Provides direct interaction/intervention with students and campers. This position enhances students’ level of independence through skills training utilizing training modules and implementing curriculum; assist in developing work related goals based on interests and assessments.
WAGES: $15 /hr.
LOCATION: DRTC Main Campus
- High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (G.E.D., HiSET, TASC), B.A. or B.S. degree or a combination of 4 years of college plus experience in the field preferred.
- Experience in working with teenagers with disabilities preferred.
- Experience providing training/instruction to students with disabilities.
- 18 years old or older.
- Possess and maintain a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License in order to operate Agency vehicles.
- Pass OSBI, MVR, DHS Registry Check, reference checks, pre-employment drug test and any other background check as Agency requires or deems necessary.
- Must have regular and punctual attendance.
- Must be able to make quick and logical decisions.
- High degree of confidentiality
- Ability to work independently and adapt to a variety of working environments in the community.
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Proficient with computer, specifically Microsoft products
- Ability to operate Agency vans (12 to 15 seat van)
- Safety Sensitive Position Identification: A safety sensitive position (SSP) is a position in which an individual has a key and direct role in an activity where impaired performance could result in:
- a serious incident, or
- an improper or inadequate response to a potentially serious incident.
- Must have knowledge of DRTC’s Mission and Philosophies.
- Must be familiar with all DRTC policies/procedures and organizational structure of the agency, including all agency safety and emergency procedures.
- Position serves as a role model to students and staff. Mannerism and responses must be age appropriate and conducive to the work environment.
- Maintains a professional relationship with job exploration site staff, parents, and others within the community.
- Uses agency tools and procedures to insure organization and consistency.
RESPONSIBILITIES – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides continual direct supervision and ensures safety of students/campers participating in the program; this is non-negotiable. As a result, the following is expected:
- No cell phone or electronic device usage during work times
- No reading (non-work related) and/or homework during work times
- Not engaged in any other activity that distracts from continual supervision of students/campers during program times
Implements curriculum and training as set by the DDS Program Team and Camp Director. Assists at job exploration/volunteer sites and on all field trips.
Implements lesson plans and assists in curriculum development when needed.
Maintain attendance and other required paperwork including, program documentation for assigned students and gives to the Camp Director as scheduled.
Provide for crisis intervention in the community and on site if necessary, ensuring the safety of the students/campers during such times. Utilizes positive behavioral supports strategies to intervene and redirect the students/campers, age appropriately and documents appropriately. Keeps supervisor apprised of all behavioral concerns.
Transports students/campers to and from job exploration, volunteer or community site daily.
Assists the Camp Director with day to day functions as assigned by the Program Team.
Attends to personal care needs associated with severely impaired students/campers such as assistance with eating, changing and toileting, as needed.
Protects individuals’ personal information in accordance with HIPAA. All individual information and program specifics are to be held in strict confidence - at no time discuss an individual in the presence of staff not involved with that individual or family.
Camp hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday. Two 15-minute breaks, if scheduling allows. Lunch is eaten with the campers. This position is non-exempt and receives overtime pay at time and a half rate for over 40 hours worked per payroll week.
The following physical requirements are necessary to meet this Job Description:
- Standing up to eight hours
- Able to move maximum weight of 50 pound (vertically)
- Able to move maximum weight of 25 pounds (horizontally)
- Able to move the above-described weights a maximum distance of 100 feet
- Regularly required to talk with or listen to others. Frequently required to sit and use hands to handle/feel objects, tools or controls. Vision requirements include depth perception, ability to see peripherally and ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus.
- Required to be able to operate a vehicle for travel/transportation purposes.
- The demands of the job include being individually responsible for a group of clients and therefore must be able to physically demonstrate first aid skills including seizure care, performing CPR; use an AED and perform the Heimlich maneuver.
- Additional physical requirements to be considered depending on the training and the skill being trained and can include sitting, bending, stooping, lifting, grasping and stretching.
NOTE - Staff will be counseled for failure to adhere to maximum weights or for non-use of required Safety Equipment.
CERTIFICATION OR TRAINING REQUIRED: (At Agency's Expense)
- DDS approved CPR/Standard First Aid Training
- This position does not follow a regular meetings schedule or training requirements, but will receive ongoing training for job specific, safety, professional, and personal development.
You may submit an application online today at www.drtc.org or print an application to fill out by hand and deliver to Dale Rogers Training Center in person, by mail, or by fax.
Dale Rogers Training Center
2501 N. Utah Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: (405) 946-4489
Fax: (405) 267-6929
Video Phone #: (405) 445-7314
Dale Rogers Training Center is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer