The Center for People With Disabilities

Jobs/Volunteer

Jobs

1) Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

JOB TITLE: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
 
***$500 Hiring Bonus!!!***
 
Are you a caring CNA who wants to work somewhere you’re appreciated? CPWD is the place for you!


SUMMARY: We have part-time evening shifts available, including rotating weekend on-call shifts. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) functions as a member of the Home Health team, proving care to diverse types of consumers with disabilities in their homes; interacts with families; interrelates with office staff; and maintains a high degree of confidentiality.

▪ Paid travel time and mileage reimbursement
▪ Differentials paid for weekends, hours after 5:00 p.m., and on-call
▪ Great place to work for CNA experience during nursing school
▪ We’ll work with your schedule as much as possible
▪ Need extra income now? We can get you started soon!
▪ We love our CNAs! Join us now!

REQUIREMENTS:
▪ Able to lift/move 50 lbs., bend, squat, and kneel
▪ Must have reliable transportation, a valid Colorado driver’s license and insurance; travel within Boulder County (all weather)
▪ Multiple short residential visits (each around 45 min.-1 hr.)
▪ CPR certified
▪ Available to be on-call rotating weekends
▪ Prompt and reliable

CPWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your résumé to [email protected]  We look forward to hearing from you!

2) Bilingual Independent Living Advisor

JOB TITLE:  Bilingual Independent Living Advisor (ILA)
REPORTS TO: ILA Manager
FLSA/EMPLOYEE STATUS: 
Full-Time (32 hrs./wk.); Non-exempt
POST DATE: 11/5/2020; Open until filled

SUMMARY:
This position will focus on providing Independent Living services to the Denver Metro and Boulder regions, with a targeted focus on serving the monolingual Spanish speaking community.  Services may include: individual and systems advocacy, Independent Living skills training, information and referral services, peer support; and benefits, housing and employment assistance to consumers requesting CPWD services.  The individual in this position will serve as a role model and mentor for people with disabilities within the community, and maintain positive and effective relationships with CPWD staff and partner agencies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct services and outreach in Spanish and English to consumers and the community.
  • Provide one-on-one direct services to consumers, including the core services of Independent Living skills training, advocacy, information and referral, and peer support. This may include formulating an Independent Living plan, assistance with Fair Housing complaints, assisting with benefits applications, training in utilizing public transportation, and supporting the achievement of Independent Living goals.
  • Support the direct aid to consumers and provide COVID related service coordination to help individuals with disabilities reconnect to services to support their independent living.
  • Assess consumers’ stated and implied needs and goals as part of setting individual Independent Living goals.
  • Develop a deep knowledge and understanding of local community resources, such as cross-disability, government and nonprofit agencies that work with CPWD consumers.
  • Engage new consumers and community partners through outreach.
  • Gain an understanding of IL Philosophy and CPWD’s mission, vision and programs to be able to communicate them to consumers and community organizations.
  • Work independently, schedule and manage personal workload, and recognize when there is a need for approval or support from supervisor.
  • Complete thorough, accurate and timely documentation including paper and electronic records.
  • Maintain confidentiality and work within the confines of HIPPA regulations.
  • Travel as needed for direct services, groups, trainings, and outreach events.
  • Participate in CPWD staff meetings, program meetings, and staff training activities.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A relevant Associate’s Degree is required (or full-time relevant experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis).  Specific qualifications include:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Proficiency with MS Windows, MS Office, Google Suite, and other common computer programs.
  • Strong organizational and customer service skills, and attention to detail.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills with diverse peers, consumer base, other staff members and management.
  • Ability to work independently, making solid decisions and exercising sound judgment with consumer and community contacts.
  • Working knowledge of disabilities and disability-related issues.
  • Ability to positively represent CPWD and outreach to the community and public.
  • Effective written and oral communications skills.
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance, and clean driving record (if applicable).
  • Must successfully pass background check(s).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Personal experience with a disability is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, and/or relevant experience in a related human service field.
  • Exposure to Independent Living Philosophies, and best practices in the IL community.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office environment requiring ongoing computer use and an extended amount of time sitting or standing.
  • Local and regional travel in various weather conditions.
  • Based out of Thornton/North Metro CPWD Office location.


CPWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit a résumé and cover letter to [email protected] explaining why you are a strong candidate for this position.  We look forward to hearing from you!

3) Part-Time Registered Nurse (RN)

Are you a caring RN who wants to work somewhere you’re appreciated? CPWD is the place for you!

SUMMARY: We are looking for a part-time Registered Nurse (RN) — you can work flexible hours to suit your schedule! The RN functions as a member of the Home Health team, providing long-term Medicaid-funded care to diverse types of consumers with disabilities in their homes according to their care plan; interacts with families; interrelates with office staff; and maintains a high degree of confidentiality.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Paid travel time and mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule – you can arrange your visits on days that work for you and the consumer
  • Free, convenient online trainings (paid training time); grow, learn and improve your skills with us
  • Pay is $43/hr. per visit and $22/hr. for documentation/charting on comprehensive assessments, training time, and staff meetings
  • We care deeply about the safety of our staff and consumers – we provide PPE and safety guidelines/trainings
  • We love our RNs! Work in a supportive and caring environment

REQUIREMENTS:

  • May be required to participate in on-call rotation
  • Able to lift/move 50 lbs., bend, squat, and kneel
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid Colorado driver’s license and insurance; travel within Boulder County (all weather) to our consumers’ homes
  • Multiple short residential visits (some may be remote)
  • CPR certified
  • Strong spoken/written communication skills
  • Comfort with computer technology, including EMR system
  • Prompt and reliable

CPWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit a résumé and cover letter to [email protected] explaining why you are a strong candidate for this position.  We look forward to hearing from you!

CPWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ABOUT CPWD

The Mission of the Center for People with Disabilities is to provide resources, information and advocacy to assist people with disabilities in overcoming barriers to independent living. CPWD’s goal is an integrated community that equally welcomes all members. The Center for People with Disabilities works so that people with disabilities may live independently. We believe that there is nothing more disabling than pity. The CPWD team is a group of down-to-earth people who are passionate about what they do.

Definition of a Center for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential, private, nonprofit agencies; designed and operated within local communities by individuals with disabilities.  Centers require 51% of staff be persons with disabilities as well as 51% of Board of Directors be persons with disabilities.  CILs provide an array of independent living services, including the core services of information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, and individual and systems advocacy. https://cfigj.org

Thank you to our approximately 30 Home Health Staff: CNAs, RNs, Skilled Staff, Homemakers and PCPs

In an independent living environment, people with disabilities have more control and choice over their lives, more freedom to reach for their full potential, and more opportunity to integrate with community.

1675 Range Street
Boulder Colorado 80301

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