Interested in working with Easterseals?
Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania, with offices in Reading and Allentown, serves children and families in the Lehigh Valley, Berks, Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Schuykill, Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties.
Do you enjoy helping others reach their full potential? Join us as a Community Support Specialist and make a lasting impact in the lives of our consumers in the Lehigh Valley or Berks County.
Easterseals Community Support Specialists play an integral role by supporting people with disabilities in a variety of community activities. This interaction assists in the development of meaningful social and job connections in the lives of individuals with disabilities. You will work one-on-one with individuals with special needs to achieve success in volunteer activities (food bank, animal shelters, libraries, etc.), recreational opportunities (art classes, cooking lessons, etc.) and career exploration (resume preparation, etc.).
A High School Diploma and prior experience supporting people with disabilities along with the ability to work in various community settings is required. You must be able to work a flexible schedule, have a valid driver’s license and have the use of a personal vehicle to transport consumers (mileage is reimbursed).
Starting wage is $12 per hour with an increase to $13 after 6 months and $14 after 1 year. An additional $250 bonus is available at one-year of employment.
For more information about this position, contact Cynthia Phillips by email or phone at 610-289-0114 x229.
***Updated January 7, 2020***
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