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Training Assistant
Title:Training Assistant
Location:Blaine, MN
Department:Client Services

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • To provide input and assistance in implementing formal and informal participant objectives.
  • To provide meaningful tasks and activities so that participants are engaged in functional activities.
  • Set up and carry through with tasks in ways that assist participants in increasing their independence.
  • Have a working knowledge of in-house jobs so that assistance can be provided to participants so they job can be completed correctly and quality is maintained.
  • Perform general clean up and maintenance of program and work areas.
  • Collect accurate program data on a daily basis.
  • Communicate with others regarding concerns and program progress of participants in such a way that respect and confidentiality are maintained.
  • Will work cooperatively with other staff, agencies and family members in order to facilitate services provided.
  • Assists participants with eating, mobility (including transferring) and other personal needs.
  • Provide supervision to participants throughout the day.
  • Provide positive, age-appropriate interaction opportunities for participants throughout the day.
  • Accept work direction from the Training Specialist and supervision from the Program Supervisor.

Knowledge and Skill Required:

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others as part of a team.
  • Ability to be on time and work scheduled shift.
  • Ability to follow-through with requests and work direction from other staff.
  • Ability to provide a positive work atmosphere for participants.
  • Ability to implement effective techniques for working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to negotiate and find creative solutions to problems.
  • Ability to assist and transfer individuals using equipment provided.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to engage in a cooperative work style, encouraging teamwork and respect.

Education and Experience Needed:

High school degree or equivalent; six months to one year (minimum) experience working with adults with developmental disabilities.

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