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

The Activity Specialist works with a team to support adults with developmental disabilities in making a positive difference in their lives by: assisting with daily living skills, teaching skills and modeling behavior to improve independence and responsible behavior. Implementing activities that are functional, person centered, community inclusive and age appropriate. Actively working with a diverse population of individuals with varying levels of skills and needs. Assuring individuals receiving services are the focus of each day's activities and helping to make our clients laugh and smile is a must!  This is not a sit behind a desk and do the same thing everyday job! We support adults with unique needs that vary on many different levels, so being able to model appropriate behavior as well as being able to assist with all aspects of daily living (feeding, restroom use, and behavior support) is a must. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must maintain the ability to pass a criminal background check.  Must be at least 21 years of age and provide a valid driver's license/auto insurance.  Must have less than four points on driver's license. 

Bachelor Degree in human services or related field preferred; Associate Degree in Human Services plus 1 year experience; or equivalent considered. Increased years of experience will be considered in lieu of educational requirements.

One year experience in Human Services field preferred.

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.  

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
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