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American Training, Inc. is seeking a Part-time Assistant Instructor/Peer Mentor in our Andover, MA location to Provide classroom support to Director and Pre-ETS Colleagues. Works in collaboration with StarWorks Colleagues to plan and implement classroom activities. Provides mentoring and guidance regarding post-secondary education, employment, and independent living. Responsible, friendly, dependable, team player. Demonstrates an obvious passion for the people we serve and puts WOW! Magic into action.

Who’s a great fit for the Assistant Instructor/Peer Mentor? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

Descriptions:

  • Works in collaboration with StarWorks Colleague to plan and implement classroom activities
  • Utilize excellent communication skills to promote self-advocacy, and leadership skills for students
  • Direct and assist students with disability-related questions for future employment
  • Provide mentoring and guidance regarding post-secondary education, employment, and independent living
  • Assist students with referrals to travel training agents to help promote independent living
  • Attends all required trainings and meetings
  • Document activities with student curriculum log
  • Assist students with applications for post-secondary education or training
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish – English)
  • Satisfactory CORI and Fingerprinting required
  • Flexible schedule
  • Exceptionally strong communication and relationship building skills required
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good community relations skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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LARE Institute is seeking a full-time Site Coordinator/Vocational Counselor in our Chelsea, MA location to handle daily operations of site and to provide counseling and workshops to Students. Incorporates Principles into all aspects of our work life. Is enthusiastic, and willing to accept responsibility. Demonstrates an obvious passion for the people we serve and puts WOW! Magic into action.

Who’s a great fit for the Site Coordinator/Vocational Counselor position? LARE Institute/American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

Description:

  • Handles the daily operations of the training site.
  • Ensures compliance with all State and federal funding sources rules and regulations.
  • Assists with researching for grants.
  • Assists with researching statistics for proposal submission.
  • Attends monitoring and conferences with state agencies and funding sources.
  • Interviews potential candidates for hire.
  • Supervises Colleagues.
  • Establishes relationships with local companies.
  • Provides assistances with job placements and externships for all Students.
  • Instructs Students through weekly workshops, on topics such as: Life Skills; Employment; and Personal issues.
  • Responsible for recruitment, assessments, vocational counseling, reporting of outcomes both positive and negative to all funding sources.
  • Prepares internal and external reports as required by all funding sources.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and attitude.
  • Documents Student attendance on a daily basis.
  • Documents counseling notes in file.
  • Schedules Colleague meetings.
  • Incorporates fun and entertainment into the classroom.
  • Participates in WOW! projects and events.
  • Assists with proposal preparation and writing.
  • Assists with job placements of Students.
  • Occasional overtime hours required.
  • Implement the Mission of American Training – “to Bring Out the Best in Everyone We Touch, because Every Life Matters!” and Embrace the Value Statement.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or at least three years previous related experience.
  • Three year of related business or counseling experience working with the public and/or private sector.
  • Must be able to pass a CORI and SORI. Must be approved by the MA Department of Professional Licensure
  • Able to speak publicly regarding LARE Institute in a knowledgeable way.
  • Able to organize and schedule responsibilities according to priority.
  • Able to communicate effectively in a variety of situations, including in front of a large group.
  • Able to work as a productive member of a team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Able to operate various computer programs.
  • Must maintain a positive and professional attitude.
  • Must possess leadership skills. Must be able to multi-task and effectively cope with high-stress situations.
  • Must be able to effectively work with different personalities and cultural differences.
  • Must maintain flexibility.
  • Must be committed to extraordinary customer service.

LARE Institute offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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LARE Institute is seeking a full-time Career Advisor/Admission Rep in Andover, MA to provide individual counseling and pre-employment, job readiness skills to adults and young parents looking to improve their skills through our innovative Vocational Educational Programs. Creates and maintains files. Incorporates WOW! Principles into all aspects of our work life. Is enthusiastic, and willing to accept responsibility. Demonstrates an obvious passion for the people we serve and puts WOW! Magic into action.

Description:

• Must provide extraordinary customer service.
• Provides program information, individually or in groups, to interested parties.
• Makes presentations at community agencies when invited.
• Conducts interviews with interested applicants to verify that they meet all entrance criteria and completes appropriate paperwork.
• Conducts academic assessment testing when scheduled.
• Works closely with the funding sources Case Managers and/or workers.
• Provides as needed, individual vocational/personal counseling to Students and documents such meetings.
• Facilitates weekly workshops covering work readiness, life skills, and job search
• Implements WOW! Magic Principles when presenting workshops.
• Prepares and completes Students’ files including:

o Application
o Enrollment Form
o Enrollment Agreement
o Funding Source Contract or Authorization
o Emergency Forms
o Student Handbook Sign-Off
o Attendance Records
o Monthly Progress Reports
o Workshop Participation Form
o Notes
o Completed Student Resume
o Placement Form
o Copy of LARE Institute Certification of Completion

• Takes initiatives in developing new and more effective ways of delivering services.
• Participates in student/teacher/counselor case conferences and completes documentation.
• Completes all required paperwork including enrollments, entered employments, holds, and negative terminations.
• Completes and submits required attendance reports to funding source on-time.
• Provides orientation program to students and enrolls those qualified. Redirects inappropriate referrals to funding source and/or career centers.
• Delivers and retrieves required paperwork as need as well as attends funding source meetings when necessary.
• Makes referrals to outside community agencies for Students in need of in-depth counseling and/or services.
• Conducts follow-up calls to Students on regularly scheduled basis.
• Develops new employment contacts whenever possibility.
• Provides tours of facility to community agencies and businesses.
• Requests orders and purchases program supplies as needed.
• Assists Program Director and/or Site Coordinator in any assigned task.
• Participates in WOW! Event preparation and cleanup.
• Issues certificates of completion to students.
• Assists with proposal preparation when asked.
• Demonstrates a professional image and attitude at all times.
• Ensures that facility is kept clean at all times.
• Occasional overtime hours required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or at least two years previous related experience.
  • One year of related business or counseling experience working with the public and/or private sector.
  • Must be able to pass a CORI and SORI. Must be approved by the MA Department of Professional Licensure
  • Able to speak publicly regarding LARE Institute in a knowledgeable way.
  • Able to organize and schedule responsibilities according to priority.
  • Able to present and communicate effectively in a variety of situations, including in front of a large group.
  • Able to work as a productive member of a team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Time management and organizational skills.

Must maintain a positive and professional attitude. Must possess leadership skills. Must be able to multi-task and effectively cope with high-stress situations. Must be able to effectively work with different personalities and cultural differences. Must maintain flexibility. Must be committed to extraordinary customer service.

LARE Institute offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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American Training is seeking a full-time Job Coach in our Lowell location to provide support and training to Guests at a variety of Job Sites, both group and individual. “Bring out the Best” in each Guest by assisting them to be successful. Develop positive relationships with employers, advocate for Guests, and act as liaison between the Guest and other providers. Teach, train, guides and direct Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new work skills and to increase independence for attainment of ISP goals. Develop detailed job task analysis for a variety of jobs, and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements of the Department of Labor.

Requirements:

  • College Degree preferred but additional experience can substitute for degree.
  • Experience as a Job Coach is a plus. Must have one year of experience with people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of appropriate paperwork necessary for mandated record keeping.
  • Basic computer literacy skills, work processing and data spread sheets.
  • Use the highest standard of ethical conduct at all times, this includes respecting the confidentiality of Colleagues and Guests.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Participate in a workplace climate that celebrates and encourages diversity.
  • Positively promote the image of our Guests with developmental disabilities and American Training, Inc.
  • Maintain an excellent training record by positively completing all training requirements.
  • A valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and a satisfactory CORI are required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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We are seeking an energetic Community Support Colleague that can create WOW! Magic for our Guests. If you have a passion for people, can make good decisions, and love being out in the Community, this is the job for you. The hours are 8-4, Monday through Friday!

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Description:

  • Create and implement Mobile CBDS weekly schedules. Solicit input from the Guests to create schedules that are meaningful and relevant to them
  • Ensure to implement the true CBDS Mobile model: ensuring the activities are meaningful and include, job exploration, cultural events, recreational activities and physical exercise each week.
  • Follow the CBDS Mobile model of maintaining all activities in the community.
  • Implement curriculum weekly during job skills and other groups done in the community.
  • Ensure readiness when inclement weather or other obstacles disrupt the planned schedule and have a “plan B” for the day
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision throughout the day
  • Ensure effective communication with supervisors and Colleagues on a daily basis
  • Arrange for job tours and vocational activities for the Guests several times monthly
  • Research and attend weekly volunteer opportunities that are of interest to the Guests
  • Provide assistance with managing Guests opportunities to work in group settings
  • Allow for flexibility with unanticipated changes to the schedule and/or the Guests on your route
  • Ensures that documentation for Guest attendance and data for goals are done on a daily basis.
  • Work closely and cooperatively with the job coaches assigned to your caseloads (if applicable) to promote job exploration opportunities and assessment planning.
  • Oversee the ISP process in conjunction with Supervisor to maintain a caseload of 3-5 Guests which includes ensuring all documentation is completed in a timely manner (Assessments: safety, vocational and other assessments as requested by DDS, datasheets, as well semi-annual and annual progress reports.) Ensures that Guest Confidential Files are maintained in accordance with ATI and DDS requirements.
  • Work in conjunction with supervisor to arrange for documentation days in the program in order to complete the necessary filing and paperwork requirements
  • Maintain the ATI assigned vehicle by ensuring cleanliness, daily and monthly paperwork and reporting any issues to supervisor
  • Utilize the HBSS system (if applicable) in the vehicles to track routes and mileage and report any issues to supervisor if the system is not working.
  • Monitors and/or provides support and supervision during community outings with Guests.
  • Performs a variety of personal care functions to assist Guests who are unable to care for themselves. This may include toileting, dressing, feeding, or lifting and moving Guests.
  • Teaches, trains, guides and directs Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new skills and to increase independence for attainment of ISP goals.
  • Regularly observes Guests’ behavior and performance and provides reports, updates and general observations to the Program Coordinator.

Requirements:

  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of appropriate paperwork necessary for mandated record keeping.
  • Use the highest standard of ethical conduct at all times, this includes respecting the confidentiality of Colleagues and Guests.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Participate in workplace climate that celebrates and encourages diversity.
  • Positively promote the image of Guests with Developmental Disabilities and American Training, Inc.
  • Maintain an excellent training record by positively completing all training requirements including MAP Certification.
  • A valid driver’s license, great driving record, the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and a satisfactory CORI are required.

We offer a competitive benefits package; medical and dental insurance, short and long term disability, life insurance, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a fun work environment, and much more.

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LARE Institute a branch of American Training is seeking a full-time enthusiastic Computer Instructor to join our growing company.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Must provide extraordinary customer service.
  • Presents program information, individually or in groups, to interested parties.
  • Instructs Computer Application Skills inclusive of :
    • Keyboarding/typing skills
    • NRF Customer Service and Sales
    • Windows File Management
    • MS Word, MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint and QuickBooks,
    • Office procedures and business communications.
  • Prepares students for the certification exams.
  • Coordinates and schedules students for certification exams.
  • Installs, configures and manages the Pearson Test Center environment.
  • Assists in developing Advisory Board with Job Developer.
  • Schedules and participates in Advisory Board meetings.
  • Develops, maintains, and updates curriculum to meet evolving standards in the business industry.
  • Maintains a current working knowledge of relevant practices and software applications used in business world.
  • Implements WOW! Magic Principles when teaching.
  • Takes initiative in developing new and more effective ways to deliver services.
  • Maintains continuing education units as required for licenses and/or certifications
    • Maintains current licensure and/or certifications in relevant areas.
  • Documents daily attendance.
  • Completes and reviews monthly progress reports with students and obtains students signature
  • Maintains student files, including but not limited to:
    • Attendance records
    • Monthly progress reports
    • Homework, quizzes, tests
    • Certifications (scores & copies of certificates)
  • Ensures all required reports are completed and submitted on-time.
  • Creates and prepares lesson plans.
  • Monitors and documents student progress throughout the course and advise student and Career Advisor on student’s progress.
  • Researches and solicits price quotation on lease/purchase of computer equipment and computer peripherals when requested.
  • Requisitions all books and necessary training material and equipment through the Program Director.
  • Meets with Career Advisors, Job Developer, and Program Director regarding student progress and program development.
  • Assists Site Coordinator/Program Director with proposal writing and program-related tasks as needed.
  • Assists VP/Program Director/Site Coordinator with any assigned tasks.
  • Assists with job placement of Students.
  • Provides support to end users.
  • Plans and implements software and hardware migrations and upgrade.
  • Troubleshoots network and printing related issues (Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy, etc.)
  • Manages network security (antivirus software, net monitor, etc.)
  • Attends all required trainings and meetings.
  • Demonstrates a professional image and attitude at all times.
  • Ensures the facility is kept clean at all times

Requirements for this position:

  • A.S. or B.S. degree or Training program certificate
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications 2016
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience related computer applications experience
  • Strong technical skills and expert knowledge of various computer hardware and software, including PCs, Macs, and tablets
  • Must be approved from the MA Department of Professional Licensure
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual Preferred

What is the LARE Institute?

LARE Institute is a Private Occupational School branch of American Training with state, global, and industry-recognized certifications in Allied Health Care, Business, Trade and Education Programs. This award-winning center has been operating for more than 35 years and is licensed by the MA Division of Professional Licensure, Office of Private Occupational School Education. It’s a school with a fun and “family-oriented” approach to learning. Our programs are taught by extraordinary instructors in state-of-the-art facilities – and we need you to join our team!

LARE Institute offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!**

Job Type: Full-time

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a full-time Residential Shift Supervisor in our Haverhill, MA residential home, supporting Adults with Disabilities. In this role, you will assist the Residential Manager in the daily operations of the Program to meet agency standards.

Responsibilities:

Administrative Duties include but are not limited to:

  • On-call responsibilities. As assigned by the Program Manager, VP/Director of Specialized Housing.
  • Collaborate and assist Program Manager in the daily operations of the Program – Monitor and assist colleagues to ensure that daily operations on shift are completed and meet agency standards.
  • Assist and guide Colleagues to complete required documentation on medical, behavioral and community goals from their Individual Support Plan (ISP) and help individuals in their day-to-day life to achieve their goals.
  • Maintain maximum safety conditions and cleanliness standards at all times within the appropriate areas in accordance with licensing standards and program procedures as outlined by administrative Colleagues. This includes ensuring outside areas are safe and free of snow and ice during winter months to ensure safe evacuation from the house at all times.
  • Fosters an environment of empowerment and choice for all Residents. Supports, encourages and ensures that personal preferences, goals and aspirations in regard to the pursuit of health and wellness are a part of every individual’s lives on a daily basis.
  • Provide support to residents in the maintenance of their homes including such tasks as cooking meals, shopping, cleaning and laundry.
  • Assist and guide colleagues to implement behavior support plans.
  • Facilitate contacts and linkages and fosters community membership and facilitates full community integration in accordance with person centered plans.

Medical Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to support Residents independently in the community during medical appointments.
  • Must be able to accurately produce written documentation regarding all appointments using SharePoint, email and medical logs.
  • Must be able to communicate with all appropriate residential team members in a timely manner. Email and texting are routine forms of communication. Must follow up after medical appointment is completed and contact Residential Manager with result of appointment.
  • Must schedule all necessary follow up appointments.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the MAP program. Must be able to access it from each program if needed, be able to locate all forms from the program, update medication sheets by adding new or discontinuing medications.
  • Must follow MAP policy and post any new medications on med sheets and leave note for other MAP cert staff to verify.
  • Must attend trainings, company-wide meetings and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Able to work with local pharmacies and ensure proper medication supplies, labels and storage for all Resident’s medications.
  • Ability to assist Residents in self-care, hygiene and activities of daily living; including assisting in the bathroom, showering and personal self-care.
  • During times there may not be a medical appointment, must perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Residential Manager.
  • Must always maintain maximum safety standards.
  • Proper and professional dress and demeanor required at all times.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of varied cultural backgrounds who may not speak English as their first language.
  • Facilitate contacts and linkages in the local healthcare community to strengthen health and wellness goals as outlined by the treatment team. Fosters community membership and facilitates full community integration with all health care services.
  • Accurately and timely records all pertinent medical information. Handles Resident’s medication and health care orders in accordance with American Training, Inc./DPH MAP policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to Specialized Housing policy and procedures in regard to development and maintenance of individual health records and clinical/behavioral and health.
  • Communicate with local pharmacy to ensure proper medication supplies and storage for all program participants.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Residential Manager.
  • Provide the necessary transportation for Residents to access all facilities where medical appointments are located.
  • Must attend and successfully complete Medication Administration Program, Epi-pen, First Aid/CPR, Fire Safety, PAC, MAP, Human Rights and OSHA. Must be able to physically implement First Aid/CPR.
  • Must be able to physically implement First aid/CPR to individuals in response to an emergency situation and/or the implementation of a Crisis plan.
  • Able to effectively provide emotional and behavioral support to Residents both on a regular basis and in high stress situations. Must be able to effectively utilize verbal de-escalation techniques as well as PAC and PBS.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must possess basic computer skills and be able to use the Sharepoint Log System, email and write progress notes.
  • Must work in a cooperative manner with co-workers/Residential Managers and function well in a team.
  • Must be willing to work evening/weekend hours at our Dracut location.
  • Must be willing to work day hours supporting two programs at our Newburyport location.
  • Must complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Residents, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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An exciting opportunity to join our creative, energetic, dedicated team of professionals!

American Training is seeking an (float) RN in Day Habilitation and (16) Specialized Housing locations throughout the Merrimack Valley. In this role, you will coordinate the provision of residential health care supports through training, monitoring required medical services, interfacing with various health care providers and coordinating essential follow-up.

You will assist the HCS in assessments, trainings, interface and coordination of care with various Health Care Professionals and documentation to insure compliance with applicable regulations. Demonstrates commitment to the Team process and advocates for the Guests/Residents served to assure a level of care consistent with best practices incorporating the WOW principles

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for the Residents we serve, to assure that they are receiving a level of care consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Responsibilities:

Day Habilitation

  • Travels to various Day Habilitation/Specialized Housing sites of American Training as determined by Director of Nurses.
  • Participates in the training and orientation of newly hired nurses as directed by Health Care Services.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and health related procedures.
  • Provides assessment and direct nursing care to Guests as prescribed by their Health Care Provider in both Day Hab (during temporary absence of LPN/RN) and Specialized Housing settings.
  • Communicates medical changes/needs/concerns of the guests/ residents to Program Manager, Director of Nurses, VP of Clinical, VP of Specialized Housing through a variety of media.
  • Coordinates medical supports including emergency treatment as required for the guests/residents served.
  • Alerts Health Care Supervisor of need for new supplies as necessary.
  • Maintains medication security and dispenses medications/ treatments as prescribed by the Health Care Professionals. Completes the required medication documentation in a timely, accurate fashion.
  • Ensures all Health Care Professional orders are current, accurate, and transcribed monthly on to new medication sheets.
  • Ensures an adequate supply of Guest’s medication is on hand including PRNs in acceptable containers.
  • Suggests and assists in development/implementation of new trainings/programs for Guests and Colleagues.
  • Assists in training Colleagues and other team members in the special needs/ medical issues of the Guests.
  • Obtain reports and treatment plans from primary care physicians.
  • Assists in completion of all required assessments in a timely manner,Assists in quality checks on program to ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies
  • Advises Director of Nurses of any medical problems that may hinder a Guest’s progress or that may aggravate an existing condition by program activities
  • Demonstrates the ability to analyze, evaluate, problem-solve and prioritize.Attends all required trainings and meetings.
  • Adheres to federal and state standards of privacy in all communications and written documentation.
  • Maintains Health care records in compliance with HIPAA regulations and safeguards confidentiality of medical information.

Specialized Housing

  • Coordinate the provision of health care supports though training, monitoring required medical services and coordinating essential follow-up.
  • Episodic documentation on SharePoint related to Resident’s medical care, assessments and communication of health care needs.
  • Assists in the development and education of Colleagues to Resident specific protocols.
  • Accompanies residents to Health Care Professional/Specialist visits as requested.
  • Conducts trainings and related competencies as assigned by Director of Nurses.
  • Conducts medication audits per schedule. Monitors individual Colleagues’ medication passes for competency and compliance with MAP regulations.
  • Provides 1:1 preparatory MAP training, test tutoring, on an as needed basis, for Residential Colleagues.
  • Assists in Maintenance of Health Care records on HCSIS.
  • Completes Safety Assessments i.e., Falls Assessments, Self-Medication Assessments.
  • Monitors wound care and compliance with recommended interventions.
  • Performs resident specific treatments requiring licensed person. Completes all required documentation.
  • Provides health/wellness counseling services and training to Residents/ Colleagues to promote a safe, healthy living environment.
  • Complies with Mass Health regulations for all Resident’s medical documentation and works closely with the Director of Nurses and Residential Manager to ensure quality of program goals and objectives.

Requirements: Registered Nurse Degree with a Massachusetts Nursing License in good standing, preferably with a minimum of 2 years experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. One year related experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Knowledge of MAP (a plus) and one year of Developmental Services experience. Valid driver’s license required, as is the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and satisfactory CORI. This is a 30 to 35 hour a week position.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 9 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more! If you are interested, please send your resume with cover letter.

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What does a Residential Counselor do? A Residential Counselor helps to provide direct care for our youth residents ages 16-21 in our homes in Methuen and Lawrence. Responsibilities include providing emotional and vocational support, recreational planning, activity coordination and adherence to a changing environment.

Who’s a great fit for the Residential Counselor position? Our ideal candidate is flexible, a great communicator, has sound decision making skills, experience working with youth and is dedicated to contributing to a positive learning environment. Full and part time positions are available. Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma required
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Satisfactory CORI and EEC background checks
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • The following shifts are available:
    • Full time:  Residential counselor position.  Tuesday thru Saturday 3-11pm
    • Part time weekends:  Sat/Sun 9am-3pm and 3-11pm
    • Part time weekends: Saturday 3-11pm only open (two shifts)

 Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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American Training is seeking a Community Support Colleague for our Specialized Housing branch in Newburyport. This person affirms the dignity of all Guests and Residents by supporting their right to participate in their communities as productive workers, valued neighbors and friends.

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • At least two years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule, contingent upon Guest needs, which may include evenings, weekends, early AM shifts and Holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and use of personal vehicle.
  • Must attend and successfully complete Medication Administration Program, EPI Pen, First Aid/CPR, Fire Safety, CPI, Human Rights and OSHA.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Frequent walking, standing and driving.
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training, Inc. offers great benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

If interested, please send your resume to careers@americantraninginc.com

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A Community Support Colleague – Individual Supports for our Specialized Housing Branch is responsible for the implementation of Resident’s individual support plan and maintains regular contact with Resident and members of treatment team.  Additionally, the Colleague ensures that Residents have access to necessary services to meet medical, vocational and other treatment needs.

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague – Individual Supports position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • At least two years experience working with people with developmental disabilities. Experience in a community based supported employment or housing preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required and good driving record
  • Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

Join our team of talented professionals and work at one of the Best Places to Work North of Boston. Experience Our WOW! Magic Way of Working by being part of the people, the culture, the fun, and the passion for excellence that is American Training. We are looking for talented, highly flexible individuals with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the people we serve, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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American Training is seeking a full-time Job Developer to actively pursue, procure, and maintain employment and volunteer opportunities for Guests through liaison work with local businesses and organizations. Must be knowledgeable of, and demonstrate in all duties, the policies of American Training in the areas of Human Rights and confidentiality, and support the mission of American Training of “Bringing out the Best in Everyone we Touch, because Every Life Matters”.

Who’s a great fit for the Job Developer position?

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least three year of experience working with people with disabilities.
  • Job Coaching/ Job Development Experience a plus.
  • Leadership Skills: Knowledge and ability to lead program activities in accordance with American Training’s mission and any/all regulations.
  • Ability to multi-task. Capable of working under pressure, adherence to possible short deadlines, and ability to handle stress.
  • Works as a team player with other Colleagues in program.
  • Effectively communicates, both verbally and in writing, with management, Colleagues, Guests/Residents, Families, and other members of the Community and businesses.
  • Must have proficient computer skills.
  • Possesses effective writing skills and ability to complete all required paperwork which includes compliance with regulatory requirements for the Department of Labor.
  • Maintains professionalism in all aspects of the position: Adherence to all American Training policies and procedures and all agency ethical standards.
  • Skills for conflict resolution, both internal and external.
  • Must be able to maintain an environment that promotes learning, growth, and pride for our Guests.
  • Manages an assigned budget according to American Training’s policies and procedures.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and satisfactory CORI.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training offers a competitive benefits package; medical and dental insurance, life and disability, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a fun work environment, and much more.

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We are seeking a full-time Community Support Colleague for our Acquired Brain Injury Day Services Program. This person makes a difference by providing a meaningful day to adults who have suffered a brain injury. The Community Support Colleague is accountable for carrying out the day-to-day curriculum to include cognitive stimulating programming, community/volunteer activities, vocational exploration, data collection, progress notes and caring for the personal needs of the Guests.

Who’s a great fit for the ABI Program Coordinator position?

American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least one year of experience working with individuals with cognitive issues, brain injuries or physical disabilities. If no degree, must have at least 2 years of experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate a sense of empathy and patience when delivering therapeutic interactions to the Guests
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

Join our team of talented professionals and work at one of the Best Places to Work North of Boston. Experience Our WOW! Magic Way of Working by being part of the people, the culture, the fun, and the passion for excellence that is American Training. We are looking for talented, highly flexible individuals with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the people we serve, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

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What does a Direct Care Support Relief Colleague do ?  Direct Care Relief is a pool of Colleagues that are flexible with their availability and might work different shifts weekly depending on the staffing needs. These Colleagues work in our Specialized Housing Branch and Day Services and are responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of the program: to include planning of activities, community outings, data collection, record keeping and caring for the personal needs of the Residents.   Specialized Housing and Day Program locations are located throughout the Merrimack Valley depending on staffing needs.

Who’s a great fit for this position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience working with people with disabilities is strongly preferred
  • As part of the relief pool, you must have the ability to be flexible with hours and be able to cover shifts based on different staffing needs weekly.
  • Valid driver’s license required. Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing

Many shifts are available:  Weekdays available: 8 am-4 pm and 9 am – 3 pm, Evenings 3-11 pm, and various weekend hours.  Please indicate your availability when sending in your resume.  You must be available to attend required training.

Join our team of talented professionals and work at one of the Best Places to Work North of Boston. Experience Our WOW! Magic Way of Working by being part of the people, the culture, the fun, and the passion for excellence that is American Training. We are looking for talented, highly flexible individuals with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the people we serve, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Interested?  Please apply below, in person at our corporate office at 6 Campanelli Drive, Andover, or email your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a Developmental Specialist to carry out the day to-day activities of the program, including programming, data collection and record keeping, and caring for the personal needs of the Guests. This Colleague teaches, trains, guides and directs Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new skills and to increase independence for attainment of Day Habilitation Service Plan goals. They regularly observe Guests’ behavior and performance and provide reports, updates and general observations to the Program Director and Interdisciplinary Team. The Developmental Specialist maintains a regular caseload, ensuring all documentation is completed in a timely manner which may include: daily data collection, monthly progress notes, quarterly notes, day habilitation service plans, severity profiles, service needs assessments.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree + 1 year of experience in the Developmental Disabilities field, or 2 years of relevant experience with no degree.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of appropriate paperwork necessary for mandated record keeping.
  • Use the highest standard of ethical conduct at all times, this includes respecting the confidentiality of Colleagues and Guests.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Participate in a workplace climate that celebrates and encourages diversity.
  • Maintain an excellent training record by positively completing all training requirements.
  • Positively promote the image of Guests with developmental disabilities and American Training, Inc.
  • A valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and a satisfactory CORI are required.

Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability and life options, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

Interested?  Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com.

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What does a Driver for Human Services do? Drivers safely transport our Guests and Students to and from American Training sites or other assigned destinations while making sure that each trip is a fun and entertaining WOW! Magic Experience. We are looking for motivated, responsible individuals with a positive outlook, excellent communication skills, and commitment to working as part of a team, and ability to incorporate our WOW! Magic philosophy into every trip we make.

Who’s a great fit for Driver in our Human Services position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Must pass a physical
  • Successful CORI check, finger printing and pre-employment drug screening
  • Clean and safe driving record
  • Ability to lift 40 to 60 lbs
  • Requires morning and afternoon shifts
  • Additional hours offered, when available

We are looking for people with a deep commitment to working as part of a team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the Guests, Residents, and Students we serve. The hourly rate ranges from $12.50 – $13.00, depending on the position. Our generous paid time off package, vacation plan, and paid holidays give you the chance to relax, rejuvenate, or tend to personal matters. You’ll love our dynamic, fun work environment!

Interested? Please email your resume to careers@americantraininginc.com in person at our corporate office at 6 Campanelli Drive, Andover.

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American Training is seeking part-time and full-time Community Support Colleagues for our Specialized Housing branch. This person affirms the dignity of all Guests and Residents by supporting their right to participate in their communities as productive workers, valued neighbors and friends. The Community Support Colleague must support the mission of American Training, Inc. of “Bringing out the best in everyone we touch” and the goal of fostering a fun and entertaining work environment. This individual facilitates contacts and linkages in the community to strengthen goals outlined in the Individual Service Plan. Fosters community membership and facilitates full community integration in accordance with person centered plans. They develop data based, monthly progress reporting and quarterly progress summations, ensuring specific timelines and quality standards are met. The Community Support Colleague maintains maximum safety conditions and cleanliness standards in accordance with licensing standards and program procedures. They provide support to Residents in the maintenance of their homes including such tasks as: cooking meals, shopping, cleaning and laundry, and supports, encourage and ensure that personal preferences, goals and aspirations are a part of every Resident’s lives on a daily basis.

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Degree preferred, degree may be waived if experience indicates competence.
  • At least two years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule, contingent upon consumer’s needs, which may include evenings, weekends, early AM shifts and Holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and use of personal vehicle.
  • Must attend and successfully complete Medication Administration Program, EPI Pen, First Aid/CPR, Fire Safety, CPI, Human Rights and OSHA.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Frequent walking, standing and driving.
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

For consideration, please email your resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a full-time Community Support Colleague to carry out the day to-day activities of the day program, including programming, community activities, data collection, record keeping, and caring for the personal needs of the Guests. This individual works with Guests to assist them in becoming active participants in the community, monitors and provides support and supervision, ensuring their safety. The Community Support Colleague teaches, trains, guides and directs Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new skills and to increase independence for attainment of ISP goals. They regularly observe Guests’ behavior and performance and provides reports, updates and general observations to the Program Director and Interdisciplinary Team.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/ GED, minimum of one year of experience with people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of appropriate paperwork necessary for mandated record keeping.
  • Use the highest standard of ethical conduct at all times, this includes respecting the confidentiality of Colleagues and Guests.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Participate in workplace climate that celebrates and encourages diversity.
  • Positively promote the image of Guests with Developmental Disabilities and American Training, Inc.
  • Maintain an excellent training record by positively completing all training requirements.
  • A valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and a satisfactory CORI are required.
  • Frequent walking, standing and driving. Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds. Must be able to sustain in a fast paced environment with a high energy level. Must be able to physically implement First Aid/CPR to Guests in response to an emergency situation and or the implementation of a Treatment Plan.
  • Ability to work Monday – Friday from 7 am – 3 pm (Wakefield location).

We offer a competitive benefits package; medical and dental insurance, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a fun work environment, and much more.

Interested?  Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com.

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We promise to make Life Matter.

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