Work with Our Villagers

Join High Point Village as we create a village where individuals with intellectual disabilities can live, learn, work, worship  and achieve their full potential.

Work with Our Villagers

Join High Point Village as we create a village where individuals with intellectual disabilities can live, learn, work, worship & achieve their full potential!

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Reach High Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day curriculum and activities in the Reach High Program at High Point Village, a 501(c) non-profit.

Responsibilities:

● Organizes and develops course work, curriculums, coordinates classes, observes and assesses the needs of the Villagers.

● Implements curriculum and activities while creating a rich environment that meets the social, emotional, and educational needs of the Villagers within the Reach High Program.

● Manages all aspects of the Reach High Program including a monthly classroom calendar, transportation, activities, materials/supplies, pre-planning for projects and class activities, work, prevocational, social, life skill development, agency requirements, and budget.

● Collaborates with all other program staff to ensure quality, safety, and awareness for Villagers.

● Skilled in visual support methodology as needed for curriculum, schedules, and other modification supports for Villagers.

● Communicates with parents and caregivers in an ethical and appropriate manner.

● Coordinates with community partners to provide opportunities for Villagers to experience new and engaging activities.

● Manages classroom needs through classroom management strategies, manages visiting interns, practicum students and volunteers while encouraging engagement.

● Provides individualized assistance as needed.

● Ensures all Villagers are supported and assisted at their physical and function-level.

● Identify any problem areas and convene with the Program Director when necessary.

● Interacts in a positive and supportive manner with other personnel and community-based organizations.

● Coordinates with the Program Director in the development of current and long-term program goals and objectives.

● Maintains paperwork requirements mandated by outside agencies, and High Point programs expectations.

● Participates in workshops, trainings, and online courses required for certification in areas of need.

The mission of High Point Village is to create a village where individuals with intellectual disabilities can live, learn, work, worship, and achieve their full potential.

Education and/or Experience: Preferred: A bachelor’s degree in education, Human Development & Family Studies, Psychology, Fine Arts or related field plus three (3) years of experience working in the field of study; or, 3 year’s experience in a trade that could translate easily into development of programing activities and/or pre-vocational training opportunities for Villagers. Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities is strongly preferred.

Core Competencies: For effective performance in this position, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

People Skills: Compassionate and honest, and can relate to others, has patience, trustworthy and trusting of others, must be able to show empathy, has excellent listening skills, flexible and able to show genuine interest in others, has a positive and outgoing personality, and is able to be a leader to others.

Management: Maintains effective systems to account for all receipts and expenditures of program funds. Develops budget items for fiscal year and ensures the effective use of funding for on-site and off-site activities.

Job Knowledge: Understands the technical aspects of managing; provides advice to staff directly and/or solicits guidance from experts. Understands the duties and responsibilities of the position and keeps job knowledge up to date. Clearly understands and seeks to achieve the mission of the organization and continuously works to embody the core values of High Point Village which are to be God-centered, celebrate all abilities, have stewardship as our first instinct, be authentic in all relationships, and take ownership and act, just go!

Strong initiation and advocacy skills that help implement goals of the program and the goals of the Villagers. Strong ability to manage the needs of the Villagers through creativity, curriculum, and classroom management skills.

Program Coordinator recognizes and brings to the attention of the Program Director issues that affect the organization and implements plans to reach organizational goals as determined by the Executive Director.

The Program Coordinator will take proactive approaches in developing action plans and resolving problems as they occur, in consultation with the Program Director, Executive Director and/or other staff members.

Communication: Communicates effectively with multiple audiences using a variety of formats. Examples include written communications that clearly outline the situation and action items.

Dependability: Seeks increased responsibility while remaining conscientious, accurate, and reliable with respect to achieving the organization’s goals, and the needs of the Villagers and volunteers at High Point Village. This includes being available and responsive to issues and concerns as they arise. Understanding of the responsibilities of managing adults with various intellectual disabilities and is continuously aware of the safety, accountability, and liability of all the Villagers at High Point Village. Understanding of ethical standards such as do no harm. It is a foundational principle of programs at High Point Village.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Schedule: 8-hour shift, Day shift, Monday through Friday

 

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Position Title: Music Therapist
Reports To: Social Services Director
Employment Type: 1099 – Independent Contractor
Compensation: Based on number of client hours worked

Summary
Under the supervision of the Social Services Director, the Music Therapist is responsible for providing music therapy services to Villagers/clients in support of High Point Village’s mission. The Music Therapist will facilitate, plan, and implement music therapy services and ensure that ethical and effective services are provided based upon best practices. Further, the Music Therapist is expected to collaborate with the program team and administrative staff to ensure that all Villagers/clients are receiving the very best, personalized care in music therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Music Therapist is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and implementation of Music Therapy Services at High Point Village, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, which provides programs and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Responsibilities include:
● Conducting weekly in-person music therapy services to Villagers, consisting of individual and group sessions.
● Communicating with parents, caregivers, and providers to discuss progress and performance in therapy, as appropriate.
● Completing appropriate Villager/client assessments and completing/implementing treatment plans.
● Documenting Villager/client goals and objectives on a weekly/monthly basis, and maintaining detailed music therapy files.
● Providing all necessary documentation to the Social Services Director on time.
● Collaborates and works cooperatively with program and administrative staff for the overall benefit of the Villagers/clients.
● Advertising music therapy services and creating connections with community organizations in order to keep a full caseload of music therapy clients.
● Acting as a role model and mentor to the Villagers, working hard to keep a professional demeanor at all times.
● Identifying any problem areas and working with the Social Services Director, Executive Director, and/or Program Director when necessary.

In addition to these responsibilities, the Music Therapist will be expected to adhere to all confidentiality guidelines of our Villagers and their families and represent High Point Village as an organizational ambassador when working throughout the community.

Education and/or Experience
It is required that the Music Therapist be a current MT-BC with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Music Therapy from an AMTA approved University. Individual certification requirements and scope of practice must be maintained. Additionally, it is preferred that the Music Therapist has clinical experience, is an NMT, and has experience working with adults with special needs.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this Job, the Music Therapist is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. The position requires extensive computer use so the employee must have sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
High Point Village is a dynamic work environment that has the potential to change on a daily and/or weekly basis. Often, the environment can be fast paced with a moderate level of noise. Reasonable accommodations in the work environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, legal documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; efficiently respond to questions from staff,
volunteers, and members of the community; communicate effectively in both written and oral form; and, effectively present information to staff and volunteers, management, public groups, and/or the Board of Directors.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies; and interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge and general understanding of program development, music therapy methods, implementation of therapy plans. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the organization’s set curriculum, contract administration and negotiation, fiscal and organizational management, principles and practices of marketing and public relations. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate activities; work with community care providers, work with local and state government agencies, community groups, and other organizations as necessary; communicate effectively in both written and oral forms; exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies.

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Open Positions

High Point Village, a faith based non-profit, seeks a full-time Board Certified Music Therapist to expand a stellar music therapy program within the organization’s collaborative, dynamic, and enriching environment. The Music Therapist will work under the supervision of the Therapy Services Director with responsibilities including: leading individual and group sessions at the facility, leading Telehealth sessions, collaborating with all other team members, and growing the music therapy clientele.

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High Point Village is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide clerical, organizational, and structural support for the business and office staff and also function as the primary person to answer incoming phone calls and greet visitors.

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Our mission is to create a village where individuals with intellectual disabilities can live, learn, work, worship, and achieve their full potential.


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