Community Living Instructor (Live-In)

San Francisco, Full-time

This position has been filled.

  • Reports to: Community Living Program Manager
  • Supervises: N/A
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: To provide instruction and support to people with disabilities in acquiring and maintaining community living skills to promote independence
  • Starts: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities

This Live-In position entails supporting a female in her home in the Forest Hill area of San Francisco

  • Home is in Forest Hill area of San Francisco located near 280 Freeway and MUNI lines
  • Knowledge of/experience with intellectual disabilities, seizure disorders and/or dementia care preferred
  • Must be comfortable living with a friendly, sweet older cat

Current schedule is:

Sunday 9pm-9am (10-6a sleep shift)

Monday 9pm-9am (10-6a sleep shift)

Tuesday 9pm-9am (10-6a sleep shift)

Wednesday 9pm-9am (10-6a sleep shift)

Thursday 9pm-9am (10-6a sleep shift)


Friday 9pm-9am (10-6a sleep shift)

Saturday 9am-9pm and 9p-9a (10-6a sleep shift)

Sunday 9a-2pm

**there may be some flexibility in specific day shifts if needed

Client Support Functions

  • Teach functional skills to people with disabilities including: meal preparation, shopping, hygiene, budgeting, safety awareness, and maintaining a clean and healthy living environment.
  • Instruct clients in researching and accessing community resources to reach their goals and increase independence.
  • Travel train clients using the mode of transportation suited to each individual based on their abilities.
  • Educate clients on their rights and self-advocacy.
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary.

 Administrative Functions

  • Create and maintain schedule.
  • Monitor client progress in case notes.
  • Complete Special Incident Reports as needed.
  • Complete all other required paperwork.

 Organizational (all staff)

  • Participate in meetings and training as required
  • Comply with current agency performance standards
  • Report changes in criminal or employment status on a timely basis
  • Represent the organization to visitors and the community as needed
  • Maintain a professional attitude, working cooperatively with other staff, clients and members of the community
  • Maintain confidentiality of client/staff information as required by law and agency policy
  • Complies with Mandated Reporter requirements as required by law and agency policy
  • Treat clients and co-workers with dignity and respect

Other duties as required

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Education and Experience Requirement

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

Skills requirement

  • Fluent report writing skills. 
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet client needs.
  • Strong time management skills, patient, detail oriented.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.


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