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THANK YOU

To all our DSP’s (Direct Support Personnel) at PACC & throughout Pennsylvania, WE THANK YOU! We appreciate you SO MUCH!  Our DSP/habilitation aides are the backbone of this organization. Across the country, DSPs make vital contributions to our communities. Through their dedication, creativity, advocacy and boundless energy, our DSPs ensure people with disabilities have the necessary supports to live, work, and enjoy life more independently in the community!

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT PACC

PA Connecting Communities has a large number of opportunities for dedicated individuals with a deep desire to help those in our community who are intellectually challenged or suffering from autism.   We value our employees as members of our PACC family.

Currently we’re looking for Hab Specialists, Transition Specialists and Behavior Specialists to join our family at PACC.

JOIN THE FAMILY AT PACC, GIVE YOUR TIME AND SMILES TO HELP OTHERS SMILE

Speech Therapist

PA Connecting Communities is seeking a part-time licensed Speech Therapist consultant experienced  with individuals having intellectual disabilities and/or autism.

PA Connecting Communities offers a wide and varied calendar of day programming and community based activities to assist the individual in skill acquisition and to cultivate their natural supports.  Be part of our innovative and growing team, start a fun and rewarding career as a Speech Therapist!

The ideal candidate:

It is preferred that the Speech Therapist has earned at least a Master’s Degree, with a licensure in Speech Therapy plus experience in adult education, mental health or Intellectual Disabilities service system. In addition, the ideal candidate will be available for consultation during daytime programming (10 am-2 pm) several days weekly.

Applicants must:

·         The Speech Therapist must be 18 years or older.

·         The Speech Therapist must have a minimum of a licensure in speech therapy.

·         The Speech Therapist must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle available for daily use.

·         The Speech Therapist must be able to pass PA Criminal Background check, FBI background check, and Child Abuse Clearances.

The mission of PA Connecting Communities is Empowering individuals with special needs and/or needing accommodations, with information and opportunities to improve their quality of life.  PACC accomplishes this by developing social programs to develop friendships, promoting the arts, participating in community programs, promoting inclusion, and developing competitive employment opportunities.  The vision of PA Connecting Communities is to create social change through this mission by providing, vocational (on the job) training programs, programs that focus on social/cultural activities, recreational/ fitness opportunities, and remedial/academic classes to the disability community.  PACC follows the principle of “Everyday Lives”.

Salary: Competitive Hourly Consultation rate

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resumes to hiring@paconnectingcommunities.org

Habilitation Specialist

Flexible Schedules, Competitive Pay Rates, & Benefit Opportunities available

FT & PT positions open in Allegheny, Beaver, and Westmoreland Counties

PA Connecting Communities is seeking compassionate and caring Habilitation Specialists to assist individuals having intellectual disabilities with their daily living skills and social outings to enrich the quality of their lives.  The Habilitation Specialist works individually or with a small group to develop skills as identified in the individual’s ISP. PA Connecting Communities offers a wide and varied calendar of day programming and community-based activities to assist the individual in skill acquisition and to cultivate their natural supports.  Be part of our innovative and growing team, start a fun and rewarding career as a Habilitation Specialist!

The mission of PA Connecting Communities is Empowering individuals with special needs and/or needing accommodations, with information and opportunities to improve their quality of life.  PACC accomplishes this by developing social programs to develop friendships, promoting the arts, participating in community programs, promoting inclusion, and developing competitive employment opportunities.  The vision of PA Connecting Communities is to create social change through this mission by providing, vocational (on the job) training programs, programs that focus on social/cultural activities, recreational/ fitness opportunities, and remedial/academic classes to the disability community.  PACC follows the principle of “Everyday Lives”.

The ideal candidate:

It is preferred that the Habilitation Specialist has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field (equivalent education and experience) plus experience in adult education, mental health or Intellectual Disabilities service system.

Applicants must:

  • ·         The Habilitation Specialist must be 18 years or older.
  • ·         The Habilitation Specialist must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • ·         The Habilitation Specialist must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle available for daily use to take individuals out into the community for daily skill development.
  • ·         The Habilitation Specialist must be able to pass a Criminal Background check and Child Abuse Clearances.

Full-Time applicants must have flexible schedules, including some evening and weekend availability.

Flexible part-time positions are available days, evening and weekends.

For immediate consideration submit a resume and cover letter to hiring@paconnectingcommunities.org.  Please include your availability and whether you are interested in a full-time or part-time position.

Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour based on experience and education

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