Employment Opportunities

Join our team and work in a collaborative environment where opportunities are endless, skills are stretched and excellence is rewarded.

If you want to make a difference in people's lives; If you think you've got what it takes, and
If you meet the minimum requirements for any of the listed openings,

You might be exactly what we are looking for!

To qualify, all candidates MUST be able to pass a pre-employment background check, have a high school diploma/GED or degree as it pertains to the position. Please forward your resume to:

 

West Haven Community House
c/o Human Resources
227 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516
or email: hr@whcommunityhouse.org or fax it to (203) 937-9052

 

The following are the current openings as of 1/15/2019:

Community Connections Positions

Life Skills Coach - Residential
The Life Skills Coach – Residential (LSC) will provide services to any and all residents living within the West Haven Community House Residential Program in the areas of daily living activities and independent skills. The Life Skills Coach implements behavior programs and facilitates and promotes community integration. The Life Skills Coach is expected to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for the residents. The Life Skills Coach is required to stay on shift until relieved by another staff member.

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 1 year experience or High School Diploma and 2 years of related experience with adults with intellectual disabilities
  • DDS Medication Certification or the ability to obtain and maintain within 6 months of hire
  • Certification in CPR required prior to hire.
  • Valid CT Driver’s license and ability to obtain and maintain approval from leased vehicle company

Positions/Shifts:
1. Mon - Fri:: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
2. Mon - Fri: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
3. Mon - Fri: 6:00am - 9:00am
4. Sun - Wed Overnight: 11:00pm - 9:00am
5. Sat/Sun: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
6. Sat/Sun: 9:00am - 3:00pm
7. Sun: 8:00am - 8:00pm
8. Thu - Sat Overnight: Thur 11:00pm - 9:00am, Fri and Sat 11:00pm - 7:00am

Salary: $14.75 per hour, DOE

Life Skills Coach Ė ID
Creative, caring individuals needed to provide services for adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral challenges. Coaches are expected to pick up and drop off clients when scheduled, drive clients on field trips using their personal vehicle and completing required documentation.

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum high school degree with two years' experience with individuals with ID and/or mental health or behavioral challenges, or
  • An associates degree and a minimum of one year experience with the above
  • Bachelor's degree or advanced and minimum of one year experience with the above
  • Valid State of Connecticut driverís license with a clean driving record
  • Must have the ability to be approved for leased handicapped van

Hours: 35 hours per week, M-F Flex time between 8:00am - 6:00pm

Salary: $15.00 per hour, DOE

Life Skills Coach - DSO
Creative, caring individuals needed to provide services in day program for adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral challenges. Coaches may be expected to pick up and drop off clients when scheduled, using agency vehicle, and will also drive clients on field trips. Coaches will be required to obtain and maintain Public Service License.

Requirements include:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum high school degree/GED with two years' experience with individuals with intellectual disabilities, or
  • College degree and a minimum of one year experience with individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Valid State of Connecticut driver’s license
  • Proof of personal auto insurance coverage meeting state requirements
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain a public service license and approval from lease vehicle company
  • Ability to drive a 12 passenger van

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm

Salary: Starting at $14.75 per hour, DOE

Driver (part time/split shift)
Experienced drivers needed to transport adults with disabilities to and from day program. You must

Requirements include:

• Must be 21 years of age or older
ē Valid State of Connecticut driverís license with a public service endoresment, or a CDL and a clean driving record
ē Minimum of five years driving experience

Mon-Fri, Split shift 7am - 9:00am and 2:45pm - 4:45pm
Mon-Fri, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Salary: $14.75 per hour





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