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Adult Mentor / Caregiver / Direct Care Provider
US-CO-Colorado Springs - 80907
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SCOPE: The Special Kids Special Families Adult Disabilities Mentor oversees and supports the clientís integration in the daily activities. This position works with our adults with special needs to teach them applicable life skills, including attending to personal needs. Mentors must be able to work any of the adult services programs (I-CAN, Joeyís). The Mentor performs an integral front-line role in meeting the organizationís mission: Promoting, Strengthening and Supporting Individuals with Disabilities, their Families & Caregivers. This positionís work schedule can fluctuate and is dependent on the programís needs.


∑ Provide integrated supports to the client, including facilitating relationship building.

∑ Participate in the implementation of the Individual Service and Support Plan.

∑ Promote awareness of the abilities of the individuals with disabilities, while maintaining confidentiality.

∑ Document and immediately report any incidents of concern to the Program Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator or Team Lead as designated.

∑ Complete and submit documentation in a timely matter. This includes required daily program documentation.

∑ Be in a primary role for the transportation needs of the client as assigned. This includes regular driver or ride along duties.

∑ Respect the rights of the client.

∑ Adhere to all person center planning.

∑ Implement and provide data for the Behavior Supports Plans.

∑ Attend and participate in all required trainings & meetings.

∑ Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADLís).

∑ Communicate with and actively engage in client activities.

∑ Facilitate client group activities.

∑ Train on and fully know the protocols and behavior plans for all clients in the day programs.

∑ Available to go out into the community with any client, based on program need.

∑ Perform two-people assists with changes and transfers (using Hoyer lift and other adaptive equipment) and fully assist (one person) with personal care, which includes toileting and feeding.

∑ Other related duties as assigned.


∑ High School Diploma or GED

∑ Certified Nursing Assistant certification, preferred

∑ Prefer experience with adult developmentally disabled population.

∑ Demonstrate good judgment and professionalism.

∑ Trained CPR, First Aid & CPI, & Universal Precautions Certification within the first 30 days of hire.

∑ This Position is required to maintain client specific training as delegated by Program Coordinator including but not limited to the state QMAP & G-Tube training and demonstrates proficient knowledge of state medication administration & G-Tube rules and regulations/specialized medical health plans.

∑ Must be able to lift and transfer; up to 50 lbs.

∑ A valid Colorado driverís license, current vehicle insurance, and an acceptable driving record per SKSF standards.

Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Paid time off
Referral Program
Paid holidays

Dionna Lanich
Special Kids Special Families
3450 N Nevada Avenue
Suite 110
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Fax: 7196378660
Phone: 7196344675

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