Careers

Community Living Instructor (Live-In) ASL Required

Daly City, Full-time

  • Reports to: 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: January 1, 2022

Duties and Responsibilities

This Live-In position entails supporting a female who is deaf in her home in Daly City. Fluency in ASL is required

  • Home is in Daly City, close to Colma BART, public transportation and 280 freeway
  • Proficient knowledge in American Sign Language
  • Experience/knowledge working with individuals who are deaf and who have Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities preferred
  • Current schedule: Sunday to Thursday or Monday to Friday 6-8am & 6-10pm and 10pm to 6am (sleeping shifts). There is some flexibility in days/hours
  • Additional overnights/shift work available if interested.

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

  • American Sign Language required
  • Experience/knowledge working with individuals who are deaf and visually impaired preferred
  • 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.