Providing Adults with Developmental Disabilities the Best Environment to Live and Work.

  • 850 Congress Avenue. Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Thank you for your interest in working at Gateway Center of Monterey!

Once your application is recieved it may take a couple of days before our human resources representative gets around to reviewing your application, rest assured that your application/resume will be reviewed carefully.  Should your background and experience meet the requirements of one of our open positions we will contact you to request additional information.

Please be advised that all applicants applying for employment with the Gateway Center are required to be fingerprinted and have their background checked through the Department of Justice and the FBI, thereby limiting opportunities to work directly with clients. Again, thank you for your interest on working with Gateway Center of Monterey County.

– Debra Machado Director of Human Resources

COVID-19 Update: To protect the safety and welfare of all clients and employees, Gateway Center of Monterey County has mandated that all employees be fully vaccinated. Additionally, all employees and visitors MUST wear a mask and have their temperature taken prior from entering any of our facilities.

Please return/mail the completed application form to:

Gateway Center of Monterey County – Human Resources
850 Congress Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Or, fax it to 831.372.2411

Or, apply online at https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=gateway+center&l=Pacific+Grove%2C+CA

For more information, please contact Gateway Center at 831.372.8002,
or email us at HR@gatewaycenter.org

Please Note: All Gateway Center job openings are posted on indeed.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Gateway Center of Monterey County, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Marketing Intern

Compensation: TBD

As Marketing Intern, you’re responsible for assisting with the executing and developing new marketing and branding for Gateway Center of Monterey. You’ll work closely with the Executive Director of the Gateway Center, as well as the Leadership Team and Fund Development Committee to formulate new marketing for our non-profit organization.

This is a perfect opportunity for a marketing student, who is operationally savvy and is highly focused on delivering a high end and revenue-generating experience for our organization. You will gain valuable learning and working experience at a leading nonprofit organization on the Monterey Peninsula.

You’re Excited About This Opportunity because you’ll…

  • Partner with our leadership team to develop the vision and strategy for new marketing videos, new hire videos and communication.
  • Assist in the creation of branding and communication strategies, including suggestions for website development, social media accounts and email outreach campaigns, and PR/media    list and outreach plan
  • Partner with the Gateway team to provide the best level experience to our clients and partners;
  • Create new marketing videos for our various programs.
  • Contribute images and articles to our quarterly Newsletter;
  • Explore new and exciting ways to convey important information to the community for Gateway Center;
  • Assist with a Campaign that allows Gateway Center to become better engaged with Neighbors

We’re Excited About you because…

  • You can effectively prioritize your work
  • You have experience in , preferably in business or communications or marketing;
  • You can communicate well via zoom;
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Web Development, Brand Development and social networking media. Experience with Canva desired.
  • You are a strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to take a project from concept to execution with little guidance;
  • Strong communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal and can present information clearly and concisely;
  • You are a self-starter who proactively seeks new solutions to meet the needs of the business;
  • You have the ability to work independently and in committee settings;
  • You can effectively prioritize your work;
  • You can be creative;
  • You are open to feedback and suggestions: You thrive in a highly collaborative environment that is also rich in feedback;
  • You like to have fun and don’t take yourself too seriously;
  • Above all else, you are bright, kind and motivated by challenge.
  • You’ll love interning at Gateway Center because we…
  • Are passionate about our clients and live/breathe the client experience;
  • Are equally as passionate about our employees and encouraging them to be their best selves;
  • Have a smart and experienced leadership team that wants to do what’s right and is open to new ideas;
  • Believe in autonomy and taking initiative.

**Internship Full-time (min 3 months, ideally 6 months). This is NOT A PAID internship however, we are able to sign off on school internship credits or volunteer. There will be a modest Stipend available and we will reimburse for any material costs incurred and mileage for work done on the behalf of the agency.This could change depending on funding.

Download an application and return it by email to Human Resources at hr@gatewaycenter.org or in-person to Gateway Center.

  • Gateway Center
  • 850 Congress Avenue
  • Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Tel: 831.372.8002 ext. 213

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.


Direct Support Professional

Compensation: $17/HR

Gateway Center is committed to provide support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by continually expanding our understanding of the ever-changing needs of this community and tailoring our services to support all of our members. Gateway Center is staffed by dedicated, caring, and respectful providers who prove everyday that with a little understanding and patience every member of our community can live a full and satisfying life with dignity and respect.

We are looking for Caregiver/Direct Support Staff members for our residential facilities (Intermediate Care Facility ) located at 850 Congress Ave. Pacific Grove and also our Reindollar facility in Marina. JOIN US AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!

CURRENT OPENINGS

AT OUR REINDOLLAR FACILITY IN MARINA, CA.
PM Shift (3pm-11pm) Montday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

AT OUR GATEWAY CENTER IN PACIFIC GROVE CA.
AM shift (6am-2pm) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
PM shift (2pm-10pm) Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
NOC Shift (OverNight) (10pm-6am) Thursday, Friday, Sat, Sun, Monday

(Employees working 30 hours/week or more are eligible for medical, vision and dental benefits the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment)

Role/Responsibilities
The Direct Support Professional is under the direct supervision and guidance of the Administrator and as designated the Home Leader(s). The DSP plays the most important single role in the overall development and care of each person supported by the Gateway Center.

The DSP’s primary duty is to follow each person’s individual service plan and provide active treatment. Specifically, Direct Care staff will:

  • Serve as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and provide direct input concerning Individual Service Plan. Participate in consultant evaluations and provide input.
  • Promote independence in all critical life skills development through the implementation of each ISP and the philosophy of the facility. Have the ability to demonstrate knowledge  of ISPs and ensure self care and assistance with self care is provided as needed.
  • Be responsible for the health and safety of the individuals the facility supports which includes the passing of medication (after successfully completing the corresponding curriculum)  and other health monitoring responsibilities as assigned by the RN.
  • Provide continuous and accurate documentation of each person’s progress, problems and activities on a daily basis.
  • Follow menus as written and approved by the dietitian for meal preparation, while involving the people supported by the facility.
  • Document house maintenance needs.
  • Complete required documentation/reports during the scheduled shift.
  • Attend at least three hours per month of in-service training.
  • Perform assigned household cleaning duties, while involving the people supported by the facility.
  • Serve as a member of the ID Team and provide direct input concerning individual ISP. Participate in consultant evaluations and provide input.
  • Perform needed physical assistance to people supported in caring for self-care and toileting needs and be familiar with adaptive equipment utilized by people supported (e.g.  wheelchairs, lifts, etc.)
  • Treat people supported and fellow staff with respect. Be knowledgeable of individual rights posted in the facility. Report any infringement of rights, abuse, neglect, mistreatment to the  Administrator immediately.
  • Attend work as scheduled.
  • Be a positive representative of our agency.
  • Mandated Reporter
  • Report to the Administrator any observation of established procedures or personnel policies.

– Other job related duties as assigned by the Administrator.

Requirements

  • Must be willing to have a Live Scan Fingerprinting and clearance through DOJ
  • Must pass a physical and TB test Covid-19 negative test
  • Covid-19 vaccine if available
  • Must have the ability to work with and develop each person’s potential; follow oral and written directions; write effectively; accept responsibilities; work and cooperate with others.
  • Applicant will be required to have at least a high school education, be a Certified Nurse Aide, or have experience working with developmentally disabled in a residential or day setting.
  • CPR/First Aid certificate (Preferred)

Benefit Conditions
Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees are eligible

Serious applicants only, please.

Download an application and return it by email to Human Resuorces at hr@gatewaycenter.org or in person to Gateway Center.

  • Gateway Center
  • 850 Congress Avenue
  • Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Tel: 831.372.8002 ext. 213

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.


ADC Instructor

Compensation: $17 – $18 /HR

Role/Responsibilities

Provides specific training of Individuals served using the program curriculum including direct care, training and supervision. The ADC Instructor will acheive this by the following duties: 

  • Assist in personal care needs of the consumers (Activities of Daily Living Skills)**
  • Assists in the development and implementation of behavior management programs**
  • Ensures compliance of the Individuals served rights
  • Ensures safe environment for Individuals served
  • Embodies and demonstrates Gateway Center’s Individual-based values and philosophies
  • Complies with organizational policies and procedures
  • Provides thorough and effective communication with other staff and supervisor
  • Attends in-service training, maintains current  CPR and First Aid certification**
  • Participates in ISP meetings and staff meetings
  • Complies with Gateway Center’s safety standards and infectious disease control standards
  • Communicates thoroughly and effectively with other departments and Program Directors, Gateway Center consultants, SARC Service Coordinators, outside agencies , and the  families/care providers of the Individuals served
  • Handles Individuals served concerns in an effective and timely manner
  • Ensures Active Treatment is being implemented to the Individuals served
  • Ensures orientation of new Individuals, handles Individuals served concerns in an effective and timely manner
  • Assists in the development of Individual served goals and objectives
  • Completes daily and thorough documentation of Individuals served goals, objectives, progress notes, behavior data collection, etc.
  • Assists with planning and coordinates activities in accordance with the program schedule
  • Mandated Reporter of any suspected abuse, as defined by Department of Social Services form SOC 314A, of dependent Adults and Elders will be reported to Community Care  Licensing in addition to San Andreas Regional Center, Adult Protective Services and/or local law enforcement.
  • Ensures Person-Centered Planning is being implemented with the Individuals served in the Community ADC Program
  • Completes all other duties as assigned by the Senior ADC Program Manager

REQUIREMENTS

  • Fingerprint clearance through the Department of Justice
  • Complete and pass a TB/Covid-19 test and  health screening exam
  • Flu Shot and COVID -19 Vaccine
  • (6) months experience providing direct services to developmentally disabled persons
  • CPR/First aid current
  • Valid  California drivers license
  • Able to communicate efficiently and effectively verbally and in written form
  • Good perception to human need and knowledge of incidental medical needs management, strong skills in promotion and maintaining good relationships with consumer families and  general public
  • Understanding of organizational philosophy and consumer-based values and rights
  • Working knowledge of medications, behavior modification techniques, and an ability to train, direct, and work with others
  • Excellent Organizational Skills

Education & Experience

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent education
  • (2) years’ experience preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Physical, mental, and emotional stamina to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position-
  • Mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.
  • Ability  perform under stressful situations
  • Ability to insure the safety and welfare of an individual with physical, medical or behavioral challenges
  • Vision sufficient to read handwritten and printed materials, and the display screen of various office equipment and machines
  • Hearing sufficient to communicate in person and hold telephone conversations in normal range (approximately 60 decibels)
  • Physical agility to sit, stand, kneel, walk, push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, and to reach overhead
  • Physical stamina sufficient to sustain light physical labor for up to 8 hours, sit and/or walk for prolonged periods of time
  • On rare occasions may be required to lift a client, up to 200 pounds with assistance

Download an application and return it by email to Human Resources at HR@GatewayCenter.org or in person to Gateway Center.

  • Gateway Center
  • 850 Congress Avenue
  • Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Tel: 831.372.8002 ext. 213

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.


Person Centered Specialist

Compensation: $17/HR

The Person Centered Specialist supports adults with developmental disabilities in community activities.

Role/Responsibilities
● Facilitate the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the recreation, volunteer, and employments sites of their choosing
● Creates and uses natural supports and supports client in a person centered manner
● Teaches safety awareness to clients while they access their community
● Promotes full engagement of each client in each activity
● Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary
● Monitor client progress through case notes
● Complete Special Incident Reports as needed
● Completes all other assigned paperwork
● Other duties as required.
● Fluent report writing skills.
● Strong time management skills, patient, detail oriented
● Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite/Zoom meetings, zoom teachings

WORK SCHEDULE

  • ·Monday thru Friday 9:30am – 2:30pm

Requirements

  • Two years’ experience working with adults with disabilities preferably in a community setting
  • Valid CA driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Current CPR/First Aid
  • Fingerprint clearance through the Department of Justice
  • Complete and pass a TB test and health screening exam
  • Flu shot and COVID-19 vaccination
  • COVID-19 test with a negative result
  • Working knowledge of developmental disabilities, and quality program services.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals supported and their families.
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Physical, mental, and emotional stamina to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.
  • Ability  perform under stressful situations
  • Ability to insure the safety and welfare of an individual with physical, medical or behavioral challenges
  • Vision sufficient to read handwritten and printed materials, and the display screen of various office equipment and machines
  • Hearing sufficient to communicate in person and hold telephone conversations in normal range (approximately 60 decibels)
  • Physical agility to sit, stand, kneel, walk, push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, and to reach overhead
  • Physical stamina sufficient to sustain light physical labor for up to 8 hours, sit and/or walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment for sustained periods of time on hard flooring, climb slopes, stairs, ramps, and to respond to emergency situations. The    employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • On rare occasions may be required to lift a client, up to 200 pounds with assistance

Download an application and return it by email to Human Resources at hr@gatewaycenter.org or in person to Gateway Center.

  • Gateway Center
  • 850 Congress Avenue
  • Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Tel: (831) 372.8002 x213

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.


SLS/ILS Support Staff

Compensation: $17/HR

The SLS/ILS Support Staff works directly with clients in their homes and in the community to provide skills, training, and resources; supports which promote independence and safety. Ensures quality assurance following; Person Centered best practices and Title 17 regulations guidelines. Position should highly value client choice and person centered services.

Role/Responsibilities

This role provides support of individuals in their home and in the community by providing supervision when applicable, training, companionship, household management, personal care, and other responsibilities determined by the consumer and/or consumer’s support circle. To achieve this the ideal candidiate will:

  • Support individuals with goals and objective success documented in IPP/ISP’s and documents progress of the individual.
  • Document Case Notes daily at each shift
  • Supports individual with  medical needs (medications, medical appointments, necessary documentation)
  • Ensures safe working environment for consumers
  • Facilitation of the development of consumer services
  • Ensures staff compliance of consumer rights
  • Complies with policies and procedures of organization
  • Facilitates circles of support as needed or requested by the consumer.
  • Assists consumers in identifying and accessing needed resources to enable them to live      successfully in their community
  • Develops and maintains liaisons with generic community resources with benefit consumers
  • Embodies and demonstrates Gateway Center’s consumer-based values and philosophies
  • Completes all other duties assigned by their supervisor or manager

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma,
  • CPR & First Aid certification;
  • Basic reading writing and math skills required.
  • Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid CA driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Fingerprint clearance through the Department of Justice
  • Must have thorough knowledge of developmental disabilities, quality program services, administrative and budgeting practices, and applicable Federal and State Regulations
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals supported their families, the QMRP/Administrator, RN, DSP, Consultants, and  governmental agencies.  The ability to develop positive community supports.
  • Applicants must have two years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Current CPR/First Aid.
  • Complete and pass a TB test/COVID-19 test and  health screening exam
  • Flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Physical, mental, and emotional stamina to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.
  • Ability  perform under stressful situations
  • Ability to insure the safety and welfare of an individual with physical, medical or behavioral challenges
  • Vision sufficient to read handwritten and printed materials, and the display screen of various office equipment and machines
  • Hearing sufficient to communicate in person and hold telephone conversations in normal range (approximately 60 decibels)
  • Physical agility to sit, stand, kneel, walk, push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, and to reach overhead
  • Physical stamina sufficient to sustain light physical labor for up to 8 hours, sit and/or walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment for sustained periods of time on hard flooring, climb slopes, stairs, ramps, and to respond to emergency situations.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • On rare occasions may be required to lift a client, up to 200 pounds with assistance

Download an application and return it by email to Human Resources at hr@gatewaycenter.org or in person to Gateway Center.

  • Gateway Center
  • 850 Congress Avenue
  • Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Tel: (831) 372.8002 x213

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.