Position: Community Training Specialist
Report To: Program Manager
Work Location: 420 East Hyde Park Blvd. Inglewood CA 90032, Veteran's Park, and community sites
Compensation: $13.25 to $17.00 Depending on Experience
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
The Training Specialist will work with a group of participants to integrate them into the community and enhance their quality of life as a valued member of society.
- Provide direct supervision, training and evaluation of participants assigned to a community based activity.
- Teach new skills identified in the individual program plan (IPP) including but not limited to self-help, communication, gross motor, fine motor, vocational, employment, cognitive skills, social-emotional skills, health and community access
- Provide supervision during participant arrival, departure and lunchtime
- Provide behavioral intervention to participants through appropriate methods as designated through NCI training and overall goals.
- Assist participants as needed with personal hygiene including toileting, illness and incidents of incontinence.
- Use public transportation or ECF van to transport participants to community activity.
- Serve as a job coach for participants in paid work or volunteer placement in community-based sites
- Maintain vehicle logs and regular check of maintenance reporting any issues immediately.
- Maintain all program equipment used regularly such as cell phones, backpacks, log books, walkie-talkies, yoga mats, etc.
- Maintain timely participant documentation as directed by case manager to include, but not limited to, monthly, quarterly evaluations and case note reporting
- Attend in-service trainings and staff meetings.
1. Comply with ECF’s Injury and illness Prevention Program. Ensure safe use and operation of tools and/or equipment.
2. Comply with ECF policies and procedures, including mandated reporting requirements.
3. Regular and reliable attendance is required for this position.
4. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Experience: One year working with individual’s with special needs.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with clients to provide direction and understand their needs.
- Detail oriented with excellent document skills
- Patience and compassion to work with individuals with a variety of special needs.
- Ability to stand for long periods of time.
- Ability and willingness to drive ECF van.
- Valid California Class C Driver’s License, reliable transportation, evidence of car insurance, and insurable driving record. May be required to obtain a Class B driver’s license within the first 3 months of employment.
- Pass a DOJ background investigation.
- Provide evidence of a negative TB test and pass a pre-employment physical.
- Obtain NCI, Medication Administration, and First Aid and CPR certification within the first 3 months of employment and maintain as required.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants may submit an employment application by visiting our ECF careers page:
Exceptional Children’s Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or intellectual disability, medical condition (including pregnancy and medical conditions related to childbirth), military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by state or federal laws.