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Community Day Program

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:

Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a non-profit organization that supports people with disabilities to live on their own, work in competitive employment settings, and become empowered to make choices, take risks, and advocate for the resources they need to live as independently as possible. With 177 full and part-time staff, EBI provides services to more than 350 individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Our Community Day Support (CDS) program is seeking an energetic, fun-loving person to support young adults with disabilities to participate in a variety of activities and classes in the community.

To learn more visit our website http://www.eastbayinnovations.org/.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Our CDS program offers one-on-one support to individuals with disabilities. You and your client will be participating in a lot of fun activities throughout the community. Swimming, ice skating, bicycling, art, music, dance and cooking are just some of the great things you will get to do together. At times it will be just you and your client out in the community together, and sometimes you will join up with other CDS participants and staff for group activities. It is a lively, diverse crowd with a wide range of amazing personalities, interests and skills. If you are interested in: having an exciting and diverse work week, breaking down barriers to community participation for individuals with disabilities and building meaningful, lasting relationships - this job is perfect for you! Shifts are during the day, Monday through Friday and currently require staff to travel to the Oakland/Berkeley area.

To watch a video about what we do, click here.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A strong belief in choice and empowerment for persons with disabilities 
  • Flexibility and a willingness to problem-solve and learn as you go 
  • A fun-loving and positive attitude 
  • A high level of accountability and dependability 
  • Must be comfortable with providing personal care support
  • Must pass a Live-Scan DOJ background check and TB test

**AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply!

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION: 

  • $14.50 per hour plus comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid sick and vacation (at FT), paid holidays, employer sponsored 403b, commuter benefits, Flexible Medical and Dependent Care Accounts. Ongoing paid staff training in multiple areas.
  • Focus on wellness, including bi-monthly yoga classes at our main office, annual health and wellness fair and annual flu shot clinic. 

 

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