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BFAIR Outreach Support Counselor in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Read the full position description here{target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"}. Inspiring Abilities/Creating Limitless Possibilities BFAIR has rewarding job openings for Outreach Support Counselor. Join a premier human service organization and help change the lives of individuals served. Provide a variety of supports and assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities in the community and to their family members. Duties include: - Develop rapport with individuals supported and foster their personal growth striving to obtain their goals - Focus on strengthening independence for individuals and assisting to design an individualized/ person specific plan for success - Provide guidance and training in developing skills needed to live independently - Ensure people supported reside in a safe and healthy environment with proper access to medical and social supports Skills/Abilities: - Patience - Effective communication skills - Passion for helping others Qualifications: - 18 years of age or older - Valid US driver\'s license and ready access to a vehicle - HS Diploma/GED or one year experience - Complete all initial background checks BFAIR will consider all qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, and/or protected veteran status. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND MENTAL DEMANDS OF POSITION: Because of the nature of the work to be performed, requirements may include the following at least some of the time while assisting individuals in the completion of their routine tasks. Indoor and outdoor work is required.