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Special Needs Program Assistant and Driver

Sid Jacobson JCC is seeking a Full-Time Special Needs Program Assistant and Driver candidate who is kind-hearted, caring, patient, and possesses strong interpersonal skills, which include the ability to effectively relate and communicate with our program participants. He/She/They will be an active participant in our vocational and social programs.

This position is in Nassau County (East Hills), Long Island.


  • Ensures safety of program participants while at program sites and while transporting.
  • Facilitates vocational training, social and recreational activities for participants on a daily basis.
  • Reports significant incidents to Supervisor(s) as they occur.
  • Prompts participants to interact appropriately with peers and with all persons in program, and at site.
  • Appropriately completes all required documentation.
  • Attend all mandatory trainings and personally ensure that their attendance is scheduled per deadlines.
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor(s)


  • Communication skills including strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to speak, read and write effectively.
  • Ability to maintain HIPAA confidentiality and exercise discretion when discussing clients.
  • Demonstrate detail orientation.
  • Exhibit patience, initiative, enthusiasm, adaptability, and resourcefulness.
  • Reliable and team player.
  • Able to effectively develop and document behavior management protocols.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.

Salary $40,000-$41,000

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