Careers

Community Integration Specialist–ASL Required

Oakland, Full-time

  • Reports to: Community Integration Coordinator
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: To support adults with developmental disabilities on-the-job and in community activities.
  • Starts: Immediately
Community Integration Specialist — ASL Required Duties and Responsibilities: Client Support Functions:
  • Facilitate the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the recreation, volunteer, and employments sites of their choosing.
  • Creates and uses natural supports and supports client in a person centered manner.
  • Teaches safety awareness to clients while they access their community.
  • Promotes full engagement of each client in each activity.
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary.
  • Supports clients individually and in small groups.
Administrative Functions:
  • Monitor client progress through case notes.
  • Complete Special Incident Reports as needed.
  • Keeps First Aid/CPR current.
  • Completes all other assigned paperwork.
  • Other duties as required.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Education and Experience Requirement:
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with adults with disabilities required, preferably in a community setting.
Skills requirement:
  • American Sign Language required.
  • Fluent report writing skills.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet client needs.
  • Able to recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities.
  • Strong time management skills, patient, detail oriented.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Program requirements:
  • Fingerprint background check (Child Abuse Index, Criminal Record Clearance)
  • First Aid/CPR certification required (within 30 days)
  • Clean DMV printout and proof of auto insurance