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Autism Connections - Easthampton, MA

116 Pleasant St. Ste 366
Easthampton, MA 01027

Company Description:
Serving individuals and families with Autism.
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience EASTHAMPTON, MA
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Required
3+
Preference: Required
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
- Preference: Nice to have
Description:
CONTRACT: $15-$25 per hour based on education and experience.

Autism Connections serves individuals throughout Western Massachusetts and some towns in the North Quabbin area. We are seeking individuals experienced in the field of autism to work as skills trainer with children/young adults in their home and community. Responsible for teaching skills and following behavioral strategies.

In- Home: Role is to assist the individual’s participation in normative home based activities. The goal of the skills trainer is to work in the home with the participant to help increase their daily living or independent living skills. This may include personal hygiene tasks, chores, meal prep, money management etc.

Community-Based: Role is to assist the individual’s participation in community based activities, both generic and specialized. The goal of the skills trainer is to go into the community with the participant to help increase the participant’s community living skills development. This may include learning to use the library, make a purchase at a store or participate in a group based community setting like a swim program or gym etc.

Availability - Weekday afternoons and evenings. Weekend availability preferred.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as education, psychology, etc. and at least two years of relevant experience in working on skills development with individuals with developmental disabilities. OR …If Bachelor’s degree is in an unrelated field, staff must have a minimum of three years working with individuals with developmental disabilities


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