Community Services Facilitator

Lafayette, Colorado, États-Unis Numéro de demande 1439
7 septembre 2023

Purpose of Position- Promotes the heath and welfare of Community Services participants. Works with Therapeutic Specialist to ensure Therapeutic/Educational activities are developed and implemented effectively. Works with Community Services staff, including Program Therapeutic Specialist to monitor the effectiveness of plans. Ensures quality of services as well as compliance with all applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Maintains professional relationships with participants as well as members of team.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

1.  Develops and facilitates activities to ensure Therapeutic/Educational Plans are developed and implemented effectively.

-Writes therapeutic/educational activities plans that align with participants support plans, and maintains progress notes according to scheduled requirements.

-Provide skilled instructional support to direct support professionals to support therapeutic and educational plans. .

-Organizes and supervises activities for participants to ensure a therapeutic environment in accordance with the mission.

-Monitors the effectiveness of plans and seek continuous improvement.

2.   Promotes the health, safety, and welfare of the participants.

  -Ensures health and safety requirements set forth by Imagine! guidelines as well as all regulating agencies. This includes appropriate services and supports, such as positive instruction, assistance with personal hygiene, toileting, meals, etc.

 -Learns and consistently practices effective teaching skills, working with Therapeutic and team as necessary.

 -Engages in skilled interaction with participants who require therapeutic supports to replace aggressive or socially inappropriate behavior.

 -Assists participants in accessing and utilizing their community, by transporting them safely to community-based sites for activities in cars, buses, or walking.

3. Acts in accordance with Imagine! policies, mission, and Service Plans.

-Supports and implements activities according to Imagine! guidelines, in the context of activity   protocols and plans, and in the context of a nurturing, stable environment.

-Completes documentation and tracking in a timely, accurate manner.

-Communicates effectively with participants, guardians and family members, staff and all other members of consumers’ treatment team. This includes checking email, voicemail, and managing phone calls regularly before and during each shift.

4. Monitors and reports on data to ensure compliance with all applicable guidelines and regulations, including Imagine! Policies and Procedures.

     -Ensures quality service delivery, meeting the guidelines set forth in Imagine!’s quality standards, as well as follows schedules, information sheets, and plans.

     -Instructs in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, County and Municipal statutes, regulations, and Imagine! policies and procedures.

     -Completes all required training, including annual refreshers, in the appropriate timeframe.

     -Reports all behavioral incidents, medical emergencies, and/or significant changes in medical condition to supervisor, and completes all related paperwork in a timely manner.

5. Maintains respectful and professional relationships with participants, staff, guardians and family members, community partners, and all other members of treatment teams.

Other Duties/Responsibilities

-Supports Community Services mission.

-Actively participates in staff meetings, workshops, in-services, discussions, etc.

-Maintains and cares for Imagine! property, including supplies, vehicles, etc., being mindful of safety and cleanliness.

-Represents Community Services in meetings and committees, as well as in promoting and marketing, as requested.

-Maintains positive and professional relationships with coworkers and stakeholders.

-Attends additional trainings as requested.

-Implement Individual Treatment/Behavior Plans developed by Behavior Therapists and/or BCBAs

-Respond appropriately to participants’ challenging behaviors and implements behavior intervention strategies as directed by the Behavior Therapist or BCBA

-Collect data when working with some individuals

-Proactively communicate any questions or concerns to the Behavior Therapist or BCBA

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

-General knowledge of community resources.

-Skill in working with people with developmental disabilities, preferably in a community-based setting.

-Demonstrated ability to engage in skilled interaction with people who require behavior development and/or therapeutic supports.

-Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.

-Effective and creative negotiator and problem solver. This includes the ability to provide crisis intervention and resolve conflict.

-Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.

-Effective organizational and time management skills.

-Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

-Ability to work effectively with various technology including Microsoft Office, internet based databases, assistive technology, etc.

-Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to meet Imagine! driving requirements.

-This position requires regular use of a personal mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet.




-High school diploma or equivalent.

-2 years of college preferred.

-Ability and willingness to successfully complete required training curriculum. This includes developing an understanding of Community Services structure, services, philosophy, as well as community resources, etc.



-1 year of direct support experience preferred.


Working Environment/Physical Activities

-Ability to lift 50-75 pounds.

-Ability to drive a minivan.

-Ability to push wheelchairs, lift and transfer participants as related to toileting, undergarment changing, and other health and activity related needs.

-Effective with shifting roles, responsibilities, and expectations in a changing environment.

-Willingness and ability to respond to emergency situations as they arise.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Autres détails

  • Type de paie À heure
  • Taux à l'embauche 20,50 $
Location on Google Maps
  • Lafayette, Colorado, États-Unis