Peer Support Professional

Employer
Aspire Living & Learning
Location
Bel Air, MD
Posted
Jan 05, 2022
Closes
Jan 18, 2022
Ref
316290550
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Feel great about where you work and let Aspire Living & Learning be the place your career takes flight.We are a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities. Currently seeking a Peer Support Professional to assist adults with supported employment in various settings including, our day options location, the community, and employment environments. This position is full time 30 hours.What you will do:Work with supported individuals on job searches including assistance on application completion and developing interview skills.Build and maintain a positive business relationship with the employer and the community to ensure successful placement for both the individual and business.Educate, coordinate or provide transportation for individuals, ensuring they learn all the various mobility options available.Actively participate, learn and remain aware of the individuals needsAssist individuals with activities of daily living. (eg cooking, folding clothes, grocery shopping, etc.What we are looking forHigh School DiplomaExcellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skillsOur employees enjoy working with a fun team of dedicated professionals and believe in a healthy work/life balance. In addition, eligible employees will receive:Full health, dental, and vision insuranceFlexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent care403(b) retirement plan and employer matching contributionPaid sick and personal days11.5 HolidaysFocus on ongoing professional developmentOpportunities for advancementLife insurance (equal to twice your salary)Short and long-term disabilityIf you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you.Covid-19 ConsiderationPlease note that Aspire Living & Learning has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and individuals we support. As a condition of employment, employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless an exemption is approved for medical or religious reason or as otherwise required by law.Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.