Current Openings

 


Administration

Human Resources Assistant (Job Posting #2020-29) (1 opening)

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
FT/PT: Full Time/40 hrs per week
Salary: Depends on experience
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JOB SUMMARY: Assists HR Director in the organization and implementation of human resources functions.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma plus experience in Excel, Access or other HR software, organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, ability to use discretion with confidential information, good communicator, good customer service perspective and a high degree of professionalism a must. Ability to promote and support new hires in understanding Cottonwood culture during the orientation process. HR systems management experience and web design preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to Cottonwoods’ insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.


Employment Services

Employment Consultant I (Job Posting #2020-28) (1 opening)

Schedule: Primarily, Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
FT/PT: Full Time/40 hrs per week
Salary: Depends on experience
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JOB SUMMARY:  If you’re looking for a full time job that’s truly rewarding and interesting - - Cottonwood’s JobLink division is the place for you!!  When you investigate the workforce needs of area employer, and help them solve some of their high-turnover problems, while helping people with disabilities achieve their employment goals, you’ll feel like a hero every day!  JobLink has facilitated more than 2,700 jobs since 1977, and we currently support more than 250 workers in nearly 200 companies.  Our Employment Consultants love what they do, averaging 11 years with us.  Put your excellent communication and customer service skills to GOOD use, and come help us make JobLinks!

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; bachelor’s or advanced degree is preferred. Must have at least two years of customer service experience; experience in social services is preferred. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently and be available for a flexible working schedule. Must have a valid driver's license and driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Experience with Microsoft Access and Excel preferred.


Life Enrichment Services opening

Retirement Supervisor (Job Posting #2020-19) (1 opening)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
FT/PT: Full Time/40 hrs per week
Salary: $10.00/hr with paid benefits
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Job Summary: This position assists older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in consumer-driven life skills that will help them maintain an active role in their community and participation in their preferred retirement interests. Such assistance includes direct involvement in providing exposure, advocacy, and skills training conducive to success in a variety of community settings.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent and experience in a related field. Must have a valid class C driver’s license and driving record acceptable to Cottonwood’s insurance provider. Must be able to pass all required back ground checks and drug screen. Must be able to endure some physical exertion (assisting with transfers, wet mopping, etc.), have the ability to stand for long periods of time, and be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Must be physically able to evacuate consumers in the event of an emergency, able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict, and assist consumers with daily personal care. Must have basic office skills, be able to access and utilize Cottonwood email, and complete data entry.


Residential Services Openings

Assistant (Job Posting #2020-11) (6 openings)

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.  Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.

On-Call Manager (Job Posting # 2020-25) (1 opening)

Schedule: Sundays and Mondays 4pm to 8:30am, every third Saturday from 8:30am to Sunday at 4pm
FT with paid benefits
Salary:  $14.00/$8.00/hr
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JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring the availability of skilled on-call coverage, effective medication administration, plus training and oversight of direct-service staff during evening, weekend, and holiday hours. This position works with Residential Coordinators and Director to ensure consumer-driven service provision and to correct any problems or deficiencies.

QUALIFICATIONS: Three years experience in the field with management experience preferred. Relevant college coursework may substitute for part of the experience requirement. Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood’s insurance carrier. Must have reliable transportation and proof of insurance.Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must be physically able to intervene in the event of physical conflict. Must be able to clearly communicate information to others, both orally and in writing.

Specialist (Job Posting # 2020-10) (6 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.  Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.

Supervisor (Job Posting # 2020-01) (3 openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
FT/30+ hours/wk plus paid benefits
Base pay = $10.00/hr + Differential = $11.50/hr for awake hours and $9.00 for sleep hours
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Job Summary:  Responsible for providing quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities in their residential setting in accordance with Individual Service Planning, licensing/accreditation standards, consumer choice, and Cottonwood Policies and Procedures. High School diploma/GED and at least 2 years college coursework or equivalent number of years experience in a related field required. 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 physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

SIL Supervisor II (Job Posting #2020-03) (1 opening)

FT/PT:  FT
Schedule:  Flexible with some weekend hours
salary:  $10.10 with differential $11.60/hr plus paid benefits
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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 background checks and drug screen.


Support Services

SS Coordinator/Case Manager  (Job Posting #2020-30) (1 opening)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
FT/PT: Full Time/40 hrs per week
Salary: TBD/hr with paid benefits
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JOB SUMMARY: Coordinates the development of the Person-Centered Support Plan. Monitors the quality, adequacy and appropriateness of services, supports, and resources offered to persons served. Completes job responsibilities according to KDADS policy and licensing regulations, HCBS/ IDD Medicaid waiver standards/guidelines, and Cottonwood policies and procedures. 

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 who 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 be able to participate in specified targeted case management training and registration as outlined by the CDDO and KDADS. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.


Work Enrichment Services Openings

Supervisor (Job Posting #2020-21) (3 openings)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday
FT/PT: Full Time/40 hrs per week
Salary: $10.00/hr with paid benefits
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JOB SUMMARY: This position assists persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in consumer-driven life and work skills that will help them to take a more active part in their community, as well as lead a more independent life. Such assistance includes direct involvement in providing exposure, advocacy, and training conducive to success in a variety of community settings. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. A valid class C driver’s license is required, along with a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood’s insurance provider. Experience in working with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have the physical ability to stand for long periods of time, lift and carry at least 25 lbs., endure some physical exertion (assisting with transfers, wet mopping etc.), and be able to evacuate consumers in the event of an emergency. Must be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict and provide assistance with personal care. Must have basic computer skills, be able to access Cottonwood email, and complete data entry. Must be able to pass all required back ground checks and drug screen.


Work Services Opening

AbilityOne Production Worker (Job Posting #2020-09)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday
FT/PT: Full Time/30 hrs per week with accommodations
Salary: $7.75/hr with paid benefits
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JOB SUMMARY: The Work Services Production Worker is responsible for performing various tasks, such as sewing, collating, labeling, and assembly work. The individual may also be asked to count items and perform quality checks of items. Work is sometimes individualized and other times performed on a production line. Tasks could also involve operating shrink-wrapping equipment and bag sleeves. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Prior production experience is preferred. Ability to work 30 hours per week at 70% with accommodations is expected. Individuals must have certifiable disabilities that meet the minimum requirements of the AbilityOne Commission definition of disability. To be eligible for this program individual must be willing to share the disability documentation to establish eligibility for program. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.

Supervisor (Job Posting #2020-13) (2 openings)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30pm
FT
Salary: $10.00/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 Percent 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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