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! Facilities Manager

Sunshine Inc. of NW Ohio has a Full-time, Day shift position in our Maintenance Department. This position manages staff of 3-5 and is responsible for the general maintenance of our main facility in Maumee and our community homes. This is a working manager position and will be responsible for performing general maintenance duties in addition to administrative responsibilities.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Directly Manages 3-5 employees in Maintenance.
  • Carries out managers responsibilities in accordance with Sunshine’s values, policies and applicable laws.
  • Interviewing, hiring, and training employees
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work.
  • Appraising performance.
  • Rewarding and disciplining employees.
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-5 years’ experience with plumbing, woodworking, as well as previous supervisory experience is 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
  • 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
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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NEW! Residential Director

Provides direction and leadership to assigned areas of residential services. Manages and directs services and supports, based on the needs of the individuals, the mission of the agency, and financial considerations, by performing the following duties personally or through Residential Services Managers and Direct Support staff.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Establishes current and long range objectives, plans, and policies, in conjunction with other agency leaders.
  • Directs all programmatic areas of service consistent with mission and values.
  • Keeps abreast of and ensures compliance with all county, state and/or Federal regulations applicable to the department.
  • Coordinates and oversees all surveys, and reviews by the appropriate county, State and/or Federal regulatory bodies including developing and implementing plans of correction
  • Ensures Individual plans are Person centered and implemented effectively. Maintains a familiarity and working knowledge of the Individuals responsible for and communication with families and guardians.
  • Creates positive working relationships with Individuals families, guardians, other agencies, and other providers, Represents Sunshine in a professional, collaborative manner.
  • Participates as directed by the Vice President of Residential Services in county and state level committees where Sunshine would benefit from representation.
  • Actively participates in agency work groups and management groups.
  • Manages 4 to 6 program managers and 50-100 employees in the Family Care Homes, Supported Living, and/or base homes.
  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these areas.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree (M. A.) or equivalent strongly preferred; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Training for advancement and promotion

 

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NEW! DSP Manager Trainee

Intense two to three months of training that combines 50% of time providing direct support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with 50% of time spent with online and classroom type training. This is in preparation for being assigned a caseload of individuals supported by the agency either in a residential or vocational program.

The training you receive will prepare you for the program manager position. Job duties for this position are summarized below:

  • Reports to an area Director and is responsible for an assigned caseload of individuals.
  • Works with Scheduling department to ensure staff coverage and support for assigned homes or vocational sites. This at times includes working in those homes or vocational sites.
  • 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 AnalystStaff support
  • Hires staff members and provides regular feedback to staff that includes hand on training, support and evaluation.
  • Communicates staff feedback and uses it effectively to improve services and the work environment
  • Develops (or participates in development of) support plans that address needs and preferences of the individual and family, and assures all necessary approvals and resources are in place before implementation.
  • Participates in agency on call system on a rotational basis.
  • Reports to an area Director and is responsible for an assigned caseload of individuals.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required for some positions and is preferred for others as well as 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 as well as some direct care giving/support services.

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
  • 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! Direct Services Supervisor- Fulton County

The Direct Services Supervisor is an integral part of the Sunshine team. On 1st shift, they directly supervise employees in their respective department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Sunshine’s Leadership Model, policies and applicable laws.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Interviewing, hiring, and training employees.
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work.
  • Appraising performance.
  • Rewarding and disciplining employees.
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university preferred but not required, or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must also pass a background check as well as a drug screen and physical.

BENEFITS:

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

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct Support Supervisor starting at $15.00.
  • 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
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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Lifeguard Part-Time

Pool

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

Sunshine Communities is looking for a full time lifeguard to assist with both individuals with developmental disabilities, and other guests at our heated pool. Experience life guarding is preferred; however, we will provide training for the right person. This position provides flexible hours and year around employment. Must maintain current Red Cross Water Safety and CPR/First Aid certification. May be required to obtain additional certifications for Lifeguard.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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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Behavior Technician

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The most powerful communication doesn’t require words.

Sunshine Communities is seeking a Behavior Technician committed to positive interventions to support individuals with behavioral issues and to be a positive addition to our interdisciplinary team. Services are provided in a wide variety of residential and vocational settings. Direct Support experience with behaviors with individuals that are verbal and non-verbal and have developmental disabilities is required. Will work as Behavior Technician and Direct Support Professional.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good verbal and written communication and computer knowledge is a must.
  • Must be able to initiate and perform job responsibilities without direct supervision.
  • Associate’s Degree Required/Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 2 years experience in direct care giving is required.
  • Experience and/or education in mental health, or experience with individuals with challenging behaviors required. Experience may commensurate with education.

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
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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Baker Part-Time

Prepares bread, rolls, muffins, pastries and biscuits according to recipe by performing the following duties listed below.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Checks production schedule to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake.
  • Prepares baked goods based on specific training received through manager and makes any necessary adjustments to control temperatures.
  • Removes baked goods from oven and places goods on cooling rack.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating and redesigning process, implementing changes.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying ingredients, requisitioning supplies, verifying receipt
  • Keeps all equipment operating by following operating instructions;
    • Troubleshooting breakdowns
    • Maintaining replacement parts inventory
    • Performing preventative maintenance
    • Notifying management when repairs are necessary

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of food sanitation, food safety management and multitasking preferred.

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 20-30 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

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

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

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.

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, Fulton County positions only.

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Direct Support Professional - Bowling Green, 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, Bowling Green positions only.

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