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Communitas, Inc. Day Program Skills Instructor in Burlington, Massachusetts

Company Overview

Communitas, formerly known as EMARC, is an agency dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs and support for people of all abilities, across their lifespan and in their communities. We are inspired by and committed to our people as we meet their changing needs and create new pathways for growth.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and innovative team members to add to our brand-new day program in the Burlington area. The right candidate will join a team of professionals to support and mentor individuals to enhance and develop independent life skills. We are particularly interested in applicants who are creative thinkers and who can adapt their own interests to teach others new things. Applicants interested in the arts, health & fitness, and home making skills are encouraged.

The pay rate for this position is $15.00 per hour.This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Participate in the development and direct implementation of curriculum to teach groups in both a classroom setting and out in the community.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of the Individual Support Plan, write annual assessments and goals and attend team meetings as scheduled. Develop and implement community-based activities that promote personal choice, community inclusion, dignity, and respect while enhancing personal skill development.

  • Assess individual training needs, develop descriptive teaching programs and curricula and monitor effectiveness through data collection.

  • Provide personal care and assistance to individuals consistent with both their physical needs and defined support plans.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School diploma is required, a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or a related field is preferred.

  • At least one year of experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities is preferred, a passion and dedication to supporting our people is a must.

  • A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation is required.

  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check including references, CORI and fingerprinting.

Benefits and Perks

  • Valuable recognition, regular training opportunities and room for personal development and growth abound for motivated and dedicated candidates.

  • Communitas, Inc. offers a stellar benefits package that includes three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees, one week of sick time, eleven holidays, employer paid life insurance and long-term disability, medical and dental insurance, and more!

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