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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Via Services is located in Santa Clara, California, and our Via West Campus is located in Cupertino, CA. We offer a dynamic team with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. If you’re interested in a full-time or seasonal position at Via Services, please take a look at our open job opportunities to see if there is a position that fits your qualifications and experience.

Via West Associate Director

Via West is looking for someone to manage Via West Campus in a team fashion with the Via West/Altitude Director. This position will concentrate in the supervision and management of all VW needs and specialize in operations/grant coordination. This position will work closely with the Via West Admissions Manager, Via West Client Services Manager, Via West Operations Manager, Via West Program Manager and Via West Recruitment Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Via West:

  • Provide leadership and use a participatory management style to lead and engage staff to carry out the mission of Via. This position would act as the Director if the Director is off-site.
  • Assist with the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of Via West part-time staff, seasonal staff and volunteers.
  • Plan and co-lead quarterly staff meetings and all meetings related to Via West as scheduled and other meetings of the organization as a whole as requested.
  • Work with the Director & CEO in developing annual department budget.
  • Co-lead all training sessions for both volunteers and staff.
  • Act as the agency’s representative in the community (parent groups, resource fairs, etc.) and with third party funding agencies (Regional Centers, etc.).
  • Develop, implement, and analyze seasonal staff member evaluations and performance appraisals as needed.
  • Work with the Operations Manager to handle all van needs - driver lists, correct seating, drop off and pick up schedule, car seats are utilized, Via’s vans and rentals are refueled and cleaned, etc.
  • Work with the Operations Manager and ensure all electronics are in a good state– security and maintenance of walkies, iPads, computers, headphones, AV equipment, etc.
  • Work closely with the Director in order to provide information regarding Via West for reports, budget planning and analysis.
  • Make recommendations to the Director for the development of new and existing programs.
  • Assist the Admission Manager with the check in/check out process and collect payment information as needed.
  • Assist the Director with the proper documentation of incident reports and provide possible ways to reduce risks.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Grant Project Management:

  • Notify appropriate manager weekly of any close or missed deadlines.
  • Coordinate the development of curriculum for project implementation with all managers.
  • Work closely with the Grants Manager to ensure thorough understanding of each objective.
  • Work with the program manager and create participant progress ratings for each grant received based on specific grant criteria, rules and requirements.
  • Work with program manager and all seasonal staff to ensure incorporation of objectives into their session schedule – i.e. progies, photographer, etc.
  • Oversee the data collection and data input for needed outcomes (assign all clerical and assorted tasks to seasonal administrative employees
  • Order supplies, equipment and other necessary items for active grants as directed by appropriate manager; complete check requests and credit card receipt forms; ensure that all ordered items are delivered in good condition.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of part-time staff, seasonal staff, volunteers and full-time staff as assigned.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited university in therapeutic recreation, special education or related field
  • Five years leadership and supervisory experience
  • Minimum of five years of experience working with special needs or at risks children and adults.
  • Be a minimum of 25 years of age
  • Hold a valid California Driver’s License with a Clear DMV report
  • Hold the minimum automobile insurance coverage required by the State of California
  • Pass a background check and fingerprinting
  • 2 years special needs experience (preferred)
  • 2 years managerial experience (preferred)
  • 2 years behavioral management experience (preferred)

For more information about the job, contact Irshad Fardan at ifardan@viaservices.org. If you are seriously interested, please click the Apply Now button below.

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Via West Seasonal Counselor

Via West is a camp for kids and adults with special needs. We are interested in hiring caring, active, hardworking individuals who want to help serve the special needs population.

Job Summary

Via West counselors work in a hands-on, fully immersive setting with participants. Sessions typically revolve around arts and crafts, cooking, outdoor recreation, and other various fun activities. These activities all take place in a camp setting in the scenic Cupertino Hills. Counselors need to have patience, compassion, respect for others, and a willing attitude.

What we ask of you:

  • Provide attentive supervision during assigned activities.
  • Establish relationships with participants.
  • Provide a positive role model for participants by exhibiting an upbeat, cooperative, and friendly attitude at all times.
  • Help participants learn and follow rules to ensure a safe and healthy environment.
  • Be a problem–solver, but ask for help when necessary.
  • Be punctual, organized, and follow directions.

Benefits

  • Room and Board (While working)
  • Possible $2,000 in tuition reimbursement, if signed on pass Summer for the foreseeable future
  • Possible Commitment Bonus depending on sessions worked

Schedule: No minimum required, may choose from 2-3 weekends a month if desired. (Example Schedule below)

  • October 19-21, 2018 Coco’s Dia de Fun Kids, Teens, and Young Adults Ages 5-22
  • November 9-11, 2018 Altitude & Via West San Francisco Travel Camp All Ages
  • November 16-18, 2018 Bring It On: Thanksgiving Adults Ages 18+
  • November 30- December 2, 2018 Polar Bears, Penguins, Oh My! Ages 5-22
  • December 7-9, 2018 It’s A Wonderful Life At Via West Adults Ages 18+
  • January 18-21, 2019 (Fri-Mon) Altitude/Via West Disney Travel Camp All Ages
  • Click here for the full schedule

Education and/or Work Experience

  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Previous experience and/or willingness to work with people with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Flexible and caring.

For more information about the job, contact Irshad Fardan at ifardan@viaservices.org. If you are seriously interested, please click the Apply Now button below.

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Via West Seasonal Nurse

Via West is looking for seasonal nurses to work with special needs participants at Via West Campus during our weekend respite programs.

Qualifications

  • Must be 19 or older
  • Must be a licensed nurse, BSN graduate, or current BSN nursing student
  • Must have completed at least one clinic experience giving medications under the supervision of a nursing faculty member

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with special needs participants to give medications, provide treatments, triage, and deal with urgent and emergent situations under the direct supervision of an experienced RN.

For more information about the job, contact Irshad Fardan at ifardan@viaservices.org. If you are seriously interested, please click the Apply Now button below.

Apply Now!