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 to 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!
We seek enthusiastic and friendly Sales Associate with a good work ethic and a passion for fashion. Full-Time position at our Milpas location.
We seek enthusiastic and friendly Sales Associate with a good work ethic and a passion for fashion. Full-Time position at our Kellogg location.
This position is central to the efficient function of the retail store. The employee must display professional integrity and encourage and contribute to the mission of Alpha through empowering individuals, supporting families, and building community.
The Facilities Worker is expected to be reliable and skilled enough to perform essential 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).
Employee must display professional integrity, encourage philosophy of the program and develop personal employment goals. Employee must demonstrate respect for all individuals and encourage participant independence. Employee is responsible for promoting a positive and respectful environment for participant, fellow employees, visitors, and all others encountered within the scope of their job. Regular, punctual, and predictable attendance at work is essential.
The employee must display professional integrity and encourage and contribute to the mission of Alpha Resource Center of Santa Barbara (Alpha) through empowering individuals, supporting families and building community. Incumbent must promote a positive environment for all individuals, fellow employees, visitors, and all others encountered within the scope of the position. The employee must be organized, have experience in community outreach, and demonstrate competency in IEP, IFSP, and IPP Process. We are seeking a bilingual (Eng. /Spanish) parent or family member of a child who receives or has received special education services and who has some systems knowledge.
This position is a key component to administrative operations of the Family Resource Center “FRC”. The incumbent must display professional integrity and encourage and contribute to the mission of Alpha through supporting families, creating opportunities, and fostering belonging. Employee must value community partnerships and demonstrate respect for all individuals, encourage individual and family engagement. Incumbent must promote a positive environment for all individuals, fellow employees, visitors, and all others encountered within the scope of the position.
This position is directly responsible for implementing and furthering a strategic approach to attracting and hiring top talent to the organization, retaining critical employees in key positions, training staff at all levels of the organization as a means of improving mission effectiveness, initiating wage structures and benefits packages improvements and adjustments that consider employee needs and current trends, and ensuring the mission of the organization can be carried out by the Alpha team on a daily basis. The Director is responsible for overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function including: recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, and employee relations. The Director is also responsible for maintaining compliance with employment laws and advising members of the management team of changing laws policies and practices. This position will work with the Board of Directors as well.
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.
Sales Associate (pdf)Download
Facilities Worker (pdf)Download
Direct Support Professional (pdf)Download
DSP 1 Job Description - Katie's FUNd (pdf)Download
FEC Community Navigator (pdf)Download
FRC Adminstrative Assistant (pdf)Download
Director of Human Resources (pdf)Download
Personal Care Assistant (pdf)Download