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Genesee/Orleans County Self Determination Assistant Self Hired-Comm Hab Staff - GLOW

Genesee County, NY, USA ● Orleans County, NY, USA Req #4310
Sunday, March 12, 2023
Start a fulfilling career that makes a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and their families. We have a variety of full and part-time jobs available and are looking for candidates who are eager to learn. Our employees receive a range of benefits including health insurance, company-paid life insurance, 401K, generous paid time-off and continuing education support!


  1. Reads, understands the Individual Service/Life Plan.  Assists in providing data for the development of Individual Service/Life Plan, as requested.
  2. Monitors the safety and security of each individual’s living/working/social environment as applicable.
  3. Completes and maintains proper documentation and record keeping 
  4. Transport people we serve as required using personal vehicle.  
  5. Participates in all required and scheduled trainings and meetings.  
  6. Encourages and promotes individual’s independence and development of natural supports.
  7. Assists in the development and implementation of self-management techniques.  
  8. Assists participants with monitoring personal appearance and hygiene.  Will be required to assist with daily living skills as needed; i.e. assisting with toileting and/or changing depends, which may include lifting and transferring the people we serve.
  9. Provide support in reading & writing and support and training in time management, mobility, and other community living skills.
  10. Provide support, training and monitoring of individual’s household/environment as applicable to include assisting with the organization of belongings, the performance of household chores, assistance with food planning, preparation and storage, and other daily living skills.
  11. Provides people we serve with consumer education, which may include planning and budgeting purchases, purchasing goods; training in comparison shopping, assistance with money management, which could include assisting with recording bank statements and the development of written spending plans; and monitoring payment of rent, utilities and other bills.
  12. Assists in the identification, development and implementation of training opportunities and/or community based experiences and placements.
  13. Assign daily jobs/activities to individuals served.  Monitors and trains on completion of said tasks and ensures persons served demonstrate safe and proper use of equipment and supplies when applicable.
  14. Has Emergency Care Worker status – provides essential services to individuals served during periods of emergency as deemed by local authorities.
  15. Adheres to the Code of Conduct for Staff Members and Volunteers which is included in the Personnel Manual.
  16. Conducts self in such a manner as to meet agency policies and standards at all times.
  17. Performs any other duties as deemed necessary by Self Direction Manager, Director of Community Services, and Executive Director 
  18. Punctuality and attendance during scheduled work hours are essential functions of this position.
  19. Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 40 pounds.
  20. This position requires a valid NYS Drivers License with an acceptable driving record as determined by Arc GLOW.  While driving an Agency vehicle or driving a personal vehicle on Agency business, all NYS laws and Agency policies pertaining to driving must be adhered to at all times.  
  21. If deemed necessary, must be able to become certified in Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) and implement when needed.





  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • One year experience working with people with disabilities is preferred, but not required.
  • Valid NYS Drivers License with an acceptable driving record as determined by Arc GLOW.

Other details

  • Job Family Arc GLOW
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Genesee County, NY, USA
  • Orleans County, NY, USA