The best way to find out more is to start the application process. In the meantime, here are the answers to a few common questions we receive from many applicants.
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WHAT TYPES OF POSITIONS DOES LARAWAY OFFER?
There are many opportunities for employment and careers at Laraway. To name a few, Behavior Interventionists, Community and Residential Support Staff, Teachers, Case Managers, Clinicians, Behavior Consultants, and Special Educators. Check out our Current Openings section for the positions currently available.
CAN I EMAIL MY RESUME TO HR FOR CONSIDERATION IF I AM UNSURE WHICH POSITION, I WOULD BE MOST QUALIFIED FOR?
Yes, you can email your resume directly to Human Resources at [email protected].
WHAT TRAINING WILL I RECEIVE IF I AM HIRED?
After hiring a new staff member, the entire first week is spent in orientation and onboarding. You will spend your first week completing in-person and online training, followed by at least 40 hours of job shadowing. You will receive agency and program-specific training during your orientation and onboarding period.
In addition, you will receive regular supervision, support, and training specific to your role. Training includes various required pieces and optional training opportunities. Ongoing support will help you pursue your long-range professional goals.
WILL SUPERVISION BE PROVIDED IF I AM PURSUING MY LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION?
Laraway is committed to helping staff achieve professional goals. At the time of the request, if a staff member with the necessary credentials for supervision towards licensing/certification is available, it would be offered to staff.
HOW MUCH TRAVEL IS REQUIRED? IF SO, IS MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT OFFERED?
It depends on the job! Several positions require a fair amount of travel. For those positions, Laraway does offer mileage reimbursement for miles traveled outside of the typical commute to and from work. Some jobs require very little travel beyond commuting to and from the worksite.
IS WORKING ON-CALL REQUIRED?
There are a few positions that require being on-call. In many instances, added compensation is provided on a rotational basis. Most of our jobs do not require being on-call.
HOW SOON ARE YOU LOOKING TO FILL THE OPEN POSITIONS?
We aim to fill open positions quickly but with the RIGHT candidate. We must hire individuals that are qualified and committed to this work. It’s not easy work, but it is rewarding. Interviews happen constantly; when we find a match, we quickly move the candidate through the screening and hiring process.
WHAT TYPES OF INTERNSHIPS ARE OFFERED AT LARAWAY?
At Laraway, we understand that an internship can be an essential part of a student’s education and that gaining experience offers an excellent opportunity for career exploration. We offer many options that may meet internships in Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, and other mental health and academic areas of study.
I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS, WHO CAN ANSWER THEM?
If you want to learn more about Laraway opportunities, please email [email protected] and ask someone to contact you. We would be happy to answer any additional questions that you might have.
WAYS YOU CAN HELP...
Consider making a donation to our Youth Crisis Fund. The Crisis Fund allows us to address critical needs not covered by traditional funding.
Considering opening your home and your heart? Doing so could truly change the life of a child. Learn more about Foster and Respite Care.
Please consider donating one or more of the items on Laraway’s wish-list. New or gently used items to support our programs are accepted.
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