Program staff are team members in the Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP) under the Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ICBVI).
SWEP is a seven week program for participants 16-21 years of age who are enrolled in formal education and are functioning at or near their grade level. Participants are from all areas throughout the state of Idaho. The program involves six weeks of paid work experience, one week of job skills training, recreational and social opportunities and practice in activities of daily living skills. Local Boise employers and the ICBVI work closely together to develop job placements that fit each student’s needs, experiences, and abilities. Housing is provided, for the participants, at the Boise State University Suites.
SWEP staff will be supervising the activities of daily living, recreation, job skills and dorm life for the participants. All shifts are available, including evenings, nights and weekends. These positions are temporary, and 9 weeks in duration, from June 5 to August 4, 2017, including one week of required training.
Benefits are not available with these temporary positions.
The successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation.
Program staff are involved 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Duties include supervision, instruction and guidance in several areas, including:
- Meal planning, purchasing and preparation
- Independent use of public transportation and community traveling
- Employment skills
- Recreation and social activities
- Driving, or assisting with transportation to work or recreational activities
- Other activities as needed
- Excellent communication and social skills
- Ability to enforce program rules as needed
- Be at least 21 years of age
Previous experience working in a summer program, working with adolescents, and CPR/First Aid certification are a plus.
Submit a cover letter and resume, with at least three (3) references, to:
Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Attention: Larry Henrie
341 West Washington
PO Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0012
You may also email your letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (208) 639-8403, attention Larry.
Announcement will remain open until all positions are filled, or June 1, 2017, whichever comes first.
If you need additional information, please contact: