Weekend Life Skills Trainer

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Life Skills Trainer Position Details

Life Skills Trainers (called Independent Living Skills, or ILS, Trainers) provide one-on-one daily living 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 providing supervision and conflict resolution between roommates, to helping a senior manage their medication.

This is a part-time, 20-25 hours per week position, $16-$19/hr. Shifts range between 8:00am-8:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, plus a staff meeting from 8:30am-11:00am every other Tuesday. Multiple locations throughout Marin. There is a possibility that this could turn into full-time work. This could be an ideal position for a college student.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • $25/month cell phone reimbursement plus expenses and gas mileage reimbursement

  • Paid sick days and paid bereavement leave

DUTIES

  • Train clients around their goals, such as transportation training, domestic skills, socialization, financial skills, personal health and hygiene

  • 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 if necessary

  • Attend staff meetings to discuss current cases and brainstorm creative solutions to challenges

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:

  • Adaptable: thrives in a fast-paced work environment, flexible in work schedule and assignments

  • Responsive: a proactive communicator who answers calls and emails in a timely manner

  • Accountable: takes responsibility for their actions and is open to constructive feedback

  • Self-managed: stays on top of assignments, appointments and calendar

  • Compassionate: approaches all situations with openness, positivity and curiosity

  • Mission-aligned: promotes diversity and is excited to work alongside people with disabilities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic computer literacy, specifically with Gmail and Microsoft Office

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Valid California driver's license with proof of insurance required, background check will be conducted

WHAT'S NEXT?

After you apply, we will schedule a phone screening if we feel you’re a strong candidate for the position. Next, we’ll conduct an in-person interview with relevant staff/supervisors. After the interview, regardless of our decision we will be in touch with you promptly.

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