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Art/Music Instructor in Omaha, NE at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Omaha, NE
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/16/2018

Job Description



Resources for Human Development, a non-profit organization supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in community based services seeks Direct Support Professionals to serve in Staff Artist positions ( full-time and part-time positions in Omaha available).

This position will be in the Valiant Studios art and music-based vocational program, where individuals we serve are given the tools and training needed to realize their creative goals, whether through visual arts, music or theater. We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and caring people who are motivated to support individuals with disabilities to attain the highest level of independence possible and build better lives for themselves, their families and their community.  The ideal candidate will have an artistic passion they are eager to share. They will be able to address the dynamic ever-changing needs of those we support and promote a climate of compassion, understanding, and realization of people's dreams.

Required Duties:

  • Be part of the arts instructor team and design creative projects to be carried out at the center, assist our participants in learning skills and materials necessary to carry out projects as well as their own, individual artwork.
  • Contribute art skills and knowledge to the growth of Valiant participants' skill set and artistic vision
  • Meet the basic needs of our participants, which may include medication administration, assisting in toileting, and other ADL's (Activities of Daily Living), as well as provide vocational and artistic programming. 
  • Provide one-on-one supervision for participants when needed
  • Actively engage participants in artistic activities
  • Drive agency vehicles or using public transportation to assist individuals in accessing the community
  • Assist in promoting and showing of art through various exhibition venues.
  • Complete daily documentation

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation

Previous experience in DD/ID services is a plus

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

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