Careers

Do you want to have a meaningful job and make a true difference in the lives of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults? The Mill Neck Family is always looking to add to our team of talented and dedicated professionals. Check out our available positions.

Job Openings

Mill Neck Administration

Senior Accountant

 

Position Available for Senior Accountant

Summary:

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is looking for an experienced Accountant to oversee general accounting operations.

Reporting directly to the Controller and Assistant Controller the Senior Accountant will be responsible for overseeing general accounting functions, including, but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and account reconciliations. The Senior Accountant will also be responsible for managing junior accounting staff

 

Responsibilities/Tasks Include:

  • Allocating and entering accounts payable and receivable. Analyzing financial information and summarizing financial data in report form to present to the Controller and Assistant Controller.
  • Actively assisting during annual audits.
  • Effectively supervise junior accounting staff, including planning, assigning, and reviewing their work.
  • Assist the Controller and Assistant Controller in developing allocation methodology.
  • Attend financial department meetings and provide feedback.
  • Prepare and maintain financial reports and schedules as directed by the Controller and Assistant Controller.
  • Assist with annual audits, tax returns, and preparation of other required filings.
  • Provide support to the Controller and Assistant Controller during the month-end and year-end close process.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles as well as internal Accounting Policy and Procedure.
  • Act as liaison between junior accounting staff and senior management.

Required skills/Knowledge:

  • Willingness to learn and communicate in American Sign Language.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration Required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as an Accountant in a small to mid-sized company required.
  • CPA strongly preferred and/or willing to obtain after hire.

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures. Awareness of best business practices.

  • Experience with Not-for-Profit Organizations and Fund Accounting preferred.
  • Experience with NYS or NYC Department of Education, OPWDD, and CFR preparation preferred.
  • Proven supervisory skills.
  • Thorough understanding of financial statements.
  • Experience with accounting software.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills including formulas and spreadsheet maintenance.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proven experience in managing and leading the accounting department.
  • Flexibility and strong work ethic.
  • Strong organization, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive and professional attitude.

 

 

 

 

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf

6th Grade 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 or willingness to learn and show progress through formal evaluation
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.

Assistant Chef

Job Title: Assistant Chef
Department: Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf
Reports To: Food Service Director
Status: Full-time
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf is an integral part of The Mill Neck Family of Organizations which includes Mill Neck Foundation, Mill Neck Services, and the Lutheran Friends of the Deaf.

Scope:
**Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred, otherwise a willingness and desire to learn ASL will be required (classes to be provided as necessary).

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Assist the Food Service Director in supporting all kitchen related functions
• Prepare daily menu items including salads and sandwiches
• Adhere to proper New York State food and sanitation guidelines and regulations
• Remain aware of student allergies and dietary restrictions
• Monitor food inventory and report low stock to the Food Service Director
• Rotate food inventory as needed
• Assist with check in and restocking of provisions
• Maintain a clean and productive workstation
• Operate kitchen equipment efficiently and safely including cash register, dishwasher, meat slicer, steamer oven and stove
• Bookkeeping of accurate food production records
• Other duties as assigned by Food Service Director
Additional Responsibilities Post- Covid
• Prepare and bag to go meals for students
• Log appropriate inventory of students and lunch numbers
• Prepare standard salads and sandwiches for appropriate stations
• Standard cashier duties during kitchen hours
• Uphold proper food storing techniques
• Maintain cleanliness of kitchen workspace
• Organize and merchandise products in the cafeteria for students and staff
• Maintain professional demeanor and conduct in the workplace

Education and 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

Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to stand for 6 hours
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds
• Maintain regular attendance

Work Environment
Busy, fluid, multiple sub-organizations/departments office and education campus environment. Flexibility to work longer hours as needed to meet the needs of the company.

Additional Information
MNFO is a drug free workplace.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Assistant Chef will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Building Principal. Mill Neck Family of Organizations reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.

 

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction

Department: Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf
Reports to: Building Principal
FLSA Status: Non-Exempted

Scope of Work:

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.

1. Relative experience in educational and human service settings.
2. Fluent in the Spanish language, both written and oral.
3. Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred or willingness to learn and become fluent within 3 years.
4. Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpretive communication skills.
5. Integrity and professional ethics.
6. Teamwork skills.
7. Community relations experience preferred or willingness to learn.
8. Attention to detail.
9. Knowledge of, or the ability to establish a network of community relationships with parents, alumni, community members, and stakeholders.

Education and/or Experience:

Master’s Degree in human services, social work, education or other related discipline required. Certification in Spanish interpreting preferred.

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.

Special Needs 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 or willingness to learn and show progress through formal evaluation
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

Job description
The Mill Neck Family of Organizations is a Lutheran faith-based organization which serves all God’s children. It is made up of a group of nonprofits, including Mill Neck Foundation, Mill Neck International, Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf, Mill Neck Services, Mill Neck Interpreter Services and Lutheran Friends of the Deaf. Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf is a secular school. Each organization is dedicated to creating a world in which Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals are included, empowered, celebrated and embraced as equals through quality education, employment, audiological and spiritual programs and services.

Scope
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.

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.

Work Environment
Busy, fluid, multiple sub-organizations/departments office and education campus environment. Flexibility to work longer hours as needed to meet the needs of the company.

Additional Information
MNFO is a drug free workplace.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Mill Neck Services, Inc.

Community Habilitation Worker

Community Habilitation Worker

 

Department- Mill Neck Services

Reports to- Assistant Director of Community Habilitation

Status- Full Time

 

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.

  • 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 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 Community Habilitation Program.
  • Maintains a case load of individuals
  • Coordinates and attends all individuals’ Life Plan, Community Habilitation 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 Assistant Director of Community Habilitation.
  • Any other duties as outlined by your supervisor

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.

Valid Drivers License

Language Skills ASL proficient, or a willingness to learn

 

Employment Specialist

(Per Diem)

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Mill Neck Services has opportunities for energetic and enthusiastic Employment Specialist to join a team of dedicated professionals who provide transformative employment services to individuals who are Deaf and/or have additional disabilities. 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.

The ideal candidate is proficient in American Sign Language with BA/BS, has excellent communication skills and wants to make a difference- one job at a time. Job developing / sales experience or business background is a plus. Must possess at least an AA/AS degree, excellent communication skills and be computer literate. Must possess a passion for assisting individuals to achieve personal vocational outcomes and provide person-centered supports.

We offer a flexible work schedule and tremendous opportunities for professional growth, but require the ability and willingness to work weekend and evening/night hours as needed. Must be able to work in NYC metro area at times. For Long Island locations, a valid driver’s license and dependable car is needed. Assume responsibility for client files, maintaining appropriate and contemporaneous documentation and materials relative to their employment.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Phyllis Yee
Director of Human Resources
40 Frost Mill Road
Mill Neck, NY 11765
HR@millneck.org

Position 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 in developing 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.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Related Area preferred. Will Accept AA / AS Degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Computer Literate (knowledge of MS Excel, Word)
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable car ( For Long Island)
  • Ability to work in NYC / Boroughs.
  • 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

Full Time Direct Support Professional With Out Walls Program

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

Mandatory requirements:
▪ 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 backgrounds

Preferred Requirements:
o Associates Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree
o At least one year experience providing direct care of services to adults with developmental disabilities
o CRP & First Aid trained, SCIP-R trained

 

Part-Time Community Habilitation Worker

Community Habilitation Worker- Per Diem

Job Description
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.
■ 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.

Part-Time Driver for Day Habilitation Program

Responsibilities Include:
● 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

Mandatory Requirements:
● 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

Preferred Requirements:
● 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

 

To Apply:

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  • Download, print out and complete application.
  • Send application, resume and letter of intent to:

Human Resources
Mill Neck Family of Organizations
40 Frost Mill Road, P.O. Box 12
Mill Neck, NY 11765

E-mail: HR@millneck.org

Contact Us

Mill Neck Family

40 Frost Mill Road
Mill Neck, NY 11765
Phone: 516-922-4100
SVRS®: 516-558-3315

Matthew Birn
Assistant HR Director
516-628-4224

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