Employment Opportunities

We currently have openings for the following positions…

 HOUSEKEEPING:

HOUSEKEEPING (FULL-TIME)

We are seeking an individual that is experienced and has knowledge in housekeeping/janitorial cleaning tasks. You must have experience in operating commercial rotary floor scrubbing equipment and carpet extraction machines. You must be a self-starter with ability to follow directions. In addition, must be able to verbally communicate to and direct the activities of adults with developmental disabilities. You must have a valid driver’s license with no moving violations for past 12 months and must pass a criminal back ground check and drug screening.  Full-time hours: 8am-5pm

 OPERATIONS:

BAKERY/COUNTRY STORE 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.

FARMYARD ASSISTANT MANAGER

We are seeking an individual to provide administrative and operations support for the Farmyard and Attractions area and provide training and supervision to adults with developmental disabilities. Some duties include being the lead cashier, handling customer service relations, managing field deposits and paperwork, ordering supplies, setting vet appointments, maintaining the sales room floor, helping determine merchandise offerings, and ensuring staff adhere to all work policies. The assistant manager will also assist with daily tasks as necessary, such as providing food and water to all animals, cleaning their pens, tidying up the Farmyard grounds and operating rides. The assistant manager is responsible for running the Farmyard & Attractions when the manager is unavailable. High school diploma or equivalent plus two years’ experience in animal care and business management.  Full time hours.

SALES CLERK-THRIFT SHOP

We are seeking a responsible individual to work independently.  Responsibilities include sorting donations, pricing, merchandising, customer service, supervision of participants/volunteers, and cash management.  Hours are 2 days per week, days to be determined.

WAITSTAFF – 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.

 RESIDENTIAL:

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

Friday 3p-11p, Saturday and Sunday 7a-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

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

 TRANSPORTATION:

DRIVER

Lambs Farm is seeking a Driver to help with the safe and on time transport of Participants/Commuters to and from homes, job sites, recreational activities, train stations and bus stops. This position is also responsible for pick up and drop offs of donations and Lambs products and materials.  Qualifications: Must be able to lift 60 pounds, have a valid Driver’s License free of moving violations for 1 year and obtain a CDL with passenger endorsement within 120 days of employment.  Experience in transportation such as a school bus driver or driver for Special Education a plus.  Applicants must be able to pass drug test, background check and fingerprinting.  Current hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 to 5:00.

 VOCATIONAL:

VOCATIONAL MANAGER

The Vocational Manager is responsible for the design and implementation of individual programs for person with developmental disabilities in employment settings. A Bachelor’s degree in Education or Human Services field plus one-year experience working directly with people with developmental disabilities is required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. The person selected must be QIDP approved or able to complete the QIDP training within 6 months of employment. You must have a valid driver’s license with no moving violations for the previous 12 months and pass a criminal back ground check and drug test.

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