Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities? Are you new to this field and want to learn more? Do you want to work somewhere where you KNOW you are making a difference every day?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS!! Brand new full time employees, or part time employees working 20 or more hours per week will receive this bonus.
Being a Community Specialist has its Advantages
As a Community Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Paid 2 to 3 week orientation.
Over 5 weeks of paid time off your first year.
Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org
Tuition assistance after 6 months of working full time - up to 12 credits per year!
Access to the Savi Student Loan Checkup tool to help you navigate the student loan system – quickly see your repayment plan options and discover potential savings!
A rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieving long term goals.
A convenient weekday schedule, with day hours.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Community Specialists will be assigned to our Red Hook campus or one of our community houses in the Red Hook, Germantown, or Hyde Park area and will transport individuals to our DayHab facility in Kingston, NY and throughout the surrounding community. In addition, this position is responsible for assisting program participants in developing and implementing their Day Habilitation Plan while helping them integrate into the community at large.
Learn more about working at Devereux
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
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Education : High School Diploma / GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Experience : One year experience with MR/DD population preferred. Must be 21 years of age and possess a clean driver’s license.
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
Posted Date 2 months ago (8/17/2021 5:20 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-19507
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time