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Community Participation Specialist, LAWRENCEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA

Location
Butler Street, LAWRENCEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA

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:  

  • 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university, or
  • High school diploma (or equivalent) and one year’s experience working with persons with disabilities.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Act 33, Act 34, and FBI clearances.
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver License. 

Description of Duties:  

  • Identifies , pursues, schedules and coordinates opportunities:
    • To develop and retain relationships between program clients and community members.
    • For program clients to engage in activities within the community.

 

  • Coordinates opportunities for program clients to develop skills for integrated community participation.
  • Assists Supervisors, Program Specialists and additional stakeholders with scheduling community participation, securing staffing needs and maintaining the program’s daily calendar.
  • Positively and professionally represent the Agency in all aspects of Community Participation Support via phone, email, social media and in-person contact.
  • Provide personal care, including lifting and transfers as needed.
  • Acts as program team member including participation in team building activities, team meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  • Meets the Agency’s requirements for authorized driving and transports clients as need and as appropriate.
  • Performs relevant and reasonable work assigned by Supervisors and Director

 

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