P/T Early Intervention Specialist - Lebanon County
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. - Lebanon County, PA

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P/T Early Intervention Specialist - Lebanon County, PA Position: Early Intervention Specialist - Lebanon County, PA

Status: Hourly
FLSA classification: Non-exempt

Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and to invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families.

Summary of the Position: Exciting program focusing on Early Intervention, children ages 0-3. Direct face to face service provided in the home and community settings to build needed skills with children and families. Staff will follow Individual Service Plan and assessment recommendations as established by County MH/MR/EI. The program has a specialty in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Behavioral Interventions, and Family- Focused treatment.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Position requires reliable transportation, valid Pennsylvania driver's license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be completed, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Clearance, State Police Criminal Record Check, and 3-year Driving Record.

Educational requirements are a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Child Development or Family Studies. One year full-time or full-time-equivalent paid experience is required. Experience may include working with preschool children, preschool children with disabilities, and their families also, teaching experience with preschool children.

Additional candidates with the following will be considered; A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with at least 15 credit hours in Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Child Development or Family Studies. One year full-time or full-time-equivalent paid experience is required.

Training is provided by Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Employees must complete training that is relevant to the developmental disability community as required. CPR/FA certification, Advocacy, Autism, Mandt training and pre-employment trainings are required. This program is specialty focused and training intensive to assure ongoing knowledge and commitment to developmental disability and community services.

Benefits Available: Hourly Benefits - Competitive Hourly Rate, Mini-Med Indemnity plan, Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, Voluntary Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional and two personal references to: ATTN: Staci Shupp 518 South 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 Fax: 717-228-0939 Phone: 717-228-0935

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Posted 3/4/13

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