Employment Opportunities

Join our team and work in a collaborative environment where opportunities are endless, skills are stretched and excellence is rewarded.

If you want to make a difference in people's lives; If you think you've got what it takes, and
If you meet the minimum requirements for any of the listed openings,

You might be exactly who we are looking for!

To qualify, all candidates MUST be able to pass a pre-employment background check, have a high school diploma/GED or degree as it pertains to the position. Please forward your resume to:

 

West Haven Community House
c/o Human Resources
227 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516
or email: hr@whcommunityhouse.org or fax it to (203) 937-9052

 

The following are the current openings as of 4/25/2019:

Community Connections Positions

Life Skills Coach (LSC) - Residential
The LSC provide services to all residents living within the West Haven Community House Residential Program in the areas of daily living activities and independent life skills. The coach implements behavior programs; facilitates and promotes community integration, and is expected to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for the residents.

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 1 year experience or High School Diploma and two years of related experience with adults with intellectual disabilities
  • DDS Medication Administration Certification, or the ability to obtain and maintain within six months of hire
  • Certification in CPR required prior to hire.
  • A valid CT driver’s license for for three or more years, and the ability to obtain and maintain approval from vehicle leasing vendor

Available Shifts:
Mon - Fri: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Sat/Sun: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Sat/Sun: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sat/Sun: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Thu - Sat Overnight: Thur 11:00pm - 9:00am, Fri 11:00pm - 3:00pm, Sat 11:00p-9:00am
Thu - Sat Overnight: Thur 11:00pm - 9:00am, Fri 11:00pm - 9:00am, Sat 11:00p-3:00pm

Salary: $14.75 per hour, DOE


Life Skills Coach (LSC) Ė DSO
The LSC must be creative, caring individual to provide services for adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral challenges. Coaches are expected to pick up and drop off clients when scheduled, and drive clients on field trips using agency vehicle, and are required to obtain and maintain Public Service License.

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum high school degree with two years' experience with individuals with intellectual disabilities, or
  • College degree and a minimum of one year experience with individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • A valid CT driver's license for three or more years, and the ability eligible to obtain and maintain a Public Service License and approval from vehicle leasing vendor
  • Proof of personal auto insurance coverage meeting state requirements
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain a public service license and approval from lease vehicle company
  • Ability to drive a 12 passenger van

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:45am - 3:30pm

Starting Salary: $14.75 per hour


Life Skills Coach (LSC) – The Avenues
The LSC provides direct care and support to individuals with intellectual disabilities between the ages of 18 and 21. The LSC is expected to work independently throughout the program day, flexing the daily schedule to meet the needs of the individuals being served. In addition, the coach works as part of a team committed to meeting the needs of clients in the areas of activities of daily living (ADL), socialization, behavior management, personal safety and goal achievement.

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years old or older.
  • High school diploma and two years of related experience with young adults with intellectual disabilities
  • A valid CT driver's license for three years or more; eligible to obtain and maintain a Public Service License and approval from vehicle leasing vendor
  • CPR certified

Shift: Mon - Fri: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Salary: $14.75 per hour

 

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