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Training Instructor-ENTRY PROGRAM 

Category Job Coaching  
Description

The Training Instructor will be responsible for the provision of training and advocacy support for participants in the Opportunity Village Employment Training Programs. Employee will work closely with all members of the Job Development team, managers, supervisors, Desert Regional Center, Vocational Rehab and parents/guardians/ family members to support each participant towards achievement of their goal of employment.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with clients and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village’s organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for providing training to participants in the Employment Training Program. Provide guidance, feedback and insight as to how job tasks might be completed in a more effective and efficient manner.
  2. Will accompany participants to and from the community training site via Regional Transport Commission (RTC),
  3. Provide assistance with job-specific challenges that may be present.
  4. Identify and support participant’s short-term and long-term career goals.
  5. Communicate with management team, job development team, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Desert Regional Center, RTC and parents/guardians/family members.
  6. Responsible for working with participants to expand and enhance their job skills in preparation for more lucrative employment within the Agency or employment in the “real-world” setting. This includes assistance with résumé preparation; assistance with job searches, completion of job applications and job interview training.
  7. Responsible for networking and maintaining a professional positive relationship with the community site to expand existing lines of training as well as cultivate new opportunities/choices for participants who desire to obtain work experience for competitive employment.
  8. Prepare all necessary documentation including but not limited to, quarterly reports; incident reports; ID notes; monthly training reports; maintain and submit daily attendance and RTC ride manifest for all individuals in the program.
  9. Attend participant’s Annual Person Centered Planning meetings.
  10. Responsible for assuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and company policies and procedures.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
  • Must possess social perceptiveness to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors.
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills
  • Good organizational skills, ability to set priorities
  • Good coaching and customer service skills
  • Good computer skills including Word and Excel software knowledge
  • Ability to work independently in a results-based environment
  • Ability to network and establish new business

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred: Experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Required: Minimum one (1) year work experience in related field.
  • Required: Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Required: High School Diploma
  • Required: A valid Nevada Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
  • Experience in Vocational Rehabilitation, Special Education, Customer Service, Business Management, or Public Relations are preferred.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment.
  • Must be able to stand and walk 90% of the work day.
  • Frequent bending, standing and lifting.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and examine documents, records and files.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Rate of Pay  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number JOB-21-00013  
Open Date 11/30/2021  
Location Oakey Campus  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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