Employment Opportunities

We currently have openings for the following positions…

OPERATIONS:

FARMYARD
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 no moving violations for past 12 months. Full time and part time flexible hours are available seven days a week.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
We are seeking an individual to provide production of consistently high quality specialty foods including primarily confectionery/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 2-3 years of food production, chocolate tempering and bakery experience is required. You must have or obtain a sanitation certificate and be able to lift at least 25 lbs. You must have a valid driver’s license free of moving violations for previous 12 months.

COOK
We The Magnolia Cafe & Bakery  is seeking a part time cook to be responsible for maintaining kitchen sanitation and line cooking. You must complete food sanitation course, which will be provided. You will be training and assisting adults with developmental disabilities in various job tasks. Experience preferred but not required. Full time and part time hours and days may vary.are seeking an individual to assist in the operation and maintenance of a clean, organized animal exhibition and amusement area.

WAITSTAFF
We We are seeking a part time server for the Magnolia Cafe & Bakery which is a full service restaurant.  We are open for breakfast, lunch, Friday and Saturday dinner and banquets. You must be 18 years of age.  Hours are flexible and does include working weekends.

DOGWOOD GARDEN & PET CENTER ASSISTANT MANAGER
We are seeking someone to manage the day-to-day operations of Dogwood Garden & Pet Center. Duties include pricing, preparing orders, merchandising, customer service, animal experience, inventory control & training/supervision of staff and participants. Assist Manager with budgeting process & monthly financial performance review. High School diploma or equivalent plus 2 or more years of retail sales experience, knowledge and background in animal care. Hours: Sunday – Thursday 8am-5pm.

DOGWOOD GARDEN & PET CENTER CLERK
High School diploma or equivalent with knowledge of domestic animals i.e., cats, dogs, birds, fish. You must be able to read sales contract to customers during time of purchase. Primary focus is assistance with animal care and the maintenance of a clean work environment, along with customer service skills, training and supervision to adults with developmental disabilities.

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. High School diploma and one year experience working with people with developmental disabilities required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred. You must be physically able to train persons on job tasks, have effective verbal and written skills plus valid driver’s license with no moving violations for the past 12 months. Basic computer skills preferred. You must possess skills to work independently with outside vendors. are seeking caring individuals to assist adults with developmental disabilities to achieve.

TRANSPORTATION:

DRIVER
We are seeking an individual to provide safe and on time transportation for Participants to and from homes, job sites, recreational activities, train stations, bus stops, as well as donation pickups and deliveries of Lambs Farm’s products and materials. A high school diploma or GED and experience in transportation such as school bus driver or driver for Special Education. You must be able to lift 80 lbs with ability to lift when picking up donations such as furniture and appliances. You must have a valid driver’s license free of moving violations for previous 12 months and be able to obtain a CDL license within 90 days of hire.    Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00pm – 6:00pm (P/T) & Monday-Friday 8am-5:00pm (F/T)

HEALTH SERVICES:

HEALTH SERVICES ADVOCATE
We are seeking an individual that would be responsible for transporting and accompanying Participants to their medical, dental, and ancillary appointments or procedures. Must be able to communicate to health practitioners the needs of the participants and report health appointment outcomes in detail. Ideal candidate must be able to physically assist participants when required, have initiative, excellent attendance; detail oriented and be able to work independently. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Basic computer skills – Microsoft Word and e-mail, Excel and/or Access a definite plus. Must be able speak, read, and write English. Satisfactory completion of paid DSP training within 120 days of employment required. Valid driver’s license with no moving violations for the past 12 months required. Hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

RESIDENTIAL:

DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON
We are seeking caring individuals 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. You must show proof of a high school diploma or equivalent upon hire.  One to two years related experience preferred. DSP certification also preferred. Paid DSP certification training program is available. You must have a valid driver’s license free of moving violations for previous 12 months. Starting rate is $10.33 per hour. Full and part time shift positions that include working weekends available.

ICF/DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON – PM SHIFT LEADER
We are seeking caring female to assist adults with developmental disabilities to achieve their personal goals and daily living skills. The ideal candidate would be responsible for leading the pm shift in all aspects of participant care and sharing responsibilities. These responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with participant finances, assuring all dietary needs are met, assisting with scheduling for the pm shifts. This candidate should be creative, energetic, and a self-starter with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. High School diploma or equivalent with 1 to 2 years related experience. DSP certification is a plus.  You must have a valid driver’s license free of moving violations for previous 12 months.

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday 3pm-11pm & Sunday 7am-11pm

 

employmentopportunities@lambsfarm.org.
Or, apply in person at: Lambs Farm 14245 W. Rockland Road Libertyville, IL 60048 Phone:847-362-4636 Fax: 847-362-0742