Caring Hands Community Services is seeking flexible, creative, and committed people to work with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Assist with daily living activities while building relationships and encouraging community inclusion so they may experience life to its fullest.
The interns will have the opportunity to work directly with our direct care staff in assisting our clients who are developmentally and intellectually disabled adults. Each of our clients have individualized service plans and the interns will be able to work our clients along with our staff to help them achieve those goals as stated in their plans. Clients have yearly personal and professional goals such as getting a job, money management, making friends, etc. and to help clients achieve these goals we have daily activities that the clients participate in weekly.
-Assist program with consistent, ongoing, and timely provision for basic client needs based on service plan goals.
– Assist day program with consistent, ongoing, and timely provision for basic client needs based on client’s service plan goals.
-Accompany clients on community outings.
-Interact and learn from program management, coworkers, and individuals with disabilities.
-Learn the roles of different team members at the day program.
-Assist clients with arts and crafts, recreational activities, reading, hobbies, computer skills, and other day program based activities.
-Learn how to use individualized service plans to plan activities as deemed appropriate by supervisor.
-Learns and utilizes a proactive/preventative method of intercepting problems to neutralize situations before they escalate, with the assistance of primary staff whenever necessary.
Strong socialization skills, experience working with developmentally and intellectually disabled adults, or pursuing a degree in social services such as psychology, sociology, criminology, social psychology, social work or other related areas is desired
Please attach a cover letter and resume along with the application. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com or 888-696-1993