Pathlight Group
  • 16-Jan-2020 (EST)
  • Family Services/Autism Connections
  • Easthampton, MA, USA
  • $18.43 - $19.95
  • Hourly
  • Per Diem

Temporary position with potential to go to Full Time in the future

Responsible for performing a variety of duties to support families with children with autism by providing training, information, family contacts, and referrals to other agencies; educate the community regarding autism; provide family support; work with community agencies to integrate children with autism; assist in the maintenance of the resource center in compliance with Pathlight, Autism Connections and governing agencies' policies, procedures and regulations. Partner with families within the DESE Program in creating and coordinating in-home strategies and supports to prevent out of home placement.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provide support to families: gets to know families and children with autism; makes family visits; develop support plans/ intervention strategies; provides information on resources and services; maintain contact and ongoing support as needed; connect families with other families for support; maintain files and records. Work with family and staff to promote community integration.
  2. Works with funding sources to plan and coordinate the delivery of support services to families; monitors the implementation of the services; maintains liaison with the family as needed.
  3. Responsible for timely and accurate data entry. Develop and track family contracts and budgets.
  4. Keep current with developments in the field through reading trade journals and books, attending workshops and webinars.
  5. Requires travel

POSITION AVAILABILITY:   Monday through Thursday 11am-6:30pm with flexibility to meet programmatic needs -that include nights and weekends including one Wednesday evening 5-7:30pm per month to assist with child care for a parent support group

LOCATION: Hampshire County with traveling throughout western Massachusetts. This is a regional program and requires travel throughout all of western Mass depending on caseload assignment.   

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