Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Lead Fuller Lives

Openings

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and minimum of 4 years’ experience in the field of fundraising for a not-for-profit organization. Superior writing, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are required. Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships while maintaining existing relationships. Proven ability in the development and implementation of fund raising and community relations opportunities. Manage development budget and financial reporting for all development activities; supervise development team. Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective external and internal communication to enhance the understanding, perception and image of the agency. Experience with major gift programs, grant writing, annual appeals, donor stewardship and database management, special events, corporate/foundation giving, management of restricted and unrestricted grants, and donor cultivation and recognition. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle a multitude of tasks under deadline pressure. Willing and able to travel and attend evening and weekend events. Valid Driver’s License and Vehicle Required.

RN

Part time/Full time, Monday-Friday position

Under the supervision of a Nursing Supervisor, RN will be responsible for the overall administration of files/records, medication management, routine nursing services, identification and assessment of health problems of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Must be duly licensed as an RN in NYS, and have at least one year of RN experience, including G-Tube and Insulin administration and be available for on-call/telephone rotation.

Service Coordinator

Full Time position, Monday–Friday, 9:00AM – 4:30PM

Assess and advocate the needs of developmentally disabled individuals for medical, social, educational and other services. Have an Associate’s degree in Health or Human Services + 1 year working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities or 1 year as a Service Coordinator/Case Manager with any population. Strong communication and organizational skills, as well as reliable vehicle and Driver’s License required.

Fiscal Intermediary

Full time position. Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM

Reviews and approves self-directed services budget, as required by OPWDD policies and procedures. Prepare documents for Launch Meetings for self-directed services. Approve expenditures and prepare paperwork to submit to accounting for payment of services, reimbursement of expenses and agency billing. Interact with all departments of fiscal intermediary agency to ensure compliance. Associate’s Degree, strong Excel skills and knowledge of ID/DD population and services required. Finance background a plus.

Recreation, Habilitation and Resident Assistants

Positions are available in Residential Settings, Day and Recreation Programs. Assist individuals with daily living skills and community orientation. HS Diploma/GED required and clean Driver’s License preferred. Have a desire to work with Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled adults and prior experience a plus. Temporary positions are also available.

Sr. Individual Habilitation Assistant

Various part time positions available, flexible hours of 3 to 9 hours in early evening, late afternoon or weekends. Working one-to-one with individual/family, in home setting, teaching intellectually/developmentally disabled individuals, children through adults. HS Diploma and either two years of college or two years of experience in human services field or an equivalent combination of both required.

Individual Habilitation Specialist

Full time position - Develop goals and supervise the implementation of strategies to meet those goals in a residential/program setting. Bachelor’s Degree required and a clean Driver’s License with some experience preferred.

Senior Individual Habilitation Specialist

Full time position

Develop goals and supervise the implementation of strategies to meet those goals in a residential/program setting. Bachelor’s Degree and one year of experience in Human Services required, and a clean Driver’s License preferred.