Center for Human Development Outreach Worker-West Springfield in West Springfield, Massachusetts
Description Provide direct services to clients with developmental disabilities and autism who live independently in the community. Responsibilities include supporting clients' activities of daily living, advocating for individuals' within various community settings, and providing opportunities to optimize their independence, rehabilitation and recovery. Develop professional and supportive relationships with clients and provide informal counseling and guidance with a person-centered focus. Flexible availability including evenings, weekends and holidays. Requirements Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience; strong interpersonal skills; empathy for others; demonstrated commitment to serving those with significant needs; ability to work well within a team model and independently. Computer skills necessary. Must have a vehicle for work use and current driver's license; ability to complete medication administration training. All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process.