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Center for Human Development Outreach Worker in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Outreach Worker Holyoke Job Category: Direct Service Requisition Number: OUTRE005419 Full-Time Rate: \$18 USD per hour Holyoke, MA 010403211, USA Job Details The Outreach Worker will work within a dynamic, multidisciplinary ACCS team model, sited in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Outreach Workers are the primary caseworker for a number of persons served, providing direct services to individuals with mental health diagnoses who live independently in the community. Outreach workers focus on engaging persons served to help maintain both their physical and mental health, supporting their activities of daily living, advocacy, and providing opportunities to optimize independence, rehabilitation and recovery. RESPONSIBILITIES: Supporting persons served in activities of daily living Advocating for persons served within various community setting Providing opportunities to optimize independence, rehabilitation, and recovery. Develop professional and supportive relationships with persons served and provide informal counseling and guidance with a person-centered focus. REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will have a college degree, preferably in human services or related discipline; strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills; empathy for others; a demonstrated commitment to serving those with significant needs; the ability to work well within a team model and independently. Computer skills are necessary. Candidates must have a vehicle for work use and a current driver\'s license All candidates must complete and pass a background record screening process. Qualifications Skills Preferred Medication Admin, Current-Expert First Aid Certif, Current-Expert CPR Certif, Current-Expert Behaviors Preferred Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Motivations Preferred Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education Preferred High School or better. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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