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.

OPERATIONS:

BAKERY OPERATIONS/PRODUCTION-ASSISTANT MGR

We are seeking an individual to assist with the overall business and production operation of a food production facility. You must have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 2-3 years experience of retail business experience. You must be familiar with food production, sanitation requirements, and product development. You must have knowledge of production procedures relating to baked goods, confectionery items, and jams/sauces beneficial. Excellent management and production planning skills required. Provide training and supervision to adults with developmental disabilities.

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.

FARMYARD – PART TIME

We are seeking a part time employee for the Farmyard & Attractions at Lambs Farm.  Experience in public interaction required. Candidate must demonstrate problem-solving skills and the ability to perform tasks independently. As a part time employee, you will be responsible for a variety of daily job tasks, which include: daily animal care (providing food, water and a clean living area), daily operations upkeep (ensuring a clean and tidy workplace, clean and uncluttered public space for visitors, checking and tending to public amenities), monthly feed/supply deliveries (must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. for extended periods of time while performing repetitive movements), provide customer service (answer questions, cashiering, operating rides), assist with tracking feed and supplies, and supervise adults with developmental disabilities. Other duties assigned as well. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a comprehensive list of all job responsibilities. Part time staff responsibilities will have a greater emphasis customer service while ensuring a cleanly amusement area and smooth daily operation of attractions. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Problem-solving skills and ability to work without supervision is a must. Positive, upbeat attitude and previous experience in retail or customer service environment desired.

RESTAURANT: WAIT STAFF, MAGNOLIA CAFE & BAKERY

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

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. 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 (classes held Monday-Friday during normal business hours). You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, pass a criminal background check, physical and drug screening.  Starting rate is $10.33 per hour.  Part time and full time 2nd and 3rd shift positions that include working weekends available.

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.

Current hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 to 5:00.

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.
Experience in transportation such as a school bus driver or driver for Special Education a plus.
Must be able to pass drug test, background check and fingerprinting.

VOCATIONAL:

RECREATION SPECIALIST – PART TIME

We are seeking a caring individual to supervise and ensure the safety of Participants utilizing the Recreation weekend programs. Empower the participants to achieving outcomes that match their interests and abilities. High school diploma and experience in the field of developmental disabilities required. Must be able to physically train and assist persons in sports and fitness activities. You must be 18, have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and pass a criminal back ground check, physical and drug screening. Paid DSP certification training program is available but you must be flexible with DSP classes for the first 120 days or employment ( class held Monday-Friday during normal business hours ).Hours: Monday – Thursday 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm and
Fridays 2:30 – 5 pm.

 

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