Goodwill Industries of the Valleys has a position open for a Day Support Specialist. The Day Support Specialist bears the primary responsibility for working with individuals enrolled in designated programs and assigned to their caseloads. Day Support Specialist will ensure compliance with human rights regulations and service guidelines while adhering to policies, procedures, and other standards applicable to the programs. Day Support Specialist will advise the organization as to the most efficient program for effective individual management.
Individuals programs include either 1) ID Waiver (those with varying degrees of intellectual disabilities that requires special attention in all aspects of daily routines), 2) Dually Diagnosed (those with ID and mental/emotional illnesses), or 3) Center-based Services (those with a broader range of disabilities).
Education, Experience and Competencies
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience preferred in dealing with disabled populations.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Basic skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
High Skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and furnish in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Goodwill offers a competitive salary and benefits for full time employees such as medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, educational reimbursement, EAP, STD, LTD, and PTO. We offer retirement and EAP benefits for part time employees.
“Helping people and families in our communities achieve a better life through work and independence.”
Equal employment/Affirmative action employer.