Community Support Associate - Eastern Shore Region

Abilities Network, Inc
Towson, MD
Sep 01, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
$15/ hour This position includes a $1800 sign on bonus. Abilities Network, a human services non-profit, is looking for a Community Support Professional to work approximately 30 hours per week as part of our Community & Employment Partners Team, serving in the Eastern Shore region. In this role, your accountability focuses on skillfully supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in participating in community social and recreational activities, employment endeavors, community living, housing, money management, insurance, etc., as a stepping stone toward personal independence. What does this opportunity give me? Community outreach. Work with a diverse population. Pride. Work for a company that is passionate about our mission and helping people find their path to independence. A strong team and support system. Impact. Make an immediate difference in someone's life. Ownership and responsibility for your position. What will I do at Abilities Network? Actively support individuals in participating in community based social and recreational activities of their choice. Actively support individuals in accessing appropriate resources related to community living, housing, money management, health care and transportation to promote their growth and independence. Assist individuals in working toward personal independence by supporting the acquisition and incorporation of new skills and building a system of natural supports. Deliver customized services tailored to each individual's preferences and personal goals. Provide on-the-job coaching to assist individuals in becoming independent on the job. Encourage the development of individual's interpersonal skills to create natural supports. Assist individuals served in exploring their interests and experience and translating that into potential jobs. Help individuals identify their needs and preferences in work schedules, salary, location, and transportation. Complete daily documentation of the work that was conducted with the individuals toward completing/achieving their goals. What else do I get at Abilities Network? In addition to an amazing company culture and team environment, eligible employees are entitled to an array of company benefits, including: Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Plans Life & Long-term Disability Insurance PTO-Paid Time Off Retirement-403(b) Pension Plan Flexible Spending Accounts (medical, dependent care) Employee Assistance Program-Mental & Behavioral Health Tuition Reimbursement Abilities Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, sexual orientation, or any other category covered by applicable law. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No