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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 07-08-2020

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PAWTUCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | JULY 8-14, 2020 THE VALLEY 5 not expecting that number." White said that the donations from BankRI add up to a great start and now organizers feel it is time to open up for appointment-only book donations. They ask for books for young people from babies to teens. Contact the center at 401-475-4882 or email Kim Nelson at kim@book- . Join the Summer Book Bunch to gain access to literary resources and get free books. The programs include Grab and Go Books, Weekly Virtual Read Aloud and Books for Meal Sites. For more information or to join the Summer Book Bunch, email jwhite@book- . BOOKS From Page 2 Korean War Veterans Association distributing free masks PAWTUCKET – The Korean War Veterans Association, Ocean State Chapter 1, has announced that the South Korean government has donated face masks to the U.S. for veterans. Those interested in receiving free masks may call Past Commander Antero (Ted) Martins at 401-864- 5507. IN BRIEF Career OppOrtunities SEVEN HILLS RI / CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS HBTS/ABA WORKER $15.75/HR PART-TIME HOURS Provides direct behavioral therapy to individuals ages 3 to 21, role modeling/training to parents/ families, and support the child and family by promoting individualized, person centered, service delivery which meets all identified needs of the child & family. The professional provides assistance to the child with self-help & self-care as well as teaching of social & safety skills when applicable. Ongoing communication and data reporting to clinicians and coordinators regarding the approved program. Contact Lisa Donahue at 401-229-9804. PERSONAL ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES Provides personal assistance and support per the approved PASS plan to enhance the ability of children with special health care needs to live and participate as valued family and community members, thereby fostering their independence. Plan implementation of goals includes the areas of accomplishing activities of daily life, making self preserving decisions and participating in social roles and social settings. SEVEN HILLS RI / ADULT PROGRAMS Adult Residential and Day Programs Direct Support Staff- full-time, part-time, and per-diem - provides assistance to adults in their homes and communities with activities of daily living and participation in work and recreation. Positions available statewide Must be at least 19 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent and minimum two years experience working successfully with children/ adults in a special healthcare setting, education selling or recreation setting. Must have transportation. View positions details at: AA/EOE Shared Living Providers are contractors who open their homes to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental dis - abilities to provide living arrangements and assist with life skills development and community integration. The Provider en - sures a welcoming environment and inte- grates the individual into their normal rou- tine and day to day life activities. Minimum Qualification: Background checks and home inspections will be done. Shared Living Provider must also agree to provider and contractor agreement. Provider must also: Be 21 years of age or older; and have valid driver's license; safe driving record; auto insurance; high school diploma or GED. Responsibilities: Provide an environment where an indi- vidual will feel welcomed; supported; and encouraged; nutrition based on individual needs; guidance and/or assistance with personal hygiene skills; guidance and/or assistance with selection and purchasing of clothing and accessory needs; guidance and assistance with money management; guidance and assistance with mainte - nance of community relationships; assis- tance with coordination of day services in- cluding employment; Ensure the provision of 24 hour support; Use of own vehicle for medical, recreation, etc. shared Living prOvider For more information, please contact Carole Graves Outreach Coordinator | 401-406-1882 For more information, please contact Kim Colomey HR Associate Recruiter | 401-406-1881 Office: 401-229-9696 | Fax: 401-597-6707

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