Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of some Acceptional kids? Do you want to have the opportunity to work in a family-friendly and flexible work environment? Do you prefer to work for an organization that ensures you have the resources to be successful? We have some fantastic part-time opportunities for you!
Acceptional Minds LLC is a family-focused support and mentoring program whose primary goal is to provide assistance to families impacted by diagnoses such as Autism and a variety of other behavioral or mental health issues through mentoring and education. Check out our Facebook video for a picture of what it’s like to work at Acceptional Minds: https://tinyurl.com/52hpmydm
Acceptional Minds is looking for patient, kind, and flexible candidates who can assist in our family support specialist program. This position requires travel within Winnebago and Outagamie counties to provide in-home services to our clients.
Our programming includes assisting in daily living activities such as getting ready for school, preparing meals, doing chores, completing homework, and going on outings. Our programming also includes working on behavior management, social, emotional, and executive skills, and enrichment activities.
As a Family Support Specialist, training will begin at the Acceptional Minds, LLC Center (located at 1846 Industrial Dr., Green Bay). This training will be center-based and in clients’ homes, primarily focusing on the life and daily living skills for children ranging from 8-17 years of age. After sufficient training, employees will independently work with families in their homes. Mileage reimbursement is provided when working in client homes. Part-time work is available Monday-Saturday, with flexible shifts between 6am-8pm. Employees are required to work every other weekend. Our client needs are primarily during the afternoon/evening hours during the school year.
Acceptional Minds LLC takes the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and has extensive measures in place to provide a safe working environment for our staff and our clients.
Candidates must be over 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Ideal candidates will have previous experience working with kids with special needs and behavioral self-regulation challenges. Acceptional Minds considers any lived/personal experience as qualified previous experience and candidates that meet these criteria are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate a calm, kind, and open demeanor. Candidates must also be able to organize, prepare and execute enrichment activities with students. CPR, AED, and First Aid training is preferred but will be provided upon hire if needed.
Candidates must be willing and capable to accept the physical requirements of the job. Candidates are eligible for reasonable accommodations with appropriate medical documentation based on the candidates’ needs. Physical activities may include but are not limited to bending, twisting, stooping, and, or standing for 50% or more of the time. Candidates must be willing and capable of physically engaging clients in active moments such as outside games, yoga, and other fitness-related activities. In the event of maintaining the safety of a client, candidates may occasionally need to assist clients as they process through the event.
This position is flexible with mostly afternoon, evening, and weekend shifts available. Part-time hours available. Starting pay is $16.00/hr.
For more information on our services, please visit us at www.acceptionalminds.org.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible schedule
- Paid time off