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.
$25/month cell phone reimbursement plus expenses and gas mileage reimbursement
Paid sick days and paid bereavement leave
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
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
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.