The Difference Between Doing a Job
and Loving Your Work
At the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island, we care about your satisfaction and well-being in the same manner that we care about the Individuals we serve. You will enjoy long term stability with advancement potential amidst our culture of learning, skill development and flexibility. A strong focus of our organization is serving individuals with developmental disabilities by providing them with a home-like environment, education, work opportunities and therapeutic support. You will find your colleagues to be supportive and dedicated.? All of our associates - regardless of their positions - help us to achieve our goal of improving the daily lives of the individuals we serve.
You will provide direct care to individuals in a residential setting, with the goals of promoting independence, individualization, community inclusion and productivity.? Successful candidates will have:? High School Diploma or GED; respectful, cooperative manner when working with others; ability to lift and/or transfer adults with developmental disabilities; clean and valid New York State Driver's License.? While experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is a plus, we are willing to train candidates with the right aptitude and attitude.
On behalf of the Board of Directors and the staff of the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island, I welcome all staff into our service family. I say "service" because that word best describes what we all do here at EFLI: we serve people with epilepsy and other developmental disabilities in order to help them to lead better, more satisfying lives. It is my hope that working here will also help you to lead a better, more satisfying life. I invite you to take full advantage of the learning opportunities that we offer to you. I invite you to learn firsthand the challenges, the joys and the satisfactions of joining in our endeavor. And, finally, I invite you to grow with us by making your work here into your career.