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Farmers' Market Driver and
Salesperson

Driver and Salesperson's Role

ICS’s garden-based, job-training program, Growing Excellence in Marin (GEM), is looking for a Farmers’ Market Driver and Salesperson. This is a year-round part-time position at 7 hours per week. Schedule is Thursdays from 6:45am-1:45pm. Compensation is $14.50-$15.50, DOE.

DUTIES

  • Load the GEM van with produce to be sold at the market
  • Transport van to San Rafael Civic Center Farmers’ Market
  • Set up GEM stand, unload and arrange produce on tables for market opening at 8:00am
  • Sell produce to customers and perform all cash-handling duties
  • Work alongside GEM clients and assist with training them in the areas of customer service and cash-handling
  • Assist with breakdown of stand and transportation back to the GEM garden

Qualifications

  • Be a positive, motivating role model for GEM clients
  • Comfort working alongside individuals with disabilities
  • Represent GEM and ICS well to the general public
  • Valid California Driver's license with proof of insurance required
  • Must pass background check
  • Must be available on Thursdays from 6:45am-1:45pm
  • Customer service and cash-handling experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to drive the GEM van, lift up to 60 pounds, and be able to work in inclement weather.


Job Trainer

Job Trainer's Role

After a client is hired by an employer in Marin County, Job Trainers provide 1:1 support for those individuals as they learn the ropes of their new job and become an independent, integrated employee. Job Trainers have the exciting opportunity to provide support in a wide range of employment settings, from the IT department at City Hall to the kitchen at Nordstrom's Blue Stove restaurant. The depth of and length of a Job Trainer's involvement changes case by case, but support always fades as the client becomes more independent.

Full-time positions with benefits or part-time positions are available. Because our clients need support at different times, flexible scheduling can include weekends and evenings. Location of work will vary between the ICS office and client work sites in Marin County. Pay range is $14.50-$17.00/hour, DOE.

Duties

  • Attend new employee training sessions with your client, ensuring that both the employer and the client are on the same page about job duties and expectations
  • Observe and evaluate your client at work, providing constructive feedback and demonstrating how to think critically to complete tasks
  • Act as a support for not only your client, but also the employer, who may have questions or concerns, and assist both parties in communicating with one another
  • Train your client in all skills necessary to perform the job, including: vocational skills, transportation training, safety training, social skills, accessing community resources, money management, behavior management, social security, etc.
  • Teach clients how to problem solve when challenges arise on the job, including concerns with managers, co-workers or job duties
  • Complete all required forms on time

Qualifications

  • Must be a positive, motivating role model for all ICS clients.
  • Always take a person centered approach, allowing those we serve to shape how they receive support.
  • High school graduate with at least two years’ experience working with persons with disabilities or in a teaching profession is preferred. Experience may be substituted for education on a case by case basis.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills, be resourceful, adaptable and able to work within deadlines.
  • Valid California Driver's license with proof of insurance required. Background check will be conducted.
  • Willingness to be flexible in work schedule assignments.
  • Basic computer literacy required, including email and Microsoft Office programs.

Independent Living Skills Trainer

 

ILS Trainer's Role

ILS Trainers provide 1:1 daily living skills training to individuals with disabilities as they work towards their personal goals and overall independence. Training can range from teaching cooking skills to a young adult who lives with their parents, to helping a senior manage their medication and understand their Social Security benefits.

Full-time positions with benefits or part-time positions are available. Because our clients need support at different times, flexible scheduling can include weekends and evenings. Location will vary between the ICS office, client homes and other sites in Marin County. Pay range is $14.50-$17.00/hour, DOE.

Duties

  • Assess new client's independent living skills and work together to set an action plan
  • Train clients 1:1 around their goals, including:
    • Transportation training
    • Domestic skills training
    • Community / communication skills training
    • Financial skills training
    • Personal health and hygiene skills training
  • Keep detailed progress notes after each session and update the client's file on the computer
  • Complete and submit all forms on time, including monthly and annual reports
  • Attend case conferences with clients, families and other agencies  they work with
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss current cases and brainstorm creative solutions to challenges

Qualifications

  • Must be a positive, motivating role model for all ICS clients.
  • Always take a person centered approach, allowing those we serve to shape how they receive support.
  • Possess good judgment, common sense and ability to problem solve.
  • Associate Degree with at least two years’ experience working with persons with disabilities preferred. Experience may be substituted for education on a case by case basis.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills, be resourceful, adaptable and able to work within deadlines.
  • Valid California Driver's license with proof of insurance required. Background check will be conducted.
  • Willingness to be flexible in work schedule assignments.
  • Basic computer literacy required, including email and Microsoft Office programs.

Community Mental Health Trainer

Community Mental Health Trainer's role

Our CMH program partners with individuals who are facing challenges such as serious and persistent mental health diagnoses (schizophrenia, bi-polar, or schizoaffective disorder), substance use issues, history of incarceration and/or physical disabilities. We work with these clients to meet their employment and independent living goals.

This job is a full-time 40 hour per week position with benefits. Because our clients need support at different times, flexible scheduling can include weekends and evenings. Location of work will vary between the ICS office, and client work sites in Marin County. Pay rage is $14.50-$17.00/hour, DOE.

Independent Living Skills (ILS) Trainer Duties

  • Assess new client's independent living skills and work together to set an action plan
  • Train clients 1:1 around their goals, including:
    • Transportation training
    • Domestic skills training
    • Community / communication skills training
    • Financial skills training
    • Personal health and hygiene skills training
  • Keep detailed progress notes after each session and update the client's file on the computer
  • Complete and submit all forms on time, including monthly and annual reports
  • Attend case conferences with clients, families and other agencies  they work with
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss current cases and brainstorm creative solutions to challenges

Job Trainer Duties

  • Attend new employee training sessions with your client, ensuring that both the employer and the client are on the same page about job duties and expectations
  • Observe and evaluate your client at work, providing constructive feedback and demonstrating how to do something as necessary
  • Act as a support for not only your client, but also the employer, who may have questions or concerns, and assist both parties in communicating with one another
  • Train your client in all skills necessary to perform the job, including: vocational skills, transportation training, safety training, social skills, accessing community resources, money management, behavior management, social security, etc.
  • Teach clients how to problem solve when challenges arise on the job, including concerns with managers, co-workers or job duties
  • Complete all required forms on time

Qualifications

  • Must be a positive, motivating role model for all ICS clients.
  • Always take a person centered approach, allowing those we serve to shape how they receive support.
  • High school graduate with at least two years’ experience working with persons with disabilities or in a teaching profession. Experience may be substituted for education on a case by case basis.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills, be resourceful, adaptable and able to work within deadlines.
  • Valid California Driver's license with proof of insurance required. Background check will be conducted.
  • Willingness to be flexible in work schedule assignments.
  • Basic computer literacy required, including email and Microsoft Office programs.

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