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Jobs found: 213
2 weeks ago 176. Farmer, Riding Instructor, Registered Nurses Job in New York - USA

Healthcare, Social Work

Location: Loch Sheldrake - New Hope Community, Inc., a Premiere Human Services Agency in the Hudson Valley supporting over 240 people with...
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Farmer, Riding Instructor, Registered Nurses Job

Company: New Hope Community, Inc.
3 weeks ago 177. Census Takers Job in Phoenix - Arizona - USA

Government, Maintenance

Position: 2020 Census Takers - Most 2020 Census positions will likely last several weeks. These temporary positions can include census...
Skills Needed: To be eligible for a 2020 Census job, you must:
Be at least 18 years old.
Have a valid Social Security number.
Be a U.S. citizen.
Have a valid email address.
Complete an application and answer assessment questions. (Some assessment questions are available in Spanish. However, an English proficiency test may also be required.)
Be registered with the Selective Service System or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959.
Pass a Census-performed criminal background check and a review of criminal records, including fingerprinting.
Commit to completing training.
Be available to work flexible hours, which can include days, evenings, and/or weekends.

Most jobs require employees to:
Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available.
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Census Takers Job

Posted by 2020 Census
3 weeks ago 178. Child Welfare Supervisor Job in Illinois - USA

Child Care/Nannying, Social Work

For 25 years, SOS Children’s Villages Illinois has provided the highest quality of care for Illinois’ most vulnerable children and...
Skills Needed: Qualifications

MSW or other relevant Master’s Degree.
Three years of direct service child welfare experience and one year of experience supervising child welfare staff; or 5 years direct service child welfare experience and proven leadership skills.
DCFS Child Welfare Employee Licensure required; 402 Licensure preferred or ability to pass 402 licensure test within 3 months of employment.
Experience in behavior management programs and needs assessment helpful.
Ability to lead a team, including strong communication and organizational skills. Must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment.
Ability to work with DCFS, courts, and other social service systems and the ability to relate to the Agency staff and to the public in a courteous and professional manner.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials.
Reliable, punctual, and able to manage multiple tasks and able to work flexible hours.
Ability to work in an alcohol, tobacco and drug-free environment.
Ability to pass DCFS required a criminal background check including CANTS/SACWIS and SORS.
Ability to provide required DCFS Medical Report/TB test.
Valid Illinois driver's license with acceptable driving record; insured and reliable transportation.


Are you excellent at leading a team focused on sensitive case management and passionate about child welfare?

If so, apply now!
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Child Welfare Supervisor Job

Posted by SOS Children's Villages Illinois
4 weeks ago 179. Services Program Assistant Job in Milwaukee - Wisconsin - USA

Administrative, Transportation

POSITION DESCRIPTION - I. Position: Independent Living Services Program Assistant - II. Status: Full time, Hourly - III. Reports to:...
Skills Needed: V. Professional Qualifications
A. Knowledge and ability to use office equipment including computer, copier, and fax machine, etc.
B. Knowledge and ability to use M.S. Word products including EXCEL.
C. Good organizational skills.
D. Good communication skills.
E. Ability to follow directions and work independently.  Must be flexible.
F. Ability to positively interact with a variety of people.
G. Attention to detail with accuracy required.
H. Must have valid driver’s license without a history of moving violations.
I. Must have own transportation with insurance.
J. Must have good judgment skills.
K. Must be punctual, dependable and reliable.
L. Must not object to transporting service animal.
M. Must represent self in a professional manner.
N. Must possess a positive attitude with the ability to work as a team member.
O. Must respect the confidentiality of the individuals who are transported.
P. Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds.
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Services Program Assistant Job

Posted by IndependenceFirst
over one month ago 180. Part time Mobile Direct Support Job in Pennsylvania - USA

Social Work, Healthcare

Position: Part time Mobile Direct Support Staff (28 hours/week) - Location: Sewickley - Job Description - A community based human service...
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Part time Mobile Direct Support Job

Company: Step By Step, Inc.
over one month ago 181. Direct Support - Montco Job in King of Prussia - Pennsylvania - USA

Social Work, Non-Profit

Position: Direct Support Staff - Montco - Job Description - Step by Step is hiring for Full Time Direct Support Staff (DSS) positions in...
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Direct Support - Montco Job

Company: Step By Step, Inc.
over one month ago 182. Direct Support Professional Job in Reading - Pennsylvania - USA

Healthcare, Non-Profit

InVision Human Services, an innovative non - profit human services organization offering competitive pay, great benefits , and room for...
Skills Needed: High School diploma/GED plus a minimum of 1 year working with individuals with mental health/developmental disabilities or in a related human service capacity.
Experience with residential and/or vocational service provision preferred.
Associates Degree or Bachelor's of Science or Arts in related field preferred; prior knowledge of 6400 regulations a plus. Demonstrates interest in professional growth by reading industry related information and participating in educational opportunities. Masters Degree may be substituted for experience.
Valid license and current vehicle insurance
Maintain training compliance as defined in all pertinent regulations
Ability to comprehend access and utilize electronic medium and various computer programs
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Direct Support Professional Job

Posted by InVision Human Services
over one month ago 183. Service Coordinator Job in Culver City - California - USA

Social Work, Non-Profit

Position: Service Coordinator - Early Start - Job Responsibilities - Have excellent knowledge of early childhood growth/development,...
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Service Coordinator Job

Company: Westside Regional Center
over one month ago 184. Outreach Assistant Job in Toms River - New Jersey - USA

Healthcare, Non-Profit

Conducting outreach to providers in the community serving veterans and/or their families in order to increase referrals to the Supportive...
Skills Needed: -AA or BA preferred but not required; work experience will be strongly considered.

-Prior experience in community outreach, marketing, sales, or communication required.

-Strong verbal and written communications skills; customer service oriented with ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff and external stakeholders.

-Must possess a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record.

-Must be 21 years of age or older.

-Previous experience with social services/non-profits preferred.

-Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively under pressure.

-Knowledge of MS Office and Outlook.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Request Priority Protected Veteran Referral. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Contact
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Outreach Assistant Job

Posted by Community Hope
over one month ago 185. In-Home and Community Habilitation Specialist Job in Pittsburgh - Pennsylvania - USA

Social Work, Healthcare

Position: In - Home and CommunityHabilitation Specialist - Position: In - Home and Community Habilitation Specialist - KZL Agency, LLC is...
Skills Needed: ~High school diploma/GED required
~Valid Driver's License
~Reliable Transportation
~Proof of current vehicle registration and insurance
~Satisfactory completion of a criminal background investigation
~Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental health disorders preferred
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In-Home and Community Habilitation Specialist Job

Posted by KZL Agency
over one month ago 186. Residential Direct Support Professional Job in Penn Hills - Pennsylvania - USA

Social Work, Healthcare

KZL Agency is looking for loyal staff to provide direct care support and training to individuals with intellectual disabilities within...
Skills Needed: ~High School diploma/GED required
~Valid Driver's license
~Reliable transportation
~Proof of current vehicle registration and insurance
~Updated physical and TB test (needed upon hire)
~Successful completion of a criminal background check
~Experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred
Employment Type: Part-time and full-time opportunities available. Flexible schedule! Paid training.
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Residential Direct Support Professional Job

Posted by KZL Agency
over 2 months ago 187. Coach Developmentally Disabled Adults Job in San Diego - California - USA

Non-Profit, Education

Position: Job Coach Developmentally Disabled Adults - Position: Job Coach for Developmentally Disabled Adults - Check out our (Please...
Skills Needed: WILL TRAIN the right individual.  Must have basic computer skills.  Know Microsoft Office, how to email and attach documents. Forms completion and some simple report writing required.
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Coach Developmentally Disabled Adults Job

Posted by Living Independently Is For Everyone
over 2 months ago 188. Program Associate Job in San Francisco - California - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work

Job Placement Program Associate - Excelsior Works! – 5000 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94112 - Organizational Description: -...
Skills Needed: Preferred Qualifications: 
Education and Experience
A combination of education and experience working with low income immigrant populations is preferred. Commitment to social and economic justice, knowledge of issues impacting working class immigrants in San Francisco, and an ability to work effectively with working class Chinese, Latino, and Filipino immigrants are preferred.

Skills and Abilities
Fluency in English and Spanish is required, literacy in Spanish is strongly preferred.  Strong computer skills including intermediate MS Office skills, Internet research and past experience with database systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work autonomously with focused direction, advocate for team approach, utilize strong organizational skills, listen well, problem solve in on-the-spot situations, remain calm and reassuring in unexpected situations. Ability to work in an independent, organized, calm and reassuring manner using good boundaries and good judgment; to be reliable, dependable and flexible; and to accept supervision, suggestions and feedback. Ability to work within all the rules, regulations, and policies that govern the workforce center’s compliance. Organizational skills required as well as a flexible schedule and hours may vary and include evening work.  If use of a personal vehicle for business is needed, mileage will be reimbursed monthly.
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Program Associate Job

Posted by Excelsior Works!
over 3 months ago 189. Part-Time Promotion Specialist Job in Fremont - California - USA

Education, Child Care/Nannying

Position: Part - Time Event Promotion Specialist - Calex Sports is looking for innovative, team - oriented individuals who enjoy working...
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Part-Time Promotion Specialist Job

Posted by Euro School of Tennis
over 3 months ago 190. Direct Support Professional Job in Helena - Montana - USA

Social Work, Healthcare

Join an agency with flexible hours where passion, enthusiasm, and the love of assisting others. - The Direct Support Professional will...
Skills Needed: Qualifications:
• At least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent
• A passion to learn, adapt to situations, and advocate for people.
• Reliable transportation
• Ability to satisfy a background check
• Experience or training in positive behavioral support, preferred but not required.
• Ability to lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds of unbalanced weight
• Willingness to teach and learn from one another
• Exercises cooperation and creativity
• A healthy sense of humor
• The desire to teach and be taught
• The desire to support, advocate, and accommodate the individual and their disability
• The ability practice active listening.  
• Ability to make commitments and honor those commitments.  
• Ability to mediate disagreements,  practice restraint, and exercise diplomacy  
• Treating the supported individual with dignity and respect.
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Direct Support Professional Job

Posted by A Plus
over 3 months ago 191. Specialist Job in Minneapolis - Minnesota - USA

Social Sciences, Social Work

Position: Independent Living Skills Specialist - The role of the Independent Living Skills (ILS) Specialist is to assist clients with...
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Specialist Job

Posted by Integrity Living Options, Inc.
over 3 months ago 192. Qualified Intellectual Disabilities/QIDP Job in San Antonio - Texas - USA

Social Work, Healthcare

Position: Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) - R&K Specialized Homes, Inc. is a provider of services to adults...
Skills Needed: Must have at least a  bachelor's degree & 1 year of experience working in a group home with individuals with developmental disabilities (or comparable experience)
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Qualified Intellectual Disabilities/QIDP Job

Posted by R&K Specialized Homes, Inc.
over 3 months ago 193. Caregiver Job in San Antonio - Texas - USA

Social Work, Healthcare

R&K Specialized Homes, Inc. is a provider of services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home...
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Caregiver Job

Posted by R&K Specialized Homes, Inc.
over 3 months ago 194. Substance Use Disorder Counselor Job in National City - California - USA

Social Work, Non-Profit

Position: Substance Use Disorder Counselor I - About Us: - For nearly 120 years, Volunteers of America has been the charity to step...
Skills Needed: Qualifications:
 Must possess current California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP), Level 1 or has current first level certification with California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP).
 Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
 Must have at least 1 year of paid work experience in direct client SUD services.
 Must be able to maintain current certification, and continually acquire CEU's as per CCAPP guidelines.
 Must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate in English.
 Has working knowledge of SUD treatment modalities.
 Conveys respect, concern, and understanding to clients, VOA employees, and the public.
 Must be proficient in data entry and can utilize Windows and Microsoft Office products, and Electronic Health Records Management.
 Must have a valid driver's license.
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Substance Use Disorder Counselor Job

Posted by Volunteers of America Southwest
over 3 months ago 195. Direct Support Professional Job in Sunbury - Pennsylvania - USA

Healthcare, Social Work

Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. provides community, work and home based services to children and adults with developmental and...
Skills Needed: Requirements for the Direct Care Worker :
Minimum high school diploma or GED.
100 hours or more of personal/volunteer/paid experience working with individuals with disabilities.
A valid drivers license.
Auto Insurance.
Vehicle.
Car Registration.
Completion of State Criminal Background Check.
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Direct Support Professional Job

Posted by Kaleidoscope Family Solutions
over 3 months ago 196. Direct Support Provider Job in Tucson - Arizona - USA

Social Work, Healthcare

“Excellence in Services that Empower Every Person to Achieve their Highest Quality of Life” - SUMMARY - Under general direction and...
Skills Needed: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Age: Must be 21 years old with no more than two (2) minor moving violations or one (1) accident within the past three (3) years.
Experience: Any combination of training and experience needed to provide direct care services; some funding contracts require previous DSP experience (the amount of experience is based on each specific contract).
If position requires driving a CPES vehicle or a rental car, must possess a current/valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
Have access to reliable, safe transportation.
Able to work flexible schedules: weekends, nights, days, evenings, partial shifts, 8/12/16 hour shifts.
Able to operate common office equipment and have basic computer skills, including word processing.
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Direct Support Provider Job

Posted by CPES
over 3 months ago 197. Direct Support Professional Job in West Warwick - Rhode Island - USA

Social Work, Customer Service

Responsibilities - The primary role is to assist individuals acquire and maintain skills to improve their daily - living, domestic,...
Skills Needed: Requirements
•       HS Graduate/GED
•       Drivers License, Auto Insurance, Car Registration, Background Check, DMV Check
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Direct Support Professional Job

Posted by Kaleidoscope Family Solutions
over 3 months ago 198. Support Worker Job in Pawtucket - Rhode Island - USA

Social Work, Customer Service

Position: Community Support Worker - Responsibilities - The primary role is to assist individuals acquire and maintain skills to improve...
Skills Needed: Requirements
•       HS Graduate/GED
•       Drivers License, Auto Insurance, Car Registration, Background Check, DMV Check
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Support Worker Job

Posted by Kaleidoscope Family Solutions
over 3 months ago 199. Service Coordinator Job in Manhattan - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work

Position Overview - The Service Coordinator provides support services to assigned program participants, including assisting with defining...
Skills Needed: Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must have minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) – Bachelor’s degree, preferred; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center; commitment to recovery oriented practice; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position; be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving; ability to climb several flights of stairs and travel via public transportation.

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply via (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.
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Service Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 200. Service Coordinator Job in New York City - New York - USA

Social Work, Non-Profit

Overview - The Service Coordinator provides support services as defined by regulatory contracts and Community Access guidelines to assigned...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions
Provide recovery oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants, as defined by program and contractual requirements.
Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plan as needed.
Produce and maintain thorough, accurate and timely documentation, including charts and documentation of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events, and contacts with other agencies and service providers, as required by agency policies, and relevant contracts and regulatory agencies.
Assist program participants in advocating for quality care received from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
Assist program participants in maintaining apartment free from unsanitary conditions and safety hazards, utilizing individualized strategies, e.g. teaching, feedback, demonstration and other forms of hands-on interventions, as needed.
Provide referrals for treatment for psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, and health problems, as dictated by program participants.
Assist program participants in identifying vocational and educational goals and opportunities, including assessment, support and follow-up, in coordination with Education and Employment Coordinator.  Maintain up to date records of their job seeking and employment in AWARDS.
Assist program participants with conflict resolution, as necessary.
Utilize harm reduction strategies when working with individuals experiencing drug and/or alcohol related problems.
Provide outreach to program participants who are not indicating their goals or who are not engaged, to offer services to them, and to incorporate outreach in their service plans.
Provide crisis intervention, as necessary.
Provide support and training on skills-building, including but not limited to assertiveness, self advocacy, socialization, and housekeeping.
Maintain quality service by establishing and reinforcing program/agency standards in all interactions with program participants.
Create or maintain a special project each year (e.g. run a group, participate in the advocacy department, coordinate an activity, etc.).
Coordinate work orders with operations staff regarding apartment repairs and/or program participant requests.
Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required.
Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as necessary.
Provide coverage for non-assigned program participants, as needed.
Assist with training (after six months to a year) new staff on essential job functions.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) - Bachelor's degree, preferred. Commitment to recovery oriented practice.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
Be creative and flexible.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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Service Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
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