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Bus Assistant

Description: • Bus Assistants are responsible for protective oversight of participants placed in their care from the time they are picked up from their home to the time they are dropped off to their home, and for facilitating their active engagement in session activities. • Ensures that all participants are wearing seat belts when vehicle is in motion. • Reports any unusual behavior or sign of illness to supervisor. • Becomes familiar with bus route so substitute drivers can be assisted with directions. • Provides assistance to consumers getting on and off bus and to and from door as needed. • Provides oversight and facilitates socialization during bus rides. • Provides group member coverage at all times unless otherwise authorized by supervisor. • Familiarizes self with care needs of group members, toileting, socialization, communication, dietary restrictions, and behavioral concerns and offers assistance appropriate to maximizing individual’s ability to participate in group sessions as independently as possible. • Promotes group enthusiasm and helps create supportive atmosphere for active participation and socialization. • Represents HeartShare is a professional manner.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Part Time
Location Respite Recreation (Brooklyn & Queens)
Degree Wanted Any
Field of Study Any, Nursing
Special Skills & Requirements • High School Diploma or GED • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
Company Name HeartShare Human Services
About the Company: Making a world of difference in our community since 1914, HeartShare Human Services of New York is a nonprofit human services agency dedicated to improving the lives of people in need of special services and support. We help individuals develop to their fullest potential and lead meaningful and enriched lives. HeartShare is committed to serving the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Our services include: Residential Programs Adult Day Programs Early Childhood Services School Age Program Health and Mental Health Services (Article 28 and Article 16 Clinics) Medicaid Service Coordination Respite/Recreation Programs Parent Training, Case Management and Financial Reimbursement Fragile X Information and Referral HeartShare also offers diverse services for children and families including: Foster Care and Adoption Services Foster Care Prevention, Counseling and Advocacy Services Youth Programs HIV/AIDS Services Energy Assistance Programs
Website: Daniel K. Chan, Family Support Coordinator
How To Apply: Contact Suress Spencer (718) 422-3291
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2014-06-30

 

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