Employment Opportunities

We currently have openings for the following positions…

 FACILITY MANAGEMENT:

TRANSPORTATION DRIVER

Provide safe and on-time transportation for participants/commuters to and from homes, job sites, recreational activities, train stations, and bus stops. Duties include donation pick-ups and deliveries of Lambs products and materials. The Driver works with the manager on weekly driving routes for department. High school or equivalent. Experience in transportation such as school bus driver or driver for special education. Must be able to lift 60 lbs. with ability to lift when picking up donations such as furniture and appliances. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Computer skills. This is a full-time position.

 ADMINISTRATION:

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR

We are seeking a detailed oriented individual as our Payroll Administrator.  This person must be self-motivated and able to work independently.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization are required.  Knowledge of excel is necessary.  Previous payroll experience with Insperity/Timestar and ABRA are preferred. This is a full-time salaried position. Key responsibilities are:

  • Manages the payroll programs/processes, including the integration of time from the Insperity time system. This includes reconciling and balancing all payroll data prior to transmission to the bank
  • Verify and submit bi-weekly, quarterly, and year end taxes
  • Close out payroll for the year-end process and verify all information is up-to-date.
  • Provide assistance to supervisors and employees with questions or concerns.
  • Works with the Manager of Human Resources with all files, employee records, and other administrative functions with individual agencies as required.

OPERATIONS:

FARMYARD STAFF

We are seeking an individual to assist in the operation and maintenance of a clean, organized animal exhibition and amusement area. Assist with safe and efficient ride operation of available attractions (Train, Carousel, Tractor Ride, Bounce House) and provide training and supervision of adults with developmental disabilities. Provide hands on experience with both animal care and public interaction desirable, but not required. Individual must have ability to perform tasks independently. Full time flexible hours are available seven days a week. You must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

PART-TIME FARMYARD STAFF

We are seeking individuals to assist in the operation and maintenance of a clean, organized animal exhibition and amusement area. Assist with safe and efficient ride operation of available attractions (Train, Carousel, Tractor Ride, Bounce House) and provide training and supervision of adults with developmental disabilities. Provide hands on experience with both animal care and public interaction desirable, but not required. Individual must have ability to perform tasks independently. Part-time flexible hours are available seven days a week. You must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

BAKERY & COUNTRY STORE OPERATION ASSISTANT MANAGER

We are seeking an individual to assist with the overall business and production operation of a retail and food production facility. Provide supervision to adults with developmental disabilities while producing high quality products. A High School diploma or equivalent with at least 3 – 4 years experience in the food service industry is required. You must have knowledge with food production, preventive controls, food safety and sanitation requirements, merchandising and good organizational skills. Knowledge of production procedures relating to chocolate, confectionery items, and jams/sauces is beneficial. Excellent management and production planning skills are required.

BAKERY & COUNTRY STORE PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE

We are seeking an individual to assist in production of consistently high quality specialty foods including chocolate products as well as sauces, spreads, and baked good items. You would provide training and supervision to adults with developmental disabilities and must be able to work independently. A High School diploma or equivalent with experience in food production is required. You must have or obtain a sanitation certificate within 6 months of hire and be able to lift at least 50 lbs. You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record for the previous 12 months.

ASSISTANT MANAGER, THRIFT SHOP

The Assistant Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of Lambs Farm’s Thrift Shop. Duties include sorting of donations, pricing, merchandising, customer service, and supervision of participants and volunteers. Assist Manager with budgeting process and monthly financial performance review. High School diploma or equivalent with at least two years of retail sales experience. Experience in merchandising is preferred. Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30am -5:30pm.

 RESIDENTIAL:

DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON

We are seeking a caring individual to assist adults with developmental disabilities to achieve their personal goals and daily living skills. The ideal candidate should be creative, energetic, and a self-starter with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.   One to two years related experience preferred. DSP certification also preferred. Paid DSP certification training program is available (classes held Monday-Friday during normal business hours).  You must show proof of a high school diploma or equivalent upon hire.  You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, pass a criminal background check, physical and drug screening.  Part time and full time 2nd and 3rd shift positions that include working weekends available.  Starting pay is $11/hour.  Salary is higher with experience and DSP Certification.

CASE MANAGER

The person selected for this position is responsible for the behavior and residential programming for a select caseload of Participants. Duties include behavior plan creation and monitoring, Individual Service Plan creation and monitoring, Participant assessment, coordination of both necessary and preferred activities for the individuals on the caseload, and direct care as needed. Minimum requirements for the position include one year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities, a bachelor’s degree in a human services field and a clean driving record. The person selected must be QIDP approved, or become approved within six months of hire. Training as needed will be provided by Lambs Farm.

VOCATIONAL:

VOCATIONAL MANAGER

The Vocational Manager is responsible for the design and implementation of individual programs for persons with Developmental Disabilities, in employment settings.  A Bachelor’s degree in Education or Human Services is required.  One year of experience working with the Developmentally Disabled population is required.  Working knowledge or Microsoft Word and Excel are necessary.  The individual hired for this position must be QIDP approved or able to complete the required training, within 6 months of hire date.  You must have a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record and be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. 

 

 

Hours: Fridays- 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Saturdays- 9am to 5pm, Sundays- 1pm to 5pm ​

 Download the Employment Application and Application Insert here.  employmentopportunities@lambsfarm.org.

Click on the link to submit your resume  Or, apply in person at: Lambs Farm 14245 W. Rockland Road Libertyville, IL 60048 Phone:847-362-4636 Fax: 847-362-0742