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Program Aide, Plum

Location
Davidson Road, Plum

Milestone Centers, Inc. is a 48 year old non-profit Agency serving persons with behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our vision is to help extraordinary people live ordinary lives. Our Agency oversees 20 residential settings, 2 outpatient offices, 3 adult training facilities, a prevocational enterprise program, a consumer drop-in center, habilitation services, and 2 health care quality units serving clients in the Butler and Warren regions. Milestone is committed to providing trauma-informed care.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

To apply for a position within our Agency, please submit your resume and a cover letter stating the name and number of the position you are interested in. 

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 6 month’s experience working with persons with disabilities or in another care-giving role.
  • Must be able to lift individuals who are non-ambulatory and assist in wheelchair transfers.
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver License
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must meet Act 33 clearance requirement.
  • Favorable results of Act 34, physical and a TB test required upon hire.

Description of Duties:  

  • Assists in the design and implementation of group and individual instruction, including data collection and goal implementation under the supervision of the assigned instructor or program supervisor.
  • Directly supervises program participants at required ratio during scheduled work hours.
  • Provides behavioral supports, including execution of SEEP (Social, Environmental and Emotional Support Plans) and Behavior Plans as written.
  • Provides personal assistance, including lifts and transfers.
  • Transports clients by vehicle (PA Driver Licensed Staff only).
  • Maintains and organizes the work area.
  • Addresses clients’ unmet safety or welfare needs apparent during program hours.
  • Performs relevant and reasonable work assigned by the Director or Program Supervisor.
  • Maintains safe/healthy environment.
  • Participates in Teams as assigned by supervisor.

Benefits for full-time employees include: 

  • Individual/family medical, dental and vision insurances
  • Eight observed holidays
  • Earn from 15 to 27 paid time off days
  • Maternity, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Leave
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus Program