Search is seeking professionals, advocates, caregivers, college students & graduates and anyone that wants a job that makes a difference in someone's life! Our employment opportunities include FULL AND PART TIME direct support professional positions in beautiful group homes and adult learning programs/classrooms. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
teaching life skills
supporting with daily living skills and personal support needs
supporting individuals to be active members of their communities
maintaining a safe, healthy and comfortable environment
respecting and supporting dignity, privacy and confidentiality
providing and seeking out opportunities for choices
assisting to develop healthy relationships
assisting with conflict resolution
providing opportunities for activities various settings and transportation as needed
completing needed reporting and documentation
assisting with medication administration
assisting with transportation to medical appointments
monitoring, providing support and supervision during medical appointments
Our job sites are conveniently located in Skokie, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Waukegan and on the north side of Chicago. Full time employment (40 hours/week) with Search comes with an excellent benefits package:
health & dental insurance
paid vacation & sick time
two retirement plans
employee assistance program
We have flexible schedules:
1st shift- full time & part time (Monday - Friday)- 8am - 4pm & 9am - 2:30pm,
2nd shift (3pm - 11pm) with weekends- full & part time positions,
3rd shift (overnights)
Please indicate preferred schedule when applying.
Join our long term employees in realizing the rewards and benefits of working for Search!
Qualified applicants must have:
a high school diploma or equivalent or higher
ability to lift up to 44 lbs.
a valid driver's license
About Search, Inc.
Search empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. Search provides a wide range of flexible, personalized services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These include supported living arrangements, adult learning and employment programs, as well as medical, behavioral, therapy and home-based services.
Outstanding Services, Life-Changing Experiences
Search makes a promise to each person we serve to provide exceptional services and truly memorable experiences that inspire and empower. This is reflected by our vision of a world where all people live, learn, work and play alongside one another, bringing their unique abilities to the community.
Search is a community-based nonprofit. Our programs serve more than 600 people and their families annually at locations stretching from the southwest side of Chicago to the northern suburbs of Waukegan and Mount Prospect. Search has provided high-quality services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 50 years.
Experienced... and Certified
Search, Inc. is licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
CARF accreditation means Search has passed an in-depth review of its services. It is your assurance that we meet rigorous guidelines for service and quality -- an endorsement that Search conforms to nationally and internationally recognized service standards and is focused on delivering the most favorable results for you.
Our board of directors is a dedicated group of some of Illinois’ finest business, community and civic leaders. Through their dedication and service we are able to provide people with intellectual disabilities the quality of life they so truly deserve.