Now Hiring Educational Aides and Direct Support Professionals

Date posted: April 21, 2021

Best Cincinnati Summer Job Openings I Stepping Stones Ohio

Whether you’re looking for a rewarding Greater Cincinnati summer job or a full-time opportunity with a comprehensive benefits package — Stepping Stones has some wonderful news!

As we continue emerging from the pandemic, we have seasonal and year-round openings for applicants to join our program staff team. Both our Step-Up Autism Alternative Education and Adult Day Services programs are growing! To provide leadership and a level of support for participants with developmental disabilities, we’re currently recruiting Educational Aides and Direct Support Professionals. 

These positions play a vital role in our programs and are excellent opportunities to gain leadership and other professional development skills while making a positive difference in your community. These are also great Cincinnati summer job openings for anyone pursuing a major in special education, psychology, social work, therapeutic recreation or another related field. 

Learn more about Stepping Stones’ current Greater Cincinnati summer job and full-time opportunities below and apply to join our team — today! 


Direct Support Professional – Adult Day Services
Summer and Year-Round Openings

Stepping Stones’ Adult Day Services offers an enriching program opportunity for adults with disabilities!

Participants arrive in the morning and connect with a group of their peers over a variety of enraging recreation activities. Members of our Direct Care team gain leadership skills while providing supervision and directing participants through art, technology, wellness and other program projects. 

BENEFITS:

  • Positive and highly encouraging work environment
  • Develop leadership, time management, problem solving and other valuable professional skills
  • Weeknights and weekends off
  • Excellent opportunity for those pursuing a career in social work or therapeutic recreation to gain direct field experience
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR & AED at no cost to the employee
  • No experience required. Stepping Stones’ training program will prepare you on everything you need to know to perform your role well!
WORK HOURS: Monday through Friday, 8:15 am – 3:45 pm

OPENINGS AT THREE LOCATIONS:

  • Allyn Campus: 1414 Lake Allyn Road, Batavia, OH 45103
  • Drex Campus: 2300 Drex Avenue, Norwood, OH 45212
  • Parkcrest Campus: 3330 Parkcrest Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45211
REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to successfully complete criminal background check
  • Ability to multi-task and engage participants in a group setting
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
COMPENSATION: $12 per hour. 

YEAR-ROUND BENEFITS PACKAGE: Those joining our year-round Direct Care Team receive a complete benefits package, including generous paid time off, paid holidays and dental, health, life, vision and disability insurance. Staff are also eligible for Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness programs. 

READY TO APPLY? Click here to complete an online application.

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Educational Aide – Step-Up Program

Summer and Year-Round Openings

Our Step-Up Autism Alternative Education program provides an individualized education for students with autism! In this unique program, Stepping Stones partners with multiple local districts to provide an optimal learning environment for those unable to succeed in a traditional classroom setting. Students attend school at our Given Campus in Indian Hill, where they are each matched with a 1:1 Educational Aide. 

As an Educational Aide, staff gain leadership experience while delivering instruction on academic, self-care, daily living, recreation and self-regulation skills with the guidance of a certified intervention specialists. This role is a great Cincinnati summer job for students pursuing a career in special education, psychology or another related field. 

BENEFITS:

  • Excellent opportunity for those pursuing a career in special education or psychology to valuable field experience
  • Beautiful and unique work environment on 23 scenic acres in Indian Hill
  • Evenings and weekends off
  • No experience required! Our comprehensive training program prepares aides on everything they need to know to perform their role well
WORK HOURS: Monday – Friday, approximately 8:15 am – 2:45 pm

WORK LOCATION: 5650 Given Road, Cincinnati, OH 45243

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to successfully complete criminal background checks
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Strong communications skills
  • History of excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Understanding of autism is beneficial, but not required

RATE OF COMPENSATION: $13.50 per hour

YEAR-ROUND BENEFITS PACKAGE: Those joining our year-round team receive a complete benefits package, including generous paid time off, paid holidays and dental, health, life, vision and disability insurance. Staff are also eligible for Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness programs. 

READY TO APPLY? Click here to complete an online application.


No one should be denied employment, services or volunteer opportunities at Stepping Stones on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, disability, age or ancestry. 

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