Employment Opportunities

We currently have openings for the following positions…

ACCOUNTING:

ACCOUNTING MANAGER 

We are seeking an individual to supervise and train the accounting staff (including, but not limited to, Accounting Clerks, Staff Accountant, and Senior Accountant).  You will be working with the Controller in the assignment of job duties and responsibilities within the Department.  There will be specific accounting responsibilities on a monthly and annual basis.  Some examples are preparation of journal entries, billing oversight, and annual audit work.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minimum of seven years of experience in general accounting, plus prior management experience is preferred. You must pass a criminal back ground check and drug screening.

 FACILITY MANAGEMENT :

GROUNDSKEEPER

We are seeking an individual that would be responsible for the care of all grounds, contracted areas, light road and sidewalk repairs; which includes lawns, trees, shrubs, and litter and garbage removal; in winter includes snow and ice removal. You will assist in the training of Lambs Participant grounds crew in the areas of plant care, the safe use of riding and push lawn mowers, weed eaters and snow blowers. This position may also require the repair and upkeep of department’s mechanical and power equipment. A high school diploma or equivalent plus experience in grounds care, landscaping and snow removal. You must have a valid driver’s license with no moving violations for the past 12 months, be able to lift up to 60 pounds and pass a criminal back ground check and drug test.   Hours: Monday – Friday 6am-3pm.

 

 OPERATIONS:

FARMYARD FULL TIME

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. You must have valid drivers license with a clean driving record for past 12 months and pass a criminal back ground check and drug screening. This Position is for FULL TIME hours. Shifts are flexible, but Sunday availability is a MUST. Position is paid at minimum wage.

SALES MANAGER

We are seeking a dynamic, customer–oriented Sales Manager to help us meet our customer acquisition and revenue growth targets in the specialty food, corporate gift and corporate events markets. The position is responsible for obtaining new customer accounts as well as maintaining and growing existing business while ensuring customer satisfaction and quality of product and service delivery.  This is a one of kind opportunity for someone who is interested in growing a business for a reputable company that focuses on providing meaningful work experiences for people with developmental disabilities. The position requires a college degree or equivalent with at least three years of experience in direct sales, preferably in the food industry. Ideal candidates must possess excellent management and planning skills, and be comfortable working in a professional environment where teamwork, attitude, work ethic and accountability matter.  This position is based in Libertyville, IL and will only require local travel.  Please include salary expectations along with your resume/application.

MAGNOLIA CAFE & BAKERY

Join the team at the Magnolia Café & Bakery, which is a full service family restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, Friday and Saturday dinners and banquets. We are seeking a part-time server.

PROGRAMS:

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 directly with people who have a diagnosis of an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability, a bachelor’s degree in a human services field, a valid driver’s license with a good driving record for previous 12 months, pass a criminal back ground check, physical and drug screening. The person selected must be QIDP approved at hire and then successfully complete the 40 hour QIDP Orientation course within six months of hire. Training as needed will be provided by Lambs Farm.

RESIDENTIAL:

CILA RESIDENTIAL MANAGER

Lambs Farm is seeking an experienced individual to oversee its CILA program for people with developmental disabilities.  Position responsibilities include supervision of direct support staff,  knowledge of physical plant maintenance, staffing coverage, active treatment program planning, compliance with state, federal, local and agency standards and procedures.  This position requires a bachelor’s degree in related human service field with 2 -3 years of experience; or a high school diploma/GED with 3-or more years of related experience.  You must have DSP certification and supervisory experience, strong interpersonal and organizational skills plus verbal written and computer skills.  You must have valid driver’s license with no moving violations for the past 12 months.

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

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 $10.33/hour.  Salary is higher with experience and DSP Certification.

Greenfield – Saturday and Sunday 7a -11p and Monday 3p-11p

House 3 –  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday 3p-11p

House 4 –   Monday-Friday 2p-10p

Friday, Saturday 11p to 7a Sunday 11p to 9a

House 7 – Thursday-Friday 2p-10p and Sat 7a-10p

Community Homes Monday, Tuesday, Friday 2p-10p and Saturday 8a-8p

 

VOCATIONAL:

JOB COACH

The Job Coach provides supported employment training for persons working in the community and on grounds. The ideal candidate is creative, energetic, and a self-starter with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. You must possess skills to work independently with outside vendors.  A High School diploma is required.  Associate or Bachelor’s degree and one year experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred. You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, pass a criminal back ground check, physical and drug screening. You must be physically able to train persons on job tasks. Basic computer skills preferred.  Salary starts at $10.33 per hour.

 

RECREATION SPECIALIST P/T – WEEKEND PROGRAM

We are seeking a caring individual to both supervise and ensure the safety of the Participants who utilize the Weekend Recreation programs. The individual will also be responsible for encouraging and empowering the Participants to achieve their recreational interests. High school diploma required.  Experience in the field of developmental disabilities desired.  Must be able to physically assist the Participants in all activities. You must be 18 and have a valid driver’s license free of moving violations for the previous 12 months, pass a criminal back ground check and a drug screening. Paid DSP certification training program is available but you must be flexible with DSP classes for the first 120 days or employment (classes are held Monday-Friday during normal business hours). Hours: Fridays- 5:30pm to 9:30pm, Saturdays- 9am to 5pm, Sundays- 1pm to 5pm.  Starting pay: $10.33 per hour.

 

 

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