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Community Living Assistant for Adults with Disabilities - Non Profit

Company: East Bay Innovations
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

East Bay Innovations

Community Living Assistant (Entry Level)

Also Hiring applicants from Brentwood, Tracy, Alameda County, North County and Tri-Valley Areas!

About Our Organization:

Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a nonprofit human services organization that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities, and hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others.

About this position:

You would provide 1:1 support to adults with developmental disabilities in their home and throughout their community. East Bay Innovations supports clients in Alameda County and Contra Costa County. We provide support to a diverse age group of adults with various support needs. Your goal would be to provide respectful, personal, and motivating services that enable our clients to participate in all aspects of their community, and lead meaningful lives centered around independence and empowerment.

*** During the Shelter In Place, we are supporting EBI clients to limit the amount of exposure to the virus. As an agency we are working to decrease the amount of time our clients go into the community and find more activities to do in the client's home. ***

This job is a great way to gain experience in the non-profit sector, social work, social services, occupational therapy, mental health, or healthcare. We seek people who want to make a difference in the lives of others and are reliable, dependable, and teachable.

No experience required!

You would get to spend your day supporting clients with: Emotional support and companionship
Exercise and walks around their neighborhood
Arts and craft projects
Zoom events
Connecting with friends and loved ones virtually
Planning and cooking meals
Light cleaning
Personal/intimate care
Wheelchair transfers
Grocery shopping and other errands
Modified, using delivery or pick up services.

When the Shelter In Place ends:
Accessing community activities, such as volunteering, classes, etc
Making plans with friends and families

Locations of Client homes:
Livermore
Dublin
Pleasanton

Work Schedule:

If you're a student, or someone seeking part-time work or non-traditional hours, this may be the perfect fit for you. There are opportunities to work daytime hours, weekends, evenings, and overnights, making this the perfect opportunity for those seeking to work non-traditional hours in the human services field. This position starts at part-time with opportunities to grow to full-time. We support clients throughout Alameda County.

Salary: $17.33 per hour

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided to all staff and clients. This includes face masks, face shields, gloves, disinfectant, hand sanitizer and more!

Health & Wellness Benefits:
Medical coverage for those working 30 hours a week or more, with three different health plans for you to choose from
Dental and vision coverage for both full-time and part-time staff
Free mental health counseling sessions for you and members of your household
Annual health & wellness fair with free massage, cooking demonstration, wellness seminar, and wellness gift raffles

Pre-Tax Benefits:
Flexible Spending Account so you can use pre-tax dollars to cover your medical expenses
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, allowing you to use pre-tax dollars to cover childcare expenses
Commuter benefits, allowing you to save big on BART and bus with pre-tax dollars loaded onto your clipper card

Investing in Your Future Benefits:
403(b) retirement plan so you can invest in your future
Free financial coaching from an expert advisor to help answer any financial questions you may have
Education Assistance Fund, providing reimbursement for tuition, fees, and supplies for education and self-enrichment courses

Career Advancement Benefits:
Membership in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021, helping you advocate for employment terms that work for you
Ability to view and apply for supervisory position openings before they are advertised to the general public - we love to promote from within!
Many opportunities for training so you can feel confident in the work you do and prepare for future career opportunities

Other Benefits:
Paid sick leave for all employees, and paid vacation for full-time employees
Paid holidays for all
Mileage reimbursement for on-the-job driving at 58 cents per mile
Free legal consultation for any legal concerns you may have outside of work
Staff appreciation month with a BBQ, a party, daily raffles, and more, to celebrate you and the important work that you do

This job might be for you if:
You believe that all people should be in the driver's seat of their own life
You enjoy supporting and helping people, no task is too small!
You enjoy working with people with many different lifestyles and backgrounds
You are comfortable responding to unexpected challenges; you are cool under pressure and think quickly on your feet
You like working independently but communicate with your team and supervisor
You like to learn new things and can learn quickly; when things change, you can roll with the punches
You follow through with commitments
East Bay Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Keywords: East Bay Innovations, Castro Valley , Community Living Assistant for Adults with Disabilities - Non Profit, Other , Castro Valley, California

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