The Supported Living Services (SLS) Skills Instructor

Opportunity for Independence (OFI) is a nonprofit organization that advocates self-determination for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by offering individualized innovative services and behavioral supports to promote happy healthy lives.We are hiring for the following position:

Position Overview

The Supported Living Services (SLS) Skills Instructor is a direct services position within the Supported Living Services Program (SLS) of Opportunity for Independence (OFI). OFI is an agency based in San Rafael, California that advocates for the self-determination of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by offering an array of individualized innovative services and behavioral supports to promote happy healthy lives. The SLS Program supports individuals to live in their own home and experience a wide range of opportunities for living a dignified and meaningful life. OFI’s SLS Program offers each individual specialized services, tailored to and directed by them, that promote independence and community integration.

Distinguishing Features

The SLS Skills Instructor works with an individual in their home and in the community supporting them to develop independent living skills and actively engage in community life. The SLS Skills Instructor’s responsibilities include assisting in tasks of daily living, teaching and modeling, and providing companionship in a variety of settings. In addition, the SLS Skills Instructor provides behavioral support to address specific behavioral challenges that may prevent an individual from successful independence and community and workforce integration. The Skills Instructor works within the context of a team and reports to the SLS Manager.

Major Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

SLS Team Member

Independent Living Skills

Community Integration

Behavioral Support

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualities Sought:

Working Conditions:

Hours of Employment:

Daily schedule is based on the SLS program of the individual. A mandatory staff meeting on Tuesdays.

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