Frequently asked questions
What does a day/evening position mean?
It means you work a combination of days and evenings. The day shift begins at approximately 6:00 - 8:00 a.m. and runs for eight hours. The evening shift begins at approximately 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and runs eight hours.
What hours does an overnight position involve?
The night shift begins at approximately 11:00 p.m - 12:00 midnight and runs for eight hours.
Do your part-time staff receive benefits?
Yes - They receive benefits on a pro-rated basis according to the number of hours they work each week. In order to be eligible for insurance, they need to be contracted for a minimum of 30 hours a week.
How many people does the Village employ?
We have 375 full- or part-time staff.
What is the difference between a Direct Support Professional I and a Direct Support Professional II?
The duties are basically the same. The difference is in how the person is scheduled. A Direct Support Professional I is scheduled for a certain number of hours each week. A Direct Support Professional II could be compared to a substitute teacher. They may have shifts that are scheduled a month ahead of time, but may also receive calls during the month for additional shifts, as needs arise. At that time, they have the ability to accept or decline shifts according to how they work into their schedule.
What are the major duties of an overnight position?
Getting the people we serve up in the morning
Setting the tone for the day
What are the major duties of a Day/Evening position?
Working with and relating to people with disabilities.
Teaching daily living skills.
Portraying a positive image.
Building personal relationships with the individuals we serve.
Helping the individuals we serve with laundry, cleaning, etc.