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Program Services Aide - part time
Venango County Association for the Blind (VCAB) is currently seeking a part time Program Services Aide. VCAB is proud to have an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and hard work is recognized. Candidates must be self-motivated, have a proven track record of good attendance, and be committed to client centered services. Be able to work Monday through on a flexible scheduled determined by client schedules. Candidates must also live within reasonable commute of our office 3035 State Route 257, Seneca, PA 16346. Though the VCAB office is located in Venango County, services extend to Clarion and Forest Counties as well.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Transport clients to appointments locally and out of county = Provide sighted guide service (will train) = Provide in home services (ie. reading mail, filling out forms, paying bills, etc.) = Schedule and conduct Child and Adult Vision Screening and Education Programs = Document services provided as determined in the PAB Service Handbook and according to VCAB Standards = Assist with recreational and fundraising activities as requested = Other duties as may be assigned from the Executive Director.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High school diploma or equivalent • Must be 18 years of age or older • Valid PA driver’s license with proof of insurance and clean driving record • The ability to drive in Pittsburgh, Erie, New Castle, Hermitage, etc. Excellent communication, computer, and documentation skills. Basic literacy is required. Capability to read, accurately interpret and analyze written information, and legibly prepare written documentation • Comfortability working with the blind and vision impaired. • Ability to work well within a team atmosphere •
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Prior experience with human services helpful
ABOUT VCAB: Venango County Association for the Blind is a Non-Profit agency and a member agency to the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind in Mechanicsburg, PA. VCAB is also a partner Agency of the United Way of Venango County. Our employees are the most important part of our Company and have made us who we are today. We are dedicated to the communities in which we live and work and have provided these services for 96 years.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: This part time Service Aide position starts at $13.00 per hour with the capacity to be scheduled up to 20 hours per week. After successful completion of the 90 day introductory period, the hourly rate will increase to $13.25. VCAB provides part time employees the following benefits: Simple IRA with a 3% Company Match and Flexible Schedules
HOW TO APPLY: The successful candidate must obtain Fingerprint, State police and Child Clearances. For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter (preferably in PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Venango County Association for the Blind is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We believe our differences makes us all better, pushing us to look at things differently while enriching our own personal life experiences. That’s why we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive work environment. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis