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 what we are looking for!

Please forward your resume to:

West Haven Community House
c/o Human Resources
227 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516
or fax it to (203) 937-9052

 

The following are the current openings as of 5/17/2017:

Head Start Positions

Teacher (Full Year/Full Day)

The Teacher works closely with the Head Teacher to ensure implementation of the Head Start program's performance standards in relation to the operation of the classroom. Duties include direct work with children, classroom management, classroom maintenance, constant communication and documentation.

Requirements include:

  • Some knowledge of Head Start, state and NAEYC requirements preferred.
  • Early Childhood Education with experience working with pre-school children.
  • Associates in Early Childhood Education or related field with experience with experience in ECE setting.

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 2:30pm/10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Salary: $15.15 to $16.50 per hour based on degree and experience)

 

Program Aide (Full Year/Full Day)

The Program Aide works as a team with the Head Teacher and Teacher to implement Head Start Performance Standards related to the operation of the preschool classroom.

Requirements include:

  • Some experience working with children and some college work in early childhood education preferred.

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Salary: $10.10 to $11.25 per hour based on degree and experience



Community Connections Positions

Program Manager, Residential

The Program Manager provides administrative oversight, leadership and program support to the Residential program. The Program Manager supervises the Residential Supervisors and is responsible for ensuring that the residential program complies with all licensing, regulatory and DDS requirements (including the CLA Homes, CRS Homes & Individualized Supported Homes). As a member of the Community Connections management team, this position works collaboratively to assist in developing systems that allow for high quality and efficient programs.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor Degree in related field required, Masterís Degree preferred
  • Five years experience with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
  • Two years of Supervisory experience in a residential setting
  • Valid State of Connecticut driverís license
  • Be able to use personal vehicle for work related transportation when needed

Other Training, Licenses, Certifications, etc:

  • CPR, First Aid, PMT, Abuse & Neglect, DDS Med Certification

Hours: Saleried Exempt

Salary: $40,000 - $47,320/Annually DOE



Residential Counselor

Creative, caring individuals needed to work in our residential program for adults with intellectual disabilities. The Residential Counselor will provide services to residential clients in the areas of daily living activities and independent skills based on need. Residential Counselors implement behavior programs and facilitate and promote community integration. Residential Counselors are expected to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for the residential clients and are required to stay on shift until relieved by another staff member.


Requirements include:

  • Minimum high school degree/GED with two years experience with individuals with ID and/or mental health or behavioral challenges, or
  • College Degree and a minimum of one year experience with the above
  • Valid State of Connecticut driverís license with a clean driving record
  • Positions/Shifts:
    1. Monday through Friday: 7a-9a
    2. Sunday through Thursday: 3p-11p
    3. Sunday through Thursday: 3p-11p
    4. Thurs:11p-9a, Fri:11p-7a Sat:11p-7a
    5. Friday to Saturday:3p-11p
    6. Friday to Saturday:3p-11p
    7. Saturday to Sunday 5p-11p
    8. Thurs:11p-9a, Fri:11p-7a Sat:11p-7a
    9. Thurs:11p-9a, Fri:11p-7a Sat:11p-7a
    10. Thursday to Friday:2:30p-11p Saturday to Sunday 7p-11p
    11. Saturday to Sunday:9a-5p
    12. Saturday to Sunday:9a-9p

    Salary: Starting $12.50-$14.50 per hour based on degree and experience

    Life Skills Coach Ė ID (part time)

    Creative, caring individuals needed to provide services in day program for adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral challenges. Coaches will be expected to drive own vehicle to and from clientís residential setting. The position involves 1:1 engaging with clients out in the community setting to learn or maintain everyday living skills.

    Requirements include:

    • Minimum high school degree/GED with two years experience with individuals with ID and/or mental health or behavioral challenges, or
    • College Degree and a minimum of one year experience with the above
    • Valid State of Connecticut driverís license with a clean driving record & have own vehicle with insurance coverage
    • Must be 21 years of age or older

    Hours: 20 hours per week: Monday through Friday Flex between the hours of 8:00am - 6:00pm.

    Salary: Starting at $13.00 per hour, DOE

     

    Life Skills Coach (full time)
    Creative, caring individuals needed to provide services in day program for adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral challenges. Coaches may be expected to pick up and drop off clients when scheduled, using agency vehicle, and will also drive clients on field trips. Coaches will be required to obtain and maintain Public Service License. 

    Requirements include:

    • Minimum high school degree with two years experience with individuals with ID and/or mental health or behavioral challenges, or
    • College degree and a minimum of one year experience with the above
    • Valid State of Connecticut driver’s license with a clean driving record
    • Ability to drive a 12 passenger van
    • CPR and PMT Certified
    • Must be 21 years of age or older

    Hours: 33 hours per week, Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri, 8:45am - 3:15pm. Thu 8:45am - 3:45pm

    Salary: Starting at $12.50 per hour, DOE

     

     


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