Community Living Alternatives, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Aurora, Colorado.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Independent Contractors

Host Home Provider – Always Taking Applications

A “Host Home” is a residential program model providing people with developmental disabilities a stable home environment.  The program is designed to match/find a person to live with a family or individual without disabilities.  The focus of this model is to get away from constantly changing staff situations.  In essence, the person becomes a member of the family.

If you’d like to learn more about becoming a host home provider, please review our Host Home Providers page and then apply online at the link provided.

Membership in the Board of Directors

We are always looking for individuals who connect with our vision of the future, who have expertise that can advance our mission, and who identify with our values. Members of our Board of Directors come from all walks of life; they are leaders in their respective fields, they are parents or siblings of individuals with I/D disabilities, they are involved in their communities, and they are experienced business professionals committed to our mission.  To learn more about us, take a look at our “Who We Are” pages.  If our organization intrigues you, if our mission, vision, and values resonate with you, and if you have expertise or passion you would like to share, please contact our Executive Director.

Volunteer For Our Day Program

If you enjoy helping others, are committed to inclusiveness for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and have experience with, or are interested in this community, there are dozens of ways you can get involved.  We’re always looking for help and could use yours.  Give us a call, so we can determine how your experience and interest intersects with the needs of our service recipients.

Career Opportunities

We all want a career that’s rewarding in every sense, because dreading the nine to five is no way to go through life.   This simple truth is central to our person-centered philosophy, we live and breath through our work in the community.  Because our organization is committed to excellence, we’re always looking to connect with people that are passionate about community, people, inclusiveness, and progressive support systems for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

We’ll give you every opportunity to spread your wings, develop your skills and experience, and to work with a variety of people in an exciting fast-paced environment. We’re all about teamwork, so there will always be some other bright individuals for you to bounce your ideas off of, and you’ll find yourself working closely with everyone, from the top down.

Current Opportunities

Accounting Assistant

GENERAL PURPOSE
Completes and maintains accounts payable, accounts receivable, personal needs audits, benefits for Persons Receiving Services (PRS) and completes basic accounting / clerical tasks and projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
I. Prepares disbursement checks weekly and as required, with supporting documentation.

II. Maintains PRS accounts and prepares PRS’ room and board statements.

III. Records receipts as received throughout the accounting period and prepares bank deposits and travels to bank at least once per month.

IV. Posts monthly billings for Medicaid, State and Mill Levy.

V. Audits monthly PRS personal needs funds, including balancing all CLA custodial accounts for PRS.

VI. Completes annual redetermination paperwork and sends to the proper county.

VII. Completes Representative Payee Reports.

VIII. Processes paperwork to set up PRS for direct deposit of their benefits.

IX. Maintains paperwork for PRS address changes with their local county.

X. Researches / completes all necessary paperwork from the state or Social Security Administration to maintain PRS benefits.

XI. Scans and files all PRS benefit correspondence.

XII. Sends pay stubs to Social Security and generates reports for PRS pay stubs.

XIII. Performs other clerical and accounting duties and other duties as assigned.

XIV. Attends staff meetings and other meetings and training as requested by the Controller.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Must have advanced attention to detail, ability to work independently and to problem solve and have experience in data processing. Prefer any combination of formal education (college and/or business school) and experience which demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the assigned duties. Must have working knowledge of Excel and Word. Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license, a reliable vehicle and auto insurance.

Hours per week: 35
Hourly wage: $15.00-$16.00
Part Time benefits

 

Direct Support Professional

Do you have experience in helping individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities? Do you live in the Denver metro and desire to work with a team whose mission is to enhance the lives of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities towards fulfillment of their life goals? Our Day Program, CLASS, is seeking an individual to provide support, instruction and guidance to individuals receiving services in order for each person to achieve greater independence with living and social skills. This part-time position is for 30 hours per week and includes the following duties and responsibilities:

General Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must have Social Security card, a valid driver’s license, and proof of auto insurance
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be able to complete minimum training based on State training guidelines once hired
  • Must pass criminal background, MVR, and Medicaid Fraud investigation
  • Must have the ability to work on a team
  • Must demonstrate proficiency using computers and the ability to complete necessary reports and documentation on a web-based program

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to operate transportation devices such as wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts
  • Must be able to operate domestic appliances (stove, oven, microwave, vacuum)
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to pull (van doors, wheelchairs, etc) and push (wheelchairs), flex (reaching), bend and crouch.
  • Must be able to provide necessary support or assistance with personal hygiene (including, but not limited to, toileting, bathing, dressing and tooth brushing);

Desired Skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills that are needed to effectively interact with persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Experience coordinating individual’s daily activities, determine the best interest for service recipients and handle confidential and sensitive issues with the individual and their family, friends, and others
  • Creative ability to help develop, implement and track an Individual Service and Support Plan
  • Must be able to help engage in service recipient hygiene, daily living skills and behaviors
  • Honest, reliable, dependable and professional at all times
  • Patient, understanding, flexible and work well with others

PLEASE, NO DROP-INS OR CALLS

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.50 /hour with Part-time benefits

Apply Here