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locationMaplewood, NJ, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Wright Independent Life Options (WILO NJ) is a company that sets out to provide independent living options for adults with special needs and for individuals to be completely included in the communities
in which they live and spend time in.


· To EMPOWER persons with disabilities with adequate skills and training to pursue lives filled with
purpose, direction and independence.

· To EQUIP parents/guardians of children who have disabilities with tools to navigate the
system of services and support

· To INTEGRATE persons with disabilities into the greater community through participation in
community-based activities and events

· To INCLUDE and INVITE the greater community to participate in WILO NJ hosted events and activities

· To CREATE an environment where people with disabilities feel loved, respected, honored and valued

· To CUSTOMIZE a unique path where parents/guardians of persons with disabilities can actualize a life
of independence for their young adults in present tense


· Ensuring resident safety and wellness at all times;

· Maintaining accurate time sheets, note taking, documentation and staff checklist completion;

· Light housekeeping to ensure homes are kept clean and organized during shifts;

· Transporting residents to and from programs and activities;

· Maintaining professional communications and interactions with all parties including residents, parents and other staff;

· Facilitating residents during life skills training such as personal wellness (gym time), laundry skills, personal hygiene, cooking, cleaning and other skills training;

· Conducting Quality Assurance Checklists during shifts; and,

· Other tasks associated with the care and safety or WILO NJ residents as deemed necessary by direct


Saturday & Sunday 9am-9pm

Tues & Wed 3/3:30pm-9pm

Occasional overnight coverage for additional stipend.

The above hours are needed, with weekends being priority.

Options to work additional hours may be available.

Ideal candidates will live within close proximity to Maplewood, NJ.

At least 1 year experience working with adults with special needs required.

Current driving license and clean driving record required (less than 5 points), along with driving abstract.

Having your own means of transportation. If ever using your own vehicle to transport residents, mileage reimbursement will be provided to you at $0.24 per mile.

**Must be kind, compassionate, responsible, organized and a team player. A great attitude, respect for others and providing quality customer service is key at WILO NJ. Please do not apply if you feel you are lacking these traits.**

A background check, drug testing, and staff mandatory trainings in CPR, Danielle's Law, Stephen Kominos Law, Incident reporting, Prevention of abuse, neglect & exploitation and other trainings mandated by the Division of Developmental Disabilities are required.

Please email resumes only, no office drop-ins.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $16.00 /hour

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