Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
  • Program Services
  • Dayton, OH, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full/Part Time

The primary function of this position is to support the mission of Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley by assisting groups of individuals to identify, acquire and maintain community employment. Recipients of this service will be individuals with developmental disabilities who are either: 1.Transitioning from high school to adult life situations or; 2. Transitioning from isolating environments (sheltered employment/enclaves/day habilitation programs) into community-based employment settings. In addition, this position will support individuals to identify and connect to non-segregated/non-isolated environments and activities in the community based on their interests, abilities and conditions for participation. Facilitate and develop individualized, purposeful, and diverse goals based upon the individual's interests, strengths, needs, and choices according to the ISP (Individualized Service Plan), IPE (Individualized Plan for Employment), and all other assessments to achieve integration in to the community and competitive employment. Facilitate person centered planning to complete individual profile used for job development. Manage a team of individuals with developmental disabilities in community settings. Incorporate various teaching strategies utilizing available curriculum and encompassing all areas of life domains. Model behavior to improve independence and responsibility. Participate as a member of the individual's support team as required outside of agency sites which includes parents, guardians, residential providers, community, and all other service providers. Report to coordinator, any changes, incidents or problems in a timely manner, using the most viable option. (phone, incident report). Advocate for individual while assuring their health, safety, and welfare at all times. May be required to provide and/or arrange transportation on a daily routine according to the individual's needs and enhancing independence by training and/or utilizing own vehicle, local transit, and/or company vehicles. Maintain own credentials to drive as required by GESMV.   An Associate's degree in related field or 1 year related experience in the area of working with people with disabilities or teaching.

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other classification protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all employment decisions, including, but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions, and terminations.

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