Program Specialist

Keystone Human Services

Position Description:
Keystone Human Services is currently seeking a Program Specialist to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.

The Work:

  • Create a healthy, engaging, typical home for people with intellectual disabilities
  • Coordinate and complete Social Emotional Environmental Needs assessments for individuals
  • Develop and implement Individual Support Plans and Behavior Support Plans and any plans containing restrictions
  • Support team members in addressing behavioral and other clinical concerns
  • Work with team to implement person-centered effective programs for each individual
  • Coordinate teaching and skill development for individuals and team members
  • Complete application and monitor benefits for individuals (ex: SNAP, Waiver, Supplemental Habilitation)
  • Ensure compliance with 6400 regulations
  • Support individuals to become independent, make decisions, and live a meaningful dignified life with valued social roles (ex: friend, neighbor, student, employee)

The Perks:

  • Knowing you make a difference everyday
  • Full time
  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and more
  • Tuition reimbursement available per eligibility requirements
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Extensive training and learning opportunities
  • Career development and advancement

Specific Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Educational Requirements: (One of the following)

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience working directly with persons with intellectual disabilities or autism
  • Master’s degree or higher and one year of experience working directly with persons with intellectual disabilities or autism
  • Pennsylvania Behavior Specialist License

Additional Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to utilize internal software programs
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Successful completion of required trainings within specified timeframes, including First Aid and CPR certifications and others mandated by regulations
  • Valid Driver’s License with daily access to a privately maintained and insured vehicle
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Organization Description:
Everything we do works toward inclusion for people with disability. We offer a broad array of services in the areas of intellectual disability, mental health, and autism, as well as Head Start services through Capital Area Head Start and assistance dogs through Susquehanna Service Dogs. We offer technical assistance to governments, regulators, and other organizations, and provide educational opportunities to promote inclusion everywhere.

How to Apply:
Please apply at or the following link-

Alysa Paust [email protected] (717) 461-1981

Posted May 14, 2024