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Career Opportunities at Life Quest

Life Quest, Inc. offers rewarding, exciting and meaningful career opportunities in the field of Human Services.  At Life Quest, we focus on an integrated team approach.  For our full-time employees (30 hours a week or more) we offer paid training, retirement/health benefits, sick leave, annual leave, paid holidays and opportunities for advancement.  

If an exciting career in Human Services interests you, please contact our Human Resources Department directly!   E-mail Human Resources, or call Joseph Jensen at 575-388-1976 (ext. 214).


Exciting Career Opportunities Available March 9, 2015. All positions are open until filled 

All Life Quest positions require a desire to work with individuals with or at risk of 
developmental disabilities, N.M. Driver’s License and clean driving record, fingerprinting and 
background check clearance. 

Direct Support Staff: These positions provide support and assistance to adult 

individuals served by Life Quest; this may include some in-home support and coaching 
and training for individuals in community and supported employment. F/T 37.5 
hrs./wk. @ $8.00 hr. – 21 yrs. of age, 50 lbs. lifting/maneuvering, H.S. Diploma/G.E.D., 
Basic Computer Skills/ability to learn data entry. 

Respite Providers: Short-term, flexible care provided for parents/guardians of 
children, adolescents or adults with developmental disabilities. Care is provided by 
trained employees in the least restrictive environment by implementing and 
monitoring activities that are as normalized as possible while maintaining the person’s 
independence and potential. Respite care can be in-home or out-of-home (provider-
home, Life Quest day care or community based) services. Respite services are 
designed to suit each individual situation which is determined by the family’s needs 
and is intended to provide relief to the family. P/T, as needed @ $7.50 hr. – 50 lbs. 
lifting/maneuvering, H.S. Dip./Equiv., ability to transport clients. 
. Temporary Yard Workers: Performs all tasks required to complete yards and 
landscaping contracts. P/T @$7.50 hourly (two positions) – 50 lbs. lifting/maneuvering 
and ability/experience operating yard maintenance equipment. 

Early Intervention Program


Early Intervention Program Manager: This position serves as an integral member of 
the management team. The Early Intervention Program Manager oversees all services 
of the Life Quest Early Intervention services and activities enabling the families of 
children from birth three to benefit from services of the New Mexico Family Infant 
Toddler (FIT) Program. The Early Intervention Program Manager attends Life Quest 
Board Meetings and documents meeting minutes. B.A. B.S. Minimum. M.A./M.S. 
preferred, Exempt/Salaried Position – 10 pound lifting/maneuvering, appropriate 
education in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Education Administration, 
Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Nursing or related field. Must be able to travel to 
Hidalgo, Luna, Catron and within Grant Counties as well as other in-state/overnight 

Developmental Specialists: 
o I-A (A.A. Degree) 
o I-B (FIT Waiver eligibility) 
o II (B.A./B.S.), or III (M.A./M.S.) 

The Developmental Specialist works as a member of the Early Intervention Team to 
provide early intervention services designed to meet the developmental needs of each 
eligible child and the needs of the family  related to enhancing the child’s development 
from birth to three years of age in one or more of the following domains: adaptive 
behavior, cognitive, communication, physical/motor and social or emotional. 
Developmental specialist 1-A and 1-B provide center based or home and community 
based early intervention services as defined in the child’s Individual Family Service 
Plan (IFSP) ; Developmental Specialist II or III design and provide additional 
evaluations and assessments for children and families. 

Developmental Specialist positions are available in Deming/Luna and Silver City/Grant 
County - $9.00 - $13.00 hr. Positions require appropriate education in child 
development, special education, social work or related field or 4 years related 
experience/FIT Waiver eligibility. 


Download and print a copy of the application
Applications are available here on-line or at a Life Quest, Inc. and can be emailed by clicking here or can be brought or mailed to either office listed below.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL sections of the application must be completed.

You may also stop by in person at this location:

Life Quest, Inc.
907 Pope Street
Silver City, NM 88061