Community Support Specialist - Part time

Easterseals Eastern PA - Reading, PA

30+ days ago

Do you enjoy helping others reach their full potential? Would you like the opportunity to make a positive, profound difference in someone’s life every day? Join the Easterseals Eastern PA team as a Community Support Specialist and make a lasting impact in the lives of our consumers in the Lehigh Valley.

Easterseals’ Community Support Specialists play an integral role by supporting people with disabilities in a variety of community activities. This interaction assists in the development of meaningful social and job connections in the lives of individuals with disabilities. You will work one-on-one with individuals with special needs to achieve success in volunteer activities (i.e., food bank, animal shelters, libraries), recreational opportunities (i.e., art classes, cooking lessons) and career exploration along with resume preparation.

A High School Diploma and prior experience supporting people with disabilities is required. You must be able to work a flexible schedule, have a valid driver’s license and have the use of a personal vehicle to transport consumers (mileage is reimbursed).

We are currently recruiting for part-time positions (20-25 hours per week) at our Reading location. Qualified candidates should be available for a flexible schedule between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Starting wage is $12 per hour with an increase to $13 per hour after 6 months and $14 per hour after 1 year. An additional $250 bonus is available at one-year of employment.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • working with individuals with disabilites: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)