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.
- 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
- 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
- This is a substitute position
- This is a non-exempt
- This is a non-benefits eligible position
- This is a Union position
Perks & Benefits
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.
- 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!