Instructor Independent Living Skills

Abilities United, Inc. Redwood City , CA 94063

Posted 1 week ago

Are you a people person who loves to coach and teach 1:1? Do you have a passion to help people learn new things so they can live up to their personal potential?

As an Integrated Living instructor, you will teach daily living skills, health and safety, social and vocational skills, and provide educational and recreational support for the residents in a community designed for adults with developmental disabilities.

Job Duties:

Teach functional and daily living skills (community living, social/recreational, motor, communication)

Teach problem-solving and relationship-building skills, and appropriate social behaviors

Plan and conduct daily classes/activities and community volunteer outings with the participants

Be able to work with participants one-on-one or in a group of three

Be able to transport participants one-on-one or in a group of three

Guide individuals in accomplishing their objectives by demonstrating effective instruction techniques and positive reinforcement

Act as a representative of the agency in furthering its objectives and advocating for improvements in the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities

Develop relationships with program participants that are respectful, based on mutual trust, and that maintain professional boundaries

Have availability on some evenings and weekends

Education: High School degree required; BA/BS in psychology or related field preferred.

Experience: 1-3 years working with people with developmental disabilities.

Substitution: Combination of equivalent experience and education may be substituted for degree.

Certification: Standard 1st Aid with Adult, Child and Infant CPR

Other: Communicate clearly & effectively, verbally & in writing; project a professional & positive image at all times.

Valid driver's license and clean DMV Record. Demonstrate reliability and dependability; ability to follow directions and work independently. Perform all duties of the position in accordance with Abilities United mission, values and philosophy.



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