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A Bright Future, Inc. Adult Day Program Staff in American Canyon, California

A Bright Future Academy Headquarters Are in American Canyon, CA 94503

Mission Statement: To create tailored services designed to meet the specific needs of our consumers

Industry: Servicing Disabled Individuals in a Day Program

Position Title:Direct Support Professional -

Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, M-F

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Attainment of at least 18 years of age;

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including computer skills;

  • Interest and willingness to work with consumers to meet their needs and choices;

  • Ability and willingness to be flexible;

  • Willingness to work in an environment with consumers who may be physically, verbally or otherwise aggressive/abusive toward staff and/or others;

  • Valid California Driver License, adequate transportation including valid automobile insurance and current registration, a clean DMV record;

  • Upon offer of employment provide evidence of good physical health. Negative TB Results are required. Good physical health is to be verified by a health screening and a test for tuberculosis, performed by or under supervision of a physician not more than one year prior or seven days after employment.

  • Upon offer of employment, complete a statement of prior criminal conviction, obtain a California Criminal Clearance (Live-Scan Fingerprinting) or a Criminal Record Exemption;

  • Upon employment obtain and maintain required training (including but not limited to First Aid, CPR, and Crisis Intervention Prevention);

Preferred Knowledge:

Knowledge of the service system for adults with developmental disabilities in the state of California.

An understanding and commitment to the philosophy of normalization, inclusion, positive programming, and consumer driven services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implements curriculum and activity schedules for consumers served; provides training in consumer-specific goals and objectives utilizing individualized training methodologies in domain areas including but not limited to: behavior management, independent living, pre-vocational-vocational activities, Behavior Literacy (mathematics, history, sciences, business, English, arts, etc.) community participation, self-advocacy/self-determination, health and well-being, use of public transportation, money management, personal care, medication administration, etc.;

  • Lesson preparation, teaching subject matter, documents consumer progress toward goals and objectives, and other relevant information daily, weekly, monthly and annually;

  • Actively participates in meetings including but not limited to ISP meetings, quarterly and semi-annual reviews, behavior management plan sessions, governance meetings, staff meetings, in service training sessions, etc.

  • Maintains and monitors professional relationships with consumers, families, agency staff, NBRC, community care licensing, community members and employers;

  • Implements community based paid and volunteer opportunities for consumers;

  • Ensures consumer rights are not violated;

  • Supports and assists associate director/Director in achieving the goals of the service office;

  • Completes requires training (CPR, First Aid, Pro-Act, etc.) as required;

  • Other duties as assigned

What we offer:

  • Paid comprehensive initial and ongoing training program of 40 hours consisting of classroom training, online training and job shadowing/observation

  • Paid Sick/Leave Time

  • Annual performance reviews with potential wage increases

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and life insurance for qualifying full-time employees who work at least 30 hours per week

  • 401k (eligibility begins after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive training including in-field observations, coaching, and ongoing monthly training.

  • Excellent opportunities for professional growth and competitive pay.

  • Mileage reimbursement and paid drive time.

  • Paid time off.

  • Regular social events, sporting events and company-sponsored volunteer activities

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