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Advocates, IncSee more

addressAddressSterling, MA
type Form of workFull-Time
CategoryInformation Technology

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Minimum Education RequiredHigh School Diploma/GEDOverview


Promote the values, dreams and potential of individuals with developmental disabilities through education and meaningful activities. 


  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and commitment to, agency mission and values. 
  • Demonstrate respect for, and provide information to, individuals regarding human rights, privacy, and confidentiality. 
  • Follow agency policies and procedures, including work schedule, use of time off and transportation schedule. 
  • Interact verbally in a professional manner with the individuals supported, families, coworkers, supervisors and community members. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to set a side personal prejudices and fears to support individual(s) in taking risks and making informed decisions. 
  • Maintain agency standards of confidentiality. 
  • Complete required documentation in a timely and professional manner. 
  • Identify local community resources and ensure individual(s) access to needed local resources on a consistent basis. 
  • Maintain a respectful manner and tone of voice with others. 
  • Promote teamwork and open communication among staff members and individuals supported by the program. 
  • Appropriately implement teaching strategies for ISP goals and behavior plan. 




  • Problem Solving- identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully. 
  • Respect -shows respect for self, coworkers and the individuals supported.  
  • Interpersonal Skills- maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things. 
  • Oral communication- speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations demonstrates group presentation skills. 
  • Written Communication- is able to read and write information to communicate. 
  • Planning/organizing- prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans. 
  • Quality control- demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality. 
  • Adaptability- adapts to changes in the work environment and deals with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. 
  • Dependability- is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance. 
  • Safety and security- actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • One year experience in MR/MH area preferred. 
  • Valid driver's license along with an acceptable driving status. 
  • Use of a reliable vehicle, which seats two passengers. 
  • Additional specific experience may be required.


HMEA, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of affirmative action.

Education: High School Diploma/GEDEmployment Type: FULL_TIME
Refer code: 8202170. Advocates, Inc - The previous day - 2024-02-11 15:51

Advocates, Inc

Sterling, MA
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