HOZHONI IS PROUD TO OFFER THEIR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES:
- Medical Insurance
- Dental, Vision, Life, and Accident Supplemental Insurance
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Paid Holidays
- Pet Insurance
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The DSP's role is to assist the individual in areas of personal growth, developmental opportunities, and choice making. This is done through positive role modeling and active intervention with the consumers. Manage the group home with staff, consumers, and the Residential Supervisor working as a team to accomplish daily tasks in an efficient manner. Duties include housekeeping, grocery shopping, meal planning and preparation, assisting with personal care needs, laundry, yard work, minor repairs, and reporting any home maintenance needs to the Residential Supervisor. Provide a safe, healthy environment that remains in compliance with licensing, and monitor rules as stated by the Division of Developmental Disabilities.
Act as a mature
role model for consumers with regard to appropriate dress, interest, social
skills, etc. Remain aware and utilize resources and services for consumers
in community-based programming. Involve residents in educational and meaningful
outside recreational/social activities. Shop for or assist consumers in the
purchase of clothing and other personal items. Ensure that consumers practice
acceptable grooming, hygiene, and wear clean, appropriate, well-fitted clothing.
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DTA (Day Program) Instructors provide assigned DTA program participants training and supervision in a professional manner, while increasing their quality of life and fostering more independent functioning. Provide guidance and training in various art mediums. Establish and maintain a creative and supported environment in the art studio/classroom. Act as a stimulating and inspirational role model, helping each participant grow to their fullest potential and achieve their goals.
Maintain a portfolio of each participant's work in sequential order. Help select individuals' art work for exhibit at the agency and for outside exhibits.
Help select and prepare art materials for use and maintain art supplies and equipment in an orderly fashion. Maintain an adequate amount of art materials for use by submitting a list of materials needed for approval. Organize the art studio/classroom for the day by setting up work stations in the morning and organizing clean-up at the end of the day.
Help design and encourage the use of adaptations of art supplies and equipment as needed on an individual basis. Evaluate individual needs to avoid too demanding or frustrating projects. Closely supervise individuals working with tools, as needed, to insure safety.
Job Coaches for the employment program provide
training and supervision for assigned program participants in a professional
manner, while increasing their quality of life and fostering more independent
functioning. Instruct, coach and supervise consumers in job skills training
at a variety of community job sites and/or in Day Program facility. Ensure
all work performed and the supervision administered is to the employer's satisfaction
when assigned to a community-based job site. Provide a mature, adult role
model for consumers with regard to work habits, dress, interests, social skills,
etc. Provide ongoing informal counseling/role modeling to the consumers as
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