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Mar 27 / Donna Carroll

College Student Wanted – Autism

Job Description:

Caring, reliable, motivated and responsible individual is needed to provide community living support for a twenty-year-old young man with autism.

This part-time position offers a minimum of 2 – 5 hours a week and the hours and times are flexible (evenings, days-when school is not in session, weekends). The individual must be willing to complete training requirements prior to starting position.  In addition, the individual will have the opportunity to meet with a psychologist monthly, work with a speech and language pathologist or observe in the classroom.  The projected start date for this position would be the middle of April.

Qualifications:

  • College student majoring in education, psychology, social work (mental health), pre-med, speech therapy, child development or a related field

Experience and Attributes Sought:

  • Previous work experience with children or young adults with Autism is helpful but not mandatory.
  • Creative and enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good communication skills: the ability to listen, understand, reflect, clarify, validate, encourage, question and give constructive feedback

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement behavioral supports based upon the individual’s needs
  • Use appropriate learning strategies to further the individual’s development
  • Teach and implement functional living skills for independence
  • Take the individual on community outings to practice using living skills
  • Help to develop the student emotionally, be comfortable in social situations, and be aware of socially acceptable behavior
  • Learn to use and program assistive technology and alternative augmentative communication devices

If you are interested, please email am6553@wayne.edu to arrange an interview.  We live in the Troy area.

Mar 27 / Susan Crowley

Career Demo Day this Wednesday! Stop by and check it out!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hilberry B & C, 2nd floor Student Center Bldg.

 

You are invited to walk through the Career Demo Day Exhibit Hall.
Experience hands on demonstrations from various companies and learn about their business.
Network and Drop off your resumes at the companies that interest you.

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Career Demo Day supports strategic student learning outcomes and provides the Wayne State Community an opportunity to network and  participate in hands-on employer demonstrations. Walk through the exhibit hall and engage in interactive experiences while learning about various organizations and their business. Remember to bring your resume to leave with any company you would like to work at. This relaxed engaging atmosphere will allow you to connect with employers and get to know them beyond a typical career fair or company presentation atmosphere.

Questions regarding this event, please contact Susan.Crowley@wayne.edu.

Helping WSU students & graduates discover careers!

Mar 27 / Donna Carroll

Interlochen Center – Environmental Science Instructor

Mar 24 / Donna Carroll

Muskegon Public Schools – 21st Century Site Coordinator

Position Type: Student Support Services/21st Century

Date Posted: 3/16/2017

Location: Muskegon Public Schools

Position: 21st Century Site Coordinator
Terms: Full-time, 43 weeks per year, 30 hours per week
Salary: $31,000
Posted: March 23, 2017
Closing Date: until filled

EDUStaff has a long-term assignment for a Site Coordinator within Muskegon Public Schools.

The Site Coordinator will develop, manage, and maintain high-quality, youth-centered programs which impact student achievement through academic and enrichment activities for students and their families during during out-of-school-time hours.

EDUCATION:

 

  • Meet requirements for DHS Child Care Center School Age Program Director.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a child related field.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exceptional leadership skills with supervisory experience.
  • Ability to articulate, exhibit, and model best practices in staff development.
  • Ability to establish positive culture through relationships with youth, staff, families, and community.
  • Ability to lead continuous improvement by providing feedback to youth and staff.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of current educational best practices.
  • Experience coordinating activities for youth and families.


APPLY:  complete Applitrack application, attach resume and cover letter.  Information and Application

Mar 23 / Donna Carroll

University of Wisconsin-Madison – Distance Education and Professional Development Program Director

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Continuing Studies is seeking a Distance Education and Professional Development Program Director for the Distance Education Professional Development team (DEPD). The DEPD program portfolio includes the annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, several online certificate programs, mini-courses, and custom online/blended offerings.

Here is the link to the job description:

http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/494625/distance-education-and-professional-development-program-director

The deadline to apply is April 6.

Mar 21 / LaSondra Dawn

Grand Rapids Public School District Employment Opportunities for the Week of March 20, 2017

The mission of Grand Rapids Public School District is to ensure that all students are educated, self-directed and productive members of society.

List of  available positions: 3.20.17 GRPS Open Positions

To apply for employment, visit: http://www.applitrack.com/grps/onlineapp/default.aspx

GRPS Human Resources and Legal Services

1331 Franklin SE · P.O. Box 117 · Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0117

Phone (616) 819-2022 · Fax 616-819-3492 · Email: HumanResources@grps.org · www.grps.org · www.wearegr.com

@GRPublicSchools GRPublicSchools GRPSmychoice

Visit GRPS on the web at: http://www.grps.org/hr

Mar 20 / Donna Carroll

The Henry Ford – Education Assistant

The Henry Ford has the privilege of hosting the NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop this summer. This is a week-long professional development opportunity for educators that will be offered twice this July. The workshop is an immersive learning opportunity that exposes educators to the broad themes and diverse impacts of the American Industrial Revolution through scholar lectures, historic sites and interactives, and lesson plan development. To prepare for and implement this engaging and intensive workshop, we are looking for an Education Assistant to actively support our team and effectively contribute to the workshop’s execution. Work will include preparing and organizing materials for the workshop, managing hospitality for teachers and staff during the workshop, and re-organizing following the workshop. The Education Assistant is a part-time limited position that would begin in late June and conclude after the workshop. The Assistant will be paid a taxable stipend.

For more information on job functions and how to apply, please visit our website:
https://www.thehenryford.org/about/employment/job-postings/?category=Education

Mar 20 / Donna Carroll

Muskegon Public Schools – Student Support Services

Position Type: Student Support Services/21st Century

Date Posted: 3/16/2017

Location: Muskegon Public Schools

Position: 21st Century Site Coordinator
Terms: Full-time, 43 weeks per year, 30 hours per week
Posted: March 15, 2017
Closing Date: March 22, 2017 at 4 PM

EDUStaff has a long-term assignment for a Site Coordinator within Muskegon Public Schools.

The Site Coordinator will develop, manage, and maintain high-quality, youth-centered programs which impact student achievement through academic and enrichment activities for students and their families during during out-of-school-time hours.

EDUCATION:

  • Meet requirements for DHS Child Care Center School Age Program Director.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a child related field.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exceptional leadership skills with supervisory experience.
  • Ability to articulate, exhibit, and model best practices in staff development.
  • Ability to establish positive culture through relationships with youth, staff, families, and community.
  • Ability to lead continuous improvement by providing feedback to youth and staff.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of current educational best practices.
  • Experience coordinating activities for youth and families.

APPLY:  complete Applitrack application, attach resume and cover letter.

Additional Information

Mar 15 / Donna Carroll

Detroit Central City – Seeking Tutors

Seeking individuals with the skills to provide GED tutoring to our Inner City Clubhouse (a psychosocialrehab setting) members. These are individuals, all adults- with severe mental illness who, with the support of their case managers, participate in various activities at our Clubhouse during the week. Several of our members wish to pursue a GED and our staff is in need of tutors in the area of reading and math for additional and ongoing individual support.

Contact:

Melissa DaSilva
Chief Innovation Officer
Detroit Central City CMH, Inc
10 Peterboro St.
Detroit, MI 48201
313-833-6275 direct
313-831-3160 main

Mar 15 / Donna Carroll

Cornerstone Schools – Volunteers Needed