In Home Services Program Counselor Alexandria, MN
Status: Part time
Schedule: 3 hours a week – will vary depending on schedule of consumer and staff
Meridian Services provides assistance to people with developmental disabilities and/or mental health disorders in a variety of programs within the consumer’s home and community. We encourage consumers to pursue their dreams and desires, our employees support them to make meaningful choices and encourage them to become a part of their communities. We believe that our employees are the key to their success. We are looking for caring, compassionate and motivated employees to join our team and begin a meaningful career.
We are seeking Direct Care Professionals/Program Counselors to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities; behavioral or medical complexities or mental health disorders.
As a Program Counselor, you will support our consumers through carrying out programs and outcomes that are created specifically for that individual designed to improve their quality of life. Some of your responsibilities may include teaching a consumer how to cook and grocery shop, working on learning how to balance a checkbook, budgeting skills, volunteering in the community, assisting with personal cares and planning and participating in community activities. Program Counselors working within the In-Home Services program will be working one on one with their consumer typically both in the consumer’s home and also in the community.
Your specific duties and location(s) working will vary, depending on the consumers you support.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record as determined by Meridian Services policy.
Current vehicle insurance.
Prefer at least 6 months experience working with an individuals with mental health or development disability
Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks.
To learn more about our company including open positions as well as full job descriptions, please visit our website: www.meridiansvs.com .