Veterans Wanted!
Community, Work & Independence, Inc.
  • Part Time
  • Immediately
  • PO BOX 303, Glens Falls/Queensbury, NY 12804
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Respite/Home Care Assistant/Community Support Professional

TITLE: Respite/Home Care/Community Support Professional

LOCATION: Glens Falls region, local travel required (opportunities also available in Greenwich, Salem, Granville)

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT:  per diem with a potential for a regular, part time, benefited position

SCHEDULE: Variable hours

POSITION CONCEPT:The Community Support Professional will assist the Community Support Coordinator in providing community habilitation and/or respite services on an on-call basis, which could include nights, weekends, and overnights.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Community Support Professionals must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, good character and background and an acceptable driver’s license.  Demonstrated competency in First Aid/CPR, safety procedures and computer literacy a plus.  Must be highly responsible, able to work independently, with at least one year of experience working with disabled population.

********Apply online at www.cwinc.org******

Who We Are…

In 1963, CWI began as Community Workshop, Inc. serving a humble contingent of six community individuals in a sheltered employment setting. Fifty years later, CWI has changed its name to Community, Work and Independence, Inc. to better reflect the range of programs and services offered. Today CWI assists 1,200 individuals at nearly 40 locations across four counties. In addition, the not-for-profit organization has grown to become one of the largest employers in the area with over 700 employees and an annual operating budget of nearly $30 million resulting in a substantial impact on the region’s economy.

CWI has worked to bring about positive change and hope for many. A cornerstone in communities across the four-county region, CWI has transformed the lives of numerous individuals with disabilities and other barriers. CWI offers a myriad of services to meet the needs of people who are developmentally and learning disabled, medically frail, brain injured, economically disadvantaged and individuals with other challenges. CWI supports these individuals who strive to be productive and meaningful members of their local community by building a foundation which allows individuals to springboard toward a higher level of independence. Independence may equate to CWI helping individuals find and sustain employment, become involved with volunteer opportunities, partake in recreational opportunities, learn independent living skills, and promote self-advocacy, to name a few.