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Positions Available

  • Full-time Instructor for Transitional Service

    The Arc-Solano is currently hiring for a full-time Independent Living Skills Instructor; our ILS Program is called Transitional Service (TS). Instructors provide assessment, training, and support for people with a developmental disability who are thinking about living on their own or are already living independently.

    Meeting 1 – 2 times per week with each person on their caseload, the Instructor will help the consumer with their objectives. These objectives can include creating & following a budget, managing medical appointments, healthy cooking, maintaining Social Security benefits, understanding basic household management, and helping them navigate personal relationships.

    Our office is located in Vallejo, but we serve clients throughout Solano County.

    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.
    • Able to keep up with the necessary documentation and other administrative duties.
    • 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 and be willing to drive consumers in your own car (mileage reimbursement offered if you provide proof of auto insurance).
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check. You will be fingerprinted.

    Benefits and Compensation:

    • Full-time (Monday - Friday, 9 am – 5 pm)
    • Benefits include medical reimbursement, PTO & sick leave, paid holidays, FSA, retirement with employer contributions, reduced Planet Fitness membership, roadside assistance program, work cell phone & work Chromebook, and paid lunch break.
    • $13/hour

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

  • Instructor for the ACT day program

    The Arc-Solano is currently hiring for an Instructor or DSP for their site-based day program in Vallejo serving developmentally disabled adults. Work will be in both small groups and 1:1 with our consumers in the following areas of training and support: community access, self-esteem, anger management, and social skills. Instruction and activities are geared toward enabling consumers to make their own choices and realizing what the consequences of their choices are. ACT Instructors spend the mornings in classes and the afternoons on community outings.

    Schedule:  this will start as a full-time position, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm as we currently have a full-time staff that will be going on maternity leave.  Once that staff person returns to work (end of 2019 - early 2020), the position will become part-time with the following schedule: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - approx. 12:30/1 pm and Fridays 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

    Essential duties include:

    • Develop practical Individual Service Plans which meet agency guidelines and accurately reflect consumers’ needs.
    • Develop and implement facility and community-based lesson plans, which encourage and enable skill acquisition as indicated by Individual Service Plans.
    • Advocate for the best possible solutions to problems that your consumers may face and assist them 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 YOUR OWN CAR (mileage reimbursement offered).
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check. You will be fingerprinted.

    Benefits and Compensation :

    • Full-time while covering for staff on leave (40 hrs/week) and then Part-time (approximately 24-26  hrs/week)
    • Benefits include medical reimbursement, PTO & sick leave, paid holidays, FSA, retirement with employer contributions, reduced Planet Fitness membership, roadside assistance program, and paid lunch break.  When moved to part-time, these benefits are prorated.
    • $13/hour

    To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to smartinez@thearcsolano.org

  • Part-Time Instructor in Tailored Day Service

    The Arc-Solano is currently hiring a part-time Instructor to support our clients with community integration through education, employment, and volunteering.

    As an Instructor, you will help clients achieve their program objectives. This may include volunteering in the community, learning to read, studying for the CDL test, or taking college courses. We always strive to provide sound advice and model good behavior for our consumers as many have difficulties in social or work environments. 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.

    This is a flexible day program. Our office is in Vallejo, but you will work throughout Solano County. We are looking to hire either

    • 2 staff for 10-19 hours/week, 2-3 days/week.  OR
    • 1 staff for 25-35 hours/week, generally 4 days/week

    You need to be available for occasional weekend or evening work; however, most programming takes place during the regular workday (M-F) and you will know your schedule in advance.

    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 YOUR OWN CAR during work (mileage reimbursement offered).
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check. You will be fingerprinted.

    Benefits and Compensation :

    • Part-time (approximately 25-35 hrs/week, including occasional weekend/evening shift): benefits include medical reimbursement, PTO & sick leave, paid holidays, FSA, retirement with employer contributions, reduced Planet Fitness membership, roadside assistance program, and paid lunch break.
    • Part-time (approximately 10-19 hrs/week, including occasional weekend/evening shift): sick leave, reduced Planet Fitness membership, roadside assistance program, and paid lunch break.
    • $13/hour

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

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