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Company Overview

Spring Dell Center, Inc. is dedicated to assisting individuals with disabilities in achieving their highest level of independence by providing support and employment opportunities for the quality of life they desire within their community. Our employees are responsible for providing the highest quality of individualized services. Our ultimate goal  is to promote full community integration for individuals with disabilities.

Training Specialist 1:1

Salary: $11.06/hour

Job Type:  Non Exempt Part Time 

Shift: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Hours per pay period: 70 hours

Location: Spring Dell Center, Inc., La Plata, MD

Responsibilities and Duties

A part-time position is available (Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM) for an interested applicant to provide personal support to a gentleman with developmental and intellectual disabilities. He enjoys music, going to dances, day trips, bowling, and enjoys learning and seeing nature. He loves positive attention and often needs reassurance. 

Preference will be given to the person who can demonstrate the abilities to be creative, organized, motivated, and a self-starter. The successful applicant in this position will have the abilities to schedule outings and activities; as well as provide assistance in vocational endeavors taken on by this gentleman. They will also be inclined to problem solve and work independently as they assist him to achieve his personal, social, and vocational goals. An ideal employee/friend will serve as an active role model whom welcomes a challenge. You must have the ability to be routine oriented but able to quickly adapt when called for by a situation. Desired character traits include: being compassionate, pro-active, observant, caring, dependable, and patient. 

If the above description sounds like you and you are ready to provide support, and in return see another person’s life broadened and enriched by a variety of experiences.  You should grab this position while it’s still open.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Implementing goals.
  • Monitoring/documenting progress.
  • Assisting with “Individual’s Personalized Plan”.
  • Being aware of circumstances where safety could be at risk.
  • Planning activities around areas that may peak his interest for employment, volunteering and/or community engagement.
  • Planning activities which will provide the opportunity to develop vocational, community and social skills.
  • Actively participating in all aspects of his supports.
  • Coordinate supports in the community 5 days per week.
  • Administering medication.
  • Providing personal care.
  • Transporting to and from community activities in a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Qualifications and Skills

       Minimum Requirements:

  • Clean driving record with 2 years driving experience.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience working with disabled adults preferred.
  • Basic Computer Skills.

Benefits and Perks

  • Paid Training
  • Paid Travel Expenses
  • Paid Holidays (10)
  • Health Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free $10,000 Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Workmen’s Compensation
  • Direct Deposit
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Bereavement Leave

Spring Dell Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer promoting a drug-free, smoke-free workplace.


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