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Program Support/Miscellaneous

Skill Development Program Assistant

Full-time FULL_TIME


Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana

Send resume to:

Vicki Barton
299 Edwards Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44502 US


Interested applicants should complete the application and submit to here to download the PDF application.


Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties is looking for energetic, compassionate team players to serve our clients and help make a difference. We are currently looking for full-time, part-time and per-diem applicants. This position will assist clients in the Skilled Development Program. The right candidate for this position will be required but not limited to:

Basic Responsibilities:

•    Support individuals to perform social, physical and recreations activities in cooperation with the treatment team.
•    Support individuals with walking, transferring, eating, maintenance of personal hygiene, toileting, incontinence respectful manner.
•    Interact with participants in a respectful and age appropriate manner.
•    Assist with the implementation of program activities and personal care services to participants in a safe, ethical and respectful manner.
•    Initiate and/or prompt participants with program and community activities to optimize the quality of life.
•    Provide pertinent information regarding the participants’ needs, activities and interests.
•    Maintain a positive, professional relationship with participants, families, guardians, coworkers, supervisors and professionals from other agencies.
•    Understand and implement policies and procedures to insure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
•    Protect the confidentiality and rights of all individuals served and employed by the agency.
•    Promote a positive image of the agency and those individuals served.
•    Maintain neatness and cleanliness of assigned program areas on a daily basis to promote a sanitary environment.


•    High school diploma or equivalent,
•    CPR/First Aide Certification (We can provide this training)
•    Experience with physical and developmental disabilities with knowledge of appropriate behavioral supports preferred.
•    Civilian criminal background check which meets the requirements for Direct Care personnel within the state of Ohio.


•    Must be able to consistently lift, push, and, pull up to 75 lbs in an 8 hour period.
•    Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping and twisting.
•    Frequent pushing/pulling maneuvering of mobility devises such as wheelchairs.
•    Must be capable of safely lifting a minimum of 30 lbs without difficulty.

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