Child Care

Employment Opportunities at the Achievement Centers for Children

The Achievement Centers for Children is nationally-recognized for its excellence in helping children with disabilities and their families achieve and thrive. Employment with us is rewarding personally and professionally.

The Achievement Centers has three locations in Highland Hills, Strongsville, and Westlake.

The following positions are currently available. If you are interested in pursuing any of the opportunities posted on this website, please forward your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Occupational Therapist – Full or Part Time

If you are looking for a career move that will provide strong team collaboration opportunities, diversity in caseload and will challenge you to propel your clinical skills to the next level, consider this position with Achievement Centers for Children!

We are currently seeking a motivated, experienced occupational therapist who meets the following requirements/desired characteristics: Minimum 1 year of pediatric experience working closely as a team with physical therapists, speech therapists, and social workers. Eclectic therapeutic skills, with a drive and passion for continuing to learn and incorporate new skills and treatment strategies. Excellent communication skills. Organized and efficient with documentation.

Please send your resume with salary requirements to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Barn Coordinator

Make a difference in the lives of young children and their families by bringing your talents to Achievement Centers for Children Camp Cheerful’s Therapeutic Horsemanship Program!

We are seeking a Barn Coordinator who will be responsible for the daily care and management of 10 horses, developing and implementing individualized training programs for each horse to include lunging, schooling and performing health care treatments.  You will supervise and lead volunteers, interns, staff and participants with special needs with barn chores, riding classes and special event activities.  You will manage the facility and grounds, including maintenance of riding arenas and trails.

The qualified candidate will have PATH or CHA certification (or willing to obtain).  A degree in Therapeutic Horsemanship or Equine Management/Sciences is preferred. You will be able to lift up to 50 lbs and work in various weather conditions. You must be at least 21 years of age with previous experience in riding (multiple disciplines) natural horsemanship, herd management, teaching, and training. A friendly disposition and team player is required and willingness to learn proven professional policies and procedures. This position is full time with benefits.  Your schedule can be flexible and you need to be available on call as necessary. For consideration, please send your resume and include your salary requirements to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Summer Camp Staff

Are you looking for an excellent summer camp counselor or coordinator experience this summer?
Learn more here.

Lead Co-Teacher
We are seeking a Full-Time Lead Co-Teacher for our Star 4 Step Up to Quality Child Development Center.

The Lead Co-Teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing preschool curriculum that incorporates Ohio Early Learning Development Standards. You will observe and record children's ongoing development through creation and maintenance of a portfolio for each child.

The qualified candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in an inclusive child care center. Experience teaching in a Step Up To Quality Center is required

This position must possess excellent teaching, organizational, communication and leadership skills.  An ability to consistently respond to children in respectful and supportive ways is necessary.

For consideration, please send your resume and include your salary requirements to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Manager of Grants and Annual Giving

This position supports the work and mission of the Achievement Centers by raising significant funds through foundation proposals and annual fund activities. The Manager of Grants and Annual Giving develops and implements a comprehensive annual foundation plan and coordinates direct mail and other individual fundraising efforts.  Click here for a full job description and required qualifications. For consideration, please send your resume including salary requirements to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Respite Counselors

Make a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities by bringing your talents to Camp Cheerful! Become part of our Camp Team!

We are looking for Respite Weekend Counselors for our Strongsville location. You will be providing primary care for both individual needs and participation in camp activities. These position are Friday 5:30 pm to Sunday 4:00 pm. These positions require overnight on the camp grounds.

Please send your resume and salary requirements to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Adapted Aquatics Instructor

Are you a flexible, creative and enthusiastic individual capable of developing unique and individualized strategies to meet each swimmer’s learning style? If so, we have PRN contracted positions available at our Westlake Facility and at Berea Recreation Center in Berea, Ohio.

You must be able to work flexible hours. The lessons are 30 or 45 minutes along with a 45 minute small group lesson. A minimum of 2 years required instructing children with disabilities in an educational or therapy setting. If you are a certified Water Safety Instructor and possess your Adapted Aquatic Certification, please send your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

River Rock Adult Day Service Provider (Strongsville, Ohio)

Make a difference in the lives of adults with disabilities! Bring your talents and enthusiasm to our NEW, year round, 5 day a week program, and provide hands on assistance to our clients through a range of outdoor and indoor activities on 52 beautiful acres at Camp Cheerful in Strongsville.

The successful candidate will have experience working with individuals with disabilities. This unique program seeks creative, caring and upbeat individuals who will be excited working with individuals with disabilities outdoors, while providing fun, quality and skill enhancing activities/ programs.

Please send resume AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Updated: April 9, 2014

The Achievement Centers for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Breen Family Center

4255 Northfield Road
Highland Hills, OH 44128
Phone: (216) 292-9700
Fax: (216) 292-9721

Westlake

24211 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, Ohio 44145
Phone: (440) 250-2520
Fax: (440)250-2530

Camp Cheerful

15000 Cheerful Lane
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
Phone: (440) 238-6200
Fax: (440) 238-1858