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Training Specialist / DSP

Saint Paul, MN 55101

Community Involvement Programs

Posted 7 weeks ago
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Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people who have disabilities? Are you interested in social justice and advocating for personal and civil rights alongside people whose voices have historically been ignored? Are you a creative and passionate person looking to work for a dynamic organization with practices that are leading change in our industry? If you said YES to any of these, you may be just the person we are looking for to step into this role! Full benefits package including 120 hours of paid time off in first year (increases after that) and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday.This position is eligible for a $500 new hire bonus paid in two installments at three and six months* Essential ResponsibilitiesThe Training Specialist (TS) is responsible for providing employment and life skills training to assigned individuals as outlined in the person’s individual plans. Implement outcome goals and objectives related to vocation, social, leisure, adaptive living skills, and communication skills. Work as a part of a team and represent the company well both internally and externally. This is a Direct Service, Full-time, hourly, non-exempt position that is eligible for benefits.RequirementsCredentials / Qualifications High School degree required or equivalent, with demonstrated proficiency (e.g., one year) working with persons having mental illnesses and/or developmental disabilities and adaptive functioning challenges. Ability to lift, carry and/or manually restrain individuals displaying aggressive behavior and intervene during aggressive incidents. Conditional employment may be tendered prior to or during employment contingent upon the employee’s ability to perform these duties. If transporting participants, must possess current Minnesota Driver’s License (Class D or above) and valid certificate of personal automobile insurance, to be reviewed annually at Performance Review. Pass Applicant Background Study to be completed by Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.BenefitsWe are very proud to offer benefit packages that cover employees' needs today and in the future. Benefits will vary depending on employee status, but here is an overview of what may be available to youWe offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision packages to all full-time employees (30+) and eligible dependents.Employees are automatically enrolled in company-paid benefits including life-insurance as well as short and long-term disability at no cost.Community Involvement Programs also offers 403B, 403B employer match, and savings programs, helping employees prepare for the future.We also offer 120 vacation hours starting (increases after that), company-paid holidays, a floating holiday, FMLA pay, educational assistance, and flexible working options. Flexible work arrangement opportunities vary depending on position and location.

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