Community Integration Instructor (American Sign Language Required)

Berkeley, San Francisco, Full-time

  • Reports to: Coordinator of Community Integration and Employment
  • Supervises: NA
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: To support adults with disabilities in maintaining independent community living.
  • Starts: Immediately

Toolworks, in partnership with people with disabilities, is a human service agency dedicated to providing the tools and resources that promote independence, equality, and personal satisfaction. Toolworks provides a number of programs including: job placement and training, community integration, and supported living services.

Client Support Functions

  • Facilitate the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the recreation, volunteer, and employments sites of their choosing
  • Creates and uses natural supports and supports client in a person centered manner
  • Teaches safety awareness to clients while they access their community
  • Promotes full engagement of each client in each activity
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary
  • Supports clients individually and in small groups

Administrative Functions

  • Monitor client progress through case notes
  • Complete Special Incident Reports as needed
  • Keeps First Aid/CPR current
  • Completes all other assigned paperwork
  • Other duties as required

Education and Experience Requirement

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with adults with disabilities required, preferably in a community setting

Skills requirement

  • American Sign Language required
  • Fluent report writing skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet client needs
  • Able to recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities
  • Strong time management skills, patient, detail oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Program requirements

  • Fingerprint background check (Child Abuse Index, Criminal Record Clearance)
  • First Aid/CPR certification required (within 30 days)
  • Clean DMV printout and proof of auto insurance


  • $20- 21.50 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Travel reimbursement


  • Monday to Friday

Toolworks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with respect to hiring, promotion and training. We welcome applicants from diverse communities, including individuals with disabilities and veterans. Toolworks is a Government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. (VEVRAA). VEVRAA requires Government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment protected veterans.