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Training Assistant
Summary
Title:Training Assistant
ID:1011
Location:Blaine, MN
Department:Client Services
Description

Monday through Friday, day hours! 
Achieve Services, Inc. is a day training and habilitation program serving adults with developmental disabilities. By focusing on abilities, not disabilities, we strive to increase the independence and quality of life for all individuals in our program.

Our mission:By creating innovative opportunities that inspire people with disabilities, Achieve will enable every participant to lead a meaningful and self-determined life.

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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