Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.
The mission of the Community Supports program at Job Path is to ensure that people with developmental disabilities are visible in society and are recognized as equal citizens. We work one-on-one with people using a true person centered approach in order to foster relationships between people and their communities.
We are seeking an active, mature, responsible and creative person to provide one-on-one support for a man who lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He is an artist, traveler and deep thinker who enjoys exploring the city. We are looking for an individual to support this man in his artistic pursuits and participate in cultural activities in his community and throughout New York City.
The right person will be motivating, communicative with supervisors, able to help plan community activities and have a car to transport this individual to various places throughout the day.
The shift would be every Friday from 9am-3pm, though the shift could be extended depending on the day's activities.
Applicants must have a valid driver's license, a car and be willing to take the required course needed for insurance. Mileage reimbursement will be provided.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:
Direct Support - Challenging Individuals To Grow In An Interdependent World By:
Balancing Field Work with Team Work
Health & Safety - Respecting Personal Health Needs By:
Documentation/Communication - Ensuring Information Is Shared By:
Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Prior experience a plus, but not essential. We are seeking candidates who enjoy active, "people-oriented" work and are sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities. This position would be one-to-one through the Community Supports department. In order to succeed in this position, applicants must be dynamic and flexible in order to go with the flow of people's ever changing lives. Applicants must have a valid driver's license, a car and be willing to take the required course needed for insurance. Mileage reimbursement will be provided.
Salary: $11.58 per hour, $12.00 per hour after six months of work with positive evaluation
Benefits: Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, 403b pension with employer match after one year of employment
Job Path seriously reviews all application materials with an emphasis on the content of the cover letter.
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and dates of availability via Jazz:
Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:
Attn: Kristen Mattei
22 West 38th Street 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. No calls please. Please choose one method of submission.
**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**