Compass Community Connections

Compass Community Connections OUR PURPOSE
Create a community that honors personal dignity, embraces diversity and promotes full inclusion for persons with disabilities.

04/09/2024

JC Adult Rec for tonight is being postponed until Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Please pass the word. Thanks!

02/12/2024

JC Adult Rec will be postponed until Tuesday, February 27th due to the impending weather tomorrow. Please share.

01/16/2024

Mifflin County Adult Rec and Aktion Club for today are cancelled. Please share...Stay safe and warm today!!!!

01/09/2024

Juniata County Adult Rec for tonight is being postponed until Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Please pass the word. Thanks!

Happy Halloween from Compass Corner!!!
10/31/2023

Happy Halloween from Compass Corner!!!

Mifflin County Adult Rec date change for September. Please share! 🎃
09/13/2023

Mifflin County Adult Rec date change for September. Please share! 🎃

Come join us in giving the gift of life.
07/19/2023

Come join us in giving the gift of life.

07/17/2023

T-Ball picnic is Wednesday from 5-6pm Kish Park pavilion by the creek.

06/28/2023

T-Ball for tonight is cancelled due to poor air quality and field conditions. Please pass the word! Thanks!

06/14/2023

T-Ball for tonight is cancelled due to weather. Please pass the word. Thank you!

06/12/2023

Reminder.... No JC or MC Adult Rec this month. The Annual Knoebels trip is June 30th.

05/24/2023
Aktion Club honoring those who have died for our freedom. ❤️🤍💙🇺🇸
05/23/2023

Aktion Club honoring those who have died for our freedom. ❤️🤍💙🇺🇸

05/10/2023

Compass Community Connections is seeking a full-time Director of Community Integration and Employment Services. The Director is charged with the implementation of the daily operations of Compass Community Connections School Transition Programs and Employment Services and with the recruitment and supervision of the program specialist(s) within the Department in accordance with regulation and upholding the agency’s mission and goals.

Qualifications include a Master’s degree or above from an accredited college or university and 1-year work experience working directly with persons with IDD, or
a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years work experience working directly with persons with IDD, or
An Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university and 4 years work experience working directly with persons with IDD, or
a High School diploma or general education development certificate and 6 years work experience working directly with persons with IDD.

If interested in applying for this position or acquiring complete job description, please contact Beth Zong, Executive Director at 717-447-1820 or by email [email protected]. Apply by email or mail to Compass Community Connections 31 S Dorcas Street, Ste A, Lewistown, PA 17044. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE

04/18/2023

MC Adult Rec movie tonight at The Miller Cinema will be The Mario Movie, the movie starts at 7:20 and is about 1.5 hours long. Please make arrangements so you do not have to leave in the middle of the movie. Thanks!

04/06/2023

Compass Community Connections has an immediate opening for a Full-time Direct Support Professional to provide Community Participation & Supports for individuals in a licensed Adult Training Facility, as well as, meaningful community activities. Candidate should enjoy working as part of a team and be engaging and willing to provide a variety of supports to enhance the quality of life for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Position includes complete benefit package on day one.
Responsibilities include implementing Individual Support Plans, providing some personal care, and supporting each person according to their unique needs. Candidates must be 18 years or older with a High School diploma or equivalent, be eligible for employment in Pennsylvania including a valid social security card, have the ability to complete appropriate paperwork, and must be able to lift. Experience working in this social services field is preferred. Training will be provided.
Drop off letters of interest & resumes to Compass Community Connections, Attn: DSP position, 31 S. Dorcas Street, Suite A, Lewistown, Pa. 17044 or email to [email protected]. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE

03/28/2023

Looking for a summer job? Come join our team of highly motivated and caring professionals at Compass Community Connections! We are looking for people to join our Summer Rec Program Staff. Our Summer Rec program is an 8-week program for teens with disabilities. Candidates will be working as part of a team to provide fun, creative activities or experiences for the individuals enrolled in this program. This is excellent experience for college students in a field of study related to education or supporting persons with disabilities. A high school diploma and background checks are required. Hours are daylight hours Monday through Friday. Send letters of interest & resumes to: Valerie Bunch at [email protected] or drop off at the Compass Center, 31 S. Dorcas Street, Lewistown PA.

Free cabinet sets (we have 2). Must be able to load, they are heavy. Can be picked up at the Compass Building from 8:30-...
02/16/2023

Free cabinet sets (we have 2). Must be able to load, they are heavy. Can be picked up at the Compass Building from 8:30-4:00 M-F. Questions call us at 717-248-6261.

Interested in learning sign language? Join us for our 6 week class beginning in March.
01/27/2023

Interested in learning sign language? Join us for our 6 week class beginning in March.

01/27/2023

Compass Community Connections currently has a job vacancy for a part-time Early Interventionist with the potential for full-time status. This staff person will work as part of a team to provide home-based specialized instruction for infants and toddlers with developmental delays and diagnosis from birth to three years of age in Huntingdon, Mifflin & Juniata Counties. Candidates should be independent, creative and enjoy working with families. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in early intervention, early childhood education, early childhood special education, child development, special education or family studies and one year of experience working directly with infants, toddlers or preschool children with disabilities and their families or a university supervised or college supervised student practicum or teaching experience with infants, toddlers or preschool children with disabilities and their families OR a Bachelor’s degree that includes at least 15 credits in the mentioned specialties plus one year of experience and demonstrated knowledge in the field. Send letters of interest & resumes to Compass Community Connections, 31 S. Dorcas Street, Suite A, Lewistown, PA 17044. Emailed resumes are also accepted at [email protected]. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE

11/15/2022

MC Adult Rec Turkey dinner will be ready at 6pm today.

If you do not feel safe to drive with the current weather conditions and would like to pick up your meal tomorrow, please call us and we will put it in to-go containers. 717-248-6261. Thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving!! We are thankful for....
11/08/2022

Happy Thanksgiving!! We are thankful for....

10/10/2022

JC Adult Rec is cancelled for Tuesday, October 11, 2022. We will have it on Tuesday October 25, 2022. Please pass the word...

Want to learn sign language? Our agency is offering a 6 week class on Tuesdays starting October 4, 2022. Get your spot r...
08/23/2022

Want to learn sign language? Our agency is offering a 6 week class on Tuesdays starting October 4, 2022. Get your spot reserved now.

Recognition for our volunteer work with Home Delivered Meals.
07/20/2022

Recognition for our volunteer work with Home Delivered Meals.

Trough Creek Hike 👟🕶🌳🌞
07/13/2022

Trough Creek Hike 👟🕶🌳🌞

Agency Knoebels trip....
07/13/2022

Agency Knoebels trip....

06/22/2022

T-Ball for today is cancelled...
The weather forecast is looking not so great for late this afternoon.

05/10/2022

Compass Community Connections is seeking an energetic, motivated, full-time Program Coordinator. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, retirement package, paid training, paid time off, vacation pay, mileage and expense reimbursement, flexible schedule and competitive pay.

Applicant will work in our Transition Program with high school students instructing on work readiness and independent living skills. Candidate will also assist within our Employment Program helping individuals identify career interests and skills, facilitate employment placement and provide coaching to maintain employment.

Applicant must have a clean driving record, proof of auto insurance, pass a criminal background check and complete all required trainings. Ideal candidate will also have experience working with individuals with disabilities and a minimum of an Associates Degree. Qualified candidates may send a letter of interest/resume to [email protected]

It's that time of year again!!!
05/04/2022

It's that time of year again!!!

Address

31 S DORCAS Street
Lewistown, PA
17044

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Telephone

717-248-6261

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