At Little Friends, we empower clients with autism and other developmental disabilities to thrive in our community. Our groundbreaking programs and nationally-renowned staff provide lifelong opportunities for growth, so our clients can work, learn, play and experience the joy of life’s everyday moments. We can only achieve this through the hard work and dedication of our staff. We’re committed to creating an environment that enhances employees’ lives by making time spent at work meaningful and fulfilling. Little Friends is an equal opportunity employer committed to service excellence. We offer competitive wages, extensive paid training and an excellent benefits package to qualifying employees – including vacation, paid sick leave, medical/dental/life insurance, retirement savings and more.
Life Skills Trainer/Direct Care Staff
Little Friends is currently seeking dedicated,caring, direct care professionals for Life Skills Trainer positions, committed to assisting children with autism with daily living skills in their Children's Group Home program:Teaching and counseling children in all aspects of independent living, including cooking, cleaning, budgeting, balancing checkbook and accessing community resources.
• PT, Evening, Daytime, Weekend and Substitute Support Staff positions available.
• Manageable residential environment working with a team of professionals
• Incentive-based, career-shaping DSP training.
• Competitive Pay Rates. $13.65/hr
• Excellent Benefits for Full-Time Positions.
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Because it matters!
Must have a HS diploma or GED.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Have a valid IL drivers license, proof of auto insurance, be able to transport clients in own vehicle required.
Must be able to pass pre-employment basic education test.
Little Friends is a private, non-profit organization serving children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Based in Naperville, Illinois, Little Friends operates 11 dynamic programs including three alternative schools, family support and consultation services, vocational training programs, community-based residential services and the Little Friends Center for Autism. Founded in 1965, Little Friends serves more than 800 people each year throughout DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will, and western Cook counties.Little Friends employs more than 400 professionals in a variety of full-time and part-time positions. Our dedicated staff is highly regarded for its dedication to serving children and adults with autism and other development disabilities, and for the innovative solutions they often find to help each of the individuals we serve reach their fullest potential.