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Career Center

Career Center

Welcome to the Garden of Prayer Youth Center Career Center. In addition to utilizing volunteer work, we offer full-time and part-time paid careers for those who want to pursue a career in community service. Some of our career opportunities include internships, tutoring, and monitors for children and teens in our programs. If you are looking for a fulfilling, rewarding career that goes beyond yourself, read more below or contact us for more information on how to apply and for job descriptions.

Benefits

You'll have a career where no two days are the same. Where every day you feel that in some small way you have made a difference to a child's life.

An environment of teamwork and collaboration, where training and learning on a daily basis will provide opportunities to work towards qualifications that will enhance your career. Join a network of caring and compassionate leaders that are willing to assist with the needs of others. Team members are provided with challenges that will assist in cultivating their decision-making ability while being provided a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefit package.

Career Opportunities

  • Rehabilitation Services Assistant I +

    JOB TITLE: Rehabilitation Services Assistant I
    GRADE: C
    DEPARTMENT: Group Homes
    FLSA Status: Exempt/ Non-Exempt
    SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Milieu Manager
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To help manage behavior, ensure safety, and be responsible for performing day-to-day support services for the client including but not limited to behavior modification program, activities of daily living, appointments, transportation, etc.

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  • Rehabilitation Services Assistant II +

    JOB TITLE: Rehabilitation Services Assistant I
    GRADE: C
    DEPARTMENT: Group Homes
    FLSA Status: Exempt/ Non-Exempt
    SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Milieu Manager
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To work under the guidance of the Milieu Manager in the coordination, delegation and maintenance of the milieu. This includes behavior management, program safety and compliance, and be responsible for performing day-to-day support services for the client including but not limited to behavior modification program, activities of daily living, appointments, transportation, etc.

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  • Teacher +

    JOB TITLE: Teacher
    GRADE: C
    DEPARTMENT: Early Childhood Education (ECE)
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Assistant Director & Center Director
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Teacher is responsible for responsible for adhering to the guidelines of the Garden of Prayer Early Education & Intervention Center, DCFS Licensing Standards including those of a mandated reporter of suspected child abuse or neglect cases. The Teacher is responsible for helping to ensure that the children of Garden of Prayer Early Education & Intervention Center receive high quality developmentally appropriate experiences. The Teacher is responsible for the operation of the classroom where she/he is assigned to work, including supervision of the classroom staff, parent volunteer, foster parents, volunteers, etc. Work in collaboration with the Assistant Director to identify training needs of classroom staff. The teacher is responsible for positive outcomes for all children. The Teacher must demonstrate effective on going collaboration with other team members.

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  • Assistant Teacher +

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher
    GRADE: D
    DEPARTMENT: Early Childhood Education (ECE)
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Assistant Director
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Assistant Teacher is responsible for responsible for helping the teacher adhere to the guidelines of the Department of Health and Human Services and the DCFS Licensing Standards including those of a mandated reporter of suspected child abuse or neglect cases. The Assistant Teacher is also responsible for helping to ensure that the children of Garden of Prayer Early Education & Intervention Center receive high quality developmentally appropriate experiences. The Assistant Teacher substitutes for the teacher in the classroom, following a lesson plan provided by the teacher, Assistant Director/ Director.

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