Are you looking for a fun and flexible way to spend your days while doing meaningful work?
Then consider becoming a Community Support Counselor!
Do you have an interest in sports, music, arts and crafts, or community exploration? Join our team and share your talents with individuals we support who attend one of our day programs.
Community Support Counselors work with individuals with disabilities in the community providing a variety of supports including:
· Skill building
· Relationship building
· Money Management
· Building Independence
· Recreational events
· Volunteer opportunities
· Community classes and more
We are a NYS health care worker BONUS employer. This means you could be eligible for up to $3000!
Salary: $16.54per hour
Need your nights and weekends free?? We can accommodate your life style with Day Hours, no weekends, Full time, Part Time and per-diem schedules. Rachel can help find the right fit for you!
A HS Diploma or GED or successful completion of a Pre-Employment Test
Valid NYS Driver's License with at least one year of non-permit driving experience
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Must be comfortable giving individuals direct care including assisting with personal hygiene tasks.
The Arc of Rensselaer County is a non-profit agency located in Troy, NY supporting individuals with disabilities and their families throughout Rensselaer County. We are an association of people with disabilities, parents, professionals and community members dedicated to building the capacity of the community to fully include persons with disabilities.