Communitas, Inc. Wakefield Career Services Skills Instructor in Wakefield, Massachusetts
As an organization, we hold ourselves to the highest standard when it comes to your safety. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have been working hard to ensure everyone in our agency, from our employees and individuals to our applicants, stay safe and healthy. Our protocols and safety measures include providing masks, holding virtual meetings, testing when needed, and following all safety procedures. At Communitas, your health and safety are our first priority.
Who we are…
Communitas is an agency dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs, and support for people of all abilities, throughout 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.
Communitas offers great training opportunities with plenty of room for growth, both personally and professionally. Employees that are eligible will receive a substantial benefit package with 3 weeks of vacation, 5 days of sick time, 13 holidays, medical/dental insurance, and more!
What you will do…
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 $16.55 per hour with MAP certification or $16.00 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.
You can make a difference by…
Providing personal care and assistance to individuals consistent with both their physical needs and defined support plans.
Participating in the development and direct implementation of the Individual Support Plan, writing annual assessments and goals, and attending team meetings as scheduled. Implementing clinical and behavioral treatment plans, recording target behaviors on data sheets, and participating in clinical consultation as needed.
Developing and implementing community-based activities that promote personal choice, community inclusion, dignity, and respect while enhancing personal and vocational skill development.
Providing direct employment support and on the job training both in house and in the community.
Assisting 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.
Pay increase after 1 year of service, pending a performance evaluation.
3 weeks of vacation, 5 days of sick time, and 13 holidays!
Highly competitive employer paid life insurance and long-term disability, 401k Retirement Plan, medical and dental insurance, and more!
Employee Referral Bonus.
Comprehensive training opportunities and room for personal development and growth abound for motivated and dedicated candidates.
Recognition and awards for performance.
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