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Thanks for your interest in joining our team!  WE SEE ABILITY

Employment with Ability Connection Colorado offers many benefits, including:  

Health Insurance │  Dental Insurance  │  Vision Insurance  │   Paid Time Off  │   Paid Holidays  │   Retirement

 

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS:


RAMP Coordinator II – Seeking an energetic and passionate individual to plan, organize and work with existing Ready to Achieve Mentoring program staff (RAMP) to increase activities for RAMP youth ages 13-25 with diverse ethnic and social-economic backgrounds. The primary focus will be utilizing a strong mentoring and business advisory, school transition, job placement and job readiness program for at-risk youth with disabilities. ACCO will utilize the best practice model of “Guidepost to Success,” by participating in the Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) as a framework to provide career-focused mentoring to youth at-risk youth with disabilities. RAMP and RAMP X will use a combination of one-on-one, group, and peer mentoring, with the goals of increasing career preparation; and developing work-readiness skills. The RAMP mentoring model utilizes a combination of group, peer, and one-on-one mentoring to promote the successful transition of RAMP youth between the ages of 13-25 to continued learning opportunities, employment, or independent living (depending upon age).

Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Child & Adolescent 
  • Three years working with youth 
  • Familiarity and experience with youth mentoring programs development, juvenile justice, education
  • Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred
  • CO DL insurable by CDOT

INFANT NURSERY SUPERVISOR: plan, organize, implement, and deliver program for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old based on individual intellectual, physical, social, or emotional potential. This person is responsible for the day to day operation of the nursery.

Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
• Must meet current Infant Nursery Supervisor Licensing Requirements
• Three (3) years of experience working with infants
• Early Head Start experience preferred
• Ability to positively interact with children
• Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs. Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting & standing.
• Current Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum experience.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus


LEAD TEACHER: Plans, organizes implements and delivers a preschool program based on the individual and group’s educational, intellectual, physical, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Manages the classroom environment and works with the parents directly as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Required:
• BA with 24 ECE credits or AA in Early Childhood Education
• Willing to work toward a BA in ECE to meet State of Colorado qualification changes
• Minimum 3 years of lead teaching experience.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs.
• Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting and standing.
• Current Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum experience.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.


TODDLER TEACHER: Plan, organize, implement, and deliver program for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old based on individual intellectual, physical, social, or emotional potential. This person is responsible for the day to day operation of the nursery.

Required:
• Toddler CDA or AA.
• Minimum 2 years with toddlers.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs.
• Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting and standing.
• Experience with home visits preferred
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.


INFANT TEACHERS: Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.

Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• 2 years’ experience in a supervised Early Childhood Education setting.
• Must be Group Leader Qualified and pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education.


PRESCHOOL TEACHERS: Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.

Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• 2 years’ experience in a supervised Early Childhood Education setting.
• Must be Group Leader Qualified and pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education.


TEACHERS ASSISTANT: Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.

Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• Must be pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education starting with ECE 101 and 103 or ECE 111 OR Infant Toddler CDAClient Manager FT/PT:


Client Manager FT/PT: The Client Manager would report to the Program Manager as a part of the Statewide Services department, and provide guardianship responsibilities to incapacitated clients.

Core Responsibilities:
-Conduct site visits and social assessment checklists regarding clientele throughout Colorado.
-Address and respond to clients concerns, including medical issues
-Maintain case files for each client and enter client data into database
-Oversight of client’s personal financial needs account
-Maintain confidentiality with regard to all client information

Required: 
-Associates degree in Human Services or related field
-1 year guardianship or client management or social work experience 
-6 months experience working with vulnerable adults including mental health issues
-Must have valid CO driver’s license and insurable MVR
-Requires some travel throughout Colorado


Administrative Assistant: This position reports directly to the Vice President of Human Resources and Vice President of Operations. The ideal candidate maintains benefits for all employees across all programs of the organization. Review insurance billing and send out notice of open enrollment. Act as a resource to an intermediary between employee and insurance companies. Review plans offered with VP of HR to ensure the needs of employees are being met. Manage non-monetary benefits. Implements Benefits fair. Responsible for wellness initiative. Complete data entry into ADP system, including training, performance reviews, etc. Working with the VP of Operations the ideal candidate provides support in a one-on-one working relationship. Administrative Assistant to VP of Operations serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external matters pertaining to the Office of the President. Assisting with various duties pertaining to the facilities.

Required:
• Enjoys math calculations
• 1-2 years of HR or ADMIN experience required.
• High School Diploma/ GED
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat.
• Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
• Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
• Takes initiative 


For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and (3) three professional references (supervisors) to our Human Resources Department at careers@abilityconnectioncolorado.org or by fax at (303) 691-0846.

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