Careers

Careers

We invite you to our open house interviews Monday – Friday from 10am – 4pm at the following locations:

Adult Center                                                Bellerose Center
81-15 164th Street                                   249-16 Grand Central Parkway
NY Jamaica 11432                                    Bellerose, NY 11426

Benefits for all FULL-time positions include four weeks of vacation, extensive medical coverage, free dental coverage, and tuition reimbursement.

TITLE:  RESIDENTIAL SUPERVISOR/QIDP

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL                          

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Agency’s OPWDD regulated residences for persons with intellectual developmental disabilities. This position reports to the Residential Director & Assistant Director.

Ensure adequate coverage for all shifts, including holidays are met.  Hire, train, coach and discipline staff.  Schedule and facilitate meetings, including staff meetings, clinical/management meetings, resident meetings, etc.  Support our individuals to ensure their rights, health, safety & personal outcomes are being met under guidance of the IDT Team, Providers and OPWDD guidelines. In addition, ensure appropriate and individualized treatment plan is developed, monitored and revised as needed

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: BA Degree in the human services field. Two (2) years of experience in an OPWDD program working in a supervisory capacity. Strong coordination skills required.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail a current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  RN SUPERVISOR

PROGRAM: RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Oversee coordination and supervision of all medical, dental and other health related services for the adult population with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Deliver and ensure all individuals’ care by assessing and diagnosing residents’ condition, developing plans of care and evaluating responses. Provide supervision to RNs, LPNs and other clinical staff. Successful candidate must be available for off-hour emergencies.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree required. NYS Registered Nurse License and 3 years of experience working in an OPWDD setting is preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail a current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  DAY SERVICES ASSISTANT

PROGRAM:  DAY SERVICES – 164TH

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide comprehensive care to adults with developmental disabilities in a day program. Work with groups of individuals, organize activities and teach independent living skills such as money management, safety, social and communication. Plan and implement arts and crafts projects, assist individuals in the use of community resources, i.e. parks, library and other recreational facilities. Transport individuals to volunteer sites and teach them work skills at those sites. Ensure the safety of individuals in all settings by following specified supports and safeguards as delineated on Staff Action Plan.

Day Program Shifts – 7:30 am – 3:30 pm or 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED or some college, studying in the field of Human Services. A valid New York State driver’s license for three (3) years is required. Prior work experience in a human service field working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. The ability to write daily entries or notes about the client’s services is required.

TO APPLY: Please send a current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  COOK/HOUSEKEEPER

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide meals for 10 individuals in their homes.  Will be trained in preparing different textures for individuals with swallowing difficulties. Assist with keeping on track with household budget when shopping and maintaining a clean house.  Position located in Bellerose, Queens.  Work schedule 10:00 am to 6:00 pm with days off on Friday and Saturday.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School/GED diploma and NYS Driver’s License for 3 years, required.

TO APPLY:  Please send a current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide comprehensive care to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a day program or in their homes. Work on ADL goals, arts and crafts projects, zoom activities and assist with personal hygiene needs. Perform various housekeeping tasks and train and assist individuals in the use of community resources, i.e., parks, library and other recreational facilities. Teach our individuals independent living skills and have fun while teaching them.

VARIOUS SHIFTS AVAILABLE FOR RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM:

Evenings (3:00 pm to 11:00 pm) & (4:00 pm -12:00 am)

Early mornings (6:00 am-10:00 am)

Weekends shifts (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) & (4:00 pm-12:00 am).

Day Program hours:  Mon to Fri, 8:30 am -3:30 pm

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED required.  A valid New York State driver’s license for 3 years is strongly preferred. Prior work experience in a human service field, working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. The ability to write daily entries or notes about the client’s services is required. Great position to break into the field of human services!

TO APPLY:  Please send a current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  LPN (Per Diem)

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  The LPN is responsible for medical services for each person living in the residences.  Monitors and supervises all medical treatments, appointments, including medication, nutrition, lab procedures, etc.  Ensures that a comprehensive medical/nursing plan is in place for each individual.  Work schedule is three (3) days (7:00 am to 5:00 pm) 3 days and one (1) Saturday overnight (10:00 pm to 8:00 am).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Licensed Practical Nurse certification required.  High School Diploma/GED required.

 TO APPLY:  Please e-mail an updated resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  QUALITY INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY PROFESSIONAL

PROGRAM:  QUALITY ASSURANCE

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  The Quality Intellectual Disability Professional works closely with employees, coaching and training, to maintain and improve excellent quality standards in the execution of their job responsibilities.

DUTIES: Develop and maintain training programs to meet each program’s need, in compliance with state and federal regulations

  • Design and monitor computer tracking system for training and other agency wide compliance issues
  • Assist in program audits and follow-up with training issues identified through noted deficiencies
  • Assist in investigations and subsequent training as needed
  • Maintain a liaison with outside governing agencies by attending committee meetings, training and conferences as needed
  • Provide agency wide training as needed
  • Provide technical assistance to each program as needed
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: BA/BS Degree required. Minimum one year of experience working in OPWDD programs required. Successful candidates should have good writing, communication and interpersonal skills. Must have training experience and knowledge of OPWDD rules and regulations.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail a current resume to earocho@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  RN (FT/PT)

PROGRAM:  RESIDENTIAL

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The RN will conduct physical examinations, provide treatments and perform standard nursing duties for an ICF program of 10 individuals with developmental intellectual disabilities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   Current NYS License required and experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail an updated resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  DSP- PRE VOCATIONAL TRAINER

PROGRAM:  PRE-VOCATIONAL                                                                                               

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The DSP Pre-Vocational Trainer is assigned to individuals with developmental disabilities to work and train them on the required tasks to help prepare them for a job in the community in the future.  The DSP maintains daily records of attendance and productivity; drives individuals to and from sites; provides written and verbal reports on individual’s progress and performance; assume responsibility for quality control.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED and prior working experience with adults with intellectual developmental disabilities in a vocational setting required, as well as, a NYS Driver’s license for 3 years.

TO APPLY:  Please submit current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE: JOB COACH

PROGRAM: SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide on-site skills training for people with developmental disabilities by providing hands-on instruction/assistance in performing job duties and learning work habits and behaviors expected on their job; perform job tasks for enrollees as necessary; work as a member of an interdisciplinary team and function as a liaison between individuals, families, work-site and agency.

This is a great position to bring your love for working and teaching our individuals proper work ethics.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED and NYS Driver’s license for 3 years. Experience working with people who have developmental disabilities, preferred. Own car to drive to various worksites, preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail a current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  PSYCHOLOGIST

PROGRAM:  ARTICLE 16 CLINIC

Successful candidates must have experience in the administration of the following tests:

  • Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales
  • Wechsler Scales, Comprehensive Test of  Nonverbal Intelligence
  • Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales – Revision 3
  • Wide Range Achievement Test – Revision 5

You will:

  • receive training and ongoing supervision
  • use test instruments to conduct assessments
  • work with children and adults

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Render psychological services to persons diagnosed with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and their families. Psychological testing is a critical function in order to ascertain cognitive and adaptive ability of the individual. Evaluation reports are used to qualify for NYC, state, and federal programs and services. Psychologist will also render counseling service and utilize treatment methods of individual and family counseling to address and resolve problems of personal adjustment, interpersonal conflicts, social relations, and over all social functioning.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  MA or MS Degree in Psychology and one year experience in psychological testing and counseling of people with developmental disabilities.

TO APPLY:  Please submit current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  DAY SERVICES SPECIALIST

PROGRAM:  DAY SERVICES – 164TH

SUMMARY OF POSITION:   The Day Services Specialist is responsible for writing Staff Action Plans, conducting team meetings to review each assigned person’s plan and summarizing their responses to the plans by completing monthly reviews notes, organizing assigned groups and implementing the Day Service plan for each individual in the group.  The Specialist also acts as liaison with families, care managers and residential providers.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

BA/BS Degree preferred.  One year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required.  Successful candidates should have good writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail current resume to hr@queenscp.org

TITLE:  SOCIAL WORKER

PROGRAM:  ARTICLE 16 CLINIC

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the supervision of the Article 16 Clinic Director, deliver planned intervention to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities to resolve or ameliorate social problems encountered. The method of service delivery is through individual, and/or family counseling.

DUTIES:

  • Conduct intake/screening to potential clients and assist in defining the presenting problem or treatment
  • Conduct psycho-social evaluations and arrange for additional clinical evaluations needed by the client
  • Provide ongoing individual and /or group counseling to at least 30 assigned cases
  • Develop Individual’s annual treatment plan based on a thorough needs assessment and review TX plan every 6 months
  • Update and maintain case records in accordance with Part 679 regulations
  • Provide information/referral services to persons with developmental disabilities and their families
  • Provide family counseling services to those individuals duly admitted to the clinic experiencing familial conflict and stressors.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

To be successful in this role, you should have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in social work
  • One year work experience in OPWDD
  • Valid NYS Social Work License
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

TO APPLY:  Please submit current resume to hr@queenscp.org


 

TITLE:  JOB DEVELOPER

PROGRAM:  SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT                                                                             

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Job Developer will provide job development, placement, ongoing retention, and coaching to ACCES-VR and OPWDD participants. The Job developer will assist individuals in job searching and placement. Establishes and maintain working relationships with employers, industry organizations, to source job openings and secure employment and vocational training opportunities for individuals. The Job Developer will be working closely with the Supported Employment team to coordinate supports for ongoing job coaching supports.

DUTIES:

  • Responsible for Direct Placement referrals via ACCES-VR and OPWDD. Place one 1 individual per month; develop new sites, accrue 35 billable hours per week (OPWDD SEMP).
  • Maintain relationships with existing employers and develop new accounts.
  • Provide participants with job search services, including resume writing and interview preparation.
  • Responsible for following up with employers, Funding sources, parents and others during the process.
  • Manager appropriate paperwork as required by funding source, include, case notes, and billing documentation, etc.
  • When necessary, fill out paper and/or online applications with the individual or on their behalf.
  • Must be willing to be fully trained as a Job Coach and carry a caseload as needed.
  • Responsible for complete, accurate and timely submission of all documentation, referrals, follow ups and verifications required for the department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED and two (2) years of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and NYS Driver’s license for two (2) years required. Excellent verbal and oral communication skills required. Must be able to manage tasks and prioritize competing demands. Must be a team player and have strong work ethic. Field based position, must be able to travel to multiple sites daily.

 TO APPLY:  Please e-mail current resume to hr@queenscp.org


TITLE:  PRESCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (Summer and/or Sept.)

PROGRAM:  CHILDREN’S CENTER

Award winning pre-school for children with special needs in Queens, NY.

Schedule: M-F 8:30 am to 3:00 pm; school calendar/school holidays; 10 months w/12 month option

Excellent medical benefits, free dental benefits, pension, tuition assistance plan, $500 Sign-on Bonus.

Summer Program: Mon July 1st – Fri August 8th

Start Date: July 1, 2024 or September 2024

$9800 for 6-week summer program; $68,600 for September-June

Duties:  Responsible for all aspects of special education preschool classroom and staff. Provide educational services to 3 to 5-year-old adorable children with special needs. Work in a supportive work environment with a high teacher/staff ratio.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Master’s preferred.  NYS Special Education certification (Birth – 2, preferred).

TO APPLY:  Please e-mail current resume to jbommarito@queenscp.org


Date Modified: 6/4/24

 

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