Careers

Do you love the diversity of people? Are you fueled by laughter and inspired by joyful, quiet moments too? Sunshine’s your next career step. Whether it’s creating opportunities to work and play, supporting someone to live on their own or providing medical care or therapy, you’ll find a place – and feed your soul – on the Sunshine team.

Creating community

Sunshine’s mission is based on meaningful relationships.

Sunshine offers more than careers. Sunshine can help you find your passion. That’s because supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities makes every day meaningful.

Sunshine seeks hard-working, compassionate direct support professionals who offer front-line care and promote the independence of people with disabilities by teaching skills of daily living and decision-making. We’re on the lookout in Lucas, Fulton, and Wood counties for great people in both part-time and full-time positions.

Are you the right fit? Your effect on others’ will be equal to their effect on you. That’s what we call mutuality here at Sunshine, and it guides our relationships and our work.

Here are some of the job openings at Sunshine now:

NEW! Administrative Coordinator

Sunshine, a non-profit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities, is looking for an experienced individual to aid directors by coordinating office services such as personnel, budget preparation administrative/business details. Supports various departments by coordinating office services such as records management, meeting schedules, billing, inter-agency communication, and special department projects.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized, with excellent written and verbal skills, have the ability to work with diverse groups of people without close supervision, and manage multiple priorities.
  • Dependability, professionalism and attention to detail are a must as is proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel Office products and various computer programs.
  • Must have 5 yrs. experience in Administrative work.
  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • 5 years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

BENEFITS

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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NEW! Pool Supervisor - Life Guard Certified

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Sunshine’s pool offers time to exercise, relax or connect with each other in fun.

Develops and promotes recreational and aquatics programs within Sunshine and with outside organizations. Coordinating activities for aquatics, Multi-sensory Room and the Gym. Ensures the maintenance and upkeep of the pool and locker room areas, Gym and Multi-sensory Room.

Job duties include:

  • Provide direct supervision of the lifeguards. Schedules lifeguards to ensure adequate coverage for programs. Certified Pool Operator Certification preferred, may obtain CPO certification while training
  • Markets Sunshine’s recreational facilities to organizations serving people with disabilities.

REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • Must have current Rec Cross Lifeguard certification and Life-guarding CPR/First Aid/AED certification.
  • Certified Pool Operator certification is preferred.
  • May be required to obtain additional certifications.

BENEFITS

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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NEW! DSP Manager Trainee

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Whatever your role at Sunshine, your work is about purpose and relationships. It’s about changing lives.

Reports to Program Director, develops and oversees services that support individuals, families and staff.

Job duties include:

Support of Individuals

  • Works with individuals and their family/support network to develop a plan of support that is satisfactory to them
  • Assesses needs acuity and supporting documentation using required state assessment tools such as ODDP, IAF, AAI, etc.
  • Ensures thorough assessment of needs, involving clinical staff as appropriate, including OT, PT, Speech, Medical, Nursing and Behavior Analyst
  • Develops (or participates in development of) support plans that address needs and preferences of the individual and family. Assures all necessary approvals are in place before implementation.

Staff support

  • Delegates work effectively and follows up to ensure work is completed
  • Provides regular feedback to staff, both positive and negative, and demonstrates appreciation of staff even when providing negative feedback
  • Communicates staff feedback and uses it effectively to improve services and the work environment

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required, and one or more years’ experience in the field of developmental disabilities, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • One or more years’ experience in supervision strongly preferred

BENEFITS

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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NEW! Part-Time Barn Staff

A part-time barn staff will care for a variety of large and small animals for Sunshine’s therapeutic animal program. Sunshine Communities is looking for dependable candidates with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and good communication skills. Must be at least 18 years old.

Job duties include:

  • Feeding animals
  • Handling animals daily including turnout, bringing in, and hoof cleaning
  • Mucking stalls, and removing manure from paddocks, pastures and run-in shed
  • Cleaning small animal hutches and pens
  • Scrubbing water buckets, troughs, and bottles to ensure animals have fresh water daily
  • Grooming and bathing animals
  • Providing medication or wound care as needed
  • Following daily checklist to ensure all tasks are met
  • Other duties may include tack cleaning and arena maintenance

REQUIREMENTS

  • Two years experience with horses and knowledge of common equine illnesses, nutrition needs, horse handling skills, and maintaining high-quality of feed and care.
  • Ability to physically do all tasks required including lifting 50 pounds of muck buckets, hay bales, shaving and feed bags
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, days, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Flexibility and willingness to cover shift when there is a call- off
  • Adherence to no smoking policy on Sunshine campus
  • Ability to drive a tractor a plus

BENEFITS

Part-time employees will be eligible for personal and vacation time as well as an active and ongoing bonus program.

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Driver - Part Time

A Sunshine driver transports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to and from home and work as well as trips around the community. Open positions are on 1st and 2nd shifts and will include about 20 hours a week. Starting rate is $10.61.

Requirements

  • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license with at least 2 years of driving experience and an excellent driving record. Must be able to pass a background check as well as a drug screen and physical exam.
  • Previous work experience in transportation is a plus, but not required.

Benefits
Sunshine’s part-time employees are eligible for personal and vacation time as well as an active and ongoing bonus program.

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Nurse

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A great nurse does more than offer medical care. At Sunshine, a nurse’s day is also about purpose and relationships. It’s about changing lives.

Sunshine has full and part-time opportunities for both LPN and RN nurses to provide medical care to individuals with developmental disabilities. Could this be you? We’re looking for great medical personnel on all shifts.

Here, you’ll develop relationships with patients in a friendly, pleasant working environment with excellent benefits, continued training and competitive wages. No prior experience is needed. We train qualified candidates, and new graduates welcome.

Candidates must have either a license for LPN or RN. You must also be a patient, caring individual who can offer excellent patient care; must have critical thinking skills and good attendance record.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • Extra pay on weekends
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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Direct Support Professional - Full Time

DSPs – Direct Support Professionals – enhance lives every day. Could this be you?

Experience in the DD field is preferred but not required. We are currently hiring  full and part-time DSPs, as well as weekend only positions. All shifts are available and work locations are throughout Lucas and Fulton counties. Candidates must have a dependable work history, compassion, flexibility and patience. Competitive wages of $10/hour to start with the potential to make up to $1 more in the first year. Weekend shift differential of $1.00 as well.

Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Pre-employment background screening

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct care pay starting at $10.40. Ability to go to $11.75.
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • Extra pay on weekends
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

PLEASE NOTE:  The Apply Now button directly below is for full time positions only.

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Direct Support Professional - 3rd Shift, Full Time

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DSPs build relationships that help people with disabilities live, work and play in their communities.

DSPs – Direct Support Professionals – enhance lives every day. Could this be you?

Experience in the DD field is preferred but not required. We are currently hiring  full and part-time DSPs, as well as weekend only positions. All shifts are available and work locations are throughout Lucas and Fulton counties. Candidates must have a dependable work history, compassion, flexibility and patience. Competitive wages of $10/hour to start with the potential to make up to $1 more in the first year. Weekend shift differential of $1.00 as well.

Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Pre-employment background screening

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct care pay starting at $10.40. Ability to go to $11.75.
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • Extra pay on weekends
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

PLEASE NOTE:  The Apply Now button directly below is for 3rd shiftfull time positions only.

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Direct Support Professional - Walbridge area

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Finding moments of purpose and meaning. That’s the work of a Sunshine DSP.

We are opening a brand new home in Walbridge, Ohio, and looking for great DSPs to assist in every day tasks and to enhance the lives of residents with developmental disabilities. If you have compassion, flexibility, and patience, let’s talk!

We’re filling all shifts and weekend hours.

Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.
  • Background check as well as a drug screen and physical.
  • Preferred, but not required: Experience working with people with developmental disabilities field.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct care pay starting at $10.40. Ability to go to $11.75.
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • Extra pay on weekends
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

PLEASE NOTE:  The Apply Now button directly below is for positions at the Allen home in Walbridge only.

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Direct Support Professional - Part Time

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DSPs do more than provide personal care. They build relationships that brighten the days, their own included.

DSPs – Direct Support Professionals – enhance lives every day. Could this be you?

Experience in the DD field is preferred but not required. We are currently hiring individuals full and part-time, as well as weekend only positions. All shifts available. Candidates must have a dependable work history, compassion, flexibility and patience. Competitive wages of $10/hour to start with the potential to make up to $1 more in the first year. Weekend shift differential of $1.00 as well.

Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Pre-employment background screening

Benefits

Sunshine’s part-time employees are eligible for personal and vacation time as well as an active and ongoing bonus program.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Apply Now button directly below is for part time positions only.

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Direct Support Professional - Fulton County, Full Time

DSPs – Direct Support Professionals – enhance lives every day. Could this be you? We’re looking for people with big hearts and big minds to add to our growing team in Fulton County. Experience in the DD field is preferred but not required. We are currently hiring individuals full and part-time, as well as weekend only positions. All shifts are available. Candidates must have a dependable work history, compassion, flexibility and patience. Competitive wages of $10.40/hour. Weekend shift differential of $1.00 as well. All direct support professional positions require:

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Pre-employment background screening.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct care pay starting at $10.40. Ability to go to $11.75.
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • Extra pay on weekends
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

PLEASE NOTE:  The Apply Now button directly below is for Full Time, Fulton County positions only.

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Direct Support Professional - Bowling Green, full-time

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Finding moments of purpose and meaning. That’s the work of a Sunshine DSP.

DSPs – Direct Support Professionals – enhance lives every day. Could this be you?

Experience in the DD field is preferred but not required. We are currently hiring  full and part-time DSPs, as well as weekend only positions. All shifts are available and work locations are throughout Lucas and Fulton counties. Candidates must have a dependable work history, compassion, flexibility and patience. Competitive wages of $10/hour to start with the potential to make up to $1 more in the first year. Weekend shift differential of $1.00 as well.

Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Pre-employment background screening

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct care pay starting at $10.40. Ability to go to $11.75.
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • Extra pay on weekends
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

PLEASE NOTE:  The Apply Now button directly below is for full-time, Bowling Green positions only.

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