Community Integration Specialist in Dance

Location: New York, NY

Department: Job Path

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Student (High School)

Direct Support Professional

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.

Job Path is helping a fun loving man with disabilities to find an energetic and caring person to support him as he attends salsa and similar dance classes and events. Knowledge of various dance steps preferred, patience and an ability to help someone else learn. Looking for 1 hour weekly in the evening or weekends.  Times are flexible depending on course schedule, and schedule of individual and support staff.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  •   Assist him to develop positive social interactions with his community, with students and with teachers
  •   Assist him in learning and practicing dance steps.

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. 

Salary: 30.00 per hour, non-exempt for overtime

Benefits:  Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, 403b pension with employer match after two years of employment  

Health, dental, and enhanced short-term disability insurance available to employees who average 28 hours of work per week after a six-month measurement period.

To Apply: Please submit your resume, dates of availability, and cover letter via our jobs board: 

Or send via fax to 212-927-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 
Attn: Maureen Martinez 
256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

Any offer of a position is conditional upon passing a background check as per regulations by OPWDD and the New York State Justice Center. 

 

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. 

**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.**

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