SUB - Specialized Service Provider

Provide support services for congenitally deaf-blind adults with significant mental health issues. Work in clients' homes and in the community providing visual and auditory information needed for clients to interact with others.

This is a substitute position so hours and schedule will vary.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate constructive activities that facilitate engagement in the community 
  • Communicate using American Sign Language and other visual and auditory cues as appropriate
  • Utilize sound judgement and maintain a calm demeanor during crisis
  • Provide needed behavioral and/or mental health support

Requirements:

  • 1 year of experience working with adults who are deaf-blind
  • Fluency in American Sign Language
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle

Structure:

  • This is a substitute position
  • This is a non-exempt
  • This is a non-benefits eligible position
  • This is a Union position
  • $18.37/hour

Benefits:

This position is not eligible for traditional employment benefits, but Howard Center  partners with many local businesses to offer voluntary benefits to all employees. While these benefits may change at the discretion of the partner businesses examples of long-standing voluntary benefits include discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, and auto/home insurance, among others.

Howard Center also boasts an award-winning workplace wellness program. HC4ME is a multi-year recipient of the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports award. The HC4ME Committee coordinates physical fitness groups for Howard Center staff, occasional activities such as on-site massage, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education including a full-day annual wellness fair for staff.

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.