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Day Program Instructor

Company: Cooperative Productions
Location: Taunton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

CO-OP has 33 residential homes and 6 Day Programs. Our 24/7 supervised residential programs focus on a person-centered planning approach and working with individuals to create homes adapted to meet individual needs. We provide support in the areas of life skills, social skills, and community integration with an emphasis on pursuing personal goals and interests. Each day our staff provides guidance, support, and direction as needed on new skills/tasks, behavior management, personal development, social skills, and communication. They take pride in assisting individuals in achieving goals by maintaining knowledge of their learning styles, strengths, and support needs, and ensuring that skills are taught accordingly.DAY SERVICES INSTRUCTOR
At CO-OP, we define ourselves not by our perceived abilities or disabilities but by the similarities we all share. Our instructors are responsible for providing an array of vocational, self-help, therapeutic, and community-based activities, designed to enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities. Services include but are not limited to case management, transportation, the development of social relationships, providing support in the areas of work and recreation, and therapeutic and personal living skills.REQUIREMENTS:
--- Valid Driver's license and good driving record required
--- Acceptable Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) & Fingerprinting required
--- Minimum of One year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.WORKING CONDITIONS
Employees are required to assist participants who may demonstrate aggressive or self-injurious behavior through direct intervention and conformance with behavioral programs.
Employee assignments and work schedules are subject to change contingent upon the needs of individual participants or groups of participants.About CO-OP
CO-OP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting local citizens with developmental and other disabilities and brain injuries in a variety of residential and day programs, employment supports, and clinical services. Founded in 1972 and currently serving approximately 300 individuals and family members in Southeastern Massachusetts, CO-OP's mission focuses on individualized services and community participation.We offer scheduled hours in a friendly, team-oriented environment. We offer a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package for full-time staff, including health insurance, dental, vision, supplemental life, and disability insurance, and a tax-deferred annuity plan. CO-OP offers a variety of different benefit perks for full-time staff such as opportunities for additional paid training, free life insurance, mileage reimbursement if applicable, tuition reimbursement, a generous paid time off benefit including accruals for extended leave, and more!

Keywords: Cooperative Productions, Taunton , Day Program Instructor, Education / Teaching , Taunton, Massachusetts

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