The Kennedy Center, Inc. Community Inclusion Counselor / On-Call in Trumbull, Connecticut

Community Inclusion Counselor / On-Call

Salary: $14.32 per hour


  • Create and implement a wide range of community inclusion programs with individuals with disabilities or neurological impairments.

  • May serve as Case Manager for assigned consumers which may include: physical assessment, independent living skills training, job placement and coaching, leisure activities, crisis intervention, advocacy, community based assessments.

  • Implement independent living skill instruction, including, but not limited to budgeting; grooming; home maintenance; food preparation; and the purchasing of items of basic need (food, clothing, and other incidentals).

  • Provide vocational training and career counseling to prepare individuals for supported employment and/or competitive employment by acquainting consumers with satisfactory work habits, rules and job skills.


  • Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.

  • Masters Degree preferred.

  • One year Vocational Rehabilitation experience required with particular emphasis on job development.

  • One year experience in working with persons with disabilities, cognitive or neurological impairments preferred.

  • Valid Drivers License.

  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.

  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification.

  • Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.

  • May provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.

  • May require the ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.

  • May require the physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.

  • May provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.

  • May be required to communicate in another language and understand another culture i.e., Spanish, sign language.