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Community Engagement Specialist - $1000 SIGN ON BONUS

Company: Hope Community Resources, Inc.
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Hope Community Resources is a non-profit organization providing community supports to hundreds of individuals and families who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury and mental health challenges. The people who choose our supports range in age from infancy to the elderly, are of diverse ethnic background, and experience a range of disabilities. By listening to the dreams of the individuals and families who choose our supports, we are able to provide unique opportunities, create new living environments, and expand programs that fully encompass the needs of families. As a result, our community supports are as diversified and as personalized as the dreams of each person.
The Community Engagement Specialist provides services to Hope support recipients through their work in implementing a wide variety of recreational, artistic expression, and skill building activities and supports to maximize support recipients' physical, social, and cognitive skills.Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and support children, teens, and adults who experience disabilities within recreational, artistic expression and skill building activities and teaches activities of daily living, as well as social and communication skills to foster social independence.
  • Implement goals and objectives as outlined in the Plans of Care and/or support plans designed to assist the support recipient in building skills useful to adapting to home, school and community environments.
  • Utilize methods and techniques of teaching through which full participation in recreation, artistic expression, and skill building activities can occur.Education and Experience
    • High School diploma or GED; and
    • One year of applied verifiable experience working, interning, or volunteering directly within a formalized recreation or therapeutic art program or leading structured group activities; or
    • One year of directly related experience supporting individuals that demonstrate challenging and/or aggressive behaviors.Benefits Overview
      • Excellent Corporate Culture
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Employee Assistance & Life Assistance Programs
      • 403(b) with Company Match
      • Medical, Dental, & Vision
      • Paid Leave
      • Life Insurance
      • Disability Insurance

Keywords: Hope Community Resources, Inc., Anchorage , Community Engagement Specialist - $1000 SIGN ON BONUS, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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