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 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
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.
LIFE QUEST, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
TO APPLY FOR THESE POSITIONS:
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