7 Mar 2024

COMMUNITY CHOICES INSTRUCTOR

Description:

  • Develop and implement community-based programming/ integration in accordance with the Individual’s needs, preferences and desires as per their Individual Service and Habilitation Plan.  Maintain health and safety standards. Position will specifically work within the “Choices” Without Walls program.

Requirements:

  • Staff may be required to operate wheelchair accessible vehicle.
  • H.S Diploma Required
  • NYS Driver’s License Required
  • Successful completion of OPWDD approved CPR/first aid certification.

Salary/Pay:

  • $18.71/hr
10 Jan 2024

CAREER PLANNER

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to coordinate, develop, create and implement employment opportunities using Person Centered Planning methods and techniques in accordance with the needs of the individuals served. Other responsibilities include building relationships with families, employers, and regulatory entities to serve and support the individuals served.

Requirements:

  • Requires HS Diploma/GED, a valid NYS Driver’s License, a reliable car and one (1) year experience with DD population; Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.
  • Must be flexible, reliable, and take initiative.
  • Ability to work effectively with employers, families, interdepartmental staff, other community, and corporate contacts.

Pay/Salary:

  • $21.77/hr
10 Jan 2024

CLINIC MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • The Clinic Manager is responsible for managing the Article 16 Clinic and the provision of all treatments, activities, experiences, or therapies as prescribed through the clinic’s admission process and by the treating professionals in the individual’s treatment plan.
  • The position is responsible for working with the Treatment Coordinator and Medical Director to intake applicants for clinical services and ensuring the clinical records conform to all agency and regulatory requirements.

Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field, OR Licensed Registered Nurse.
  • A LSCW is preferred for the Clinic Manger to have a small caseload of clients and to provide supervision.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and supervisory experience preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and writing.
  • Ability to effectively train and supervise staff.

Pay/Salary:

  • $28-38/hr
24 Aug 2023

CAREER PLANNER

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to coordinate, develop, create and implement employment opportunities using Person Centered Planning methods and techniques in accordance with the needs of the individuals served. Other responsibilities include building relationships with families, employers, and regulatory entities to serve and support the individuals served.

Requirements:

  • Requires HS Diploma/GED, a valid NYS Driver’s License, a reliable car and one (1) year experience with DD population; Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.
  • Must be flexible, reliable, and take initiative.
  • Ability to work effectively with employers, families, interdepartmental staff, other community, and corporate contacts.

Pay/Salary:

  • $20.53/hr
27 Jun 2023

JOB COACH – Per Diem

Description:

  • The Arc Westchester’s Employment Services Program provides support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to find and excel in jobs in the community. The role of the Job Coach is to directly support individuals on their caseloads towards successful vocational experiences in the community and becoming more independent in their employment role.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing the valued outcomes of the Habilitation Plan.
  • Develop professional relationships with employers, families and care managers regarding progress or concerns at the work site.
  • Services may include job skills, interpersonal skills, job advancement skills, job development and job retention skills.
  • Maintain compliance utilizing electronic records.

Requirements:

  • Requires High School Diploma/ GED and a valid NYS Driver’s license.
  • AA degree in Human Services or related field preferred.
  • A valid NYS Driver’s license is required.
  • No previous experience is required.
  • 1-year experience with DD population is preferred.
  • Must be a reliable, independent worker, with good communication and computer skills.

Pay/Salary:

  • $16.88/HR         
27 Jun 2023

TRANSITION ACADEMY FACILITATOR

Description:

  • The Transition Academy Facilitator serves as the program instructor for the curriculum-based services offered within the Transition Academy, including but not limited to Pre4Success, Employment Connection, and Project SEARCH Autism Enhancement.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities can include planning, developing, evaluating, and implementing curriculum, lesson plans and managing the learning environment.
  • The Transition Academy Facilitator will utilize technology while executing curriculum, teaching program participants, and for data collection.

Requirements:

  • Requires a High School Diploma/GED; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related Human Services field is preferred.
  • Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License
  • One (1) year’s experience working with IDD population is preferred.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Experience teaching and knowledge of OPWDD waiver services preferred.

Pay/Salary: 

  • $18.37/hr
27 Jun 2023

Human Resources Intern – Temporary

Description:

  • The Human Resources Intern will assist the Human Resources Department with recruiting Direct Support Professionals for the Residential Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Review current DSP recruitment materials and recruitment resources, and identify and create new contacts.
  • Develop a comprehensive recruitment strategy.
  • This includes a daily schedule – target locations (schools, churches, libraries, community organizations, etc.).
  • This also includes enhancement of the use of social media and other on-line resources.
  • Implement strategy on outreach recruitment, this includes interviewing, follow-up, paperwork completion, etc.
  • The HR Interns will set up appointments for individual and group interviews in different locations and obtain employment verifications and references for applicants selected.

Requirements:

  • These internships will consist of 35 hours per week for a total of 6 months (Part time schedules can be available also).
  • Candidate should be pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field.
3 Oct 2022

SUPERVISOR OF FAMILY OUTREACH

Description / Responsibilities: 

  • Implements the Family Outreach Program to identify unserved and underserved individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • The purpose is to identify these individuals and link them with appropriate generic and specialized services.
  • This work focuses on establishing relationships with formal and informal service providers and making connections with neighborhood associations.
  • Short term case management is provided to help meet the needs of individuals.
  • Oversee other aspects of the FSS Grant for Outreach including the reimbursement program, CBI, and the Parenting Program.

Requirements: 

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Human Services field; Masters Degree is preferred.
  • Requires minimum 2 years experience working in an organization with people with developmental disabilities.  At least one year experience in staff supervision.
  • A valid NYS driver’s license and reliable vehicle are also required.
  • Experience with linkage and referral services and connections with community based organizations.
  • Bilingual Spanish required.

Pay/Salary:

  • $22.45 – $26.92/HR
26 Aug 2022

COMMUNITY ACTIVITY LIAISON

Description:

  • Utilizing a variety of creative methods, develop community opportunities and relationships in order to provide regular, meaningful and educational experiences of interest for individuals in Day Services.

 

  • Opportunities may include but are not limited to volunteer sites, internships, classes, lessons, career exploration, tours, lectures, shows, exhibits. Work with teams and individuals to learn interests and disseminate and share information in a clear and organized manner. Follow up with all stakeholders and provide ongoing support including on site instruction to individuals. Supervise staff as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Requires H.S Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License.
  • One (1) year experience with DD population, individuals with disabilities, or related field is preferred.

Salary/Pay:

  • $17.21/hr
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