Living Skills Tutor for Young Adults

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Living Skills Tutor Position Details

In this job, you will provide 1:1 teaching and instruction in daily living skills to individuals with disabilities. These individuals will typically be living with their parents and the training will take place in the family home. Training can range from teaching cooking skills, to teaching financial literacy, to training on how to use the bus system, to helping someone at a volunteer site, to helping someone navigate courses at College of Marin.

 This job is a full-time position at 40 hours per week. Most of the work is in the 3pm-7pm time frame on weekdays. Availability on weekends a plus. Mandatory staff meeting on Tuesday mornings at 8:30am. Location will vary between the ICS office, client homes and other sites in Marin County. Pay range is $17.00 -$22.00/hour, DOE. If you are available in the 3-7pm time frame on weekdays and are interested in a part-time position only, please let us know.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Full-Time:

  • CaliforniaChoice health insurance, 100% paid for by employer (able to add spouse or family member, paid for by employee)

  • Ameritas dental insurance, 100% paid for by employer

  • $50 monthly cell phone reimbursement plus expenses and gas mileage reimbursement

  • Paid sick days, paid holidays, vacation PTO accrual, paid bereavement leave

  • Two additional days of PTO each year

  • 401k and FSA plan enrollment available

  • Benefits paid by ICS total approximately $1,500/month for full-time employees

Part-Time:

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

  • Paid sick days and paid bereavement leave

  • Paid holidays based on regularly scheduled work hours

  • One additional day of PTO each year

DUTIES

  • Assess new client's independent living skills and work together with client and ILS Director (or other supervisor) 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

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE IS

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

  • 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

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 or teaching/tutoring experience in any setting 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.

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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