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  • Part-Time Instructor in Tailored Day Service

    The Arc-Solano is currently hiring for two part-time Tailored Day Service (TDS) Instructors to support our clients who wish to volunteer in the community & learn work skills, or are pursuing higher education. Our office is in Vallejo, but you will work throughout Solano County. This position is for around 4 days/week, about 30 hours/week. Occasionally, there may be a 3 or 5 day work week.

    As a TDS Instructor, you will find volunteer opportunities in the community for the clients. During TDS appointments, you will transport clients and volunteer alongside them. Usually, you will have 2-3 clients for small group outings, but you may also see clients individually.

    TDS is a flexible program. You may work weekdays/weekends, morning/afternoon/evening; however, most programming takes place in the mornings and afternoons and you will know your schedule in advance.

    Essential Duties: Assistance for each consumer will vary according to the functioning level of the individual and the objectives of the Individual Service Plan.
    -Assist in the development of practical community-based volunteer, work, and higher education
    Individual Service Plans which meet agency guidelines and accurately reflect consumers’ needs.
    -Develop and implement community-based lesson plans, which encourage and enable skill acquisition
    and directly relate to volunteerism, employment and/or higher education, as required by individual
    service plans.
    -Actively seek or create volunteer, employment and/or higher education opportunities for TDS
    consumers.
    -Help consumers develop appropriate soft skills and social skills through modeling and counseling.
    -Advocate for the best possible solutions to problems that your consumers may face and assist them w
    with self-advocacy.
    -Provide transportation for consumers to and from community and facility-based activities and
    instruction.
    -Closely adhere to the schedule developed for instructors and consumers.
    -Learn and be responsible for individual personnel responsibilities and concurrent deadlines required
    of all agency personnel (i.e., timecards, mileage sheets, use of benefits, etc.).
    -Learn and be responsible for individual responsibilities for reporting documentation related to
    consumers, including content and deadlines.
    -Coordinate work assignments as needed with individual consumer and other instructors’ schedules.
    -Keep supervisor informed about the status of all ongoing assignments, project, deadlines met, and
    responsibilities/assignments carried out.
    -Other assigned duties from the Arc-Solano management team, including but not limited to assisting
    -with other Arc-Solano programs.

    Qualifications :
    -At least 18 years old
    -At least 1-year experience working with people with developmental disabilities or other special needs
    populations
    -Solid, verifiable work history (3 references)
    -Must have excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills.
    -Must be self-motivated and able to work effectively both as a team and independently.
    -Current and valid CDL
    -Must have a reliable vehicle that can hold three passengers, auto insurance and be willing to DRIVE
    OWN CAR (mileage reimbursement offered).
    -Must be able to pass a criminal background check. You will be fingerprinted.

    Benefits and Compensation :
    -Part-time (approximately 30 hrs/week, including possible weekend shift)
    -Benefits include medical reimbursement, PTO & sick leave, paid holidays, FSA, retirement with
    employer contributions, and paid lunch hour.
    -$12/hour

    TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and complete resume to smartinez@thearcsolano.org

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