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Human Services Associate (Day Program)

GOODWILL of WESTERN & NORTHERN CONNECTICUT
Hartford, CT
  • Expired: November 13, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut seeks supportive individuals with a great passion for helping others. Those with experience in Human Services or those seeking a career change are encouraged to apply for this rewarding position!

As a Human Services Associate, you would be watching over and supporting program participants with disabilities within various HS programs.

Schedule: 8am-3:30pm Monday through Friday

What Goodwill can offer you:
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • A benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision (employee paid), as well as ancillary benefits including long and short term disability, and life insurance (Goodwill paid)
  • These benefits available 1st of the month, following 30 days of employment
  • Two (2) weeks' vacation, four (4) personal days, and seven (7) days of sick time
  • Up to $3,000 in qualified Tuition Reimbursement
  • Nine (9) Paid holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 30% Employee Discount
  • Employee Appreciation Day - 50% off employee discount once per year
  • $50 work anniversary gift for every year of continuous service (for part-time and full-time team members)
  • $200 Referral Program (for every candidate hired that you refer to Goodwill)


Responsibilities:
  1. Community-Based Day Services Program.
  2. Contribute data to Individual Service and Behavioral Plans on a daily basis.
  3. Assists in the development and implementation of monthly programming schedules; including facility and community-based activities.
  4. Implement behavior plan guidelines as required.
  5. Ensure participants' safety by closely watching them and teaching safety rules and regulations at their work, volunteer sites, or Goodwill facilities.
  6. Lead and encourage individuals to participate in age-appropriate activities.
  7. Provide personal care assistance to program participants.
  8. Teach participants how to complete work tasks and appropriate social skills.
  9. Report participants' progress to team members, supervisors, and stakeholders.
  10. Complete all applicable written documentation.
  11. Provide safe transportation to program participants.
  12. Follow appropriate Goodwill vehicle operation guidelines, including: completing visual vehicle inspections, maintaining vehicle cleanliness, and reporting any mechanical issues or vehicle damage immediately upon occurrence to the program supervisor.
  13. Maintain HIPAA compliance for privacy while ensuring best practices.


Position Requirements:
  • Associate's degree preferred but a combination of education, training or practical work experience considered.
  • Excellent organizational, both verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Satisfactory driving record, current driver's license, and daily access to a reliable, registered, and insured vehicle for frequent in-state driving.
  • First Aid, CPR, and Physical and Psychological Training (PMT) certifications are required (Goodwill can provide training after hire).
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.
  • May be required to assist individuals with mobility and physical transfers. Hoyer Lifts may be involved.
  • May be required to seek a Public Service License (PSL) or DDS Medication Administration Certification.


Start your journey with Goodwill today by applying at gwct.org/about/work-here

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Goodwill is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, with a commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion throughout the organization, welcoming candidates of diverse backgrounds.

GOODWILL of WESTERN & NORTHERN CONNECTICUT

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Hartford, CT
06106 USA

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Business