Requisition Number: PA053-PRGSO-H-10-2020-02
Job Title: Program Specialist I
City: Bethlehem
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $21.50-$22.00

Program Specialist I

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Description/Job Summary

Resources for Human Development is OPEN and hiring for Full-Time Program Specialist                                       

Are you looking for a rewarding career helping others improve their quality of life?

Resources for Human Development is seeking a mission-driven Program Specialist to join our program located in the Bethlehem area. The Program Specialist is responsible for supporting the health, safety, and growth of the individuals within the program.

Advantages of Working for RHD:

  • Full Benefits Package
  • Generous PTO Plan
  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Student loan forgiveness program
  • Discounts on Cell Phone service

Responsibilities/Duties

Essential Duties and Functions
  • Create an environment that empowers individuals through the development of skills and coordination of resources and supportive services.
  • Oversee the quality of programmatic, health, and facilitative services by ensuring that the needs of individuals served are met and necessary services and supports are provided
  • Complete and review annual assessments and progress summaries for all consumers, all monthly and quarterly progress notes, and lifetime medical histories.
  • Write instructional plans for the implementation of goals, objectives, and outcomes to implement consumer long and short-term goals and train all staff in the implementation of ISPs annually.

Required Experience

  • Two years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities - *Bachelors Degree               or
  • Five years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities -*Associates Degree

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities.    or
  • Associates Degree with a minimum of 60 credits and five years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. 

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Drivers License

Program Summary

Mainstay United offers a supervised community-based residential program designed to provide a range of established and innovative rehabilitation strategies for adults with developmental disabilities and problematic sexual behaviors who are in need of clinical/forensic treatment. The program focuses on community and personal safety, accountability, competence, least restrictive alternative, normalization, due process, and control.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.