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Human/Social Services

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Achieve Lead Instructor

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Program/Dept: odyssey house (A clubhouse model program which provides employment, job readiness, education and other support services to adults with mental illness) in Holyoke, MA Schedule:Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Flexibility required) QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY Prefer: Bachelor’s degree in a related field with internship experience or two years of mental health experience. Will consider: Associate’s degree, High School diploma or GED with at least two years of human service experience. Model and demonstrate a wellness lifestyle including exercise and healthy diet choices. Strong computer skills including Word and Excel. Valid driver’s license, good driving record and own vehicle Prefer also: Clubhouse model, Vocational/Training Program, Instructor Experience, and or Job Development/Marketing experience. Demonstrate respect for the rights and abilities of people with disabilities and ability to work within a member-empowerment philosophy. Strong adaptability, sense of responsibility and initiative, problem-solving and teamwork skills. Bi-Lingual in Spanish/English a plus SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES 1) Primarily responsible for overall execution and leadership of ACHIEVE job readiness and job placement program. 2) Work side by side with program members doing all unit tasks. 3) Assist program manager and other units as needed. 4) Maintain confidential member files. 5) Assess and intervene in pre-crisis situations and alert appropriate staff for crisis intervention. 6) Develop relationships with individual members in an effort to build trust and meaning. 7) Keep required records and submit required reports. 8) Work individually and cooperatively to maintain and improve high quality program services. 9) Work in accordance with clubhouse standards. SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Human Resources Unlimited Deb Augherton 120 Maple Street, Suite 400 Springfield, MA 01103 (413) 781-5359 FAX (413) 746-3370 E-mail:

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Human Services (UG)

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Employer Name:

Deb Augherton


Human Resources Unlimited


Human/Social Services



120 Maple Street, Suite 400







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