Individuals wishing to be considered for employment as a paraprofessional at After Gateway must meet the following qualifications:
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 relevant to the position, and copies of medical licenses, if any.
No persons who are related to participants will be considered for employment.
Full-time employees work 5 days per week, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.
Part-time employees work 3 or 4 days per week from 8:30am - 3:30pm. Substitute employees work as needed week days from 8:30 am - 3:30pm.
All new employees receive orientation training.
After Gateway welcomes the services of volunteers and student interns. The volunteer coordinator and/or health care coordinator (depending upon interest area) will supervise volunteers and student interns. Volunteers / Interns will not be left alone with program participants, and will have access only to that confidential information necessary to complete their volunteer service or internship. Requirements for Volunteers:
Volunteers / Interns are held to the same performance standards as regular staff in terms of their relationships with staff, participants, families, and board members. Failure to abide by those standards or to follow After Gateway policies regarding confidentiality and client rights are grounds for termination of the relationship. Failure to follow attendance criteria is also grounds for termination of the relationship.