Inclusion Advocate Job at VistAbility, Antioch, CA

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  • VistAbility
  • Antioch, CA

Job Description

Join Our Legacy of Care at Vist Ability !

Since 1965,   Vist Ability   has been a beacon of support, serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across 13 locations in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. Rooted in a deep commitment to person-centered services, we have built a culture that values work-life balance and celebrates the joy of service.

Empower Independence and Social Connections: Inclusion Advocate in Antioch, CA

Make a difference in the lives of adults with disabilities ! As an Inclusion Advocate, you'll play a crucial role in our vibrant team, helping individuals build social skills, gain independence, and explore the joys of community life. Join us in a rewarding position where your passion for inclusion and empowerment can shine.

What You'll Do:

  • Be a champion for individual growth: Partner with adults with disabilities to achieve their unique goals, tailoring community-based activities to their interests and aspirations.
  • Make a real Impact: Support participants with their medical and personal care needs; including assistance with bathroom use, changing of adult diapers, and assistance with feeding.
  • Craft personalized pathways: Develop, review, and evaluate individual program plans, tracking progress and celebrating milestones along the journey.
  • Connect and collaborate: Build strong relationships with participants, families, and community partners, fostering a supportive network for success.
  • Unleash the power of community: Explore diverse opportunities together, from bowling and parks to volunteer work and educational classes.
  • Unlock social potential: Support individuals in developing valuable social skills, navigating community interactions, and building meaningful connections.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary: $20.50/hour, plus a comprehensive benefits package!
  • Meaningful impact: Witness firsthand the transformative power of your work as individuals gain confidence, independence, and social connections.
  • Supportive environment: Join a collaborative team dedicated to professional development and growth opportunities.
  • Dynamic and engaging: Experience a daily variety of activities and community interactions, making a difference in a fun and enriching way.

Who You Are:

  • Passionate advocate: You believe in the power of inclusion and are driven to empower individuals to thrive in their communities.
  • Skilled facilitator: You excel at building rapport, guiding activities, and fostering a positive and inclusive environment.
  • Collaborative and patient: You enjoy working with diverse individuals, demonstrating empathy and celebrating individual progress.
  • Organized and detail-oriented: You are adept at planning, documenting, and communicating effectively.
  • Team player: You thrive in a collaborative setting and value open communication.

Qualifications:

  • Valid California driver's license and reliable car for work purposes (required).
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience providing direct care to people with disabilities. (required)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field (preferred).

Ready to make a lasting impact? We are! Apply today and join us in creating a more inclusive and connected community for all.

Position: Inclusion Advocate
Location: Antioch, CA
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00-3:30 pm (37.5 hours per week)
Compensation: $20.50/hour + great benefits!

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health & financial security: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, and a 403(b) retirement plan to help you thrive.
  • Support beyond work: Access your Care.com Membership, Legal Advice, and Mental Health resources for confidential advice and care.
  • Unwind and recharge: Generous Paid time off including; paid vacation, paid sick days, and 11 paid holidays, (plus a bonus paid birthday "holiday" to celebrate you near your birthday)!
  • Grow with us: Enjoy increasing vacation accrual rates based on your years of service, so you can explore more as you stay with us.

 

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Monday to Friday,

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