Work Readiness Specialist Instructor in Indio, CA at ResCare

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Indio, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Work Readiness Specialist Instructor

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Work Readiness Specialist Instructor.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Work Readiness Specialist Instructor you will: 

Conducts job readiness and job search workshops to motivate participants and help them develop the skills needed to secure employment. Develops and prepares training materials and lesson plans. Administers and interprets approved aptitude and proficiency tests according to prescribed procedures. May provide counseling, job coaching and job search assistance.

  • Provide classroom instruction to participants in computer literacy, job search techniques, life skills, money management, job retention strategies, pre-vocational/career transition opportunities and one-on-one tutoring, as needed
  • Use classroom instruction and group participation activities to assist program participants in learning basic math, reading, writing skills, vocabulary, grammar; and to prepare for GED test
  • Provides input and assists in the development of Individual Service Plans.
  • Develop teaching outlines and select and/or design appropriate instructional materials
  • Tests for and documents attainment of competencies and academic progress
  • Develops individual participant assessment based on participant’s performance and reports on participant progress
  • Conducts group participation activities to build self-esteem, enhance motivation to complete training, and improve communication skills
  • Provides individual tutoring related to individual needs in areas of basic skills
  • Provides individual counseling related to vocational exploration, goal setting, and problem-solving; addresses behavioral problems
  • Analyze and improve customer service by identifying areas that require improvement and implementing enhancements
  • Assist in developing, designing and maintaining appropriate documentation of course offerings
  • Conduct needs assessment through formal and informal evaluation
  • Works with case management staff to facilitate job search and placement maximizing retention for the client.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Related Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent work experience
  • Related work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Familiarity with the communities being served, with knowledge and understanding of local needs and resources

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

45691 MONROE ST STE 6, 7 & 8 , INDIO, CA 92201-3943 USA 

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