Join Our Team

Sometimes wanting to make a difference is all it takes. At Blanchard Valley Center we choose to make a difference every single day, one person at a time. And we need people like you – difference makers – to join our team.

We consistently have positions in both professional and non-professional sectors as well as a myriad of volunteer opportunities. From teachers to student aids, from groundskeepers to reception, we may have just the right career for you. As a member of our team, you WILL make a difference.

For current job openings see the list below.

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  • Substitute Teacher position to work with students with Developmental Disabilities.  Must have clean background check, good driving record, High School Diploma and be able to obtain ODE Certification.

 

  • Substitute Classroom Aide position  to work with students with Developmental Disabilities.  Must have clean background check, good driving record, High School Diploma and be able to obtain ODE Certification.

 

  • Clerical Substitute position to work on-call doing light clerical duties including answering phone and managing visitors to BVC. Must have clean background check, good driving record, High School Diploma and able to pass a physical and drug screen.

 

  • Fiscal Specialist: Responsible for purchasing functions including development of purchase orders, input of data to meet County Auditor requirements, payment of invoices, etc.  Develops and implements accounts payable and accounts receivable process. Coordination and analyzes operational data.  Assist with center wide and departmental budgetary development and management.  Provides employee training in the fiscal issues.  Maintains operational supplies.  Responsible for all aspects of BVC contract management.Must have clean background check, good driving record.  Pay range is based on experience.  Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, and life insurance, OPERS retirement system.  Must have valid Ohio driver's license and insurable per company policy.  Must  be able to pass physical and drug screen.Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Accounting experience preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands and thousands of starfish have washed ashore. Further along he sees an old man, walking slowly and stooping often, picking up one starfish after another and tossing each one gently into the ocean.

“Why are you throwing starfish into the ocean?” he asks.

“Because the sun is up and the tide is going out and if I don’t throw them further in they will die.” 

“But, old man, don’t you realize there are miles and miles of beach and starfish all along it? You can’t possibly save them all, you can’t even save one-tenth of them. In fact, even if you work all day, your efforts won’t make any difference at all.” 

The old man listened calmly and then bent down to pick up another starfish and threw it into the sea. “It made a difference to that one.”

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