Wednesday, January 7, 2015

WACOSA is seeking FT & PT Training Specialists

WACOSA, a non-profit organization in the St. Cloud area, dedicated to providing services to adults with developmental disabilities, is seeking a FT & PT Training Specialists to join our Waite Park team.

Job Duties
  • Responsible to develop skills of adults w/disabilities so they may live & work in the community at their greatest potential
  • Supports Consumers’ behavior needs by assisting in development & follow-through of adaptive behavior programs, protocols, & de-escalation procedures; while adhering to WACOSA’s Guiding Principles
  • Carries-out respectful assistance with personal care needs for Consumers; including bathroom support, meal-time assistance, positioning, & administering medications & medical needs
  • Completes all Consumer programs & related data collection, maintain a computer proficiency of 30 wpm, accessing/creating/modifying data files, printing, & savings docs. & accessing Internet resources
  • Adheres to all WACOSA safety policies & procedure, acts as a role model for others, & holds self/ others accountable
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 2nd Shift; M - F; Approx. 1:00pm to 8:30pm (schedule may vary upon business needs)

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • People skills, patience, organization, ability to convey information/ ideas so others can understand, & the ability to maintain confidentiality are a must
  • Knowledge of word processing, data entry, & accessing the Internet
  • Must be 20+ y/o, possess a valid MN Driver’s License & insurable driving record; driving is required
  • Must be willing to submit to a Health Card Physical (if applicable), Motor Vehicle Check, Criminal Background Check, & Drug Screen (post offer)
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. & assist with adult lifts & transfers
  • Experience working with disabled or special needs groups preferred
How to Apply
FT Positions includes competitive benefits pkg. Fill out a completed application on our website -OR- complete in-person at:

WACOSA
Front Desk (320 Bldg. Sundial Dr., Door 3)
P.O. Box 757
Waite Park, MN 56387


**NO phone calls please**

WACOSA is an EO/M/W/Disability/AA Employer
All candidates are considered w/o regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, or marital status, sexual orientation or preference, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or membership on a local rights commission