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Job Title: Trainer

Hiring Period: Academic Year, Summer | Hourly Pay Rate: $15.00 | Hours per week: 3-6
On/Off Campus: Off Campus | Work-Study/Non Work-Study: Non Work-Study

Job Description: Multiple In-Home & Community Based Skills Trainers needed in the Athol/Greenfield/Deerfield areas

Seeking individuals experienced in the field of autism to work as skills trainer with children/young adults in their home and community.

Responsible for teaching skills and following behavioral strategies.

In- Home Skills Trainer:
Role is to assist the individual’s participation in normative home based activities.

The goal of the skills trainer is to work in the home with the participant to help increase the participant’s daily living skills or independent living skills.

This may include personal hygiene tasks, chores, meal prep, money management etc.

Community-Based Skills Trainer:
Role is to assist the individual’s participation in community based activities, both generic and specialized.

The goal of the skills trainer is to go into the community with the participant to help increase the participant’s community living skills development.

This may include learning to use the library, make a purchase at a store or participate in a group based community setting like a swim program or gym etc.

Availability -
Weekday afternoons and evenings.
Some weekend availability preferred.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as education, psychology, etc. and at least two years of relevant experience in working on skills development with individuals with developmental disabilities.

OR

If Bachelor’s degree is in an unrelated field, staff must have a minimum of three years working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

OR

High School Diploma or GED Certificate and at least five years of relevant experience in working on skills development with individuals with developmental disabilities.

Compensation: $15-$25/hour
Job Type: Contract

How to Apply: Email, Send Resume

Name/Company: Autism Connections, Lora Cortis
116 Pleasant St Suite 366
Easthampton , Massachusetts 01027

Job Number: 34575