Community Support Counselors promote presence and participation in the community for participants with developmental disabilities. They provide instruction and assistance for in building skills related to community participation and assist participants in making choices pursuant to desired community experiences and in daily activities. Counselors facilitate and foster relationships with peers and community members, as well as assisting participants in developing valued social roles within their community through volunteer and employment endeavors.
Salary: $12.75 per hour
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30a-4:30p
HS Diploma or GED
Valid NYS Driver's License with at least one year of non-permit driving experience
Must have vehicle for use in this position
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.
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