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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 FullTime 

Shift: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Hours per pay period: 80 hours

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

Responsibilities and Duties

A Full Time position is available (7:30 am-3:30 pm Monday through Friday) for an interested applicant to support a very energetic adult with Intellectual Disabilities. He enjoys his independence, working, shopping, eating, sharing new experiences with peers and staff, and using the computer to play hidden object and puzzle games.

Preference will be given to the person who can demonstrate the ability 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 on-site support to him at his places of work. He currently works 2 days a week at a pizzeria where he cleans. He also currently works 1 day a week at a pharmacy store where he operates the cash register. The ideal candidate will also be inclined to problem solve, work independently and provide excellent customer service as they assist the young man to achieve his personal, social, and vocational goals. A great candidate will serve as an active role model whom welcomes a challenge. You must have the ability to be routine oriented yet able to adapt when called for by a situation.  Desired character traits include; being compassionate, pro-active, observant, caring and patient.

If the above description sounds like you, and if you’re 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 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 while he is not at work. 

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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