Company: Rise Incorporated
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Do you want to make a real difference in people's lives? Work for
an inspiring non-profit leader in disability services!
At Rise, Inc., we believe that everyone deserves opportunities to
live a life filled with purpose and pride. In our employment,
housing, and life-enrichment services, we support people to set and
achieve their personal goals. That shared commitment is the
foundation of a workplace that embraces a culture of learning and
growth by offering extensive training, competitive salaries, and a
fun work environment. Visit our website at www.rise.org to learn
more about our work.
What you will be doing:
The Activity Lead/Coordinator will create, schedule and provide
skill building, life enrichment, and recreational/leisure
activities for adults with disabilities in community and
centerbased programming. Provides transportation services for
individuals in Rise buses/vans.
Support the development of curriculum/resources of day services
(assist with building a library for use across all Rise
Coordination and creation of monthly/weekly calendars of
Maintains inventory of items needed for activities.
Work closely with the on site Rise Supervisor and Case Managers to
ensure activities are person centered and align with program
Build, establish, and maintain effective working relationships with
community partners to develop volunteer opportunities for people in
Provide support to people using a person-centered approach while
modeling person centered practices.
Lead with a service focus to set the example for others in focusing
on providing excellent service for people served, their families,
and all other people who support them.
Provide direct support for the individuals in this program
including transferring and repositioning adults to/from wheelchairs
with the use of equipment.
What you will need to do this job:
Technology skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office software
(Outlook, Word, Teams, etc.).
Case management - Learn software system and become proficient.
Familiarity or willingness to learn systems of AAC (adaptive
communication) and assistive technology in areas of software,
hardware and mobility.
Current, valid driver's license.
A driving record that demonstrates safe, legal driving habits.
Compliance with MN DHS Rule 11, Rise MVR background check , and
other pre-employment requirements.
The team member frequently is required to twist, stoop, bend,
reach, pull, push, stand, sit and walk for up to eight hours per
day. Able to lift and transfer people, with varying weights is an
essential function of this role.
Preferred Education, Experience, and other Qualifications
Previous experience practicing person-centered techniques with
people with disabilities or other barriers.
Degree in human service field and one-year experience working with
adults with disabilities and/or brain injuries preferred.
What we have to offer you:
Wage: $20.00 - $22.00/per hr., depending on qualifications
Daytime work hours (No evenings, weekends, or major holidays)
A pathway opportunity for persons aspiring for careers in Social
Work, Human Services, and/or Health Care
Medical insurance - single employee coverage less than
Dental insurance less than $17/month
401(k) with a 100% vested employer match
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Paid Time Off (PTO) starts at 16 days per year, plus paid and
Additional Benefits available including disability insurance and
Tuition reimbursement and Rise sponsored trainings (i.e., CPR,
First Aide, and more) to help you be successful in your role
Employee resource groups (i.e., DEI, LGBTQ+, recognition and
Are you looking to work with a diverse team of professionals? Do
you want to work in a fun environment while supporting others to
live a life of possibilities? Then join Rise, Inc.! Visit our
career page to apply to this and other positions, or email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Rise values being a person-centered organization. This impacts how
we carry out services for the people we support and our
organizational culture. We encourage people's unique individual
differences and celebrate the ways our team members contribute to
our community. We believe in a workplace informed by differing
viewpoints and perspectives created from a diverse team and welcome
people of all races, genders, ages, nationalities, religions,
sexual orientations, and backgrounds to apply. Our goal is that
those we serve and our team members always feel valued and
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