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Position: DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY HABILITATION COUNSELOR

Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017

Location: The Homes of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Rockland County, NY

Job Description

Community Habilitation – Position requires direct care of a person with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability in his/her home and/or within the community; the goal (while out in the community) is to promote/encourage/teach independent skills when they are out in the community setting. The job tasks may include: food shopping, cooking, laundry, community outings, recreation, swimming in the therapeutic pool with consumers, bending, stretching, and lifting and standing for periods of time and assisting with activities of daily living.
JOB SUMMARY
The mission of Camp Venture Inc. is care and training of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in order to elicit from each individual their highest potential.  Central to that mission is the Community Habilitation program.
DSP-Community Habilitation Counselors perform a wide variety of tasks that involve both encouraging and guiding persons with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities in developing and maintaining good daily living habits and skills.  In addition, taking care of their personal needs in instances where they are unable to do so.  Staff are expected to embrace the philosophies that Camp Venture adheres to including Person Centered Planning and the Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Core Competencies. .

QUALIFICATIONS: 

High School Diploma or High School Equivalency. Some experience working with people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  May need to drive. Required to successfully participate in proficiency based training at the beginning of employment. .


 

 

 

 

 

Hours

ALL PART TIME POSITIONS
P/T - HOURS VARY
MAY INCLUDE WEEKEND HOURS

Salary: $12.85

Number of Positions: 35 PART TIME OPENINGS

 Work for Venture

Camp Venture’s Administration Office is located at:
25 Smith Street, Suite 513
Nanuet, New York 10954
Click here for directions

CAMP VENTURE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Employment inquiries should be directed to:
Christine H. Dykhouse, PHR
Human Resources Manager
845-624-3860

Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and must be completed on site.

Agency requirement for all positions:

  • Age 21 & over
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Drivers License with 3 years clean driving record
  • Successful completion of six days competency based training

Camp Venture provides a very generous benefit package to eligible employees, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Health Insurance Plan
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Health Plan Enhancement
  • Basic Life Insurance (Equal to one times salary)
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Supplemental Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits

 

 

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