Our mission "to empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities" extends beyond our programs. Whether you choose a role directly supporting participants and families or find a better fit for your skills by contributing at our stores or in administration, we all play a vital role in advancing the mission.
We are one unified team all doing our part to make the lives of those we support better each and every day. No role is more important than the next. What matters most is finding the seat that's right for you.
Everyone at Alpha is a person first!
No matter what role fits you best, our hope is that you will grow personally and as an employee during your time at Alpha. Our personal and professional development program offers opportunities to advance your skills and career.
Our benefits packages and wage structure are designed to make sure you have what's needed to live a fulfilling, productive life. When you know you are cared for, you are best equipped to pass on that care to the individuals we support.
A fulfilled you leads to a fulfilled mission.
Dignity and respect are important principles for us at Alpha. This is true in how we interact with our participants and families. It is essential in how we interact with our teammates as well.
At Alpha you will find a community focused on a common mission. We celebrate the unique talents we all bring to the team. We work to build complementary partnerships that make us a better whole. We value each person who sets foot on one of our campuses or walks into one of our stores.
We achieve our mission together!
This key position is responsible for maintaining and developing the assigned curriculum on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will be aware of person centered planning and its application in the day-to-day activities of our participants. The employee must display professional integrity and encourage and contribute to the mission of Alpha to empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by supporting families, creating opportunities, and fostering belonging . Additionally the DSP- One on One is involved in designing activities, implementing behavior programs and prompting participant growth and independence. Full-time
Pay Rate: $20.00 - $22.00
The Katie's Fund DSP is responsible for assisting with the implementation of planned activities on the day of the event, assisting in the duties to successfully run the events, and maintaining awareness and implementation of individuals needs and restrictions under the direction of the program manager. The Katie's Fund DSP will promote a positive and respectful environment for participants, fellow employees, and visitors. The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to practice Behavior Management skills as described during training. Part-time
The Culinary Program Coordinator under the supervision of the Case Manager is responsible for supporting and coordinating the Culinary Program for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). The Culinary Program Coordinator will oversee program requirements, ensure licensing compliance, and assist participants in achieving their goals. This position is responsible for maintaining a safe kitchen environment and adhering to individualized behavioral plans. The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of the unique needs and challenges faced by individuals with IDD.
We invite qualified and passionate Teaching Artists to apply and help us make a difference in the lives of individuals with IDD and their families. Our studio supports the independent practice and unique vision of the SlingShot artists and provides professional representation in the gallery. The Teaching Artist will create and implement engaging and interactive arts education programs that promote artistic expression, creativity, and personal growth. We are seeking a part time Teaching Artist to work Wednesday through Friday.
Pay: $18 - $20
This key position will primarily be responsible for customer interface and coordinating workflow on the donation production line and providing materials and other services to the production line in a timely and efficient manner. In this role the successful candidate must be friendly in nature, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and enjoy physical labor.
The Custodial Worker is expected to be reliable and skilled enough to perform minor maintenance and custodial tasks throughout the facility. Responsibilities include a wide variety of activities from basic repairs of equipment and building systems, as well as ensuring all facilities are both clean and functional. Initiative and attention to detail are essential. Related work experience and solid technical knowledge is a plus.
This position is central to family support by providing personal care, community experience and teaching life skills to those with developmental delay or diagnosed with a disability. The employee must display professional integrity and encourage and contribute to the mission of Alpha to empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by supporting families, creating opportunities, and fostering belonging, and must promote the Alpha Adult Services Vision Statement (available on website Mission page).
Pay: $17 - $18/Hr.
Employment Services provides support for individuals with special needs to be able to work in their community, either in our group format or individually at their place of employment. The role of the Job Coach is to assist the participant in learning the job requirements, familiarizing with the participant with the culture of the business, and facilitating their full integration into the workplace.
The incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Regular attendance, punctuality and diligent work performance are expected and required. Attendance at regular department and staff meetings is expected. The requirements listed in the PDF file below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Appropriate training will be provided where necessary, and specific assistance in refreshing the incumbent in those areas where appropriate.
Pay: $16 - $18/Hr.
Direct Support Professional (pdf)Download
FRC, FEC Adminstrative Assistant (pdf)Download
Personal Care Assistant (web version) (pdf)Download
Donation Greeter (pdf)Download
Culinary Program Coordinator (pdf)Download
Custodial Worker (pdf)Download
DSP 1 Job Description - Katie's FUNd (pdf)Download
Job Coach (pdf)Download
Teaching Artist (pdf)Download