After Gateway Employment Qualifications

Individuals wishing to be considered for employment as a paraprofessional at After Gateway must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have the ability to read and write in English; and understand and follow directions in English.
  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have proof of current CPR/First Aid training completed with a recognized national training agency.
    • Red Cross, American Heart Association, national safety council, or the American Safety and Health Institute.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must have no history of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults.
  • Must be tuberculosis-free and free from communicable diseases.
  • Must have verifiable experience working with impaired adults.

All persons applying for employment at After Gateway are required to fill out an application for employment, provide three references, and submit to a background check, health care registry check, Medicaid fraud search, and a driving record check. In addition, prospective employees must have a physical exam and TB skin test conducted by a licensed physician that indicates the general physical and mental health of the employee. Prospective employees are responsible for the cost.

All new employees must provide a copy of their high school or college diploma, copies of certifications and training, if germane to the position, and copies of medical licenses, if any.

Starting pay ranges from $9.00-$10.00 per hour depending on education and experience.
Substitutes start at $9.00 per hour.

No persons who are related to participants will be considered for employment.


All new employees receive orientation training.