Support Specialist - On-Call Part-Time

Nov 17 2017
Goodwill Industries of Hawaii |Honolulu|Part Time
Job Description

We are looking for responsible, dedicated, and fun-loving individuals who want to help others! 

Posting Name: Support Specialist - PAB Ho'olana Waiver (On-Call)
Location: Various Locations on Oahu
Schedule: Part-Time and Full  Time opportunities available! Core hours are 7am-8pm, Monday to Sunday, and is dependent on participants' needs.
Compensation: $10.57/hour


Schedule: Flexible with availability!  Looking for individuals who can work afternoons and on weekends as needed.  Travel is required for this position.

Job Summary

Provides support and assistance necessary to meet the physical and personal management needs of participants that encourages relationship building and independence. Duties include but are not limited to:

 

  • Empowers participants to make informed decisions by providing necessary information and support
  • Provides support and assistance necessary to meet the physical and personal management needs of participants that encourages relationship building and independence
  • Uses effective advocacy strategies to assist participants in exercising individual, legal, and administrative rights
  • Works independently and is responsible for representing the program in the community
  • Applies formal and informal assessments processes that will assist the participant to achieve desired goals and outcomes 
  • Assists participants to build a network of formal and informal supports by accessing community resources, public and private services 
  • Demonstrates understanding of person-centered planning concepts by assisting in the development, implement, and review of individual plans to ensure progress toward goals and desired outcomes

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education degree (GED) or six months to one year related experience and/or training
  • Good interpersonal communication skills (Written & verbal)
  • Be or become CPR/First Aide certified
  • Must be able to meet TB Clearance
  • Must have valid Hawaii driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets company guidelines
  • Must have access to an insured vehicle with valid registration and safety check
  • Must be able to clear criminal history and Adult/Child Protective Services Central Registry checks

All applicants must currently reside in the state of Hawaii and be available for an in-person interview.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities

Part-Time On-Call positions in various locations on Oahu:

  • Windward Oahu
  • Central Oahu
  • Leeward Oahu
  • Honolulu Oahu

 Apply:  www.higoodwill.org/jobs

 

At Goodwill Hawaii our mission is simple, yet powerful, we help people with employment barriers reach their full potential and become self-sufficient.  We are the third largest non-profit agency in Hawaii and our motivation is sustaining Hawaii’s community through the power of work.   Last year we placed nearly 1,500 people into employment, resulting in $22 million in annual wages earned as a result of these job placements.  Join the Goodwill Hawaii family and help strengthen our Hawaii community, one job at a time. 

 

Goodwill Hawaii is committed to fully complying with all Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action laws and regulations.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. We also foster a drug-free work environment.