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Berkshire Meadows Residential Counselor in Housatonic, Massachusetts

Program Description: Berkshire Meadows is a residential facility for children and adults with severe intellectual disabilities and complex medical needs. No work experience necessary. Come ready to learn and we will provide all the resources necessary for you to excel! Job Description: Help the most kind and caring individuals with their daily routines. In addition you will be assisting them with communication, choice making, social skills, relationship building and recreational and leisure activities in a residential setting. Applicant must be willing to establish clear professional boundaries, work as a team member and consistently implement all policies and procedures, rules and regulations of JRI. Some of the duties include monitoring individuals, administrative duties, goal setting with individuals, transportation of individuals, documentation, organizational and communication skills. Rate: \$19/hr With potential for additional compensation Full and Part Time: - Shift M-F: 9 AM to 3 PM - Some flexibility with hours - Holiday and weekend shifts are optional Sign-on Bonus: \$2,000 (\$1000 will be paid after 4 weeks of employment and another \$1000 will be paid after 6 months.) JRI offers a benefit package that is unmatched by other human service providers in New England. The Boston Globe recognizes JRI as one of the Top 100 Places to Work for the last 7 years. Our benefit package which includes medical, dental, pension and tuition benefits is one of the things that sets us apart. Requirements: - High school diploma or equivalent. - 18 years of age and older - Meet programs requirements for background checks - Able to work independently. - All new employeesare required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (including booster). JRI is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to building and maintaining a diverse community. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.