Open Sky Community Services Summer Temp- Worcester in Massachusetts
Description and Responsibilities
The Summer Temp position supports individuals with developmental disability and or Mental Health Challenges to live as independently as possible, while providing guidance and performing various levels of assisted daily living skills. Relief Counselors act as strong advocates for individuals served, believe in the power of community and importance of community integration. Relief positions are provided with paid orientation, onboadring and various trainings.
Provide direct support to individuals served ensuring daily living needs are met.
Assist individuals in meeting their basic health needs.
Maintain a safe yet challenging atmosphere; create a supportive environment that will enhance individual growth.
Ensure the overall safety of program participants at all times.
Perform crisis intervention, if necessary.
Follow record-keeping procedures and communicate pertinent information to regular staff via written and verbal means.
Follow all Agency and Program specific policies and procedures including Relief Employee Expectations.
Maintain regular contact with the Relief Coordinator and Programs by responding to all Agency communication in a timely fashion.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
Reliability, willingness to learn, and being open to new opportunities.
At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.
Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity, and justice for ALL.
At Open Sky, you’ll join over 1,300 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.
As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.
Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility and begin your career with Open Sky today!Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:
Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training Opportunities
Generous paid time off plan – you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)
We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications.
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan
403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)
Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, or disabled Veteran status.