Employment Opportunities

Join our dynamic team and make a difference in the lives of the men and women of Lambs Farm. We offer career enhancement opportunities, management training, a comprehensive compensation and benefits package – and a wonderful and rewarding place to work. Lambs Farm is proud to have numerous employees who have served for 15 years or more.

$250 SIGN ON BONUS (after completion of the 120 day training period
We currently have openings for the following positions…

ADMINISTRATIVE:

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR

We are seeking a detailed oriented individual as our Payroll Administrator. This person must be self-motivated and able to work independently. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization are required. Knowledge of excel is necessary. Previous payroll experience with Insperity/Timestar and ABRA are preferred. This is a full-time salaried position. Key responsibilities are:

Manages the payroll programs/processes, including the integration of time from the Insperity time system. This includes reconciling and balancing all payroll data prior to transmission to the bank
Verify and submit bi-weekly, quarterly, and year end taxes
Close out payroll for the year-end process and verify all information is up-to-date.
Provide assistance to supervisors and employees with questions or concerns.
Works with the Manager of Human Resources with all files, employee records, and other administrative functions with individual agencies as required.

HEALTH SERVICES:

HEALTH SERVICES ADVOCATE POSITION – F/T

This position requires transporting and accompanying Participants to their medical, dental, ancillary appointments or procedures and perform other medical office duties.  Ideal candidate must be able to transfer participants when required and this includes lifting their adaptive equipment in and out of vehicles. You must have initiative, excellent attendance, be detail oriented and able to work independently. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Basic computer skills – Microsoft Word and e-mail, Excel a definite plus. Must be able speak, read, and write English. Satisfactory completion of paid DSP training within 120 days of employment required. Valid driver’s license with no moving violations for the past 12 months required.  Daytime hours:  9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday (must be flexible with schedule). There are two openings with this position.

OPERATIONS:

BAKERY/SUGAR MAPLE COUNTRY STORE BAKER

We are seeking a professional individual in a high volume production bakery to consistently produce high quality baked goods. Position requires the ability to work independently and provide supervision to adults with developmental disabilities. A High School diploma or equivalent with 2-3 years of food production and bakery experience is required. You must have or obtain a sanitation certificate and be able to lift at least 25 lbs.

JANITORIAL/CUSTODIAL P/T

We are seeking an individual that is experienced and has knowledge in housekeeping/janitorial cleaning tasks. You must be a self-starter with ability to follow directions. In addition, must be able to verbally communicate to and direct the activities of adults with developmental disabilities. You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and must pass a criminal background check and drug screening. P/T hours Monday – Friday 7am-11am.

MAGNOLIA CAFE:

COOK P/T

Magnolia Cafe & Bakery is seeking a part time cook to be responsible for maintaining kitchen sanitation and line cooking. You must complete food sanitation course, which will be provided. You will be training and assisting adults with developmental disabilities in various job tasks. Experience preferred but not required. Must be able to work weekends.

RESIDENTIAL:

CASE MANAGER

The person selected for this position is responsible for the behavior and residential programming for a select caseload of Participants. Duties include behavior plan creation and monitoring, Individual Service Plan creation and monitoring, Participant assessment, coordination of both necessary and preferred activities for the individuals on the caseload, and direct care as needed. Minimum requirements for the position include one year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities, a bachelor’s degree in a human services field and a clean driving record. The person selected must be QIDP approved, or become approved within six months of hire. Training as needed will be provided by Lambs Farm.

DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON

We are seeking a caring individual to assist adults with developmental disabilities to achieve their personal goals and daily living skills. The ideal candidate should be creative, energetic, and a self-starter with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. One to two years related experience preferred. DSP certification also preferred. Paid DSP certification training program is available (classes held Monday-Friday during normal business hours). You must show proof of a high school diploma or equivalent upon hire. You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, pass a criminal background check, physical and drug screening. Part time and full time 2nd and 3rd shift positions that include working weekends available. Starting pay is $11/hour. Salary is higher with experience and DSP Certification.

LIVE-IN APARTMENT DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON

Rent apartment located in an on-grounds residential home, rent is $100 monthly. Must be employed with Lambs Farm, must be in the apartment from 10pm to 7am to facilitate any emergency situations, and work from 7am to 9am as a Direct Support Person – starting pay is at $11.00 for DSP. DSP Certification will be provided by Lambs Farm. Must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON – AM FLOATER SUPPORT

We are seeking caring individuals to assist adults with developmental disabilities to achieve their personal goals and daily living skills. The ideal candidate should be creative, energetic, flexible and a self-starter with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. This person will support the other DSP staff in various residential areas as needed. In cases of emergency, this person will drive or accompany a Participant to an Acute Care Center or ER. While there, they will be responsible for advocating for the Participant and assisting both the Participant and the medical provider in those situations. Afterwards, they will be responsible for relaying all medical information back to all concerned Lambs Farm staff. A high school diploma or equivalent with 1 to 2 years related experience preferred. DSP certification also preferred. Paid DSP certification training program is available. You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Starting rate is $11.00 per hour, full time.

VOCATIONAL:

VOCATIONAL MANAGER

The Vocational Manager is the key person responsible for the design and implementation of employment and day programs for persons with Intellectually Delayed Disabilities. Duties include assessment of skills, coordination of both necessary and preferred activities for individuals, and providing training to individuals on the caseload. A Bachelor’s degree in Education or Human Services is required along with at least one year of experience with the Intellectually Delayed population. Working knowledge or Microsoft Word and Excel are necessary. The individual hired for this position must be QIDP approved or able to complete the required training within 6 months of hire date. All needed training is provided by Lambs Farm. You must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

ACTIVITY ASSISTANT

Are you someone who is creative, energetic and a self-starter? If so, Lambs Farm needs people to provide services to seniors and retirees with Intellectual Disabilities. You will need to have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. One year related working experience is required and DSP certification is a plus. You should have effective verbal, written and computer skills plus a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. This is a full time position.

JOB COACH

The Job Coach provides work training to individuals with developmental disabilities. The ideal candidate is energetic, a self-starter and physically able to train persons on job tasks. High School diploma or equivalent required. One year experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred. Job Coach will work at community work sites and our Campus businesses. Hours are negotiable, we have full-time or part-time positions available.

Download the Employment Application and Application Insert here.  Email completed application here: employmentopportunities@lambsfarm.org.

Or, apply in person at:
Lambs Farm
14245 W. Rockland Road
Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone: 847-362-4636
Fax: 847-362-0742

OUR MISSION

Helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives and connecting with the human spirit in us all.

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