Advocates Community Integration Specialist in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Promote the values,dreamsand potential of individuals with developmental disabilities through education and meaningful activities.
Minimum Education Required
High School Diploma/GED
Demonstrate knowledge of, and commitment to, agency mission and values.
Ability to develop meaningful community schedule focusing on individual’s choices and preference.
Work one on one for a minimum of a 3 hours shift with the client in their local community.
Ability to think creatively to engage the client and help each person try new opportunities.
Ability to source volunteer opportunities.
Help clients with their schedule flexibility, effective communication and skill development.
Pick client up from their home and work with them on their pre-determined goals and objectives while accessing the community.
Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.
Problem Solving-identifiesand resolves problemsin a timely mannerand gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Respect –shows respect for self, coworkers and the individuals supported.
Interpersonal Skills-maintainsconfidentiality,remainsopen to others’ideasandexhibitswillingness to try new things.
Oral communication- speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situationsdemonstratesgroup presentation skills.
Written Communication-is able toread and write information to communicate.
Planning/organizing- prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
Quality control-demonstratesaccuracy and thoroughness andmonitorsown work to ensure quality.
Adaptability- adapts to changes in the work environment and deals with frequent change,delaysor unexpected events.
Dependability- is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to managementdirectionandsolicitsfeedback to improve performance.
Safety and security- actively promotes and personallyobservessafety and securityprocedures, anduses equipment and materials properly.
Associates degree preferred.
At least 1 year experience working with individuals with disabilities/autism.
Medical experience preferred.
Valid driver’s license along with an acceptable driving status.
Use of a reliable vehicle, which seats two passengers.
Additional specific experience may be required.
HMEA, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of affirmative action.
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Job Locations US-MA-Shrewsbury
Minimum Education Required High School Diploma/GED
Job ID 2023-9735
Type Regular Part-Time
Number of Hours Per Week 10-12
Business Unit Developmental Services