Hob: Community Living Specialist 1

Viability, Inc.

60 Brookdale Street
Springfield, MA 01104

Company Description:
Mission We believe individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential. Vision Viability will be a positive disruptive force in the marketplace leading the innovative designs of future service delivery for individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages to realize their full potential within their communities of choice.
Salary Range:Location:
Per Year HOLYOKE, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
3+
Preference: Required
Skills/Certifications/Licences:
Class D drivers license - Preference: Nice to have
Description:
Position: Community Living Specialist 1 Full-Time (Fluency in ASL required)
Location: Holyoke, MA *with regular travel to the Berkshires required
Rate of Pay: $16.00 per hour (and $40 biweekly stipend for second language)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm; occasional nights and weekends, based on programmatic needs

Summary: The Community Living Specialist 1 provides direct outreach services to individuals with disabilities to enable them to achieve greater independence. Develops and maintains positive working relationships that assist consumers in achieving self-fulfillment through their life goals and desires. Must be fluent in ASL.
Requirements:
Qualifications: High School/GED plus 3 years related experience OR Associate’s degree plus 1 year related experience and/or training. One year supervisory or human service experience desired. Knowledge of and respect for diverse populations.

Requirements: Ability to use computers to include Microsoft Word, data entry, email, and internet essential. Must have a valid driver's license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of vehicle and willingness to transport participants in personal vehicle. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, offices, and community organizations