Direct Support Professional (Yachad)

Orthodox Union | New York, NY, United States

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Posted Date 5/09/2024

Who We Are:

Yachad is dedicated to enriching the lives of Jewish individuals with disabilities and their families, by enhancing their communal participation and their connection to Judaism through social and educational programs and support services.

Position Summary: 

Provide direct care and vocational training to individuals with developmental disabilities in a day program setting.

Part-time positions are available in Long Island and in Brooklyn.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working one-on-one with individuals as well as leading group sessions
  • Job Coaching at training and various work sites
  • Monitoring individuals goals and progress
  • Providing social skills training in individual and group settings
  • Ensuring paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Creating and implementing group activities
    Transportation of individuals to/from program in the morning and afternoon. As well as to job sites and community outings throughout the day
  • Working one-on-one with individuals as well as leading group sessions

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others
  • Caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient are all must
  • Driver’s License  preferred

Salary Range: $18-$19/hour

Salary18.00 - 19.00 Hour
Full Time | Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
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