The Alternative Living Group, Inc.
  • 18-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Albany, NY, USA
  • 18.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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 intellectual and developmental disabilities. It's our mission to partner with individuals to create quality lives and opportunities for independence.

ALG is seeking a full time Self Directed Services Coordinator to join our team. This person will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of the agency's Self Directed program. The day to day tasks for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as the main referral source for the program
  • Assisting prospective program participants with the application process
  • Assuring vacancies in the program are filled in a timely manner
  • Helping the program participant/broker with the staff interviewing process
  • Providing new staff with an orientation to the program's policies and procedures
  • Attending ISP and Circle of Support meetings
  • Monitoring the implementation of Self Directed Plans to assure the plan and budget are utilized appropriately
  • Completing and/or reviewing all required documentation

In addition, this person may provide Community Habilitation services to individuals by assisting with day to day life skills and recreational activities on a one to one basis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Psychology, or a similar field
  • One year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Valid NYS Driver's License
  • Ability to complete training 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 single health, free life & free single dental insurance, pension plan with employer contribution, health reimbursement account, generous paid time off package, and twelve paid holidays.

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