(UY) Urban Youth Internship

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  • United States, New Bedford, MA View on Map
  • Post Date : July 23, 2020
  • Apply Before : August 22, 2020
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Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions to include the following:

  • Maintains respectful communication and interactions with consumers at all times.
  • Ensures that individuals have resources needed to make informed choices and are active participants in decisions affecting their lives and supports received.
  • Report any suspicions of abuse or neglect to the Disabled Persons Protection Commission as a mandated reporter.
  • Takes initiative to integrate individual into the community in areas of his/her choice.
  • Assist all individuals in meeting goals identified in all areas of the Individual Service Plan.
  • Exposes individual to new ideas and choices, which assist in their continued growth and development.
  • Is responsible for the safety and well being of all individuals. Is aware of and follows all Individual and Program Specific Safety Plans and approved behavior program.
  • Ability to carefully monitor and supervise individuals served.
  • Is prepared for and actively participates in all mandatory meetings.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in meeting program needs.
  • Respects the role and responsibility of his/her supervisor and maintains the same work diligence whether his/her supervisor is present or not.
  • Maintains a courteous professional attitude while conducting business by effectively communicating with all LifeStream personnel, family members, and all community contacts.
  • Maintains work operations by following agency policies and procedures.
  • Protects agency’s value by keeping individual information confidential.
  • Completes all assigned tasks in a timely manner with minimal assistance.
  • Consistently advocates for the individuals served in all areas above.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintenance of an acceptable CORI
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Negative drug screen
  • Use of personal vehicle for work purposes
  • Initial Physical Exam and Annual Exam (for MRC, ABI and AFC Programs)
  • Initial Mantoux Testing and Annual Screening (for MRC, ABI and AFC Programs)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy of community inclusion.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • An understanding of the field of Human Services.
  • Demonstrated history of quality work performance and teamwork in previous positions.

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