Employment Opportunities

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College Degree Required for QIDP Postings #976, #977, #978.

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Direct Support Professional/Asst. Habilitation Specialist 

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary: Residential and Day Programs:

H.S. Diploma/GED required, some college course in the Human Services Field a Plus! Residential or Day Programs. SCIP, CPR, AMAP certifications, Driver’s License preferred or required.  Assists in the day-to-day provision of active support and programming according to the individuals’ support plans. Promotes and protects the individuals ‘civil and personal rights as well as help to maintain the individuals’ states of wellbeing, both physical and emotional as outlined in the program plans, and applicable regulations. Ensures the safety of individuals, co-workers, and self through the appropriate use of universal precautions, appropriate lifting and other treatment techniques

 

Housekeeper:

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

High School/GED. Must be able to comprehend labels of cleaners/household detergents/chemicals. Requires considerable physical (lifting) effort in cleaning, washing, lifting etc.

 

Cook

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

H.S.Diploma/GED. Preferred two years cooking experience in a institutional setting. Oversees the dietary and culinary activities for residence. NYC Department of Health Food Handlers Certification preferred. Requires considerable physical effort in standing, lifting, carrying, cooking, storing food/supplies and providing intervention to adults with disabilities when necessary. Must be able to prepare in a sanitary manner palatable and nutritionally sound meals, and develop nutritional menus. Prepare special meals prescribed by clinic professionals. Purchase Food. Insure that food storage meets OPWDD standards for cleanliness. Any related activity assigned by the manager.

 

QIDP Residential or Day Programs

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

Qualified candidate possesses a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field and must be a QIDP (examples of a QIDP degree include: psychology, social work, behavioral studies, nursing, education, human service studies) and has a minimum of working three years with people with intellectual disabilities, preferably in a day program setting. The person should possess excellent communication, interpersonal and documentation skills and will assist in the overall operation of the program and implementation of person centered activities.

 

Direct Support Professional/Hospital Companion

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

H.S. Diploma/GED required, some college course in the Human Services Field a Plus! SCIP, CPR, AMAP certifications, Driver’s License preferred or required.

Primary Responsibility:  Assists and advocates for individuals from GEC residences who are admitted to the hospital, rehabilitation facility and/or a nursing home. Engages/talks with hospitalized individual to maintain his/her good spirits and avoid depression. Communicates with the individual to ensure his/her understanding of treatment they are receiving as well as the status of his/her medical situation. Assists the individual during meals” ensuring that food is prepared according to dietary requirements/restrictions. Requests assistance from hospital staff as needed by the individual.

Secondary Responsibility:  Assists in the day-to-day provision of active support and programming according to the individuals’ support plans. Promotes and protects the individuals ‘civil and personal rights as well as help to maintain the individuals’ states of well-being, both physical and emotional as outlined in the program plans, and applicable regulations. Ensures the safety of individuals, co-workers, and self through the appropriate use of universal precautions, appropriate lifting and other treatment techniques.

 

Residential Department:

Residential Manager ICF:

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

BA/BS Degree required. Previous management/supervisory experience. Manage the day to day operation of an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF). Act as the Treatment Team Coordinator/QIDP and develop Comprehensive Functional Assessments and Active Treatment Objectives. Candidate should be AMAP, CPR and SCIP certified. Additionally, a valid driver’s license is recommended. A minimum of 5 years of experience working directly with adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting required. Office skills, excellent organizational skills and expertise with computer skills required. Applicant must provide a resume upon applying.

 

Residential Habilitation Specialist

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

Bachelor’s Degree in special education, psychology, social work or related human services discipline. Develop residential habilitation plans as identified in each resident’s individual service plan (ISP). Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, ability to completely and prepare reports that describe services and the response of individuals to those services in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure coordination of the residential habilitation services by meeting with participants, advocates, case managers, house managers and staff. Keep monthly notes and chart participant’s responses to the plans. Any other related activity assigned by the residential directors.

 

Day Programs

 

Program Support Specialist

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

Qualified candidate is required to have a bachelor's degree in a related field (QIDP) and a minimum of three years' experience working with individuals with intellectual disability. The Program Support Specialist will support the quality assurance and person centered planning in the day services division and will work closely with the day program supervisors and directors in ensuring quality, person centered and innovative programming, with focus on documentation review and audit preparedness. The Program Support Specialist will take an active role in participating in planning meetings and in the completion of documentation in the Four Seasons Program. She/he will possess excellent organizational, computer and interpersonal skills and will participate in staff trainings and program meetings. The Program Support Specialist will visit volunteer sites to assess services and provide support to staff and individuals. Reports to: Day Service Division Director. 

 

Day Habilitation Without Walls Program Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

Qualified candidate is required to have a Bachelor’s degree in the Human Services field and have five years related experience dealing with the developmentally disabled population. Previous supervisory experience is required.  QIDP required. This candidate must have excellent office, organizational and computer skills. This candidate will also qualify as a QIDP who possesses excellent communication, interpersonal and documentation skills and implementation of person centered activities. Must be able to generate staff action plans and complete all required documentation. This person must also possess a valid driver’s license.

 

QIDP Residential or Day Programs

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

Qualified candidate possesses a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field and must be a QIDP (examples of a QIDP degree include: psychology, social work, behavioral studies, nursing, education, human service studies) and has a minimum of working three years with people with intellectual disabilities, preferably in a day program setting. The person should possess excellent communication, interpersonal and documentation skills and will assist in the overall operation of the program and implementation of person centered activities.

 

Activity Specialist:

Responsible for working collaboratively with the HSPs to develop lesson plans which promote person centered planning and independence.  Ensure program individuals integrate into the community to be exposed to a variety of experiences in order to enhance their skill level and enrich their well-being.

 

Horticultural Program

Greenhouse Instructor Assistant:

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

High School Diploma or Equivalent. Gardening experience is a plus. Nurturing with gentle guidance on horticultural skills. Seeding, planting, and watering. Maintain plant life at main building and at community sites as assigned. Any other related activity assigned by a supervisor. Position requires lifting, bending and temperature changes.

 

Assistant Instructor – Union Position – (Position under One (1) Year Grant)

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

High School Diploma or Equivalent. Two (2) years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Be able to sing in key and, preferably play a musical instrument. Assists the Performance Coach/Instructor with teaching adults with development disabilities popular and holiday songs for performing at public events in the community. Monitors well-being of program participants and provides assistance as necessary. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

 

Recreation Dept.

Recreation Provider: Bowling or Arts and Crafts

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

High School Diploma or GED required. SCIP, AMAP, CPR as required by participants needs. Supports participants in various recreational activities. Requires considerable physical effort in transferring, lifting and providing intervention to adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.

 

Habilitation Specialist (HSP)

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field, SCIP, AMAP, and CPR.  At least one (1) year experience with adults with developmental disabilities.  Primary responsibility is to provide direct support to adults with developmental disabilities; implementing the goals of the treatment team, and at all times providing services in a manner that ensures dignity, safety and full development of the individuals in the care of the Guild.  In addition, complete and review required documentation, i.e. Day Hab Plans/Reviews, billing charts, monthly progress notes, etc. and attend ISP meetings.

 

MSC

Community Habilitation Specialist

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Field. SCIP, CPR, AMAP. Develop and monitor Community Habilitation plans for each individual. Experience writing habilitation plans. Helping Community Habilitation Counselors. Complete all necessary documentation.

 

Community Habilitation Counselor:

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

High School Diploma./GED, SCIP, CPR, AMAP. Works with people individually or in small groups to help develop greater independence and community involvement.

 

Preschool

Teacher Bilingual

Minimum Qualifications: 

New York State Certified Special Education Birth-Grade 2. Bilingual Spanish or Chinese Extension required. Works with developmentally delayed preschoolers 3-5 yrs. old. Fluent both verbal and written in either Spanish or Chinese.

 

Speech Language Pathologist

Qualifications: 

New York State Certified with a CF or holding a TSSLD/TSSH and bilingual extension in Mandarin (1) and Spanish (1).  Works with developmentally delayed preschoolers 3-5 year old.

 

Certified Teachers Assistant

Minimum Qualifications/Position Summary:

H.S. Diploma/GED is required. Attendance at the requisite workshops and have passed the NYS Teacher Assistant Certification Exam (ATAS). Knowledge of early childhood development approved behavior management plans. Must be able to lift children to evacuate building in case of fire or other emergency. Requires physical effort in transferring and lifting children with disabilities. Bilingual Spanish and/or Chinese is either a requirement or a plus.

 

Licensed Psychologist Bilingual Spanish

Qualifications:

NY State Certified Licensed in Psychology. Bilingual Spanish – verbal and written.

 

School Social Worker Bilingual Chinese

Qualifications:

MSW or CSW. Conducts social work assessments. Works with the principal and team in providing assistance to students and outreach to families. Bilingual verbal and written (Cantonese/Mandarin).

 

Occupational Therapist

Qualifications:

OTR License with pediatric experience.

 

Registered Nurse

Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science or Associate’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. At least three (3) years as a practicing registered nurse. Prior experience as a school nurse and/or experience in a pediatric setting is preferable. Current Registered Nurse NYS Registration.

 

How to apply:
 

If you ARE currently employed, you must complete an internal application and submit it with a copy of your resume to Human Resources Department.
 

If you are NOT currently employed at GEC, You may complete an employment application at our main office bldg (260 68th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220). Attach your resume and leave with the receptionist. Or you may email your resume to Employment@gecbklyn.org
 

Due to heavy volume, please do not contact us by telephone to confirm receipt of your application/resume. You will be contacted if your background, experience and availability meet the criteria of the department/position you are applying for.

   

GEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Employee Referral Bonus


Refer an employee to GEC and receive a monetary bonus once the new employee satisfactorily passes probation. See Employee referral bonus letter/form in your new hire paperwork. Request letter/form from your supervisor and/or Human Resources.


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