lbs.
  • You have as a preference a background in education or healthcare.
  • You are a person with lots of patience in the tank and are able to interact well with active children and work cooperatively or independently as a therapy team member.

Important Information:

Pay: $15/hour

Hours: Part – Time; pref after school and weekend availability needed most.

Location: Lakewood

REF #3029027

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