The Arc of Steuben Vocational Counselor - temporary in Bath, New York

Vocational Counselor - temporary

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  • 17-Jul-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (EST)

  • Vocational

  • Bath, NY, USA

  • 11.14

  • Hourly

  • Full Time Temporary

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Are you interested in working with individuals that have intellectual and developmental disabilities? Are you honest, hardworking, energetic, and creative? At the Arc of Steuben you can help individuals improve and enhance the quality of their lives through support and advocacy.

The Arc of Steuben is committed to a person-centered approach to providing services to the people we support. This philosophy also applies to the people who work for our agency. We're as committed to your success as we are to the success of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We work to provide quality education, leadership, teamwork and career development in a positive, fun and healthy environment. That's part of the reason we were named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management and Best Companies Group.

SCHEDULE:37.5 hours/week, Monday - Friday

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide counseling, training, support and assistance to program participants in development of work skills, personal growth and career planning.

  • Actively participate as a member of the individual's planning team.

  • Conduct performance assessments, prepare reports and service delivery documentation.

  • Provide record management and documentation related to service delivery to meet regulatory requirements

  • Incorporate the Agency values in the performance of all job duties.

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The person in this position should exhibit the following characteristics & abilities:

  • The person in this position exhibits conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility.

  • The person in this position functions successfully with supervision.

  • The person in this position has the ability to work independently, take initiative and prioritize multiple assignments with attention to detail and deadlines in a high volume, stressful environment.

  • The person in this position has the ability to establish effective relationships and work in a team environment to meet team and company goals.

  • The person in this position has the ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.

  • The person in this position has basic Microsoft Office skills.

  • The Vocational Counselor has organizational skills, experience with conflict resolution and communication skills.

  • The person in this position is able to operate a computer and various office equipment.

  • The person in this position is to maintain certification in First Aid, CPR, SCIP and Medication Administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in Human Services or closely related field required, Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Two years of related experience

  • Valid NYS driver's license and driving record acceptable to the agency.

  • Certification in First Aid, CPR, Medication Administration and SCIP within orientation period

BENEFITS:

  • Paid Time Off Vacation, Holiday, Bereavement

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance

  • Flexible Benefit Account

  • 401K Retirement Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program, Discount Programs & Recognition Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Comprehensive Paid Training & More!

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply through our Website:http://arcofsteuben.org