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CHD / Outreach

50 Union Street
Westfield, MA 01082
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
Some College Coursework Completed
Preference: Nice to have
Up to One Year
Preference: Nice to have
Human Services
Part-time Outreach Worker

Provide direct outreach services to individuals with intellectual/developmental challenges who live independently in the surrounding communities. Responsibilities include supporting people in their home/community to enhance their independence with grocery shopping, meal preparation, banking, doctor's appointments, recreation and other activities of daily living. Advocating for individuals' within various community settings, and providing opportunities to optimize their independence. Develop professional and supportive relationships with participants and provide guidance with the focus on person-centered goals.

Weekly schedule requires working days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Schedule is negotiable based on program needs and staff availability.
Requirements: Some college and/or relevant work or volunteer experience required. Must be 21 or older. Ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, energetic personality, be reliable, patient, and able to work both independently and as a team member. Basic computer skills necessary. Must have a dependable vehicle for work use, a good driving history, and willingness to transport individuals in own vehicle. (Mileage reimbursement provided.) All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process including fingerprinting, and a driving record check. In-service training provided. Flexible weekly hours scheduled to meet your needs and the needs of the program.

Must apply on-line: CHD.org/careers Find posting under requisition #19-0256 Outreach Worker Part Time (Westfield)

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Boxcar Media, LLC  • North Adams, MA 01247 •  Tel: 413.663.3384 • Fax: 413.664.4251 • Email: info@jobsinthevalley.com