compensation: GWARC offers a comprehensive benefit package including vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, health, dental, life, long term disability, flexible spending and pension plan. employment type: part-time non-profit organization
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Join a dedicated team of compassionate staff who work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to support their growth and independence through the implementation of therapeutic services including community trips, social development, expressive therapies, independent living skills, communication and behavioral strategies. Services are carried out under the supervision of a Program Director according to the Individualized Service Plan (ISP), goals, curriculum, interventions, consultative therapies and other scheduled program activities in a variety of settings. The Developmental Disabilities Assistant will join a skilled and committed team to support participants in their daily needs including meals and hygiene. Great entry level position for recently graduated students, those committed to human services and parents with school age children.
QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree and 1-2 years paid or unpaid experience working with people with disabilities or in a care-giving/teaching role or H.S./GED with 3-5 years related experience.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Functional capability to lift, transfer, pivot and bear participant(s) weight in a safe manner. Able to work effectively within a variety of settings. Commitment to community inclusion and upholding the dignity of people with disabilities. Flexible and able to respond to a variety of requests.
Salary: see above
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday --Friday / 30 hours or 25 hours
STARTING DATE : Immediately
Compensation: $11-$13/per hour
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