Life Skills Trainer

Life Skills Trainer Primary Location: United States-OR-ORBeaverton Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Organization: Redwood Description





MENTOR Oregon supports adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and other complex needs in a variety of community-based programs throughout the state. Through a range of individualized programs including Residential Services, Supported Living, Vocational Services and Foster Care for children with medical and behavioral support needs, MENTOR Oregon strives to help individuals of all abilities live life to the fullest in the communities they call home. MENTOR Oregon also operates an innovative Brokerage Services program, which coordinates self-directed support services to over one thousand Oregonians with developmental disabilities so they may live as independently as possible.






Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. As a Life Skills Trainer with MENTOR Oregon you'll be one of those special people.




For MENTOR Oregon and The MENTOR Network the Life Skills Trainer is one of the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. The people that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization.




To that end, the Life Skills Trainer also happens to be one of the best places to start in our company with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization. We in fact have many success stories from people at all levels that started out in the Life Skills Trainer role.




Whether you have previous experience in this capacity or this just sounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue...we want to hear from you!




MENTOR Oregon is seeking Life Skills Trainers to provide training, assistance and supervision to MENTOR ABI Group participants in the areas of living skills, therapeutic recreation, and other forms of assistance in both residential & community settings. Assists with medical supervision. Facilitates working relationships between community employers and MENTOR ABI Group participants. Cooperate with MENTOR ABI and any state Department of Human Service staff in any inspection or investigation.






MENTOR Oregon is currently seeking Life Skills Trainers to work a variety of schedules ranging from part-time to full-time, mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends in the Portland-Metro area. With many options available, this just may be the perfect career choice for you. Pay for this position is $11-$13/hour depending on experience.




This is a great opportunity for those looking to gain hands on experience in the human services field. Our flexible schedules are also a great fit for students!




If you have a passion for helping others... we want to hear from you! Apply today!







Company Description:

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.


 


The MENTOR Network is one of shared values and resources, an organization offering those who work with us and those we serve the benefits of a strong national structure. Tying The Network together is a well-defined set of policies, procedures and quality standards that create a level of support and consistency unavailable elsewhere.


 


Our strategy of marrying our mission and values with business discipline and capital creation is unique. The resources of The MENTOR Network enable the organization to invest in systems that make excellence possible – and we apply those systems in a way that directly benefits people with a range of needs, with impressive results.


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