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Community Specialist III

Full Time Monday - Friday 35 Hours


  • Implements active Day Habilitation plans for program participants, both on program site and in the community.
  • Supervises non-professional staff in implementation of Day Habilitation plans.
  • Participates in individual’s program planning process.
  • Plans group and individual activities.
  • Takes daily attendance and maintains other routine records/paperwork regarding program participants that is required by Agency and outside regulations.
  • Examines documents and verifies daily data collection. Ensures accurate data collection.
  • Prepares case notes on as needed basis to document concerns regarding a program participant.
  • Develops comprehensive monthly notes outlining each program participant’s progress.
  • Utilizes community resources, as appropriate for implementation of Day Habilitation plans and community integration.
  • Carries out basic administrative tasks related to caseload and other selected assignments as directed by supervisor or program director.
  • Drives Agency vehicles for transportation of program participants as required.
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings and other meetings as requested.
  • Participates in scheduled in-service training programs and other assigned trainings.
  • Provides support/coverage to other than assigned classrooms as needed.
  • Assists with personal care needs of program participants, on an as needed basis, that includes toileting changing program participants, feeding and classroom coverage.
  • Provides classroom and programmatic direction to the Aides and Assistants assigned to their classroom.
  • Provides input into the performance evaluations for Aides and Assistants assigned to their classroom.
  • Teaches program participants to become more independent.
  • Reports incidents in timely manner as required by 624 Regulations.
  • Administers prescribed medications to program participants after successful completion of AMAP medication administration course.
  • Performs required bus duty functions as required.
  • Performs related duties as requested.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in human services).
  • Valid Driver’s License and meets Agency’s driving standards.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational and teaching skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills in order to interact effectively with coworkers, employees, individuals, families and outside contacts.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Must become an Approved Medication Administration Personnel (AMAP). Certification must be completed prior to the end of individual’s probation/orientation period.

The Arc Rockland offers competitive salaries and a benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, tuition assistance, generous time off policy, TDA and an agency funded pension plan. We offer on-going training, supervision and opportunities to advance in an atmosphere where our employees are valued.

Please send your resume in confidence to or fax (845) 267-2364.

 The Arc Rockland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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