About the position:
Join the Our Place team in an exciting and fulfilling position as you make connections with teens and young adults with developmental disabilities. Lead and design a variety of programs that engage and meet the individual needs of our participants. Contribute to the development and assessment of participant goals. Work directly with the Program Manager and the OP team in planning and leading group activities, community outings, and special events. Build supportive and respectful relationships with participants with an emphasis on serving as a role model. Act in a professional manner.
Prior experience working with teens and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred.
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and/or professional qualifications in a related field (Counseling, Special Education, Social work) is preferred.
Must have strong teamwork, communication and effective time management skills.
Must display creativity and flexibility in working with groups.
Must pass a background check.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds regularly.
Must be able to work outside in all types of weather.
Must be able to walk or stand for extended periods of time.
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance.
Job Type: Full-time