Employment Opportunities

We currently have openings for the following positions…

FACILITIES:

MAINTENANCE FULL-TIME

This position will assist with repair, service and maintenance of all Lambs Farm buildings, with an emphasis on plumbing and experience with painting and taping skills.  Experience in all types of maintenance such as, but not limited to: overhauls, installation and troubleshooting, including basic electrical and carpentry (layout, rough framing and trim).  Background knowledge of HVAC work and controls appreciated.

You must have a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record for the past 12 months.  You must be able to pass a criminal background check, fingerprinting, physical and drug screening.  This is a full time position.

OPERATIONS:

 

FARMYARD FULL TIME

We are seeking a full 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 full 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. Any and all other duties as assigned. 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. Full time staff responsibilities will have a greater emphasis on animal care and interacting with customers while providing information and up-close encounters with animals.
QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent with previous animal care experience. Problem-solving skills and ability to work without supervision is a must.

 

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:

AM SUPERVISOR

We are seeking an individual to assume the responsibilities of the AM Supervisor for our Residential homes.  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Monitoring AM Staff and deliver services for participants in assigned residences, implement individualized outcome based training, behavioral and service plans.  Complete all related documentation prior to conclusion of shift, comply with self-medication procedures, monitor participant’s dietary programs, insure that medication re-orders are being faxed from all campus areas and complete weekly schedules for direct reports.  Additionally, be responsible for covering shifts that are left open due to call-ins.  The hours are 6:00 am – 2:00 pm, Monday-Friday.  The qualifications for this position are as follows:  Prior experience is helpful, but not required.  Must hold a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Must be physically able to assist participants complete their daily living skills.  Upon hire, individual must be complete DSP training/certification program within 120 days of employment and receive agency authorization to supervise participants self-medicate within 60 days of employment.

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.

 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 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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 90 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.

 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.  Starting salary is $10.33 per hour.

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 a good driving record 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