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Life Skills Instructor (start at $14/hour + benefits)

Vista Autism Services Palmyra, PA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 to $15 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Join the team with Vista Adult Services as we Do Autism Services Right!

The Life Skills Instructor provides services to individuals with autism in the Community Integration Center, workplace, local community, and home environment. This role focuses on all aspects of integration, including gaining exposure to and exploring a variety of activities and experiences that build the skills necessary to gain independence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum High School diploma or GED required
  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic understanding of computers, Microsoft Office products, internet applications, and typing skills required
  • ACRE Certification or Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) credential from the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) required within 6 months of date of hire
  • Clean driving record (no more than 2 moving violations in a 3 year span), valid PA driver’s license, current vehicle inspection, up-to-date vehicle registration, and proof of adequate insurance coverage required
  • Current First Aid and CPR Training required
  • Successful completion of Safe and Positive Approaches training required

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related-service field highly desired
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism using principles of ABA highly desired
  • Demonstrates leadership and organizational skills
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities, projects and deadlines

Our compensation package includes tuition assistance, 15 days of Paid Time Off per year, 10 paid Holidays per year, 3 days of Paid Time Off to be used toward Professional Development, an 18% cell phone discount, opportunities for promotional advancement, retirement participation (employee contribution with employer matching up to 3.5%), and Highmark Blue Shield PPO insurance plans (Medical, Dental, and Vision available) starting at just $10 per pay.

Vista is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, sex or non-relevant handicap in activities, programs or employment practices.

Company Description
We Do Autism Services RIGHT!
Vista offers state-of-the-art services to individuals with autism. From Early Intervention for pre-school aged children to Employment Services for adults, our goal is to provide the tools and resources needed for every person with autism to reach their full potential and live as independently as possible.

Mission & Vision
Our Mission
To advance and innovate, to improve lives, and to inspire hope for individuals with autism and their families.

Our Vision
To become obsolete in the lives of those we serve.

Vista Autism Services

Why Work Here?
Opportunity for impact and growth!

We Do Autism Services RIGHT! Vista offers state-of-the-art services to individuals with autism. From Early Intervention for pre-school aged children to Employment Services for adults, our goal is to provide the tools and resources needed for every person with autism to reach their full potential and live as independently as possible. Mission & Vision Our Mission To advance and innovate, to improve lives, and to inspire hope for individuals with autism and their families. Our Vision To become obsolete in the lives of those we serve.

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24 Northeast Drive Hershey

Palmyra, PA
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