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Grounds Keeper

Department: Facilities
Reports to: Director of Facilities
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scope of Work:
Grounds Keeper is responsible for maintaining the grounds of Mill Neck by performing the following duties:

Duties and Responsibility:
• Cuts lawn using a different pattern every week ( one of three). Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls. Fill holes and ruts with top soil to help with lawn prep as directed.
• Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs. Chainsaw trees by direction only.
• Help strip and replace mulch around trees and flower beds.
• Rakes, cleans grounds and removes litter to prevent damaging lawnmowers.
• Prep lawnmowers for cutting; change oil and check overall machine for safety and performance.
• Plants grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs. Waters lawn and shrubs. Weeds when needed.
• Assist with pothole repair; dig out, fill with RCA, fill with asphalt, propane to keep hot and tamp.
• Aerate the campus with the 3’ aerator twice a year as directed.
• Power wash BBQ grills, walkways, roadways, when needed.
• Take direction from Grounds Manager/ Director of Facilities for all snow removal. Prep all snow blowers by direction. Shovels snow from walks and driveways.
• Spreads salt on public passageways to prevent ice buildup.
• Cut back forest on outer perimeter from front gate to gym when ground is frozen.
• Winterize lawnmowers, sharpen blades, grease all fittings, check belts, drain gas tanks, and store away.
• Maintain garage in a clean and organized state.
• Prep for annual Apple Festival, take direction from Grounds and Facilities managers/team.
• Report all machine break downs to supervisor immediately. Report low stock levels.
• Acknowledge all texts on company phone

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Relative experience in grounds keeping.
2. Knowledge in American Sign Language preferred, or willingness to learn and become fluent within 3 years.
3. Integrity and professional ethics.
4. Teamwork- balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
5. Positive attitude.
6. Must be able to spend significant amount of time outdoors.
7. Must be able to work overtime when needed (Hours are M-F 6:30am-3pm).
8. Attention to detail.
9. Safety and Security- observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly. Must wear safety glasses when needed.
10. Dependability- follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.
11. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
12. Planning/Organizing- prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.

Education and/or Experience:
• High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
• One to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Information:
MNFO is a drug free workplace.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disabilities
Please view Equal Employment Opportunity posters provided by the OFCCP at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters

As a new employee, your performance will be evaluated at 3 months, 6 months, and 1 year and
at 1-year intervals.

 

Junior Accountant

Objective:
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for a Junior Staff Accountant to perform general accounting functions. Reporting directly to the Senior Accountant and indirectly to the Director, the Junior Staff Accountant will assist in preparing and maintaining financial records. Performing accounting tasks that will allow the Senior Accountants to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Performs general accounting and other related duties for the organization.
● Enters accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.
● Enters credit card transactions.
● Enter payroll into the accounting system.
● Follows up with customers regarding outstanding balances.
● Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
● Perform remote deposits, or, when needed, make in-person bank deposits.
● Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
● Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
● Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
● Maintaining and ensuring completeness of filing system
● Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
● Flexibility and strong work ethic.
● Accuracy and Attention to Detail.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
● Knowledge of general financial accounting
● Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
● Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.

Education and Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related business field, required.

Part- Time Security Guard

Objective:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Security Guard to provide general safety for the comings and goings of individuals to our campus.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Answer alarms; investigate disturbances and reports suspicious activities and persons to appropriate personnel
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Oversee security monitors
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information
  • Maintain daily calendars and records all visitors for the day. Inspect and adjust security systems, equipment, and machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Trustworthy
  • Computer Skills
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Willingness to learn American Sign Language
  • Drivers License
  • Availability to work any shift including nights, weekends and holidays

Education and Experience:

  • Security Guard License
  • High school Graduate or equivalent
  • 1+ year relevant experience

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

PT Housekeeping 3:30-7:30

Summary
Maintains buildings of Mill Neck in a clean and orderly manner by performing the following duties. Part Time hours from 3:30-7:30pm
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas
• Sweeps, mops, scrub, polishes and vacuums hallways, stairs and office space
• Washes walls, windows, door panels, sills and woodwork
• Empties waste baskets and transport trash and waste to disposal area
• Replenishes bathroom supplies. Report low stock levels
• Follow through on assigned work orders delegated by Supervisor of Housekeeping
• Observes safety and security procedures
Qualifications
• Ability to lift 50 lbs
• 1-year experience
• Willingness to learn American Sign Language (ASL)

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction

Objective:
The Coordinator for Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for overseeing the entire aspects of the instruction program and to provide assistance to the instructional staff with curriculum planning and instruction philosophy.

Duties/Responsibilities:
● Coordinates with the Principal/Executive Director in the planning and implementation of curriculum appropriate for students in PreK-12 in keeping with the philosophy, mission, and vision of the school.
● Works in conjunction with the Coordinators to support the ASL use, literacy, and literature of our students.
● Oversees, implements, monitors, and tracks student academic progress and growth.
● Oversees the STEAM Program and Vocational/Skills program.
● Coordinates the mentorship program for all instructional staff with the support from Human Resources.
● Oversees and manages the inventory of curriculum and resources for instructional staff.
● Assist with the evaluation of staff of instruction and curriculum and reviews all lesson plans in the PreK-12th grade program.
● Oversees and ensures compliance with the administration of State and local testings for students in the K-12 grade program.
● Collaborate with teachers to determine approaches that best meet individual student needs.
● Provides constructive ongoing feedback with the staff in the area of instruction and curriculum.
● Provides leadership in the implementation of Technology Standards.
● Collaborates with the Communication Specialist to plan special academic activities (i.e. – Science Fair, 100 Days, etc)
● Coordinates and oversees Professional Development in Coordination with the Office of the Superintendent.
● Ensures that Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf meets all New York State learning standards.
● Promotes a safe learning environment for all students and staff.
● Ensures compliance with all regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to MNMSD.
● Additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
● Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform each essential with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Relative experience in educational and human service settings.
• Fluent in the Spanish language, both written and oral.
• Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred or willingness to learn and become fluent within 3 years.
• Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpretive communication skills.
• Integrity and professional ethics.
• Teamwork skills.
• Community relations experience preferred or willingness to learn.
• Attention to detail.
• Knowledge of, or the ability to establish a network of community relationships with parents, alumni, community members, and stakeholders.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in human services, social work, education or other related discipline required. Certification in Spanish interpreting preferred.

School Counselor- Secondary

Scope of Work: Promotes and enhances academic achievement, personal/social growth and career development. Implements the comprehensive guidance and counseling program according to the State of New York School Counseling Program Student Standards.

Duties and Responsibility:
• Conduct goal- oriented counseling, responsive to identified student needs, relative to student achievement and school success.
• Collaborate with school personnel to assist students with developing skills that support academic achievement, high school graduation and lifelong learning.
• Maintain confidentiality and accurate student records
• Participate as a member of the school- crisis team.
• Maintain accurate transcripts by assisting students with appropriate course section and placement to fulfill high school graduation requirements
• Assist students with investigating college, university and career and technical schools, scholarship options, and financial aid information in an effort to develop post-secondary options.
• Work cooperatively with Adult Service agencies (OPWDD, ACCES-VR, OMH, etc) to ensure vocational assessments and transitional planning is done seamlessly.
• Coordinate all NY State testing for grades 3-8, Alternate Assessments, Regents exams and ACT. This is to include the ordering and reviewing of materials, working with teachers to review all testing accommodations and requirements and the implementation of the testing, and the return of all materials to the state and individual districts.
• Oversee tutorial needs of Junior/Senior High School Students and make recommendations

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Experience working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing population
• Ability to communicate using American Sign Language or willingness to learn and show progress through formal evaluation
• Strong administrative skill profile exhibiting a high level of professionalism, attention to detail and the ability to organize work and manage time effectively
• Demonstrated experience in data entry and reports
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication; including the ability to effectively communicate and interface with all levels of employees as well as external customers
• Capable of handling and appropriately prioritizing requests from multiple sources, in a timely manner
• Resourceful and demonstrates a high level of independence and initiative to resolve issues and take on challenges as they arise
• Ability to identify the need and make recommendations for process improvements to increase efficiency
• Demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential material
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn and become proficient at using other technology tools as required.

Education and/or Experience
• Master’s degree or higher
• NYS Certification in School Counceling

STEAM Teacher

Scope of Work:

This position is under the direction of the Executive Director of Education and will be tasked with overseeing the Learning Commons and to provide instruction in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) for all grade levels. The STEAM Teacher will also provide assistance to teachers in different disciplines to enrich the curriculum and resources in the classroom environment.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Oversees the Learning Commons area.
Participates in training and workshops in areas related to STEAM, Technology, and Makerspace.
Work with classroom teachers to integrate STEAM, MakerSpace, and related fields into their curriculum.
Provides instruction in STEAM, MakerSpace, and related subjects to students in all grade levels.
Participates in various competitions relating to STEAM and Robotics.
Help organize, develop and coordinate special STEAM events and activities.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor or the Executive Director

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform each essential with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Current and valid Teacher Certificate and or Deaf Education
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of STEAM, MakerSpace, and all applied learning related to the field of science and technology.
Deep understanding of student learning theory, brain-based learning and differentiated instruction.
Evidence of planning, organization, and time management
Proven ability to collaborate with teachers
Must be able to engage in conversation using American Sign Language and have good receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language.

Additional Information:

Knowledge of STEM program
Knowledge of teaching principles, practices, techniques and approaches
Knowledge of child development theories and development stages and needs
Knowledge of learning theory and approaches
Knowledge of assessments procedures and techniques, test construction and evaluation methods
Knowledge of subject material, concepts and issues related to the grade/subject of instruction

Skills Required:

Skills in planning and developing lesson plans consistent with approved curriculum.
Skill in presenting complex materials and concepts in an understandable level appropriate matter.
Skill in assessing and evaluating student performance and needs.
Skill in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, and supervisor.

Teacher

Department: Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf
Reports to: Principal/Superintendent
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scope of Work:
The teacher will create and maintain an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals by performing the following duties:
Duties and Responsibility:
• Administer appropriate curriculum which is aligned with the NYS Standards providing appropriate modifications and adaptations as needed (or mandated by student IEP)
• Implements student IEP’s and maintains necessary data. Maintains student confidentiality
• Ensures the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment
• Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons and units, using a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet the needs of all students.
• Creates and maintains a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning condition in the classroom
• Analyzes student progress and implements lessons, activities and routines that will further allow for student progress
• Provides a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times and/or implement the Behavior Intervention Plan as written and stated in the IEP
• Ensure assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times.
• Develops a classroom climate that promotes positive learning conditions
• Works professionally with administrators, staff, parents and community
• Integrates technology into the instructional program
• Demonstrates knowledge, skill and ability to provide instruction in a secondary classroom.
• Work cooperatively with students, parents, peers, administration and community members
• Guide the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals
• Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff.
• Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy.
• Maintain and improve professional competence
• Adheres to the communication styles and needs necessary of the students in the classroom as well as with all members of the school community.
• Utilizes Teacher Assistant effectively throughout the day
• Leaves plans for substitute teacher in the event of absence from the classroom.
• Collaborates with appropriate staff on the development of present levels and goals (including benchmark as needed), and attends IEP meetings
• Implements behavior and intervention plans as identified by student need in accordance with school policy and input of student’s counselor and/or BCBA.
• Utilizes positive behavioral supports as appropriate
• Knows and follows fire drill and safety procedures.
• Reads, understands and adheres to the school policy book, the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Teacher Job Description.
• Attends meetings and planned in-service trainings as needed.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Experience working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing population
2. Knowledge of Disability Rights, laws and regulations
3. Ability to communicate using American Sign Language
4. Strong administrative skill profile exhibiting a high level of professionalism, attention to detail and the ability to organize work and manage time effectively
5. Demonstrated experience in written presentation design and layout
6. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication; including the ability to effectively communicate and interface with all levels of employees as well as external customers
7. Capable of handling and appropriately prioritizing requests from multiple sources, in a timely manner
8. Resourceful and demonstrates a high level of independence and initiative to resolve issues and take on challenges as they arise
9. Ability to identify then need and make recommendations for process improvements to increase efficiency
10. Demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential material
11. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn and become proficient at using other technology tools as required.
12. Must be willing to support the MNFO Mission as a Lutheran faith based organization by representing employer during community events and conferences promotion Mill Neck Family of Organizations

Education and/or Experience:
• Master’s degree or higher from an accredited university
• Minimum of one year of experience supporting executive non-profit education, or deaf and disability services or equivalent combination of education and outlined experience
• NYS Certification in Deaf Education
• NYS Certification in Grades Birth to 2
• NYS Certification in Grades 1 to 6
• NYS Certification in Special Education

Additional Information:
MNFO is a drug free workplace.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disabilities
Please view Equal Employment Opportunity posters provided by the OFCCP at
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters

As a new employee, your performance will be evaluated at 3 months, 6 months, and 1 year and
at 1-year intervals.

Teacher Assistant

Teacher Assistant- Full Time

Scope of Work:
Teacher assistants work under the supervision of a lead teacher, providing additional assistance and instruction to students. Teacher assistants typically work one-on-one with students or as a small group to help them understand and apply principles taught by the classroom teacher. They often circulate around the classroom while students are completing assignments and assist students who are struggling with their work.

Description of Responsibilities:
1. Greet and assist students get off the school bus and to the classroom. Assist the student from the classroom safely to the school bus.
2. Assist the School Nurse to take temperature of students upon entering the school.
3. Assist in collecting the COVID attestation form.
4. Complete assignments as assigned by the Superintendent.
5. Work with classroom teacher to monitor class schedule.
6. Assist classroom teacher with preparing for lessons by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.
7. Collaborate with classroom teacher to recognize student issues and assist by recommending solutions.
8. Give one-on-one or small group instruction/lesson review.
9. Keep documentation of student progress.
10. Help classroom teacher create and implement lesson plans.
11. Assist classroom teacher with attendance, grading, and other administrative tasks.
12. Comply with school regulations and rules.
13. Attend all trainings, faculty meetings and parent conferences.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Successful prior experience working in a classroom setting.
2. Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred or willingness to learn and become fluent within 3 years.
3. Integrity and professional ethics
4. Teamwork skills
5. Attention to detail
6. Excellent communication skills

Education and/or Experience
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in education required. Experience with ABA preferred.

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Mill Neck Services, Inc.

Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities:
• Retrieves information as requested from records, email, minutes, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed.
• Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.
• Coordinates and schedules travel, meetings, and appointments for managers or supervisors.
• Assists with calendar management, confirming meetings and schedules interpreters as necessary.
• Prepares agendas and schedules for meetings.
• Records and distributes minutes or other records for meetings.
• Maintains a system for recording expenses and the use of petty cash.
• Assists with special events.
• This position requires some flexibility with scheduling, as you will occasionally be required to work nights and/or weekends for events as needed.
• Answers and transfers phone calls, screening when necessary.
• Welcomes and directs visitors and clients.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

• **Knowledge of American Sign Language preferred, otherwise a willingness and desire to learn basic ASL skills will be required (classes to be provided as necessary).
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as record keeping and filing.
• Ability to work independently.

Education and Experience:
• Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
• Three to five years of experience in an administrative role.
• Knowledge of New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) preferred.

Direct Support Professional With Out Walls Program

Direct Support Professional With out Walls- Full Time

Scope of Work: Providing training and skill development to a group of 5-6 Deaf and developmentally disabled adults throughout the Long Island community and volunteer experiences.

Responsibilities include:

  • Transporting individuals to and from their residence to volunteer sites using agency vehicles.
  • Support individuals to establish functional independence in specific skill areas, implement individual’s staff action plan goals and objectives and document their progress.
  • Writing brief case notes on a daily and monthly basis regarding the individuals’ progress to insure compliance with the valued outcomes in the Life Plan.
  • Required to represent Mill Neck in individual Life Plan Meetings on a bi annual basis per individual
  • Leads group sessions with individuals and facilitate the discussions to provide learning skills to be used in the community.

Required Education/Experience

  • Fluency in American Sign Language
  • Clean and valid New York State Driver’s License
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other technology related programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people
  • Ability to develop a rapport with the individuals of various background
  • Associates Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least one year experience providing direct care of services to adults with developmental disabilities
  • CRP & First Aid trained, SCIP-R trained

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Employment Specialist

Objective:

An Employment Specialist is a dedicated professional who can provide transformative employment services to individuals who are Deaf and/or have additional disabilities. They work with these individuals through all phases of job search through on the job training, empowering them to recognize their abilities and talents and demonstrate these to the community at large.

Responsibilities and Duties:

– Provide employment services to individuals who are deaf and / or have additional disabilities, through all phases of job search through on the job training and extended services as needed to maintain employment

– Assist clients develop employment plans based on appraisals of aptitudes, interests and personality characteristics and to plan accordingly

– Contact businesses to determine needs and explain placement services

– Arrange interviews and facilitate placement

– Work with clients to master their job duties and responsibilities, understand their compensation, benefits, work schedules, policies and workplace expectations.

– Develop and maintain contacts with businesses, educational institutions and other sources for future placements.

– Prepare and maintain contemporaneous written case records, reports, perform case follow-up and other administrative tasks as required.

 

Education and Experience:
– Excellent communication skills

– Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)

– Proven ability to work as part of team

– Computer Literate (knowledge of MS Excel, Word)

– Valid Driver’s License and reliable car ( For Long Island)

– Ability to work in NYC / Boroughs as needed.

– MUST be available and willing to work weekends / nights as needed

– Must possess a passion for assisting individuals to achieve personal vocational outcomes and provide person centered supports

– Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Related Area preferred. Will Accept AA / AS Degree

 

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your resume to hr@millneck.org and listing the position you are applying for in the subject line. Please be sure to note your salary expectations. We’d love to hear more about you and your passion for our company so please feel free to send a letter, video, comic monologue, or whatever best showcases you. Thank you for your interest in working with us!

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Part-Time Community Habilitation Worker

Community Habilitation Worker- Per Diem

Scope of Work
Summary Assists in providing care to individuals with developmental disabilities based on their individualized
service plans and valued outcomes by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Description of Responsibilities
■ Provides individualized care to individuals with developmental disabilities.
■ Helps individuals with activities of daily living.
■ Assists individuals with proper maintenance of living area.
■ Guides individuals in leisure activities.
■ Helps individuals with all chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible,
i.e., laundry and housekeeping.
■ Performs work in accordance with appropriate procedures under the supervision of the Director of
Community Habilitation and Social Work Supervisors.
■ Supervises individuals in their care at all times.
■ Completes all necessary checklists and paperwork as required.
■ Coordinates and attends all individuals’ Life Plan, Community Habilitation and/or Special Team
meetings when asked.
■ Participates in establishing new goals with individuals.
■ Reports accidents and suspected abuse as required by law.
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
■ Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and
objectives.
■ Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
■ Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are
covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
■ Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own
actions; Keeps commitments.
■ Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action
beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
■ Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed; Shares hobbies and skills that could benefit and
enrich the program.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or
training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Part-Time Driver for Day Habilitation Program

Driver for Day Habilitation Program- 7-9am; 2:30-4:30pm

Description of Responsibilities:
● Transporting Developmentally Disabled individuals to and from their residences (Nassau and Suffolk County) to the Day Habilitation program in Mill Neck using an agency vehicle
● Arrive at destinations on schedule
● Ability to plan for routes:
○ Use navigation applications to determine the best route(s)
○ Be aware of traffic, weather delays
● Ability to develop a rapport with the individuals of various backgrounds
● Must abide by OPWDD rules and regulations
● Ensure the agency vehicle is always in proper working order:
○ Fueled and ready to use (using agency gas card)
○ Report any vehicle maintenance needed to supervisor
○ Vehicle interior is kept clean
● Maintaining mileage record and Pick-up/Drop-Off logs

Required Education and experience
● Clean and valid New York State Driver’s License
● Excellent verbal and written skills
● Interact with individuals professionally and respectfully
● Ability to pass a background check

● Knowledge of American Sign Language or Willingness to learn
● Commercial Drivers License a plus
● Experience providing direct care of services to adults with developmental disabilities
● CPR & First Aid trained

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Per Diem Respite Worker (Cafe)

Scope of Work:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for a Respite Worker to assist in providing care to individuals with developmental disabilities based on their individualized service plans and valued outcomes by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides individualized care to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Guides individuals in leisure activities.
  • Performs work in accordance with appropriate procedures under the supervision of the Respite Supervisor  and Social Work Supervisors.
  • Supervises individual in their care at all times.
  • Completes all necessary checklists and paperwork as required.
  • Provides needed programmatic information at all program meetings, both in and out of the Respite Program.
  • Maintains a case load of individuals
  • Coordinates and attends all individuals’ Life Plan, Respite and/or Special Team meetings.
  • Participates in establishing new goals with individuals.
  • Reports accidents and suspected abuse as required by law.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Respite Supervisor.
  • Any other duties as outlined by your supervisor

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed; Shares hobbies and skills that could benefit and enrich the program.
  • Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

PT Accounts Receivable

Responsibilities/Duties:
• Post Customer payments by entering checks, credit cards, and ACH payments into QuickBooks
o Reconciling payments with monthly bank statements
o Assisting business office with deposits
• Prepare and email/mail client invoices
o Daily invoices (single jobs)
o Monthly invoices (ongoing jobs)
o Shared or multiple participant jobs
o Knowledge of voucher and PO systems for specific clients, including the NYS ACCES-VR voucher system
o Resolve customer disputes of current invoices through investigating contracts, rates, job requests, etc
o Communicate with clients via phone, email and fax
• Effective communication/relationships with clients in reference to account, billing and application of payments
• Update receivables, prepare monthly aging reports
• Prepare monthly sales reports
• Collections
o Communicate with customers in reference to unpaid invoices, providing documentation when necessary
• Assist in the coordination of interpreters
• Support Executive Directors and Administration with office needs
• Other duties as requested

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
• Flexibility and strong work ethic.
• Accuracy and Attention to Detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Knowledge of general financial accounting
• Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.
• FileMaker (database software)

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related business field, required.

Sign Language Interpreter Coordinator

Responsibilities and Duties
• Team player working closely with other staff members, employees out in the field, clients and participants to coordinate ASL/English interpreting services.
• Assist clients and interpreters when an issue arises
• Support with administrative projects as needed.
• Prepare quotes for clients
• Provides support after hours by phone and email
• Maintain confidentiality and abide by the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct.
• Engage in professional development activities to maintain current skills and knowledge of industry trends & changes.

Desired Skills & Abilities:
• Work collaboratively in a fast paced environment
• Excellent customer service with clear communication to all stakeholders.
• Sensitivity and experience working with diverse cultural communities and individuals
• Impeccable organizational skills
• Problem solver under a short amount of time
• Time management with ability to meet fast-paced deadlines.
• Able to generate data and reports using excel
• Work well independently and as a team
• Strong communication via phone and email
• Excellent office, administrative, phone and computer skills
• Familiar with Deaf Culture and/or American Sign Language (ASL)
• Maintain average email response time of 24 hours during normal business hours
• Bilingual/Multilingual is a plus.

Computer Skills:
• Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Google Suite, including Docs, Drive, Forms, and Gmail
• Working knowledge of a variety of technical platforms such as Zoom, Google meets, Microsoft teams, etc.

Staff Interpreter- Nassau and Queens Counties

Objective:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Sign Language Interpreter to work within Nassau and Queens Counties to interpret both in person and remote.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide interpreting and/or transliterating services for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and/or Deaf-Blind consumers and hearing consumers in a variety of settings including Video Remote Interpreting
  • Keep all assignment-related information strictly confidential
  • Adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
  • Function in a manner appropriate to each assignment, demonstrating professional appearance, conduct and promptness
  • Strive to further knowledge and skills through participation in workshops, professional meetings, interaction with colleagues and remain updated of current literature in the field
  • Complete continuing education & maintain ethical business practices
  • Assist with office projects and in-office needs
  • Ability to mentor interpreters and work with interns

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong signing and voicing skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Comfortable interpreting in a variety of settings including on screen
  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Google Products including Google Drive and Gmail
  • Knowledge of web-based meeting platforms- Zoom, Meets, Microsoft Teams, Webex for Video Remote Interpreting

 

Mill Neck Family of Organizations is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

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