Employment Requirements

Employee Requirements:

  • Three previous job references
  • Trails Background check for child abuse/neglect
  • Criminal record check
    • Including a CBI/FBI fingerprint check in the children’s programs
  • Motor vehicle record check
  • Physical exam and TB test
  • Verification of education and previous experience
  • Minimum age requirements

Required Training for New Employees:
All employees are in training for the first three months of their employment. During this time, training and supervision are heightened.

  • Medication administration certification
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Client abuse, neglect, and exploitation training
  • Introduction to intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Behavior Management
  • Agency orientation
  • Required documentation
  • Program orientation
  • Defensive driving
  • Universal precautions
  • Emergency preparedness

* In addition to the training provided for new employees, it is expected that all employees receive 20 hours of on-going training each year.

Contact Heather Kijanka, Human Resources Director at (303)353-8319 or HKijanka@rup.org for additional information.

AmazonSmile Foundation



Thank you Essex Financial Group!

Thank you so much for providing Christmas presents to the adults and children we serve. You made their holiday extra special and their smiles even bigger!

We proudly display this emblem as we have been recognized as an outstanding provider and we stand United for Excellence with other Alliance Member IDD agencies throughout Colorado.