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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.

Speech Language Pathologist

Via Services is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to join our First Step team. This position will provide direct speech and language therapy services to children birth to 14 years old with communication or related disorders (ex. articulation/phonology disorders, language disorders, autism spectrum, cerebral palsy, apraxia, cleft palate, developmental disabilities, etc.). This position will work closely with other specialists on a multi-disciplinary team to conduct initial standardized assessments to determine eligibility for Early Start services.

  • Manage and maintain patient caseload as directed by management
  • Plan, organize and administer appropriate diagnostic and therapy services to assigned patients
  • Complete written documentation of services provided (case notes, progress reports, and evaluations).
  • Collaborate with parents/guardians and colleagues for therapeutic goals and frequency of services
  • Provide recommendations and on-going consultation with parents
  • Work with Via Intake team members and SARC Service Coordinators to provide Intake assessments to referred clients
  • Intake team duties include, but are not limited to the following: Assist in preparing Intake files by providing all necessary paperwork and completing initial documentation prior to the Intake appointment. Review medical records and Early Start intake packet prior to initial client appointment. Administer standardized test(s) to children birth to three years. Complete IFSP report and all required paperwork.. Submit reports/documentation within mandated deadlines
  • Adhere to HIPPA guidelines for records, files and documentation standards
  • Follow OSHA standardized for maintaining assessment/treatment supplies, materials and equipment
  • Provide administrative support including, but not limited to: maintaining client attendance sheets, maintaining monthly, re-stocking program forms and stock charts, monthly shopping (snacks), photocopying and reporting low inventories
  • Collaborate and meet regularly with other team specialists to discuss topics related to program administration and clinical services
  • Communicate with clients, families, staff, and others in respectful and culturally sensitive manner
  • Provide information and support to families
  • Attend workshops, seminars, and in-service trainings for professional growth
  • Provide in-service trainings for fellow staff members on attended workshops and seminars
  • Work towards meeting and supporting individual client and family goals and needs in coordination with other agencies including, but not limited to, the San Andreas Regional Center (SARC), Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE), First 5, and community mental health agencies
  • Complete all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
  • Represent Via programs at community and professional functions as needed
  • Attend and participate in monthly FS staff meetings and company-wide meetings and others as directed
  • Assist in writing, brainstorming, and completing grant programs related to speech language pathology or related fields
  • Perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • MA or MS in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited university
  • Fingerprints (Livescan cleared)

Annual (ongoing) requirements:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHA (after CF/RPE year)
  • California State License in Speech-Language Pathology (Temporary RPE license upon approval)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work one-two late start days (e.g. 10:30-7:00pm)
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of parents, staff, and community
  • Must have own reliable motor vehicle transportation, mileage is reimbursed
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to lift young clients as needed during assessments, screenings, and/or therapy sessions
  • Driver’s License, vehicle insurance and clear DMV report
  • Proof of automotive insurance coverage

Bi-annual requirements:

  • TB test
  • Mandated reporter training

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Community Outreach Coordinator

Via Services is looking for someone to act as a community liaison to interact with bilingual families regarding VWC programs. This position will work closely with the Community Relations Manager and will help continue existing relationships and create new collaborations with families, educators, service coordinators, support group leaders, and event coordinators within Spanish and Vietnamese-speaking communities. This position will also participate in our annual events and attend the golf tournament, poker tournament, fall festival, and via ball. This individual must have a passion for working with and helping others.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attending scheduled events within the targeted communities at schools, regional centers, parent support groups, resource fairs and disability awareness events to interact with identified publics (parents, service coordinators, etc.) about services available at Via West and plan in-person tours for families or providers.
  • Following up by phone, text or email with attendees from those events to help families move through the registration process, obtain regional center funding, and obtain financial support through available scholarships. This may include assisting with paperwork for Regional Center service coordinators and Via’s Scholarship Committee.
  • Collaborating with Via’s Marketing & Communications Manager to create bilingual social media content, brochures, flyers, website content and email blasts.
  • Collaborating with Via’s Community Relations Manager to strategize outreach to bilingual communities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • At least a high school diploma
  • One year of customer service experience
  • Experience w/ the special needs population – Preferred
  • Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish –one position, Vietnamese – one position
  • Effective written and oral communication, personal contact and organizational skills
  • Good judgement, confidentiality, common sense
  • 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

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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.

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