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Direct Support Professional - Club Erie

Company: Barber National Institute
Location: Erie
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Direct Support Professional - Club Erie$14.00/hourDo you want to share your knowledge and help others achieve goals, all while participating in fun recreational activities out in the community? Are you creative and motivated? We are looking for someone just like you to help our adults grow, learn and connect with others in their community. It's more than a career; it's a fulfilling way of life.As a Direct Support Professional you will be helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities foster independence. You will be there every step of the way in the Club Erie Day Program as our individuals gain valuable new skills.Responsibilities for Direct Support Professional - Club Erie include: Transporting clients in the community using our company vehicles Implementing goal plans Independently instructing individuals in community-based activities Creating lesson plans Following activity schedules Participating in interesting, growth-oriented community outings with program attendees.Monday - Friday, first shift, 37.5 hours per weekQualifications for Direct Support Professional - Club Erie: Must be 18 years of age High school diploma or equivalent Valid driver's license and good driving record Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirementsBenefits:We offer competitive wages and ongoing training for our positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, which includes:Medical & Time Off Medical/Dental/Vision Flexible Spending Accounts Generous PTO plans 7 Paid holiday days Company-paid Life Insurance Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available Wellness Program Discounted on-site weekday childcare at our 4-star childcare center (Erie Campus) Employee discounts for select events and servicesBonuses & Opportunities 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings options Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Employee Referral Program with bonuses up to $750 Paid training Scholarship opportunities Tuition discount at Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Lasalle University to continue your educationWho is Barber National Institute?The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential, and behavioral health programs.Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check. We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

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