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Direct Support Responder

Company: East Bay Innovations
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

East Bay Innovations- Emergency Cell Phone Responder- Must be DriverAlso hiring applicants from - Brentwood, Tracy, Mt. House, Hayward, Livermore, Pleasanton, Berkeley, Emeryville and Oakland! -Are you looking to gain experience in the non-profit sector, social work, social services, occupational therapy, mental health, or healthcare? If so, then East Bay Innovations (EBI) is where you want to be! - -What does an Emergency Cellphone Responder do?You would provide 1:1 support to adults with developmental disabilities in their home and throughout their community. You would be trained on all the support needs of a number of our clients, be available to jump in and work shifts with clients as needed during an on-call shift, and also provide support to staff over the phone. You may need to work to find coverage for a shift and make last minute arrangements for client support. -What does your typical day on E-Cell look like?

Organizing coverage for open shifts with our clientsResponding to emergency calls from support staffDiscussing emergency supports with clients' families as neededSupporting staff with anything out of the ordinary! -When you are working with clients, what does your day look like?
You will be providing emotional support and companionshipGet some exercise and walks around their neighborhoodDo some arts and craft projectsConnect with friends and loved ones virtuallyMeal planning and cooking mealsLight cleaning around their homesPersonal/intimate careWheelchair transfersGrocery shopping and other errands -Modified, using delivery or pick up services. -Who are we looking for?
Someone with a high school diploma or equivalentTwo years experience working in the field of human service preferred. -Someone who has an understanding and commitment to the philosophy of inclusion, access and consumer-driven services. -Someone who has the ability to work cooperatively with consumers, their support systems, employers and other agencies. -Someone who has the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a team.You must have possession of a valid California driver's license, a driving record that meets agency standards, auto insurance and access to a vehicle. -Someone who is willing to commit to a minimum of one year on the Ecell team. -What's the schedule?You would be on call for a 24 hour period, 9am-9am weekly, shift days negotiable. We support clients throughout Alameda County. - -Salary: $25.64 per hour. -Additionally, you will receive a $75 stipend for 24 hours of on-call on weekdays, and a $125 stipend for 24 hours of on-call on weekends. Four hours of training shifts paid at $25.64 per hour are guaranteed for each on-call shift. (That translates to a minimum of $150/day during the week, and a minimum of $200/day on the weekend!) -What does EBI offer?
Medical coverage for those working 30 hours a week or more, with three different health plans for you to choose from.Dental and vision coverage for both full-time and part-time staff.Aflac- three different plans to choose from.FSA & DCFSA, Commuter and Parking pre tax benefits.Employee EAP that include free mental health counseling sessions for you and members of your household.403(b) retirement plan so you can invest in your future.Education Assistance Fund, providing reimbursement for tuition, fees, and supplies for education and self-enrichment coursesMembership in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021.Many opportunities for training so you can feel confident in the work you do and prepare for future career opportunities.Paid sick leave for all employees, and paid vacation for full-time employeesPaid holidays for allMileage reimbursement for on-the-job drivingWe show our appreciation for staff with monthly raffles, games and more, to celebrate you and the important work that you do! - -About Our Organization:Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a nonprofit human services organization that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities, and hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others.East Bay Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local - -Powered by JazzHR

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