PVW IS ALWAYS ON THE LOOK OUT FOR GREAT STAFF MEMBERS.
Currently we are searching for candidates for the following position:
The Developer, under the supervison of the Director of Marketing/Development, works to support the mission of PVW through the development and coordination of contract sales and supported employment programs operated by the organization, working cooperatively with the Work Services Department (including both production and supported employment).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: the JD will identify and prioritize opportunities to procure new business and broaden the services provided to existing customers by recommending additional products and providing information on outcomes; consults with prospective employers to identify needs/jobs workers can perform; presents approriate products; explains the benefits of a job coach, analyzes the work environment, conducts job analysis and helps the customer reach a buying decision as it relates to contract work on the production floor, a group placement and/or individual placement; conducts research on prospective employers/business partners and the industry at-large to develop an early view of industry needs and how PVW can address those needs through our products and services; responsible for educating prospective employers/business partners on the benefits and profitabilty of contracting with PVW to perform subcontracting work work and/or employment of a worker through Supported Employment Services through work tours, table displays, trade shows, speaking engagements and other such presentation opportunities.
The JD will work the Director of Marketing/Development to update and support marketing plans and to report departmental outcomes. Under the direction of the Director of Marketing/Development, contributes to Sales Goal setting and is responsible for implementing set goals and reporting outcomes; is responsible for inputting data in the Sales Database and keeping it current.
Besides having a positive and professional demeanor and a heart for the consumers we serve, the ideal candidate must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Suite, including Outlook and database manipulation; candidate must be able to read and interpret documents such as policy and procedures manuals; accreditation standards manual; operating and maintenance instructions; safety procedures, etc. Candidate must have the ability and diligence to write routine sales reports and correspondence; complete company mileage and expense logs; and any other reports as required. Candidate must possess good listening skills and possess excellent comunication skills, both oral and written and have the ability to speak effectively and comfortablly in groups of customers or employees of organization.
Education/Experience: Two years of higher education and two years sales and marketing experience or five years related experience in sales and marketing or equivalency. Experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities desired. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Suite and database manipulation.
Language/Reasoning Skills: Must possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situaitons where only limited standardizatin exisits. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written , oral diagram or schedule form.
INSTRUCTOR FOR ADULT DEVELOPMENT CENTER
In summary, Instructors work with and instruct adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities in activities designed to promote vocational, social, physical and intellectual growth. Essential duties include but are not limited to:
Instructors are responsible for supervision at all times of consumers, on and off-site; responsible for community intergration as assigned; responsible for intervention in behavior management problems as in compliance with Individual Training Plans; responsible for charting daily progress, unusual occurrences, and special incidents; responsible for the transportation needs of consumers under the guidance of the Transportation Coordinator, Program Specialist/Manager and Program Director. Transportation includes daily community outings and transportation of consumers between work and residence (either on regular route or as back-up driver). Instructors assist consumers as needed in activities of daily living which may include dressing, eating, TOILETING AND MOBITLITY; responsible for effective skills training during lunch and break periods; assists in developing appropriate community resources and negotiates/advocates understanding for activities with service organization, businesses, public agencies, etc.
Applicants must be able to work full time with NO restrictions on his/her schedule. Hours are Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00am to 3:00pm; 8:30am to 3:30pm or 8:30am to 4:30pm. Candidates must be able to REGULARLY lift and/or MOVE 25 pounds or more and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to push and/or pull the same as some consumers are in wheelchairs.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED; experience with adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities is preferred; must have a California D/L in good standing; either already fingerprinted through the Community Care Licensing or be able to pass fingerprinting without exception. PVW is searching for candidates that want to work, that are honest, ethical, caring, compassionate, patient and willing to serve as a role model to our consumers. $9.23 starting wage.
Please note that not all applicants will be called for an interview.
Applicants may apply by downloading an application (see link below) and submitting it to PVW in person or by mail. 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.