Via Services
  • Cupertino, CA, USA
  • Other
  • Seasonal

What is Via West?

  • 5 acre campus in the Cupertino foothills
  • Overnight and day camp experiences for children and adults with special needs
  • Weekends during the school year
  • Week-long programs in the summer
  • The camp experience includes a variety of outdoor activities and opportunities to build social, emotional and independent living skills.
    Weekend coverage needed for the following weekends:
    01/28-01/30
    02/04-02/06
    02/18-02/20
    02/25-02/27
    03/04-03/06
    03/25-03/27
    04/01-04/03
    04/08-04/10
    04/22-04/24
    05/13-05/15
    05/20-05/22
    Hiring now for Summer Sessions starting in early June!

Responsibilities:

Stay awake throughout the entire night while supervising campers. Change any wheelchair diapers and call nurses for any medical issues. Fill out nightly Awake Night duty notes. Deal with any behaviors participants may exhibit at night.

8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. or 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Friday night and Saturday night

Compensation includes weekend stipend + room and meals + performance and attendance bonuses

Essential responsibilities:

  • STAY AWAKE THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE NIGHT (12 hour shift)
  • Assist counselors with getting participants in bed/ ready for the day
  • Fill out night log paperwork for every night
  • Change diapers of wheelchair participants
  • De-escalate participant behaviors
  • Ensure that no participants leave the lodge throughout the night
  • Follow night routine for participants

Why you should work at Via:

  • Meet amazing people and enjoy life-changing experiences
  • Work with incredible campers
  • Unique opportunity that will make your resume stand out
  • Diverse, vibrant, supportive team and staff
  • Make a significant, positive impact on people with special needs and their families.

If offer is accepted, you will be required to provide verification of:

  • Eligibility to work in the United States (we use E-verify)
  • Ability to obtain criminal fingerprint clearance (DOJ/FBI)
  • Proof of negative TB results and documentation of covid-19 vaccination (or approved ADA/EEOC accommodation)
  • CPR Certification/First Aid Training within thirty (30) days of hire date and prior to expiration thereafter
  • Willingness to work variable hours, including evenings, weekends and select holidays.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to lift and jointly transfer clients may require lifting up to 50 lbs, does require bending at the waist and knee
  • Must have effective written/oral communication and organizational skills
  • Must demonstrate responsibility and accountability

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race (including traits that are historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles, including braids, locks and twists), religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate the interference with the ability of any of Via's employees to perform their job duties.

Disclaimer

This job announcement is not a job description and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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