Day Program Specialist
Location: Whitehouse, OH 43571

Position Description
Bittersweet Farms is a residential, educational, and vocational facility that have been providing services to individuals with autism for more than three decades. We are currently seeking a Full-Time Day Program Specialist to help us redefine what is possible with Autism!

The Day Program Specialist will provide essential support to the daily functioning and success of the day program including, but not limited to:

• Ensure that the individuals are provided with all the resources needed in order to work at improving the quality of life.
• Provide ongoing assessment of each individual’s pathway to employment, goal progression, and implementation of all supports.
• Attend and provide input for individual team meetings and relaying all updated support and personal information to staff.
• Assist leadership in communicating with families, parents, and guardians regarding any concerns or progress.
• Partner with community programs to establish volunteer/paid employment for participants, be the Employment First representative for the agency, and assist with the oversee of Bittersweet Summer Enrichment Program for our Whitehouse, OH location.
• Work as Direct Support Professional as needed.

The ideal candidate will pose the following:

• Bachelor’s degree in human services field or BCBA/BCaBA preferred, but may accept other Bachelor’s degree with experience.
• One to two years of leadership experience is preferred.
• Two or more years’ experience working with individuals with DD.
• Must be able to work effectively in a multi-tasking work environment and prioritize work load.
• Must have good oral and written communication skills; including communication with outside organizations on a routine basis.
• Valid driver’s license along with eligibility to be insured.
• Will uphold the Core Values of Bittersweet, Inc - Respect, Help First, Learn & Grow, Empathy and Achieve Together

Job Type: Full-Time

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