Career Opportunities at Easter Seals Midwest
Easter Seals Midwest is committed to helping individuals with
developmental disabilities learn, live, work and participate in
their community. We believe that every person needs the support of
others, and we look for very special people to support individuals
with developmental disabilities. As an employee of Life Skills
you'll be one of those special people.
Our staff provides the link to the community for those they
serve and are one of the most exemplary reflections of the mission
driven work we do every day. The people that carry out this
rewarding, care giving support play an integral and crucial role in
the success of our organization. For some, they may be the eyes of
those unable to see, or the voice for those who can't speak. For
others, they are friend, cheerleader and subtle support on the path
to one's true potential.
Whether you have previous experience in this field or this just
sounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue…we
want to hear from you!
Below are listed our four service areas and a sampling of
positions in each area. To search open positions please click
on the search current open positions link.
Community Living Positions
Easter Seals Midwest's Community Living Division helps
individuals with developmental disabilities live in homes of their
own in the community. We currently offer these services in
St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County. We
are seeking Direct Support Professionals to provide assistance to
individuals with developmental disabilities in a community-based
Instructor - Community Living Instructors can be
full-time or part-time and work in a variety of settings throughout
St Louis. Our staff provides assistance with daily
activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication
administration; and personal care. Staff may also facilitate
community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the
community or providing transportation to work or other activities.
In addition, staff support therapeutic and behavioral plans in
partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for
those we support.
Management positions - The CLIs are supported in
the homes by various leaders and supervisors. Team Leads are
a subject matter expert in the house or work site, Supervisors
directly work with 2-3 homes doing scheduling, doctor appointments,
working with families and guardians. Managers oversee 4-6 homes
developing the PCP, supervising staff, etc.
Nurses - Our
nurses are responsible for the medical oversight and coordination
of care for the clients on their caseload. For Life Skills
the nurses that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play
a crucial role in the successes of our clients and the organization
as a whole.
about our Community Living Division
Employment Services Positions
Easter Seals Midwest's Employment Services Division helps
individuals with developmental disabilities find competitive,
meaningful employment in the community. We currently offer
employment services in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St.
Charles County. We are currently seeking candidates for the
Services Recruiter - Employment Recruiters not only
support the people we serve but also represent Life Skills to the
community in building partnerships with businesses who will employ
Instructor - CSIs are the link to the community for
those they serve and are responsible for supporting adults with
developmental disabilities in the community. Outgoing,
energetic and creative planners should take a look!
Consultant - Consultants ensure the effectiveness
of employment services both for our clients as well as the
employers. Consultants will help to identify both the
immediate and long-term performance goals and support needs with
employers and employees to ensure continued success on the job.
Access Specialist - this position supports clients'
efforts to access community resources, utilize public
transportation, develop positive relationships and develop
more about our Employment Services Division
Autism Services Positions
Our Autism Services division supports more than 2,800 clients in
95 counties across the state of Missouri, including St. Louis City,
St. Louis County and St. Charles County. Our qualified team
of autism specialists works with individuals affected by Autism
Spectrum Disorders and their families to help develop communication
and social skills while addressing problem behaviors. If you would
like to support individuals on the autism spectrum please read
further about our opportunities available throughout the state of
Office - Our main office in St.
Louis provides parent training, clinical, in-home services and more
to families impacted by autism in St. Louis City, St. Louis County
and St. Charles County.
Offices - We have offices in Columbia, Springfield,
Joplin, Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff, MO. They typically
provide in-home services to families with children on the Autism
Sample positions for which we are currently hiring include:
Support Assistant - The responsibilities of the
Respite Provider are to work directly with children and adults with
Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Center, within the community, and
at the homes of the individuals.
Implementers - Implementers are responsible for
carrying out the important part of our mission by successfully
conducting Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and therapy with
individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Professionals - OT, PT, SLP provide therapy
after-school and weekends
Learn more about our Autism
Administration & Support Positions
There are a variety of teams that support the mission of Life
Skills behind the scenes. Those teams include: Human
Resources, Accounting, Information Technology, Marketing &
Communications, and Development.
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