PVW is always on the look out for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. PVW is currently hiring for the following positions.



Job Coaches (1 position)             

The Janitorial Job Coach is responsible for working with a group of individuals with intellectual/development disabilities in order to maintain janitorial service within PVW. Candidate should be familiar with and/or have worked with individuals with DD.   Must be 21 years of age for insurance purposes; have current/valid California driver license and clean driving record; must be patient, caring, and willing and able to not only teach our consumers the work but work with them in order to get the job done. Hours are  full-time, Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. Wage is $10.50 per hour with great benefits.   


Job Developer (1 position)

PVW is looking for that candidate that has the ability and the initiative to build relationships with employers that help secure employment for PVW clients. This person will know how to sell service; how to network and communicate PVW's Mission Statement, which is:  To assist adults with disabilities  reach their potential in vocational and socialization skills in order that they may achieve their highest level of employment and community intergration. We need an individual who is persistent yet professional, motiviated, organized and has the ability to speak to individuals in a one-on-one setting or in front of a group of individuals.  Along with these characteristics, the candidate must be positive, confident, friendly, patient and willing to advocate for our clients with intellectual/development disabilites. Candidate must be 21 years or older for insurance purposes, have a current/valid California driver license with a clean driving record. Hours are full-time, Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm with some evening hours expected for chamber meetings, networking events, etc.



Instructor / Senior Companion (2 positions)

Instructs adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in activities designed to promote vocational, social, physical, and intellectual growth by performing required duties. Looking for individuals who are empathetic, patient, but also able to take charge when the situation calls for it. The position requires someone who is not only caring and patient but also someone who is proficient at multi-tasking and able and willing to address hygiene, toileting, mobility, and life skills in general.  Interacting with consumers at all time is priority, including lunch periods as well.  Candidate must be professional, responsible and able to handle all types of situations, including emergencies. Ability to handle distribution of money and medication and ability to chart activities daily. Ability to drive company vehicles is a must. Candidate must be 21 years of age for insurance purposes; have a current/valid Calfornia driver license and clean driving record. Must be able to pass FBI/DOJ  background check; pre-employment physical and TB test. Must be available Monday through Friday either 7am-3pm or 8:30am-4:30pm.   PVW will consider part-time hours depending on the candidate's availability and if the hours will work for PVW's programming.






Applicants may apply by downloading an application (see link below) and submitting it to PVW in person, by mail or by scanning it and sending it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applicants that apply in person must understand that they will not be seen by HR unless an interview has been scheduled. Not all applicants will be called for an interview. 


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This position is primarily fork lift driving, however, the person in this position will also serve as the back-up truck driver. The forklift driver is responsible for loading, unloading and moving materials within or near PVW plant, yard or work site. Duties include but are not limited to: operating industrial truck to assist in loading or moving materials and products; prepares load for shipment; counts inventory as needed; reads work orders and/or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved; conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.; verifies load against shipping papers; maintains truck log; inspects truck equipment and supplies accordingly, etc. The back-up truck driver is responsible for driving PVW's truck with a capacity of more than 5 tons, in order to transport materials in liquid or packaged form to and from specified destinations.

Education/Experience: Candidate must have High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Forklift certification desired.

Candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License and 5 years driving experience with a good driving record; proof of current vehicle insurance/registration and dependable transportation;

Language / Mathematical Skills: Candidate must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instruc- tions, short correspondence and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's with ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.


































































































































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