The Mentor Network Life Skills Trainer in Oregon City, Oregon

Life Skills Trainer Primary Location: United States-OR-OROregon City Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Organization: Redwood Description

MENTOROregon’s Children’s In-Home Services (CIHS) provides attendant care tochildren with intellectual and developmental disabilities that differ inimplications and diagnoses. CIHSserves children and adolescents ages 5 to 18 years old.The mission of this program is to empower theindividuals and their families with knowledge and effective strategies tosupport positive behavioral and socio-emotional development.

Life Skills Trainershave the privilege to impact the lives of special needs children in their homeand communities. As a Life Skills Trainer you will provide direct attendantcare, and you will have the opportunity to grow in your understanding of thediverse and unique profiles of the clients you service. CIHS is always eager tohire Life Skills Trainers that are energetic, compassionate, fun, creative, anddedicated.

Job DutiesInclude:

  • Address challenging behaviors in the home and community settings
  • Support the development of coping skills, linguistic capabilities, and functional capacities
  • Implement individualized programs that are designed by Behavior Specialist
  • Collect and record data on the child's progress
  • Document mandatory shift notes in a timely manor

MENTOR Oregon isseeking part-time Life Skills Trainers to work aminimum of 10 hours per week in the Portland Metro Area. The primary hours forthese positions fall in the afternoons, evenings, and on the weekends.Applicants should have the ability to work at least 2 afternoons (2PM-7PM) andone weekend shift each week. With many options available, this just may be theperfect career choice for you.