The Alternative Living Group, Inc.
  • 17-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • Schenectady, NY, USA
  • Part Time

Self Directed Worker

The Alternative Living Group, Inc. (ALG) is a non-profit, human service agency licensed by the State of New York to provide a wide range of residential, recreational and support services to individuals with developmental disabilities. It's our mission to partner with individuals to create quality lives and opportunities for independence.

ALG is seeking full time and part time Self Directed Workers to join the Self Directed team. This team serves children and adults with developmental disabilities who live independently or at home with their families. The Self Directed Worker will assist the individuals with day to day life skills and recreational activities on a one to one basis.

In addition, the Self Directed Worker will ensure the quality of life and services to the individuals served in the program by:

  • Supporting the Person Centered Planning ideals for each individual
  • Ensuring the safety needs of the individuals are met
  • Providing the individuals support with making informed choices
  • Assisting the individuals with becoming a member of the community

On a day to day basis, Self Directed Workers can find themselves helping the individuals served by working on life skills, teaching independence, and encouraging self-growth. In short, our Self Directed Workers help the individuals work toward their life goals and follow their dreams. Join our team today and help change the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities!

Requirements:
- HS Diploma or GED
- Valid NYS Driver's License preferred
- Experience with developmental disability population preferred
- Ability to complete trainings and background checks as required
- Ability to perform physically demanding tasks that include, but are not limited to lifting and bending

Excellent benefits offered for full time employees including free health, life and dental insurance, pension plan with employer contribution, health reimbursement account and generous paid time off package.

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