Job Description

Job Details
Entry
St. George, UT - St. George, UT
Full-Time/Part-Time
None
$18.00 Hourly
Negligible
Any
Nonprofit - Social Services

Looking for the perfect SUMMER job or internship then look no further. Come spend your summer working with incredible kids who have varying degrees of disabilities and get paid to go swimming, bowling, the movies, and play basketball, as well as, spend time in Sand Hollow, Gunlock, Quail Creek and Snow Canyon state parks.

Summer Program runs from the end of May to the middle of August.

RISE Services Inc. is a non-profit organization that is powered by relationships, connection, and community. Our mission is Creating Opportunities for and with People -- not just for our clients, but our staff, and communities as well. We provide in person-centered mentoring to individuals throughout Utah experiencing developmental and intellectual disabilities.

As a Direct Support Professional in our summer program you’ll provide care to school age kids with varying degrees of disability. Your goal is to develop healthy relationships, engage with clients, and be present for milestones in their lives, both big and small. Your success will ensure clients independence, and their physical and emotional safety.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide socialization skills for clients through group and learning activities
  • Assist with documentation for program progress for clients
  • Act as an appropriate role model and support people in using appropriate language, dress, table manners, respect, and other behavior as needed.
  • Transport clients as necessary to achieve goals in assistance and skills development.
  • Provide assistant to clients based on individual needs to include, but not limited to daily living, hygiene, mobility, social skills, therapy and other medical needs.
  • Meet administrative expectations to include, but not limited to following policies on hours documentation, detailing notes on shift
  • Follow RISE Mission, Vision, and Values by showing respect and promoting choice.
  • Ensure the environment is free of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, and ensure a safe environment is maintained at all times.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have verbal and written communication skills adequate to the specific job.
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Approved Background Clearance Application, through the Office of Licensing annually.
  • Reliable transportation to the work site and for transporting people, if applicable.
  • Access to a telephone.
  • Must be able to meet minimum training requirements and complete renewals as assigned.
  • Must be 21+ if required to drive an approved RISE vehicle and maintain a valid Driver’s License, acceptable Driving Record, and current auto insurance that meet minimum requirements of RISE insurance policies if personal vehicle is used for transporting people.

Why RISE?

We truly believe that where you work matters- our employees make a positive difference in our client’s lives every day and in turn, our client’s bring sunshine to gloomy days.

Perks:

Competitive hourly rate

Flexible schedules

On site- hands on human service experience

Paid training

Rewarding!

NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

RISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:

(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885
(b) Dedicated email hrdept @riseservicesinc.org DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY
(c) US mail - 4554 E Inverness Ave Mesa, AZ 85206- Attn Human Resources
(d) Dedicated phone - 1-866-242-2714 Option 1 (Employment Opportunities) DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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