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Job fair at OUN Wheatfield location April 5

by jmaloni

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Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:35 pm

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will hold open interviews to educate potential employees about available job opportunities working with individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities at locations throughout Niagara County. OUN is seeking compassionate individuals who want to help individuals with disabilities reach their greatest potential. The agency offers an opportunity for rewarding work, flexible hours and schedules, competitive salaries, room for advancement and growth, as well as benefits for full- and part-time employees.

Interviews will be held at two agency sites. In Wheatfield, the interviews will be held at 2510 Niagara Falls Blvd., between Sy and Witmer roads, on April 5 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and in Lockport, interviews will be held at 107 Heath St., off of Route 31, on April 8 from noon-5 p.m. Current employees will be available to answer questions and conduct on-site interviews. Applicants are encouraged to bring a completed job application found at www.opportunitiesunlimited.org, a resume and proof of highest level of education.

At this time, OUN is seeking experienced direct-support professionals (especially afternoon, evening, overnights and weekend shifts) full-time, part-time and per-diem. Openings also exist for site supervisors and a greenhouse assistant, where experience is required.

Positions are ideal for caring people looking to make a difference in the lives of others, current college students majoring in human services, those interested in a health-related field, and retirees. Human services experience is preferred, but not required for all positions. Shifts are available 24-hours a day. Internships for college students are also available.

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara is an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action agency with more than 500 employees working in communities throughout Niagara County, including Niagara Falls, Wheatfield, Lockport, North Tonawanda and Ransomville. The direct care workforce is represented by the New York State United Teachers Union, ARCEU Local No. 4265.

For more information about the open interview day or job opportunities within the agency, contact the recruiter at 716-504-2625, ext. 103, or go to www.opportunitiesunlimited.org to download an application.

For nearly 60 years, Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, a United Way agency and the Niagara County Chapter of NYSARC Inc., has provided rehabilitation and supportive services to people with developmental disabilities of all ages and their families.

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