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WISE – Direct Care Worker

Position Summary:

Provides support both in-home and in other community settings to individuals with diagnosed mental illness with the ultimate goal of restoring participant’s ability to independently function and participate in social, interpersonal, family or community activities.

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

1) High school diploma or GED.

2) Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

3) Written Communication/Reading Comprehension – Communicate effectively in writing and understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

4) Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

5) Critical Thinking – Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

6) Service Orientation – Actively look for ways to help people

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(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

NAFI CT, Inc – Youth Counselor

NAFI CT, Inc. will support and train energetic, flexible, and motivated individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of youth. We are currently seeking motivated and energetic individuals to work in our group homes servicing male adolescents / young adults with developmental disabilities and specialized emotional and behavioral needs. An exciting entry level position, direct care staff work in a team environment to teach daily living skills while providing a structured supportive home environment. Currently seeking full time and casual / relief positions in Thomaston, Prospect, and New Britain . EOE

Requirements : Must have an Associates or Bachelor’s degree and available to work flexible hours.

Required education:

  • Associate

To apply, click here!

Disclaimer

(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

 

Allied Community Services, Inc. – Residential Counselor

Full Time job, with a benefits package. Allied Community Services Inc. is  looking for staff to provide assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a living in a group home.  There is one position in East Windsor, CT open with great 2nd shift hours.

For more information or to apply, click here!

Disclaimer

(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

 

Resident Support Assistant

HARC is a major provider of clinical and supportive services for people with intellectual disability and related challenges. Serving greater Hartford since 1951, HARC provides the full range of services from intermittent support to pervasive care. Services include: early intervention through Connecticut’s Birth-to-Three System, family support, respite and year round recreation, employment and adult day programs, behavioral health, residential, elderly and advocacy. HARC advocates for civil rights, supportive services throughout the lifetime, and quality of life for people with intellectual disability and their families.

Position: Resident Support Assistant

Position Requirements:

  • At least 1 year experience/ related experience considered
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to obtain and maintain certifications in: CPR, PMT, and DDS Medication Administration

Description:

A Ressident Suppport Assistant supports adults and children with intellectual disabilities with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) in their homes and in the community. Activities of Daily living include social interactions, leisure activities, meal preparation, general maintenance of the home and agency vehicles, behavioral support/interventions and other related tasks. Full time, part time, day and evening hours available. Entry level, hourly positions.
Group Homes in West Hartford, East Hartford, Bloomfield, Wethersfield and Rocky Hill

 

For more information/to apply, click here!

 

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(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

NextGenVest – City Captain Intern

Job Description

Your city is on our “target city list” to launch in the spring of 2017. When NextGenVest launches in a city, we are able to help approximately 10,000 high school students in a local community within a school year. As our City Captain, you will go through an exciting training process on how to increase outreach to local high schools, build professional relationships with teachers and counselors, and recruit your own team of Outreach Leaders.

Duration: ASAP to June 23rd, 2017 (option to continue to the summer semester based on performance)

Scheduling: Approximately 5 hours per week with an additional 2-3 hours to host workshops

Qualifications

  • Must be a current college or graduate student (no alumni nor high school students should apply)
  • Must be aligned with our mission
  • Be accountable and sociable
  • Any majors can apply
  • Resumes and cover letters are not required!

Payment

  • $10 per hour with a flexible schedule
  • $100 bonuses per week for successfully completing your tasks!

For more information/to apply, click here!

Disclaimer

(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

Summer Campaign Jobs for an Environmental Nonprofit

Our Mission:

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national, non-profit organization that runs campaigns for America’s leading environmental and social change organizations. We launched the Fund in 1982 to help find ways to engage people on the most pressing problems of our day and turn that support into solutions. By having face-to-face one-on-one conversations we give thousands, sometimes millions of people the opportunity for their voices’ to be heard, through petitions, emails, small donations and meetings. That’s people power, and that’s what it takes to make real change.

Job Description:

Currently, we have paid Canvasser and Field Manager positions open in 30+ cities accross the country. These are full-time summer positions available from April through August at an average of $10-$17/hr.

Responsibilities:

  • Help the directors launch the campaign and build a team of staff this spring
  • Build membership and raise money for environmental and social change groups
  • Educate and engage citizens on pressing issues
  • Recruit, train and manage a team of staff in the office and in the field
  • Meet with the directors each week to evaluate progress and provide input on hiring decisions, goals and priorities

 

For more information/ to apply, click here or call 1-800-75-EARTH

 

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(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

The Metropolitan District Commission – College Intern 2017

The Metropolitan District is a non-profit municipal corporation chartered by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1929 to provide potable water and sewerage services on a regional basis. Today, the MDC provides quality water supply, water pollution control, mapping, and household hazardous waste collection to eight member municipalities – Bloomfield, East Hartford, Hartford, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor – and to portions of other towns in the region.

The Patrol department is looking to hire a full-time (40 hours/week) college intern for the MDC’s summer internship program.

This intern will work at the company’s Reservoir 6 facility in Bloomfield.

$14 – $16 an hour – Full-time, Internship

The program will begin on June 5 and run through August 4, 2017.

 

For more information and/or to apply, click here!

 

Disclaimer

(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

 

The Connection – Case Manager

“For more than 40 years, The Connection has been one of Connecticut´s leading private, non-profit human service and community development agencies offering unique solutions to the problems of homelessness, mental illness, substance use and community justice rehabilitation. The Connection is comprised of 3 services areas; Behavioral Health, Community Justice, and Family Support Services. The Connection´s statewide programs reunite families; break the generational cycles of abuse and neglect; create stronger, safer communities; assist people with mental health and addiction issues; provide long term supportive housing to individuals and families including those with diagnosed behavioral health disorders; provide residential treatment for women and/or men in recovery, and offer less costly service alternatives, saving taxpayer dollars.”

Wolfe

New Haven, CT

$14.00

40 hours

Tuesday through Saturday, holidays included

Mar 30, 2017

For more information and/or to apply, click here!

Disclaimer

(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence – Victim Advocate for Sex Offender Supervision Unit

Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence is the state’s leading voice to end sexual violence and a non-profit coalition of nine community based sexual assault crisis programs whose mission is to end sexual violence and provide high quality, comprehensive and culturally competent sexual assault victim services. Through long standing collaborations and a growing number of diverse and engaged allies, we focus on ensuring victim centered advocacy and services, drive public policy efforts that improve the response to victims and survivors, and provide prevention education and training programs to change the cultural attitudes and behaviors that support offending behavior.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience working with victims of sexual assault
  • BA in Social Work or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to women’s issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to accurately update and maintain records
  • Possession of sexual assault counselor certification or willingness to obtain within six (6) months of employment
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required

For more information, click here!

 

Disclaimer

(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)

Futuros College Prep Program

The Futuros College Prep Program is looking for volunteers to tutor/mentor high school students. Most students need help in Math, Chemistry and SAT preparation.

When: Saturday mornings 9am-11am or 11am-1pm, now through the end of the school year.

Where: Center for Latino Progress. 95 Park Street, Hartford 06106. Second floor. Parking available next door.

If you are interested in setting up a time to help a student contact Tony Cherolis the Youth Program Coordinator:

tony_cherolis@ctprf.org

860-247-3227, ext 20

 

Disclaimer

(Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.)