• Community Specialist (Enrichment)

    Job Locations US-MA-Middleboro
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2018 11:25 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1466
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Direct Care
    Schedule
    Mon-Fri 9a-5p
    Minimum Pay Rate
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Maximum Pay Rate
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    City
    Middleboro
    State/Province
    Massachusetts
    Postal Code
    02346
  • Overview

    40 hrs-Mon-Fri 9a-5p

     

    Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI believer!

     

    The Community Specialist provides support to members of the  Enrichment Center in a manner that promotes growth, independence and dignity. 

     

    BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best.  We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

    We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

    • Generous Time Off Package
      • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
      • 11 paid holidays
      • up to 2 weeks Sick Time
    • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
    • Health and Dental Insurance
    • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • 403B plan with discretionary match
    • Wellness Activities
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Career Development Opportunities

    Responsibilities

     

    Responsibilities:

    1. Organize and facilitate group and individual activities which serve to integrate the lives of persons served within their community.
    2. Actively promote the development and implementation of personal goals.
    3. Provide opportunities for social and recreational activities.
    4. Respond to needs and problems of members with practical guidance and advice geared toward realizing aspirations, cooperation with others within a social environment.
    5. Ensure client safety and comply with program standards for staff coverage.
    6. Act as consumer advocate and role model.
    7. Provide personal care and physical support to persons served.
    8. Transport persons served in a wheelchair van.
    9. Communicate in a professional manner.
    10. Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor.
    11. Perform duties consistent with program and agency policies and procedures.
    12. Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.

    Qualifications

    1. High School Diploma or GED
    2. 2 years direct care experience working with a disabled population required.
    3. Must possess a valid drivers license in state of residence.
    4. New hires/employees at this location are required to complete a TB screening and may be required to a have a tuberculin skin test or other FDA approved testing and or submit proof of a chest xray.
    5. This program requires proof of physical within 12 months of start date.

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