Specialized Community Support Worker - Avenue 7 $1000 Sign On Bonus

Specialized Community Support Worker - Avenue 7

Provide 1:1 direct service to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Avenue 7 supports young adults and focuses on independent living skills. Client needs range in physical location, intensity of supports provided.


  • Initiate constructive activities that address goals on a client's Individual Support Agreement (treatment plan)
  • Facilitate community inclusion, daily living, and skill acquisition
  • Utilization of sound judgement and maintenance of calm demeanor during crisis
  • Provide needed behavioral and/or mental health support
  • Provide needed personal and/or medical care


  • Experience in human services or combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skill has been acquired
  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Valid driver's License, and use of a personal vehicle


  • Schedule opportunities for weekday, evening, weekend, and overnight hours
  • Travel within Chittenden County
  • Union eligible
  • $16.20 per hour
  • Non-exempt position
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

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  • 36 paid days off
  • 401k with up to 8% employer contribution
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Childcare stipend

*All sign on bonuses are exclusively offered to external staff and internal staff are not eligible.

*All referral bonuses are exclusively offered to internal staff and external applicants are not eligible.

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, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.