Community Bridges - New Hampshire
  • Boscawen, NH, USA
  • Full Time

Community Bridges is seeking new START Counselors at the START Center!

Want to be a Hero?

Community Bridges is hiring Heroes! Disability is the largest minority group. If you believe everyone deserves the rights and responsibilities of full citizenship, a chance to live up to their full potential and a shot at a good life, we want to talk to you about this opportunity!

START is an acronym for Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment. The individuals who benefit from START have intellectual disability and mental health conditions or challenging behavior that is negatively affecting their quality of life. The underlying philosophy of START is that services will be most effective when everyone involved in supports and treatment is allowed to participate actively in treatment planning and service decisions.

START Counselors facilitate therapeutic sessions, provide de-escalation and intervention services, assist with daily living skills, and support guests on START goals and activities. Communication and collaboration with guests, families and team members and completing documentation are also key elements to this role. Ideal candidates will be calm, caring, creative people who are engaging, take initiative, have common sense and lots of energy. You must be comfortable with short term interactions with guests who may visit regularly or only on occasion.

Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred or associates and have 2 years experience supporting people with developmental disability.

We have the following opportunities:

  • Sunday - Wednesday: 3p-11p (2 opportunities for this schedule - full time)
  • Thursday 10p-7a, Friday 9p-8a, and Saturday 8p-8a (full time, overnight)
  • Thursday - Saturday 3p-11p (part time)

About Community Bridges

Community Bridges advances the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities in their home communities in ways that promote their ability to have positive control over the lives they have chosen for themselves. Community Bridges is a leader in the development of and advocacy for innovative approaches in supporting families.

Full time positions come with an excellent benefit package that includes health and dental insurance, life insurance, generous paid time off, retirement and 403b.

Community Bridges - New Hampshire
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