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“Amy” is an amazing young lady who came to HCRS in 2007; she had been placed in residential school due to her uncontrolled behavior issues and inconsistent home life and had a State appointed legal guardian. With the help of HCRS, Amy was placed in more stable home environment with a family that she had already established a relationship with during emergency respite care. With natural supports and the supports from HCRS; Amy has been able to establish a safe and more consistent relationship between herself and her biological family; she has been able to maintain gainful employment; and just last year was legally appointed to be her own guardian. Amy started working part-time at a grocery store and a department store. In 2010, Amy successfully completed a 3 month internship as a front desk clerk. This internship opportunity really helped build Amy’s vocational skills and professional self esteem. Since this internship, Amy has flourished at work and socially.

3-Community Outreach-DS-Springfield

Job Code 1031
Date Posted February 14, 2018
Program 3-Community Outreach-DS-Springfield
Hours / Week 0

Hourly per diem positions working in the Windsor County area; primarily the Springfield area

Required Skills Would you like to work to help people live their best lives? We are looking for people who want to make a difference and help build community. As a Community Outreach Specialist, you will support the independence of adults who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Springfield area. This is an opportunity to help the people we support to learn a variety of skills and to be a part of their community. Unlike many other jobs, no 2 days are likely to be the same here. In this role, it is important to be comfortable supporting people who use a wheelchair. There may be support needed with some personal care tasks. Compassion for others is crucial, as is the desire to learn. HCRS is committed to the people who work here and employees and has made a commitment to providing a livable wage and offers a generous benefit package. You will need a valid driver’s license. We look forward to meeting you! Applicant must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and insurance. Experience and or education in working with adults with Intellectual Disabilities is preferred.
Education High School Graduate, Experience in working with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities is preferred.
Location Springfield, VT
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