The WCDC is currently accepting applications for the following positions

Program Coordinator

Employment Status: Full-time hourly

Hours/Week: 40 hours

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in psychology (or equivalent experience) and 1+ years’ experience in human services, and a clean and valid driver’s license. Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.

Description of Duties:
The duties include but are not limited to:
•Develop strategies to help clients achieve their goals
•Individualize programs to provide for the specific needs of each person served
•Make behavioral plan referrals on behalf of clients who require a higher level of intervention to succeed
•Ensure individuals’ plans and information are up to date and provide training to all staff members as needed/required
•Respond to and handle incidents according to WCDC Policy and PORII
•Design, distribute, train, review, and assess behavior charts for individuals
•Serve as WCDC subject matter expert on behavioral matters; provide staff guidance, training and assistance
•Attend all Individualized Plan (IP) meetings of assigned individuals, write implementation strategies, distribute IP’s and ensure implementation
•Provide support to individuals in their work settings
• Serve as liaison between WCDC and families, state representatives, caregivers, etc

Greenhouse Instructor/ Driver

Employment Status: Full-time

Hours/Week: 40 hours per week

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday
Requirements: A High School Diploma or GED, a valid and clean driver’s license,1 year experience in a greenhouse environment, experience in human services preferred
Description of Duties includes but is not limited to:
• Serves as instructor in assigned work area, providing supervision and training to individuals as needed for individuals to complete assignment
• Maintain the greenhouse plants, including watering, planting, transplanting, pruning and weeding, etc.
• Drives and/or aids on an agency bus and safely transports individuals
• Provides on the job training and quality control to individuals
• Prepares and leads downtime activities as needed
• Works alongside the individuals to complete job tasks
• Ensures the safety and well-being of the individuals
• Assists individuals with activities of daily living
If you are energetic, have a green thumb, like learning new things, work well in a team environment, and have a positive attitude this is the position for you!

Department/Supervisor: Day Program / Day Program Assistant Director

Residential Counselor

Employment Status: Full-time and Part-time Hours Available
Hours/Week: The following shifts are available:
Full-time 7a – 3p Monday – Friday
Part-time every other weekend 8a – 4p Saturday & Sunday
Part-time every other weekend 4p – 12a Saturday & Sunday
Part-time every other weekend 12a – 9a Saturday & Sunday
Part-time every other weekend 12p – 8p Saturday & 8a – 4p Sunday

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED and valid driver’s license
Job Description:
Part time direct support worker responsible for providing supervision and supports to assigned individuals in their home.
Description of Duties includes but are not limited to:
• Responsible for the safety and well-being of individuals
• Develops strategies to help clients overcome their limitations and individualizes strategies to provide for the needs of each person served
• Responsible for assisting clients with personal hygiene skills and tasks, including assisting with bathroom responsibilities, ensuring clients complete shaving, brushing teeth, bathing/showering, shampooing, and dressing appropriately for the weather and type of activities
• Plans and supports clients in daily activities, which may include but is not limited to, household chores, recreational activities, learning activities, physical fitness activities, and money management
• Serves as member of the individualized plan (IP) team and provides input to enable client(s) to develop their strengths and meet their goals
• Understands and follows all safety guidelines in accordance with each client IP, including but not limited to care plans, behavior plans, choking protocols etc.
• Administer daily medications
• Completes monthly data and other necessary paperwork

Medical Transporter

Employment Status: Part-time, hourly

Hours/Week: ~20

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Requirements: HS Diploma or GED and a clean and valid driver’s license. Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.

Description of Duties:
• Transport clients to and from medical offices, dialysis centers, rehabilitation facilities, etc., in a safe and professional manner
• Serve as the liaison between medical personnel and WCDC
• Provide necessary information to the medical professional and relate medical information to WCDC medical team
• Provide direct care to clients; assist with ADL’s as needed
• Assist with transferring and balancing patients as needed
• Maintain CPR/1st aid certification

Requirements: Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid and clean driver’s license. Developmental Disabilities Administration experience preferred.

Instructor 1-on-1/Driver

Employment Status: Full-time, 40 hours/week
Hours/Week: Monday – Friday day shift
Job Description: Direct support professional responsible for providing supervision and supports to assigned individual.

Description of Duties:
• Provide 1:1 supervision and training to assigned individual
• Assist the individual with accessing community events, social outings, recreational activities, etc.
• Provide support as needed to the individual to complete activities of daily living
• Provide instruction and training to enhance the individual’s work skills, communication skills, mobility skills, and social skills
• Assist the individual with feeding, toileting and vocational tasks
• Serve a member of the individualized plan team
• Complete monthly data
• Drives and/or aids on an agency bus and safely transports individuals

Requirement: A High School Diploma or GED, a valid and clean driver’s license, experience in human services preferred

If eligible*, please apply by completing a Job Transfer Form. For more information, please contact Nicole Dobelstein, Janelle Deshields, or Tammy Timmons @ 410-632-2382.

*Internal applicants- you must have worked in your current position for at least 6 months to be eligible.

Instructor / Driver

Employment Status: Full-time (40 hours/week)

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Requirements: HS Diploma/GED, valid and clean driver’s license

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Drives and/or aids on an agency bus
• Safely transports clients
• Serves as Instructor in assigned work area
• Provides on the job training and quality control to individuals
• Prepares and leads downtime activities as needed
• Works alongside the individuals to complete job tasks
• Ensures the safety and well-being of the individuals
• Assists individuals with activities of daily living

Department/Supervisor: Day Program / Day Program Assistant Manager

EOE

Internal applicants- you must have worked in your current position for at least 6 months to be eligible.

If eligible, please apply by completing a Job Transfer Form.

Personal Supports Facilitator

Part-time direct care professional responsible for providing supervision and supports to an assigned individual who lives in the community. The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the safety and well being of the individual
  • Providing 1:1 supervision and companionship to the individual
  • Assisting the individual in accessing community events, social outings, restaurants, church, recreation etc.
  • Providing life skill training; social skills, money matters, personal hygiene, grocery shopping, budgeting etc.
  • Serving as member of the individualized plan team

The requirements of the position are a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. The openings for this position are usually part-time evening and/or weekend hours.

To apply, please download and print our employment application and mail it to:

WCDC
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 70
Newark, MD 21841

Or, you can stop by our office in Newark.

If you have questions, call Nicole Dobelstein @ 410.632.2382 x.122

WCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Worcester County Developmental Center, Inc. assures that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, as outlined by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity.