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Community Training Specialists

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Job Code: 196419 Location: Brooklyn, NY

Recognized as the #1 Best Company to Work for In New York, the YAI Network is an award-winning, nationally acclaimed network of not-for-profit health and human services agencies dedicated to building brighter futures for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages and their families. We serve individuals, families, and communities in the NYC metropolitan area, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties within New York State. The most recent additions to our network include services to New Jersey and Puerto Rico. Our full range of services include early intervention, pre-school, family supports, day treatment and day habilitation programs, employment training and placement, clinical and residential services, as well as recreation and camping services.

Proud recipients of the following awards:
- New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS SHRM)
#1 Best Company to Work For in New York Award
- American Psychological Associationís National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

F/T 8am-4pm Monday-Friday; BA / BS / BSW required

If you are interested in a challenging position where you can learn a variety of skills while working in a non-traditional environment, this is an ideal opportunity for you. You will work with adults with developmental disabilities in a day program in Brooklyn.

The YAI Network has immediate openings for Community Training Specialists to work in our Day Habilitation Programs in Brooklyn. Join our dynamic team working with adults with developmental disabilities in community based settings, providing pre-employment training at local community volunteer sites. Additionally, Community Training Specialists teach adults with developmental disabilities personal awareness, provide community access, and serve as a liaison with the community.

* BA / BS / BSW required
* Experience with ID/DD/MH population a plus
* Team skills
* Strong writing and communication skills
* Training provided
* Driver's License not required
* F/T Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM

For additional information about the YAI Network please visit www.yai.org.

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