Must be 18 years of age, have a valid email address, possess a valid driver’s license if required for the job assigned, demonstrate sound decision making skills and good interpersonal skills, demonstrate understanding for the Agency mission and, demonstrate patience and compassion. People working in this position must believe in the philosophy of person centered services, self advocacy, and the right and ability of people we serve to self-direct their supports and services. To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. They must have knowledge of disability related issues. They must have the ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and have the ability to write simple correspondence. They must have the ability to effectively present information. They must have basic reasoning skills including the ability to analyze and problem solve. The individual in this position must be able to tolerate a moderate noise level in the work environment, handle distractions, and while performing this job may be required to sit, stand, use hands, reach, talk, hear, walk, or lift up to 50 pounds. Driving and use of personal vehicle may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals in this position must maintain a valid driver’s license, and must maintain a clear background check as per state guidelines.
Education & Experience: GED or High School Diploma preferred. Applicable job experience preferred.
Desired Skills and Abilities: previous experience working 1:1 in a related service environment preferred.
The duties listed here are not all inclusive and the employee may perform additional duties as required to support the needs of the individual.