Community Habilitation Worker

Job: POINT Category: CRCContact: Human ResourcesEmail: [email protected]

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. We are currently searching for several Community Habilitation Trainer to work up to 20 hours per week at $14.00 per hour. Hours are flexible. The Community Habilitation Trainer will work in White Plains. Under the general supervision of the POINT Director, the Community Habilitation Trainer will be responsible to provide in home and community based habilitation services such as education, instruction, and direct services to individuals with ID/DD in independent living settings. Other responsibilities include assisting with the development of the individuals’ Community Habilitation Plans; promoting individual’s chosen individualized outcomes that empower and enable individuals to achieve their stated goals and to live as optimally as possible; and assisting in the development of social skills by providing education, training, and role modeling.

The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent with one year experience working in a related field. Experience in working with the DD population; good knowledge of nutrition and good financial practices; and able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Candidates must maintain reliable transportation and possess a valid NYS driver’s license and a driver’s record considered acceptable to agency insurance carrier.

 At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

Benefits

The agency provides a dynamic atmosphere of exciting and challenging programs. We also offer very generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage

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