ACHIEVA Disabilites Advocate (PT) Salary in the United States

How much does a Disabilites Advocate (PT) make at companies like ACHIEVA in the United States? The average salary for Disabilites Advocate (PT) at companies like ACHIEVA in the United States is $105,220 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $89,859 and $120,581. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Details

Job Location:    Recruiting Area - Beaver County - Monaca, PA
Position Type:    Part Time
Salary Range:    Undisclosed

Description

Provides advocacy and family support for individuals who have intellectual disabilities/autism and their families. Provides information, resources, technical assistance, and advocacy in the areas of early intervention, special education, transition, home, and community-based services, and adult services.  Maintains and prepares required records and reports for Family Support Services. Reports to the Director of Advocacy and Family Supports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supports the achievement of individuals’ personal outcomes.
  2. Provides information, resources, technical assistance, and advocacy for students ages birth -21 years of age and their families related to early intervention, special education, and transition.
  3. Provides information, resources, technical assistance, and advocacy for adults with intellectual disabilities and their families related to home and community-based services, government benefits, transportation, employment, and health care.
  4. Gathers and analyzes facts of individual cases and utilizes this information to resolve issues related to Individual Education Plans, Individual Family Service Plans, and Individual Support Plans
  5. Represents Achieva on local and state committees and task forces.
  6. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies as they relate to early intervention, special education, transition, government benefits, and home and community-based services that impact individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families. 
  7. Works with other educational and disability advocates to resolve systemic issues related to early intervention, special education, transition, and home and community-based services.
  8. Attends in-service and other training as required.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications


The equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or education and /or 1-2 years of related experience advocating and/or supporting individuals with disabilities and their families. Negotiation skills, ability to problem-solve, and a proven ability to work effectively with other professionals, families and system officials. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Ability to work well both independently and with others. Ability to travel locally. Computer literacy. Act 33/34 clearances. Valid license to drive in the State of Pennsylvania and properly insured automobile for frequent use.

ACHIEVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (EOE) and an Employer Partner under the Ticket to Work Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. ACHIEVA is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Wendy Bott, Human Resource Department, 412-995-5000 ext. 492, wbott@achieva.info. 

 

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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

$89,859
$120,581
$105,220
The chart shows total cash compensation for the ACHIEVA Disabilites Advocate (PT) in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $89,859 to $120,581 with an average total cash compensation of $105,220. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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