Resources For Human Development, Inc. Weekend Relief Staff in Kansas City, Missouri

Description/Job Summary

*Want to work FULL TIME in only 3 days per week? Come join our team! We're seeking Weekend Relief staff. Weekend relief staff begin work Friday at 3 pm and end work on Sunday at 3 pm. They work 32 hours with benefits so you can enjoy paid time off and medical benefits. *

We are Resources for Human Development (RHD), a nonprofit that provides services for adults and children with developmental disabilities. At RHD, we believe in respecting the dignity and worth of each individual. Employees and consumers have the right to live and/or work in an environment that affirms their fundamental dignity as human beings and does not insult or demean them. We deliver quality services that carefully assess consumer needs and satisfaction, evaluate designed services outcomes, and are a result of ongoing process of teamwork and group participation.

The Kansas City off is currently seeking like-minded, values-driven individuals for positions in our residential program called Weekend Relief staff. As a weekend Relief staff you have an opportunity to build a relationship with an individual that we support. Weekend Relief staff job duties include, but are not limited to: assisting people with day to day support needs, helping them pursue community based interests, maximizing independence, medication administration, expanding their circle of friendships, budgeting money, being positive role model, and exploring leisure opportunities.

Position requires someone that is positive, responsible, flexible, patient, supportive, and person-centered. Must have a desire to support consumers with developmental disabilities in a residential setting, a sincere interest in the people they will be working with and their well-being, an open minded and flexible personality, the ability to be a good listener, and the ability to gently and positively divert individuals from problematic behaviors without being dictatorial.

Weekend Relief staff will possess a High School Diploma or equivalency. Prior to assuming sole responsibility for the provision of support to any individuals served by RHD-MO, candidates must successfully complete all required trainings, show proof of a valid driver's license and insurance on a vehicle, and agree to allow the agency to complete a criminal and social services background check. RHD provides opportunities for the potential Weekend Relief staff to spend time with people supported on the front end to ensure that a good match occurs.

Resources for Human Development, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, or disability status