Current Openings


Residential Services Openings

AM Specialist (Job Posting # 2018-29)(1 opening)

Schedule: Monday-Thursday 6am to 8:30am
PT 12.5 hours a week
Base pay = $9.50 plus differential = $11.00
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Job Summary:  Responsible for assisting Residential Managers, Supervisors, and Assistants in providing quality services in a residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all background checks and drug screen. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Assistant (Job Posting #2018-23) (2 openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
PT less than 26 hours per week
Base pay = $10.00 awake rate + Differential pay = $11.50
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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting Residential Managers and Supervisors in providing quality services in their residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Assistant (Job Posting #2018-22) (1 opening)

Schedule: Varies by location
26 - 29.75 hours per week
Base pay = $10.00 awake rate + Differential pay = $11.50
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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting Residential Managers and Supervisors in providing quality services in their residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Over Night Awake Assistant (Job Posting # 2018-30) (1 opening)

Schedule: Monday/Tuesday 10p-8:30a, every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10p-8:30a
FT 36.75 hours a week
Base pay = $10.00/hr + Differential = $11.50/hr + house differential = $12.50
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Job Summary: Responsible for providing support, assistance and training to persons served and for assisting in household maintenance during night and morning hours in accordance with organizational and regulatory standards. Must remain awake, alert, & responsive to the needs of persons served during all scheduled hours.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma/GED required; experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must be physically able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Specialist (Job Posting # 2018-21) (10 openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
Less than 26 hours per week
Base pay = $9.50/hr + Differential = $11.00/hr
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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting Residential Managers, Supervisors, and Assistants in providing quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Supervisor II (Job Posting # 2018-20) (1 opening)

Schedule: Flexible weekday schedule and one weekend a month
FT 35+ hours a week
Base pay = $10.10/hr + Differential = $11.60/hr
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Job Summary:  High school diploma or GED and 2 years college course work or 2 years related experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must have reliable personal vehicle and insurance. Must have a cell phone for employment-related usage during actual working hours and to leave messages outside of normal schedule. Must be able to pass all required back ground checks and drug screen.


Support Services Opening

Support Services Coordinator/Case Manager (Job Posting #2018-34)(1 opening)

Schedule: Mon through Fri daytime hours with some evenings for meetings
Full Time
Salary: $30,000/year
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Job Summary: Coordinates and monitors the quality of services and resources offered to persons served, ensuring the delivery of adequate and appropriate services, according to KDADS, KDHE, and HCBS/I/DD Medicaid waiver standards/guidelines. Needs to be able to utilize skills such as observation, listening, questioning, and critical thinking to promote helpful solutions to possible issues that might develop with the people served. Additionally be sklled at Collaborating and problem-solving with other team members in a professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of at least six months experience in the field of services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Special consideration will be given to individuals that have extensive relevant experience in the field of services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Documented experience may be substituted for any portion of a Bachelor's degree at a rate of six months of experience for each semester.   Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must pass all background checks and drug screen. Must be able to participate in specified targeted case management training and registration as outlined by the CDDO, KDADS and KDHE.


Work Enrichment Services Opening

Supervisor (Job Posting # 2018-25) (3 openings)

Schedule: Monday - Friday
Full time
Salary - $10.00/hr plus paid benefits
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Job Summary: To be considered for this position, applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Kansas driver’s license, and be eligible for coverage on Cottonwoods auto insurance. Applicants must also be able to assist with physical transfers of people who use wheelchairs, be able to do basic data entry, and basic computer skills. All qualified applicants will need to pass the required back ground checks, drug test and have a good work history. Supervisors provide support to persons with developmental disabilities in community, leisure settings, paid work, and structured curriculum based activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, providing meaningful and fulfilling learning activities for participants on a daily basis, personal care, hand over hand assistance while working and participating in various settings, transporting to and from community events.


Work Services Opening

Data Assurance Manager (Job Posting #2018-33)(1 opening)
Schedule: Weekdays M-F 8:00 am - 4:30pm
FT
Salary:  $14.50/hr
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Job Summary: This position is concerned with helping to assure the Agency that the data collected and time studies used in determining consumer pay and in figuring bids are accurate and in compliance with Department of Labor standards and regulations. The Data Assurance Manager performs time studies on sub-contract work, hourly assessments, and jobs in the community and assists in preparing bid information. The Data Assurance Manager reviews and corrects consumer time cards and consumer payroll.
QUALIFICATIONS: A production-related work experience, proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel & Access), and general database management. Must be proficient at data entry, detail-oriented and have excellent math skills. Must be well-organized, self-directed, and motivated and must be able to perform moderate physical labor. Prefer experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Preferred knowledge of FLSA section 14c as it applies to time studies. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must have valid driver’s license and driving record must be acceptable to Cottonwood’s insurance carrier.

Quality Control Specialist I Relief Supervisor(Job Posting #2018-32)(1 opening)

Schedule: Weekdays M-F 8:00 am - 4:30pm
FT
Salary:  $10.00/hr
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Job Summary:  This position is expected to report to the Government Contracts Manager at the beginning of each day to determine whether they will begin the day in a quality or WS supervisory role. This individual with be expected to be flexible and show the ability to multi task effectively throughout the day. The Work Services Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for checking the quality of work produced by Cottonwood workers and to provide appropriate feedback to the W.S. Coordinators, Supervisors, and Director. The Quality Assurance Specialist is also responsible for checking the quality of product and materials being received by Cottonwood. He/she must record and document quality results as required by Cottonwood’s quality program and ISO 9001 requirements when appropriate. Ability to lift 54 pounds. The W.S.Q.A.S. also conducts hourly assessments, may have program quality responsibilities, monitoring duties, and will often substitute for W.S. Supervisors when not needed in a quality assurance role.
QUALIFICATIONS: Previous Quality experience helpful. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in working with people with developmental disabilities is preferred. Must possess the ability to be highly detailed with good communication skills and show the ability to effectively provide both positive and negative feedback in a way that is both acceptable and effective to set the individual(s) up for future success.   A flexible attitude is essential. Have the ability to lift up to 54 pounds. Must have valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.

Supervisor (Job Posting #2018-26)(1 opening)

Schedule: Weekdays M-F 8:00 am - 4:30pm
FT
Salary: TBD/hr plus paid benefits

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Job Summary: The Work Services Supervisor assists the persons served in developing work skills and the appropriate behaviors necessary to attain and maintain independent employment. The WSS will provide productive Career Development activities for the persons served when work is not available. The WSS is responsible for completing appropriate documentation regarding the payroll and Person-Centered Support Plan for each person served. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs. and provide physical interaction as trained in managing behavioral issues.

 

 

 

 

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