Individual Service Counselor

<strong>When you work at The Arc of San Diego, it&rsquo;s not just a job&hellip; you&rsquo;re joining a community and making a difference.</strong>

San Diego, CA

The Arc of San Diego

<h4><strong>MISSION</strong></h4> <p>The Arc of San Diego supports and empowers people with disabilities to achieve their life goals.</p> <h4><strong>VISION</strong></h4> <p>The Arc of San Diego will be the premier provider of services to persons with disabilities. We will be an advocate for diversity of opportunities, enhancing individual life choices as a member of the community.</p>

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Full Time

$17/h - $17.50/h

Overview: <p>We are currently hiring&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank" title="Job Description" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Individual</strong><strong>&nbsp;Service Counselors</strong></a>&nbsp;to join our team. You will be teaching people with intellectual and developmental disabilities new skills and improving their independence. You will work 1:1 with several individuals to go to work, you will go to work, to volunteer or to school, enjoying life out and about in the community. Your schedule will vary based on the support needs of the program participants.<br /><br /><strong>The pay range for this position is $17/h - $17.50/h</strong></p> <p><strong>Who you are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Believe in empowering individuals in living their most independent lives</li> <li>Are flexible and adaptable to different situations</li> <li>Have an educator mindset</li> <li>Take pride in being a reliable and inclusive member of a team</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p>Providing culturally appropriate direct support to individuals using person-centered approaches and strategies including:</p> <ul> <li>Support and motivation to reach individual goals and objectives</li> <li>Engage and facilitate meaningful activities that cater to the person&rsquo;s individual interest, preferences, and choices; teaching as necessary</li> <li>Assists daily living skills including in the areas of grooming, hygiene, toileting, feeding and mobility</li> </ul> <p>Completion of electronic documentation prior to end of shifts</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li>High school diploma or general education degree (GED)</li> <li>2 or more years of prior hands-on experience with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities</li> <li>Valid CA Driver&rsquo;s License with clean driving record</li> <li>Immediate access to vehicle with working seatbelts to transport participants</li> <li>Ability to lift 50 lbs and move up to 75 lbs</li> <li>High comfort in using multiple computer /mobile device programs&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>We&rsquo;d love it if you:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Are multi-lingual (English, Spanish, Tagalog)</li> <li>Have experience with electronic case management systems (Therap)</li> <li>Have experience with individual service plans (goal development)</li> </ul>