• 700 Lakeland Ave. Suite 2D
    ​Bohemia, NY, 11716

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Lodestar Children’s Services is always interested in hearing from qualified, interested individuals who can demonstrate they are committed to supporting children and families. Enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility and patience are tremendous assets to these roles.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Social Media & Web site Volunteer:

Forward-thinking, fast paced company looking for a passionate volunteer with apt experience. A volunteer in this position will need strong critical thinking skills and be afforded the chance to gain a ton of great online experience. This person will:

  • Maintain currentcontent and appearance for the agency social media and web sites
  • Active and innovative online promotion of agency news and events

This person needs to have appropriate and demonstrable social media and web experience. 1-2 hours per week. Resumes, along with a cover letter, may be submitted directly to James Regan, Board President, at jregan@lodestarcs.org.

Part-time PsychoSocial Rehabilitation Worker: Work with a child towards achieving age appropriate developmental tasks and developing specific social skills necessary for acceptable social interactions. Collaborate to design and provide activities that assist children in developing skills needed to live successfully in their homes. Help the child to identify current assets and strategies for acquiring new ones. Skill Builders may also work with the child’s family, including siblings, in teaching them how to best support the child in maintaining these skill sets. Activities may support areas such as completing schoolwork, being part of a team, handling money, activities of daily living, independent living skills and in accessing vocational skills training.

Salary: $20 – $24 per service hour (based on education, training and experience) Schedule : Dependent on the needs of the family/families you work with and variable. Most families are need/prefer after-school, weekday hours.

Qualifications:

  • be at least 18 years of age;
  • have at least 3 years of experience working with special needs children strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher strongly preferred
  •  clearance by the State Child Abuse Registry and fingerprinting for a criminal history background clearance

Part-time Respite Worker: Temporarily care for the child, on an emergency or planned basis, providing relief from care-giving responsibilities for the family. Respite Workers supervise the child and engage the child in recreational activities that support his/her constructive interests and abilities. Respite may occur in the child’s home, the respite worker’s home or in the community.

Salary: $18-21 per service hour (based on service provided, education, training and experience) Schedule : Dependent on the needs of the family/families you work with and variable. Most families are need/prefer after-school, weekday hours.

Qualifications:

  • be at least 18 years of age;
  • have experience working with children (experience with special needs children a plus);
  • high school diploma (college degree a plus)
  • clearance by the State Child Abuse Registry and fingerprinting for a criminal history
    background clearance
    –OR–
  • be staff of an OMH-certified Community Residence, including Crisis Residence

Resumes, along with a cover letter, may be submitted directly to James Regan, Executive Director, at jregan@lodestarcs.org.

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