Community Integration Instructor-ASL Required

East Bay, Oakland, Full-time

  • Reports to: Community Integration Coordinator
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: To support adults with developmental disabilities on-the-job and in community activities.
  • Starts: Immediately

East Bay/Concord Area

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.

Position Title: Community Integration Instructor

Reports to: Community Integration Coordinator


FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Purpose:To support people with disabilities in maintaining independent community living.

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,Spanish or Cantonese skills preferred. Some level of fluency for certain target populations may be 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


  • Depends on experience