The College of Public Health's Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is seeking a Peer Interventionist to work on a travel and transportation study for transitional age youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (18 years of age and older). This Peer Interventionist position will require travel in and around Philadelphia and its surrounding areas using public transportation. The peer interventionist will be responsible for teaching the core travel training curriculum and scheduling and implementing one on one travel training. The Peer Interventionist will be responsible for administering pre and post travel training questionnaires and performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
One year directly related experience using public transportation in and around the Philadelphia. Understanding of local travel is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
* Independently use public transportation through SEPTA. * Understanding of SEPTA schedule and apps. * Desire to teach and motivate others with ASD to become more mobile in their community. * Strong organizational and time management skills. * Demonstrated ability to adherence to project deadlines. * Ability to work a flexible schedule. * Ability to travel in the community around Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas.
* Strong interest in research with Autism population.
This is a part-time position
This is a grant funded position
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