Employment Opportunities

Family Gateway is an equal opportunity employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all employees and applicants for employment. All personnel actions are administered without regard to race, sexual orientation, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability of otherwise qualified individuals or any other status protected by law.

PART-TIME LEARNING CENTER TEACHER

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Learning Center Teacher will enthusiastically monitor, interact, teach, and create educational activities and opportunities for children between 6 weeks and 5 years of age.

JOB DUTIES

  • Ensure a safe environment that will foster positive learning and educational opportunities for children 6 weeks – 5 years of age.
  • Develop and execute educationally driven lesson plans for non-school aged children.
  • Provide parents with insight on student progress, successes, and hindrances.
  • Provide parents with feedback that will assist age appropriate child development in their home environments.
  • Accompany & supervise children on the playground &/field trips.
  • Work with volunteers, interns, outside agencies, and staff to maximize age appropriate development, gross & fine motor skills, and educational advancement.
  • Participate in, and lead group activities that encourage movement and physical fitness.
  • Communicate with direct supervisor and/ program manager regarding the events of the day, children’s successes/hindrances, program needs & supplies.
  • Track daily attendance & complete monthly statistics /reports.
  • Clean & sanitize the classroom daily.
  • Meet with immediate supervisor at least once a week.
  • Meet with children’s programing staff a minimum of once a month to review and improve program goals and successes.
  • Assist in the after school program as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess or have the ability to obtain CPR/First Aid within 2 weeks of hire date.
  • Be willing to attend trainings required to advance professional development.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and insurance in order to transport children to and from events.
  • Be available for a daily shift Monday – Friday between 8 am & 4:30 pm.

WORK CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT

This is a part time position requiring 30 hours per week and is subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

To apply for this position, please email Anastasia Nixon, Center Director, at anixon@familygateway.org.


COMMUNITY LIVING ASSISTANT- PRN SHIFT

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

PRN Family Gateway Community Living Assistant/ Monitor  is responsible for supervising and monitoring evening/night weekend activities of residents at Family Gateway Center.

JOB DUTIES

  • Establish and maintain appropriate staff/resident boundaries and direct residents to the appropriate staff members to address their needs.
  • Treat families with dignity and respect.
  • Review resident list and become familiar with residents and center updates, move-ins and/or modifications.
  • Review master calendar to prepare for any visiting agency or sponsored event.
  • Prepare activity/group rooms for scheduled events and gather residents for event.
  • Make appropriate announcements for dinner activities/chores or other applicable assignments.
  • Monitor residents during meal times and assist as a server as needed.
  • Distribute cleaning supplies and other requested materials as needed.
  • Conduct regular room/curfew checks and track curfew violations.
  • Monitor residents behavior to ensure compliance of Family Gateway Community Living Agreement, Client Rights and Responsibilities and Completion of Community Responsibilities, etc.
  • Respond to crisis and emergency situations and contact the appropriate authorities as needed.
  • Document all injuries, incidents, and crises on incident form.
  • Communicate with Family Services team nightly regarding relevant client issues.
  • Send emails out nightly informing staff of how things went throughout the evening;
  • Attend monthly trainings (may be outside of the time normal work hours)
  • Work closely with volunteers.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicant should have a high school diploma/equivalent with one year related experience. Applicant should have interest in working in a high paced environment with adults, children and families in crisis. Applicant should have knowledge of crisis-intervention techniques. Applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Applicant must be able to work on a team.

WORK CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT

This is a part time as needed position, and it is subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Work hours vary but most shifts are scheduled 5:00PM-11:00PM Monday- Sunday and staff and national holidays. There are also opportunities to work in the daytime preparing or serving meals in the kitchen. The Community Living Assistant reports to the Transition Services Manager/Center Director.

To apply for this position, please email Anastasia Nixon, Center Director, at anixon@familygateway.org.