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Inclusion Member

Actively Recruiting

Openings

4 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 1, 2021 - July 31, 2022

Application Window

September 22, 2021 - May 13, 2022

Location

  • Riviera Beach, FL

Contact Information

Grace McCauley
(561) 721-2818
Gmccauley@arcpbc.org

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Position Details

AmeriCorps Member

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Description

AmeriCorps Members at the Arc of Palm Beach County serves as a mentor for adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Inclusion member will be trained in the Project Discovery curriculum as well as knowledge in identity protection, knowledge in accessing healthcare, participating in health management, healthy life style choices, nutrition, and preventative techniques for relevant medical conditions, fitness, inclusive community activities and increased social ties, develop job readiness; employment soft skills, explore job opportunities and provide vocational training. Based on the specific individual plan of the Arc participant, Inclusion members will administer the pre and post-test to 9 participants based on activities of daily living or employment. Members will document the scores on an excel database by members and monitored by the program manager. Members will receive an orientation to include required member trainings: Disability Awareness & Etiquette, Diversity, Citizenship. Member are required to complete First Aid/CPR training, HIPAA, First Aid & Disaster Preparedness training. Orientation will also cover prohibited activities in detail (listed below), review of contracts, and other pertinent agency and site information.

AmeriCorps Members at the Arc of Palm Beach County serves as a mentor for adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Inclusion member will be trained in the Project Discovery curriculum as well as knowledge in identity protection, knowledge in accessing healthcare, participating in health management, healthy life style choices, nutrition, and preventative techniques for relevant medical conditions, fitness, inclusive community activities and increased social ties, develop job readiness; employment soft skills, explore job opportunities and provide vocational training. Based on the specific individual plan of the Arc participant, Inclusion members will administer the pre and post-test to 9 participants based on activities of daily living or employment. Members will document the scores on an excel database by members and monitored by the program manager. Members will receive an orientation to include required member trainings: Disability Awareness & Etiquette, Diversity, Citizenship. Member are required to complete First Aid/CPR training, HIPAA, First Aid & Disaster Preparedness training. Orientation will also cover prohibited activities in detail (listed below), review of contracts, and other pertinent agency and site information. Read More

Living Allowance

$80 - $250 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Trainings that support working with people with disabilities and Professional Development.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

17 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

Disability, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

21

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Disability Services Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Grace McCauley
(561) 721-2818
Gmccauley@arcpbc.org

Hosted By

Position Details

AmeriCorps Member

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