WORK AT KUHN

Do you have experience in the human services field?  Can you demonstrate significant skill in the areas of direct care and vocational support?  Do you have a passion to help make the lives of program participants rewarding and meaningful, fostering increased self-esteem and independence each day?  If you believe you have what it takes to be a successful Kuhn team member, we want to talk to you!

Kuhn Employment Opportunities is a non-profit human services agency committed to helping persons with disabilities find and retain employment.  We serve people with developmental, intellectual, and psychiatric disabilities in Meriden, CT and the 20 towns surrounding it, helping them gain self-esteem, earn a paycheck through work, and become independent, productive, and valued members of the community.

 

ONLINE APPLICATION

Kuhn Employment Opportunities is actively seeking talented candidates to fill the open jobs that are listed below.  These are full-time jobs providing competitive pay and a generous benefits package.  We are accepting resumes from qualified individuals who seek a great employment opportunity with a reputable human services agency.  Please click on the job that interests you, and complete our online application.

 
Employment Specialist - Middletown Based 
Employment Specialists are responsible for assisting individuals with severe and prolonged mental illness to become competitively employed in the community and to reach their maximum vocational potential. This involves, but is not limited to, vocational assessments, job seeking skills training, issues related to personal appearance/presentation, entitlements training, time-limited job coaching, interview support and job development with the business community. Must be able to provide employment related support to individuals with a wide range of skills/abilities. Must be able to be flexible with work schedule to meet the needs of program participants and their employers. Must be able to communicate effectively with other service providers to coordinate service delivery for program participants.
Facilitator - Community Experience Program 
Responsible for the development and implementation of behavioral programs for up to three participants and/ or as required by participants’ supervision guidelines in Community Experience Program. Facilitator is a hands-on, direct care position.
Facilitator - Opportunities for Older Adults Program 
Responsible for the training of appropriate social skills and behaviors for individuals with disabilities including instruction and supervision. Facilitator is “hands on” person and will be required to perform all aspects of behavioral programming & follow through with teaching strategies, as well as, attend to personal needs of persons served as required.
Job Coach – 1st Shift 
Responsible for job skills training to individuals with disabilities. Including transportation, hands on instruction and supervision of job operations, quality control, work flow and material handling to meet production demands in assigned job sites. Participates in the development and implementation of Individual Service Plan goals/ Behavior Plans to maximize each assigned client’s ability to function independently.
Job Coach - 2nd Shift 
Responsible for job skills training to individuals with disabilities. Including transportation, hands on instruction and supervision of job operations, quality control, work flow and material handling to meet production demands in assigned job sites. Participates in the development and implementation of Individual Service Plan goals/ Behavior Plans to maximize each assigned client’s ability to function independently.
Program Assistant 
Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, responsible for “hands-on” support to programs funded by Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to include but, not limited to staff scheduling, program participant activity calendar planning, preparing and implementing structured activities for participants during periods of downtime that promote skill enhancement. Acts as the primary back-up for direct support staff as program coverage needs occur; must be flexible to serve in this capacity for both first and second shift programs. Working with the program management team, supports policies, procedures and activities to ensure quality services for clients served.