Community Services Specialist

  • Part Time
  • Decorah

Website The Spectrum Network

Job Title: Community Services Specialist

Location: Decorah, IA

Company: The Spectrum Network

About Us:

The Spectrum Network is a leading provider of person-centered support services for individuals within Winneshiek County and surrounding areas. We are committed to enhancing our client’s quality of life by offering comprehensive community services focusing on job coaching, supported employment, and supported community living.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our team as Community Services Specialist. In this role, you will be crucial in providing personalized support to individuals with developmental disabilities, helping them achieve their goals and foster greater independence.

Responsibilities:

Job Coaching:

  • Provide one-on-one support to individuals in their workplace.
  • Offer guidance on job tasks, social interactions, and professional development.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive work environment.

Supported Employment:

  • Assist individuals in securing and maintaining meaningful employment.
  • Collaborate with employers to create accommodating work environments.
  • Develop and implement individualized employment plans.

Supported Community Living:

  • Support individuals in their daily living activities.
  • Facilitate community engagement and socialization.
  • Ensure a safe and supportive living environment.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (bachelor’s degree in a related field is a plus).
  • Previous experience in job coaching, supported employment, or community services is preferred but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Understanding of developmental disabilities and a person-centered approach.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salaries.
  • Dental Insurance Options.
  • Employer-paid long-term disability.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Mileage Reimbursement for Applicable Positions.
  • Competitive Paid Time Off Policy.
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with employer match.
  • Professional development opportunities.

Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $16.00 – $17.00 per hour
Expected hours: 25 – 30 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

4 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Evenings as needed
Evening shift
Monday to Friday
Morning shift
Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

To apply for this job please visit www.thespectrumnetwork.org.