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Activities Staff

West Columbia, SC | Full Time
15 Days Ago

Job Description



Currently, we are seeking an Activities Assistant for our unit that works with young adults with Autism.  This position is full-time and general hours will be from 8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Monday through Friday however flexibility based on the needs of the program is required. 


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):


  • Develop activities for adults with Autism while adapting these activities to their abilities
  • Prepare, organize, and schedule a monthly activities calendar that is age appropriate
  • Work with other staff members to develop new activity programs for the group
  • Work with the team to build an excellent environment for individuals with autism
  • Assist with developing behavior plans and consistently execute these plans


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:


  • Working in a group setting with at least 15 individuals at one time
  • Behavior Support experience with individuals with special needs
  • Knowledge and at least one year of experience working with a special needs population with a focus on Autism
  • Knowledge and/or experience with calendar making software, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision 
  • Must be able to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
  • Team player with all levels of the team
  • Creative and Crafty
  • Must be able to stay calm and cool in stressful situations
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and positively with participants, families, and caregivers while addressing both positive and challenging incidents and situations


   IF YOU ARE LIVELY AND LOVE PEOPLE AND BELIEVE THIS POSITION IS FOR YOU, WE WILL TRAIN YOU !!!