College Internship Program Social Skills Coordinator in Lee, Massachusetts

Social Skills Coordinator Social Skills – Lee, Massachusetts

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Department Social Skills

Employment Type Full Time

The College Internship Program (CIP) is an educational institution providing comprehensive postsecondary transition programs for young adults on the Autism Spectrum, ADHD and other Learning Differences. Our mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults can build happy and productive lives.

The College Internship Program (CIP) Berkshire Center is looking to hire a Social Skills Coordinator in it’s Lee, Massachusetts location.

Summary:

The Social Skills Coordinator is responsible for managing a high quality social skills department and related services, service plans, and reports. This position works closely with CIP’s clinical department to partner with colleges and universities to lead a successful social mentor program with both undergrad and graduate level students.

The most successful CIP staff members have a strong commitment to our core values of teamwork, respect, growth, and community.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

Leads social skills sessions using the PEERS Young Adult Social Skills Curriculum

Creates individualized student service plans

Works closely with social mentors to assist in student goal fulfillment and growth

Develops and plans regular service learning and volunteer opportunities

Leads and oversees the Student Leadership Development Program

Documents notes and reports as needed

Collaborates with CIP staff to ensure Social Skills is an integral part of the student’s holistic plan

Other duties as assigned

Skills, Education and Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, or a related field required. Master’s preferred

2+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Belief in and knowledge of the potential abilities and skills of people living with learning and attention differences, Asperger's, high functioning autism, and related hidden disabilities

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, salary expectation, and a cover letter detailing how your experience meets the requirements of the position.