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Personal Care Assistant Boston/Worcester

Company: Triangle, Inc
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOverview: "Through support, opportunity and challenge, Triangle empowers people with disabilities and their families to enjoy rich, fulfilling lives."

Triangle, an innovative non-profit organization assisting people with cognitive and physical disabilities is seeking a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) for the Empowering People for Inclusive Communities (EPIC) program.

EPIC, a part of Triangle, was founded in 2011 with the mission of preparing young people with disabilities to be actively engaged community leaders through education, leadership development and community service.

About the Job:Triangle is looking for a dependable individual committed to assisting youth with disabilities to fulfill their leadership potential in the Boston and Worcester Areas. The qualified candidate will assist youth with disabilities in providing personal care and needed accommodations to ensure they are able to participate in EPIC programming, in addition to supporting staff with the execution of programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist EPIC youth with personal care routines as needed (toileting, eating, etc.)• Support youth by providing needed accommodations to ensure their participation in EPIC programming• Work with EPIC staff to assist in preparing for programming to make sure the needs of all of EPIC's young leaders are being met• Supervise youth during workshops, volunteer opportunities, and recreational activities• Represents Triangle and EPIC to family members, community organizations, and partners• Provide Program Participants with instruction in performing community service projects and other programming• Ensure that all personal care assistance provide to EPIC youth fits into EPIC's self-advocacy model by ensuring that all assistance is youth led

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain proper care, use, inventory and storage of supplies and equipment• Identify and assist in curriculum development and execution• Participate in all required training• Intervene in minor behavioral issues• Participate in team meetings • Assist in reaching programmatic goals set by EPIC Executive Director• Other duties as assigned

Please note: This position requires traveling to different partners. Candidate must have a valid driver's license or dependable transportation. Candidate must pass a pre-employment CORI, Drug Test, and Driving Record Check.

Education and Experience:A minimum of 2 years of experience in human services, that includes experience working with youth with disabilities. Experience assisting people with disabilities with their personal care. This is a per-diem role. Requires flexible schedule including work on the weekends. Per-diem

Keywords: Triangle, Inc, Boston , Personal Care Assistant Boston/Worcester, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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