DIVERSITY is a dynamic human service organization that provides a variety of innovative supports to meet the needs of individuals with a developmental disability and/or mental illness. Developmental disabilities include conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, down syndrome, etc.
Our services include a variety of residential programs to include supports in group homes, assistance to individuals in their home; and supervision to individuals in an apartment setting.
DIVERSITY also provides several options during the day for adults and children to include: day supports, community engagement, workplace assistance, and kids afterschool/summer programs.
We are looking for individuals with a degree in psychology, education, social work, occupational/recreational therapy, nursing, or other human services preferred for most positions. Previous experience working in the field is not required. We can teach the skills but you have to have the passion.
We recognize that the strength of our services relies on the talents and expertise of our staff. Although we are a large organization, we understand that effective care depends upon each individual staff member having a positive therapeutic relationship with a small number of individual clients. Every one of our employees is vital to this process.
We take special care in selecting employees who have a genuine dedication to our mission, the ability to work independently, and a willingness to cooperate with other team members. We value an applicant's interpersonal skills, emotional maturity and positive work attitude as much as formal education or work experience. The ideal applicant possesses all of these qualifications, but we will often hire persons who are just starting out in a human service career if they have natural ability and a sincere desire to work in this field.
DIVERSITY provides exemplary staff training and understands that ongoing learning is essential to quality improvement. Our organization's leadership makes use of a participatory management style that includes input from staff throughout the agency and fosters a positive work environment where open communication, fairness, professionalism, teamwork and integrity are key!