Weekend / Evening / Variable Hours

As a Federal contractor, COVID-19 vaccinations are a requirement for all positions at Cottonwood, Inc.

As a non-profit organization providing services to individuals with disabilities, we are able to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for staff that have student loans through this program.

Candidates that need an accommodation or assistance to apply for an open position should
contact Dennis Meier at 785-842-0550 ext.1627 or dmeier@cwood.org.


RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

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Night Assistant (Job Posting 2022-03) (1 opening)

Schedule: Mondays/Tuesdays 10:30PM to 8:30AM, every other Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9PM to 8:30AM.
Pay Rate = $16/hr awake; $12/hr sleep
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Job Summary: The Night Assistant offers support and assistance when necessary through the night in accordance with Person-Centered  Support Planning, licensing/accreditation standards, consumer choice, and Cottonwood Policies and Procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma and experience in field preferred.  Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier.  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.


Assistant (Job Posting 2022-05) (multiple openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
26 - 29.75 hours per week
Pay Rate: $16/hr
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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 be able to pass all required backgrounds 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.

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 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 2022-06) (multiple openings)
Schedule: Varies by location
Less than 26 hours per week
Pay Rate: $16/hr
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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.

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 physically able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.


Supervisor (Job Posting 2022-04) (multiple openings)
Schedule: Varies by location
FT/30+ hours/wk plus benefits
Pay Rate: $16/hr
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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.

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 physically able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.


Overnight Awake Assistant (Job Posting 2022-13) (1 opening)


Schedule:
Wednesdays/Thursdays 10pm to 8:30am, every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10pm to 8:30am

FT - 36.75 hours/wk plus benefits
Pay Rate: $16/hr
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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 physically able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.