Reach your career goals and dreams while supporting people with disabilities to do the same!
MRCI is looking for dependable people that enjoy working with others, can problem solve using sound common sense, and have a sense of humor. The Job Skills Instructor is a full-time temporary position with day time hours. This position will allow you to give back to the community while having flexibility, full-time benefits, training, and advancement opportunities!
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Program Dates: 6/10/19 - 7/5/19 and 7/15/19 - 8/9/19.
The Job Skills Instructor is responsible for providing well-integrated, coordinated and effective skills training for clients while maintaining timely communication with clients, team members, the community and employers. This individual must understand community resources and be able to network with area business owners/managers to source skill building opportunities for clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitate skills training curriculum, assess client needs, assist clients in developing marketable skills and assist in clarifying their career goals.
Maintain records relative to the client's performance in skill training.
Consult, coordinate, educate and effectively participate in all processes around skills training to include communication with the client, the team and employers.
Secure community opportunities for skill building that are compatible with the needs and abilities of the clients in the skills training.
Consult, coordinate, educate and make recommendations for job modifications with employers to insure maximum opportunity for clients.
Prospect and develop potential employers to ensure a continuous supply of employment sites to best meet client needs.
Network with referral sources, the community, and employers and collaborate with appropriate resources to best meet client needs and ensure all sources are aware of the program and its goals.
Keep informed of changes in the job market and make appropriate client employment planning and/or placement recommendations.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college and at least two years of related work experience.
Be sensitive to the needs of individuals who are supported.
Must possess excellent communication skills.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Knowledge of the business community.
Demonstrate proficiency in computer based office software.
Must have a valid driver's license with reliable transportation.
Must pass a background check through the Department of Human Services and clear a physical exam that proves you meet the demands of the job.