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Day Habilitation Program Assistant

Position: Community Learning Retention Specialist – Program Assistant

Department: Day Habilitation Services

Reports to: Manager, Day Habilitation

Exempt/Non Exempt: Non Exempt

Summary: To provide developmental/ vocational habilitation training services consistent with each participants Individual Plan by implementation of skill acquisition in areas of self- help, daily living skills, socialization, leisure, basic academics, motor skills, communication and behavior.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, train and assist individuals of assigned group to meet his/ her goals.

  • Along with Program Manager, plan activities that address the goals set for in an Individual’s plan

  • Implement and record data pertaining to the Individual plan

  • Implement individual behavior programs.

  • Complete required data entry and documentation.

  • Ensure that the safety and health care practices are observed.

  • Assist all program individuals to keep work and training area clean and orderly/

  • Assist participants with community integration projects

  • Assist participants with toileting and personal hygiene.

  • Follow correct lifting procedures when helping non- ambulatory individuals move to different locations.

  • Maintain a positive and productive attitude.

  • Assist individuals with transportation through Mobility.

  • Provide transportation and assistance to clients for community appointments & field trips.

  • Complete transportation logs regarding daily mileage and inspection sheets.

  • Obey all traffic laws and communicate all violations and malfunctions, involving agency vehicles, to the Transportation Coordinator.

  • Attend meetings, conferences, and trainings as scheduled

  • Serve as an advocate for the program participants.

  • Assist supervisor in the timely completion of monthly billing.

  • Maintain up to date tracking sheets

  • Provide activities with an individual(s) as assigned.

  • All other duties as required

  • Must be able to assist with toileting, meals, and transfers of individuals needing assistance.

  • Learn and utilize ETO software.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Manager, Day Habilitation

  • Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality Independence and Mutual Respect).



Qualifications Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

  • AA Degree in Human Services or related field/ and or 2 years experience working with people who have developmental disabilities and have completed high school, or possess GED.

  • Possess verbal and written skills to meet job requirements

  • Ability to complete training as required

  • Must be self motivated and able to work independently

  • Must be willing to meet at various partnered sites throughout the Baltimore area for the work shift

  • Clean driving record (which includes no more than 3 points)

  • Two years of driving experience, ability to drive up to 16 passenger van and access to a personal vehicle for participant transport as needed.


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