Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

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ACTIVITIES SPECIALIST - Elderberry Jct. (Part Time)

at Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Pay: $11.29 to $12.34/hour
Posted: 11/13/2018
Job Status: Part Time

Job Description

What is Elderberry Junction? Elderberry Junction provides opportunities in the community for active adults with intellectual disabilities.The Activities Specialist will implement activities in the community for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities to enhance their independence and participation in community life. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Transporting participants on outings and volunteer experiences in the community such as the Pittsburgh Zoo, Museums, and local restaurants for lunch, to name a few
  • Helping plan and facilitate new activities, and provide support to participants in the areas of socialization, health, wellness and safety.
  • Overseeing the participants behaviors and encourage quality relationships with participants through the utilization of interpersonal skills.
  • Providing information, resources, and guidance to participants on health, wellness, safety, and self-advocacy, etc.
  • Submitting daily progress notes via the designated system and process to track outcomes
  • Participate in staff and other required meetings

This position offers daytime hours working Monday through Friday 9:00am to 2:30pm with some flexibility required. Must have a valid driver’s license as local travel is required.

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Skill / Requirements


Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience: 1 or more years’ experience working with ID/DD population 

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