AHRC Nassau Direct Support Professional/ Day Hab in Freeport, New York
Transports volunteers to and from program site, as well as to volunteer job opportunity locations, or other community based activities. Assists volunteers in achieving success and satisfaction in personal growth and their community based endeavors.
Ensures safety of program volunteers while at program site; agency locations, community volunteer jobs and all other hubs sites. Reports incidents to volunteer’s Site Manager and/or AHRC management and/or the NYS Justice Center.
Trains program volunteers to perform functional/meaningful and/or volunteer job tasks to the best of their abilities at primary agency, community volunteer jobs and other hub sites.
Transports volunteers to and from primary site location, residences, community volunteers jobs, and additional hub site locations.
Acts as liaison between the volunteers job site staff and program volunteers.
Prompts volunteers to interact appropriately with peers and with all persons at primary site and all other agencies, community volunteer jobs and all other hub sites.
Reports volunteers success/satisfaction and/or problems/concerns encountered during day activities to volunteer’s Site Manager.
Appropriately completes all required documentation.
To promote and reinforce all agency philosophies including the guiding principles/POM and CQL at primary site and all other agency, community volunteer jobs and all other hub sites.
Provides coverage at site locations other than primary site due to program needs.
Required monitor and attend all mandatory trainings and personally ensure that their attendance is scheduled per deadlines. Accompanying certifications (CPR; SCIP; AMAP) are to be sustained and scheduled as per required time-frames.
Performs additional duties as requested by supervisor.
Personal outcome measures’ training is required prior to completion of evaluations and assessments.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Good oral and written communication skills required.Valid NYS Driver’s License and needs to be and remain a QUALIFIED driver. AMAP/First Aid/CPR/SCIP-R Training preferred. A minimum of one year experience supporting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities preferred.
Physical Aspects: May include, but are not limited to, lifting and transferring of an adult volunteer. Transportation/Driving as needed, inclusive of wheelchair vehicle/lockdowns
Requisition Number: 18-0010
Post Date: 6/13/2018
Title: Direct Support Professional/ Day Hab