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Req. No. 17-0311
Non-Residential Program Counselor
Assist people with disabilities
Location:
Woodbury, MN
Schedule:
Full Time, Days/Evenings
Education:
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Valid driver's license
Compensation:
Special Note:

At Dungarvin, it is our goal to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to develop the skills, attitudes and knowledge to thrive. It is innate in all of us to want to belong and also function as an independent person. We teach and support people to be connected to others by modeling healthy relationships and effective communication skills and also promote independence by improving skills and fostering growth.

Dungarvin is seeking qualified Community Support Specialists to assist the individuals we support in leading happy and healthy lives. Staff will support individuals with a variety of activities, including daily living skills, money management, appointments, community integration, medication administration and following their support plans.

Dungarvin supports individuals predominantly in the St. Paul and surrounding areas. Community Support Specialists working in an in-home setting will be working 1:1 with individuals in their own apartments or family homes. If you enjoy spending 1:1 time with individuals and giving them the attention they need in order to thrive and become more independent, then this is the setting for you. Dungarvin has immediate full-time Community Support Specialist opportunities. Full-time day and evening hours available.

Responsibilities:
The Community Support Staff is responsible for providing direct services to the individuals, including assisting the individual in addressing designated program areas that may include, but are not limited to, completing shopping trips and errands, budgeting, tracking, scheduling and attending medical appointments, and other areas of daily living that the individual served may have difficulty addressing independently.

Must have all of the following: a sincere desire to provide direct service to persons with disabilities, ability to make sound judgments when given guidance and priorities, ability to work as a team member to maintain consistency and quality in service provision, and ability to exchange support, constructive criticism and ideas with other staff members.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1 year of related experience or education/training preferred.
  • Must have computer skills to electronically document throughout your shift using Therap.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • 18 years of age or older.

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.


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