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The Arc of Opportunity

Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts

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Adult Companion and Individualized Service Worker (Part Time)

Job Listing Details

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Apr 28 2017
Part-Time varies Hours/Week
Wages varies Hourly

Position reports directly to the Program Director/DD and must maintain positive, professional relationships with individuals served, families/guardians, peers, community partners and government agencies.  The Case Manager acts as a positive role model and mentor to other staff by providing service standards of excellence in all direct care and operational duties.

2 Positions Available:

  • Location, Schedule & Pay: Oxford total of 15 hours a week.  Flexible days and hours. $214.95 per week
  • Location, Schedule & Pay: Webster total of 30 hours a week.  Flexible days and hours. $429.90 per week

TO APPLY:

Send a resume and cover letter to applications@arcofopportunity.org 

In the subject line please state the job title with specific location you are interested in.

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Program Director and interdisciplinary team in delivering service standards of excellence and ensure operational compliance within assigned program in accordance with federal, state and agency regulations.
  • Provides administrative support to Family including but not limited to all medical, transportation and possible leisure activities.
  • Actively advocates for individuals served and demonstrates agency mission and values in all interpersonal and professional relations.
  • Provide light to medium maintenance/domestic functions on an as needed basis.
  • Flexible work scheduled required with on-call responsibilities as needed.
  • Acts as key contact person for informational purposes and service delivery.
  • Recognizes connection with clientele as a paid relationship, establishes & maintains professional boundaries.
  • Attends mandatory trainings and meetings as assigned and required. Maintains all required certifications.
  • Conducts oneself professionally, maintaining respect, following regulations and agency policies and adhering to confidentiality requirements in all assigned duties
  • May involve frequent driving of personal vehicles.
  • Assist individual(s) served in completing leisure activities including community involvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relative field preferred. Experience in related field preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable CORI and driving record are required at all times during employment with The Arc of Opportunity.
  • Use of personal vehicles is required and must meet all state requirements to include valid registration, insurance, and safety standards.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Physical demands include: Frequent standing, pushing, pulling, walking, stooping, lifting and twisting.
  • Knowledgeable about community resources to better assist individuals served in achieving their goals while seeking to empower and enhance their quality of life.
  • Functional and situational reasoning to follow policy, complete administrative tasks, problem solve, exercise sound judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and crisis manage.
  • Cross functional communication skills, written and oral, which convey clear and concise information in a professional and respectful manner to individuals supported, family members/guardians, peers, government agencies, community partners and all employee