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Community Participation Specialist, Butler Street

Location
LAWRENCEVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA

Milestone Centers, Inc. is a 49 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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identifies, pursues, schedules, and coordinates opportunities to develop and retain relationships between program clients and community members.
  • Identifies, pursues, schedules, and coordinates opportunities for program clients to engage in activities within the community.
  • Coordinates opportunities for program clients to develop skills for integrated community participation.
  • Maintains relevant databases and/or spreadsheets pertaining to Community Participation.
  • Assists the Supervisors, Program Specialists and additional stakeholders with scheduling community participation, securing staffing needs, and maintaining the program’s daily calendar.
  • Effectively communicates and prepares program staff for upcoming Community Participation activities.
  • Monitors and assists the program staff with ongoing needs related to community participation such as vehicle fueling, vehicle maintenance, inventory etc.QUALIFICATIONS 
  1. Basic Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Email, and Outlook.
  2. Role-modeling skills and positive interactions.
  3. Organizational skills.
  4. Written and verbal communication that is legible and grammatically acceptable.
  5. Community involvement and relations.
  6. Ability to drive a twelve-passenger van and other wheelchair accessible vehicles.
  7. Act 33 and Act 34 clearance and FBI background check, if applicable.
  8. Valid PA Driver’s License.
  9. Must be 18 years of age. 

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
  • $1,000 Employee Referral Bonus Program