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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).

Life Quest, Inc. 

Exciting Career Opportunities Currently Available. All positions are open until filled 

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

Looking for a Meaningful Career?

Life Quest, Inc.

has three Immediate Openings in our Adult Program for Direct Support Personnel.

Full-Time Regular (30-37.5 hours/week) @ $8/hourly    


QUALIFICATIONS: 21 years of age, H.S. Diploma/G.E.D., Basic Computer Skills/ability to learn data entry, ability to lift/maneuver 50 lbs. Positions require a desire to work with individuals with or at risk for developmental disabilities, current N.M. Driver’s License and clean driving record, fingerprinting and background check clearance. Positions open until filled.


Early Intervention Program

Early Intervention Therapists

Excellent Subcontractor and Employment Opportunities in Grant, Luna, Hidalgo and Catron Counties, NM for:

* Speech Language Pathologists
* Physical Therapists
* Occupational therapists
* Family Counselors
* Social Workers

WHO WE ARE:

Life Quest, Inc. is a private non-profit corporation providing professional services to adults and children with, or at risk of Developmental Disabilities since 1973.  We provide transdisciplinary, in-home, early intervention therapeutic services for children from birth to 3 years of age by complying with standards issued by the New Mexico Department of Health Family Infant Toddler Program.  These services include Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Developmental Instruction, Family Therapy Counseling and Social Work.

We value a thorough, transdisciplinary team treatment approach for our families through in-home visits with children to enhance their natural development in the first 3 years of life.  

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

We are looking for professional Therapists who are motivated, engaged and interested in working with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals focused on quality treatment plans for young children and families.  If you enjoy working with young children and are looking for a challenging and exciting work opportunity as a valued member of a team, this might just be the opportunity for you!

WHAT WE OFFER:

* $1,000.00 bonus for completion of initial 6 months of service to Life Quest.
* Outstanding salary and benefits package
* Option of regular employment or subcontracted services.
* $65,000 to 70,000.00 (Annual Salary plus Generous Benefits)

OR:
* $70.00 per hour subcontract position – with gross receipts taxes covered.  $1,000.00 bonus after 6 months of continuous service.

OR:
* $75.00 per hour subcontract position – without gross receipts taxes covered.  $1,000.00 bonus after 6 months of continuous service.



Benefits for Full-time, Regular Employees:

* $1,000.00 bonus after completion of 6 months regular employment
* Health Insurance (Employee contributes 25% of premium amount)
* Dental Insurance (Employee contributes 100% of premium amount)
* Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, $50,000.00 Life Insurance Coverage Package (100% Employer paid)
* 403(b) Retirement Plan (Employee contributions – Employer match up to $25.00/month).
* Vacation:  10 days per year
* Sick Leave:  12 days per year
* Holidays: 8 paid legal holidays, first two years of service; 16 paid holidays after two years of service
* Personal Days:  2 days per year
* Mileage Reimbursement (.37 cents per mile)
* Reflective Supervision
* Continuing Education Allowance
REQUIREMENTS:
* Masters or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Family Counseling or Social Work.
* Ability to travel the four county region as needed
Current New Mexico Professional Licensure
* Current New Mexico Driver’s License and Driving Record
Ability to provide quality care, manage time efficiently and genuinely care for children and families
* Background Clearance by Care Givers Criminal History Screening Program

TO APPLY: 

Complete a Life Quest, Inc., application for employment and include resume/vitae.  Applications are available at

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

Or visit our website at www.lifequestnm.org for a printable version of our application or call (575) 388-1976. 

FOR QUESTIONS OR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING LIFE QUEST’S EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM AND POSITION OPENINGS, PLEASE CALL US AT (575) 388-1976 AND ASK FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING TEAM MEMBERS:

Joseph Jensen, Chief Operations Officer
Alice Treadway, Human Resources Assistant
Cynthia Nanez, Early Intervention Program Manager
Barbara Barragan, Early Intervention Service Coordination Supervisor

Life Quest is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 

LUNA COUNTY
      Developmental Specialist II:  (B.A./B.S.)  $12/hr. Full-time regular employee   OR:
      Developmental Specialist III: (M.A./M.S.) $13/hr. Full-time regular employee
      
Position requires degree in Child Development, Early Intervention, Special Education, Social Work or related field, or 4 years related experience.  Desire to work with infants and toddlers with special needs and their families in their homes, community or center.  Strong organization and communication skills, self-motivated, ability to work well as a team member. Must be able to occasionally life and/or move up to 10 pounds.
This Full-time Regular position, based in LUNA COUNTY, requires current NM driver’s license, clean driving record, fingerprinting and background check.  Position open until filled. 


LIFE QUEST, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

TO APPLY FOR THESE POSITIONS:

Fill out online, save and email OR download, print and mail or bring to our office at 907 Pope St, Silver City, NM 88061
Applications are available here On-line or at Life Quest, Inc. 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL sections of the application must be completed and
a current copy of your NM Driving Record must accompany the application
if you are to be considered for employment


You may also stop by in person at this location
:

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

575-388-1976.