A Bright Future is actively looking for qualified and passionate individuals that are seeking to make a difference in the lives of our participants. Interested candidates can e-mail Max at max@joinabrightfuture.com, fax your completed application at (707)652-5942, or click on a position below to apply online.

Community Living Instructor


Description:

Community Living Instructors provide necessary instruction to participants as well as to assist them with maintaining their independence and safety in the community.

Responsible to: Program Supervisor and Program Director    Location: American Canyon, CA
    Job Type: Full-time Qualifications:

- AA degree or equivalent, BA/BS preferred
- Minimum of two years’ experience working with developmentally disabled adults. Prefer ILS experience, or special education teaching experience.
- An appropriate combination of experience and education may be substituted for some part of the qualifications.
- Some evidence of competency in training areas we teach.
- Reliable and safe transportation and auto insurance.
- CPR and First Aid training, or willingness to be trained.
- TB clearance
- Department of Justice fingerprint clearance
- Prefer behavioral training, knowledge of Regional Center System serving developmentally disabled.
- Referrals from previous employment necessary.
- Willingness to update any and all personnel certifications, clearances, and reports as required by agency policy or licensing/Regional Center requirements.


Duties:

1. Implement program curricula
2. Directly deliver individual and group learning experiences to assist each participant served in obtaining his/her IPP objective for which A Bright Future is responsible
3. Maintain data regarding participant progress
4. Participate in participant assessment, planning and evaluation processes
5. Prepare teaching material for Independent Living Skills Training and Support Service sessions.
6. Schedule participant session time and programming according to their Individual Service Plan and the Training domains
7. See individual participants in their home to train, teach and provide support in: money management, nutrition, cooking, comparison shopping, emergency procedures, community awareness, mobility, laundry procedures, household management, sex/public health education, medical procedures, counseling and crisis intervention, and housing
8. Provide training in rations determined by current vendorization, and in accordance with the least restrictive environment philosophy (1:1 staff: client ratio, unless otherwise specified)
9. Coordinate participant training programs with other programs with which they are involved
10. Write Individual Service Plans as required by current regulation. Write semi- annual progress reports based on ISP objectives.
11. Complete monthly program hour’s sheets documenting direct hours spent with participants and submit to supervisor(s) on the first day of the following month.
12. Report suspected abuse immediately to supervisor, case manager and other appropriate agency as instructed. Complete special incident report within 24 hrs.
13. Keep participant files up to date.
14. Assist participant in coordinating with other programs, services and benefit systems, such as Social Security, AFDC, WIC, Food Stamps, counseling, Planned Parenthood, etc.
15. Understand and convey in your interactions with your participants and other agencies, the participant- centered philosophy of A Bright Future.
16. Attend monthly staff meetings, and monthly individual meetings with supervisor.
17. Participate in inter-disciplinary team meeting as requested.
18. Other duties as assigned.


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