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Program Specialist

Company Name:
Community Services Group
Community Services Group (CSG), one of the largest Human Services Providers in PA, is looking for a caring and compassionate leader to join our team of dedicated professionals and enjoy a rewarding career helping to improve the lives of others in Lock Haven (Clinton County).
We are recruiting for a Program Specialist, who is interested in assisting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), for CSGs Adult IDD Residential Services. Help us ensure the individuals' health, safety, and welfare while enhancing the quality of their lives and integrating them into the community. In conjunction with other team members, this position is responsible for individual assessment, development, and facilitation of individual and group activities in the areas of cognitive, affective, communication, physical, prevocational, and adult daily living skills development in order to promote greater independence, interdependence and community integration. This position will also complete the duties of a Residential Supervisor.
This is a Full-Time (40 hrs/wk) position that offers a complete Medical Insurance (medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage) and Benefits Package (Paid Time Off (PTO), 401K, Life Insurance, Travel Reimbursement, Paid Training, Career Advancement, and more) for those who qualify!
To be successful in this position you must have strong leadership, programming, and communication skills; the ability to multitask while providing supervision and guidance to direct support staff; and the ability to provide direct care as needed.
To be considered for this position you must have the following qualifications:
You must have 1 (one) of the following:
A master's degree or above & 1 year of paid experience working directly with individuals with IDD/MR; OR
A bachelor's degree & 2 years of paid experience working directly with individuals IDD/MR; OR
An associate's degree or 60 credit hours & 4 years of paid experience working directly with individuals with IDD/MR.
You must have all of the following:
1 year of supervisory experience.
Be able to work flexible hours to meet individual's and program's needs.
A valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, meetings, and/or transport individual to appointments.
Be able to travel to trainings/meetings upon request of program director.
Be able to drive passenger vans and accompany individuals into the community and provide support and assistance in interactions in the community while maintaining sensitivity to the rights and dignity of the individual.
The ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.
If you meet the qualifications and want to Love What You Do, please visit CSGs Career Site at !
Love Your Job and feel good at the end of the day by joining our team!!! Together, we can do great things!
Community Services Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer services to a diverse population who speak many languages. We encourage applicants who are bilingual to apply for any of our positions. A strong verbal and written understanding of English is required. Join our team and use your language skills to help those we serve.
Key Words: Program Specialist, Mental Retardation, MR, Mental Health, MH, disabilities, ISP, Adult Day Services, Day Program, developmental disabilities, IDD, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities, Human Services, Social Services, Social Work

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