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Communitas, Inc. Career Services Skills Instructor in Wakefield, Massachusetts

ATTENTION: Communitas IS still hiring! However, due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, our hiring and on-boarding process will be delayed. Once we receive your application, we will contact you as soon as possible to go over paperwork and the steps needed to welcome you to the team.

As we prepare you for your normal duties, we will be practicing the techniques necessary to keep everyone safe and healthy by strictly adhering to all CDC guidelines.

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

The Instructor is responsible for supporting individuals with developmental disabilities to enhance work skills and find employment. This is a great opportunity to join a fun team who mentor individuals to enhance independence. You should be a team player who enjoys a changing environment working in a variety of settings both in the program and out in the community.

The pay rate for this position is $15.55 per hour with MAP certification or $15.00 per hour without MAP certification. 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

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

  • Participates in the development and direct implementation of the Individual Support Plan, write annual assessments and goals and attend team meetings as scheduled. Implements clinical and behavioral treatment plans, record target behaviors on data sheets and participate in clinical consultation as needed.

  • Develops and implements community-based activities that promote personal choice, community inclusion, dignity, and respect while enhancing personal and vocational skill development.

  • Provides direct employment support and on the job training both in house and in the community.

  • Assists individuals in community employment, including training in soft skills, on the job training and acting as a liaison with employers and potential employers.

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!