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1001 - TRC - High School Human Services Intern

200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #1752
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

HUMAN SERVICES - INTERN

RESPONSIBLE TO:Residence Manager

FUNCTION:

To assist with the oversight of people supported in social and recreational activities.To assist with household activities with people supported such as cleaning, laundry, and special projects as assigned.

The Human Services – Intern will work only during times when a supervisor is available to provide supervision, direction, mentorship and guidance.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:


  1. Supports regular opportunities for people supported to participate in community outings, including leisure/recreational and religious activities, that are based on personal choice and interest.

  1. Provides a positive role model for residents while at the site and out in the community.

  1. Advocates for the residents by communicating any ideas, suggestions, and concerns to the appropriate person in a timely manner.

  1. Maintains effective and positive relations with family, correspondents, friends, service providers and the community-at-large.

  1. Assists in providing a safe, clean, comfortable and therapeutic environment to teach residents new skills.

  1. Maintains compliance with state and federal regulations as well as with agency and program policies and procedures.

  1. Reports to the supervisor(s) any information pertinent to the needs of the assigned residents and/or the needs of the operation of the residence.

  1. Performs duties and activities to support the operation of the residence with the exception of personal care

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


Physical condition commensurate with demands of the job. Reliability, adaptability and flexibility, including willingness and ability to maintain a good attendance record.Uses proper teaching techniques to support people in accordance with the Code of Conduct/Ethics. The ability to work with others as part of a team in order to satisfy the needs of people supported, the program and the Agency.Must demonstrate knowledge of, and willingness to adhere to, all departmental and agency policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Current High School Student in good standing.Has NYS Working Papers, if applicable.

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

Other details

  • Job Family TRC
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 200 Dunham Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA