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Independent Living Instructor
East Bay Innovations
Livermore, CA

Description:  You would work one-on-one with people with developmental disabilities who live on their own. You would empower your clients to reach their personal goals of independence and community participation. You would teach life skills in a motivating, personalized, and professional environment. As a full-time instructor, you would have a caseload of around 5-9 clients. The caseloads are concentrated throughout Alameda County.

No experience required!

This job is a good way to gain experience in the non-profit sector, social work, social services, occupational therapy, mental health, or case management. We seek people who want to make a difference in the lives of others and are both gifted teachers and teachable themselves.

You would receive training and get to support clients with:

​- Money management
- Medical, dental and medication management
- Basic cooking and meal preparation
- Utilizing public transportation
- Locating affordable housing
- Obtaining and maintaining benefits such as Social Security, Medi-Cal, Medicare, etc.
- Community and social awareness
- Household maintenance

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. You would work a consecutive 8 hour day between the hours of 9am and 7pm, Monday through Friday, driving time included.


Requirements:  -Experience in human services, social services, social work, case management, mental health, occupational therapy, or non-profit sector

-Experience working with people with disabilities a plus
-Committed to the philosophy of individualized services, independence, and community inclusion

-Excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills

-Self-motivated and able to work effectively both as a team and independently

-Has a reliable vehicle, auto insurance and be willing to DRIVE OWN CAR (mileage reimbursement at 0.58cents/mile)


Benefits:  Health and Wellness Benefits:

- Medical coverage for those working 30 hours a week or more, with three different health plans for you to choose from
- Dental and vision coverage for both full-time and part- time staff
- Free mental health counseling sessions for you and members of your household
- Annual health & wellness fair with free massage, cooking demonstration, wellness seminar, and wellness gift raffles

Pre-Tax Benefits:

- Flexible Spending Account so you can use pre-tax dollars to cover your medical expenses
- Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, allowing you to use pre-tax dollars to cover childcare expenses
- Commuter benefits, allowing you to save big on BART and bus with pre-tax dollars loaded onto your clipper card

Investing in your Future Benefits:

- 403(b) retirement plan so you can invest in your future
- Free financial coaching from an expert advisor to help answer any financial questions you may have
- Education Assistance Fund, providing reimbursement for tuition, fees, and supplies for education and self-enrichment courses

Career Advancement Benefits:

- Membership in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021, helping you advocate for employment terms that work for you
- Ability to view and apply for supervisory position openings before they are advertised to the general public - we love to promote from within!
- Many opportunities for training so you can feel confident in the work you do and prepare for future career opportunities

Other Benefits:

- Paid sick leave for all employees, and paid vacation for full-time employees
- Paid holidays for all
- Mileage reimbursement for on-the-job driving at 54.5 cents per mile
- Free legal consultation for any legal concerns you may have outside of work
- Staff appreciation month with a BBQ, a party, daily raffles, and more, to celebrate you and the important work that you do

Salary:  $18.65 per hour 

Special Instructions:  Please submit a resume and cover letter at the link below for consideration.  

You may apply for this job online at: ebi.applytojob.com/apply/ByKEoN5AHO/Independent-Living-Instructor

Contact:  Jenny Wheable


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