28 Jan Services Activity Specialist # 2022
JM Murray is seeking an individual to lead staff in obtaining quality activities and placement for all individuals in the Day Habilitation program, both community and site based. A Services Activity Specialist will create and coordinate meaningful activity plans while maintaining weekly activity charts and monthly meetings to ensure the individuals are healthy, safe, and maximizing services.
Responsibilities: Leading all special activities and events held specifically for Day Habilitation services, work with the Human Resources department to coordinate the placement and experience for student volunteer/interns, completes appropriate and timely documentation of services, some clerical duties, attends all required trainings, provides safe transportation as assigned, and conducts self in a manner to always maximize the growth of individuals with respect and dignity.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, education, or human services preferred. Two years of experience providing services to adults with development disabilities and experience in a position which planned, coordinated, and implemented activities. Good communication skills and ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions are also required. Ability to work independently and use sound independent decision making skills. Valid NYS Driver’s License and proof of NYS minimum insurance coverage. Ability to lift, push, pull and move at least 50 lbs.