Living Skills Worker - ARCh

Offer 1:1 community support and guidance to individuals ages 4-22. Develop programming focused on goals directed towards emotional regulation, independent living skills and pro social skills. Initiate skills building activities that will contribute to their physical, mental and emotional development.

The ARCh program exhibits a commitment to community inclusion, self-determination, and individualized growth for people with developmental disabilities and/or emotional disturbance.

Consider this position if you have a High School Degree, use of a personal vehicle and a clean driving record. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a broad spectrum of services to educate individuals on life skills
  • Development and initiate skill-building activities
  • Use strong judgement skills for crisis situations

Requirements:

  • High School degree
  • Experience in human services field with an emphasis on children with special needs
  • De-escalation skills
  • Time management as this position can be working with up to 10 families per week
  • Driving is required as well as an acceptable driving record

Structure:

  • This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week with a schedule of Monday through Friday between the hours of 11am to 7pm
  • Starting pay rate is $15.61 per hour
  • This is a non-exempt position
  • This is a union position

Perks & Benefits:

- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families
- Delta dental
- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 20 hours or more
- Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
- Life insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Childcare stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.