Hob: Life Skills Support Professional 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:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
Up to One Year
Preference: Required
Position: Life Skills Support Professional 1
Location: West Springfield, MA
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours: 35 hours per week
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm

Summary: Provide support and training to work with members in accordance with ISP goals and objectives. Work directly with and alongside adults with profound physical disabilities and developmental delays on social and communication skills, activities of daily living, and building esteem. Organize, coordinate, implement, and structure activity units to provide such opportunities for program members. Assist with personal care, participation in community activities, and wheelchair transference.

Qualifications: High School/Hi-SET required with at least one year of human service experience, Associate's or Bachelor's degree in related field and one year developmentally disabled experience preferred.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS including Competitive Pay, Excellent Insurance, Employer Matching Retirement + Work/Life Balance

To apply, please see the Careers section of our website at www.viability.org

Viability is an equal opportunity workplace and Employer of Choice. We believe our strength lies in embracing our differences through a respectful, inclusive, collaborative environment. Viability provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process.
Requirements: Computer skills with a minimum knowledge of Word and Excel. Must have a valid MA driver's license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of a vehicle and willingness to transport participants in personal and/or agency vehicle. Must be able to lift and transfer members up to 150 pounds. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, offices and community organizations.