Life Skills Instructor, Foundations Asheville
Foundations Asheville, a transitional program for college-age young men and women in Asheville, seeks a qualified Life Skills Instructor to join its team.
-Creating and maintaining a consistent, emotionally safe, and supportive environment that fosters successful adulthood.
-Collaborating with clinical and academic support teams to implement programming designed to support young adults in reaching their goals.
-Working one-on-one and in group settings to model, develop, and teach independent living skills.
-Daily tasks of transportation, medication, recreation, cleanliness, community involvement, and maintaining a timely schedule.
-Consistent role modeling of healthy habits, problem-solving, emotional maturity, and executive functioning.
Foundations is a residential program and the LSI position is a rare opportunity to join our community in a full-time capacity. The position offers opportunities to build rapport and relationships with many different students and staff, as well as the opportunity to create and run creative life-skills programming. Our students are 18-24 and working on skills of independence.
This position requires overnight shifts with excellent housing accommodations and expenses paid. The standard shift is a 3 day on/ 4 day off, 4 day on/ 3 day off rotating shift. Most of our LSI staff have been with the company for years and have found this to be a sustainable schedule. We hope to find the unique and adventurous individual who will see the opportunity this schedule and role offer.
The ideal applicant would have:
-Excellent communication skills, creativity, and desire to work in a tightly-knit community
-Professional experience with guidance, teaching, experiential education
-History with direct care in a therapeutic environment
-A clean driving record
-Unique strengths to offer our community
-A desire to learn and grow in the field
**This is not an entry-level position, as it requires a high degree of autonomy and therapeutic experience. Compensation is commensurate with experience, and includes a full benefits package.**
Promptly email a cover letter, resume, references, and any pertinent certifications to the email address provided.
Learn more at http://www.foundationsasheville.com
-3 Years in human services, teaching, mentoring, or other relevant educational environments.
Required Licensing and Certification:
-Valid Drivers License, insurable driving record
-CPR/First Aid Training Offered Upon Hiring
Job Type: Full-time https://foundationsasheville.com/ FoundationsHiring@gmail.com