Careers

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.
Join our team and work at one of the Best Places to Work North of Boston.
Check out our open positions and send your resume to our Careers Team or apply online here.

The Case Manager is responsible to perform the record keeping functions of the program: compile data, create monthly and quarterly documentation, ISP’s, DHSP’s, Safety, Vocational and other required Assessments, and participate in the Interdisciplinary Team Process.  Case Managers will also be an integral part of the daily programming/activities of the Program. Incorporation of the WOW! Magic into all aspects of our work life.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Works with the ISP/IDT Team to develop ISP’s/ DHSP’s for each of the Guests.
  • Maintains the Records of each Guest per assigned caseload:
    • Requests documents from physicians or other allied professionals.
    • Ensures all documents are up to date and filed correctly in each confidential file
    • Completes Quarterly Documentation as required by DDS/Masshealth.
    • Assists the ISP/ IDT Team in the completion of all necessary assessments and plans.
  • Carries out specific duties and activities as needed, ensures Guest’s safety, and implements a broad variety of activities which promote the goals, needs and desires of each guest.
  • Maintains a regular caseload, ensuring all documentation is completed in a timely manner which may include: daily data collection, monthly notes quarterly notes, ISP’s, DHSP’s, and all other necessary paperwork as assigned by program director.
  • Keeps program area clean to ensure a healthy, clean environment for the Guests.
  • Works with Colleagues assisting Guests on and off vans/cars, provides physical support entering and exiting building, moving Guests in wheelchairs and other needs as indicated by each guest.
  • 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 Director and/or Case Management Supervisor and Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Meets regularly with Case Management Supervisor for continued growth.
  • Is knowledgeable of, and demonstrates in all duties the policies of American Training, Inc. in the areas of Human Rights and confidentiality.
  • Proper, professional dress and demeanor required at all times.
  • Participate in various groups/committees, either internally or outside the agency as assigned by Case Management Supervisor.
  • Implement the Mission of American Training – “to Bring Out the Best in Everyone We Touch, because every LIFE Matters”
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Case Management Supervisor.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least two years of experience in the Developmental Disabilities field.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Must have strong writing 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.
  • 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.

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.

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

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide direct healthcare/nursing services to a specified number of residents in Specialized Housing settings
    • Perform head to toe assessments of Residents on a daily basis, prioritizing for acuity
    • Maintain detailed nursing notes and update medical record keeping system to document, track and develop comprehensive healthcare plans
    • Perform self-medication and falls assessments annually in collaboration with assigned Individual Service Plans
    • Complete annual electronic health care records for assigned individuals in conjunction with Individual Service Plan dates
  • Provide healthcare competency training to Colleagues
    • Provide MAP training
    • Serve as a resource and instructor for Colleagues regarding the optimal healthcare of individuals served
  • Contributes to program development activities through research, evaluation and applied knowledge to include best practices, data collection and management and action oriented solutions
  • Regularly examine healthcare information, Colleague feedback and medical record system to identify trends, minimize errors, train Colleagues and implement corrective actions
    • Performs audits of branch medical systems, medication administration and narcotic tracking logs
    • Analyze Falls data to determine best practice and preventive strategies
    • Review and analyze Medication Occurrence data
  • Actively work to develop strong working relationships with families and community partners including, medical practices, VNA, hospice provider and inpatient units, to improve outcomes for individuals
  • Attend trainings, meetings and participate in committees as assigned
  • Attend on-going professional development trainings to develop skills and maintain licensure in good standing
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Skills Needed:

  • Strong assessment skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of learners
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to use various computer technologies for communication, documentation and record keeping
  • Occasional nights and weekends are required

Physical and Emotional Effort:

  • Frequent walking, standing and sitting is required
  • Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs
  • Work environment occasionally hectic with occasional periods of high stress. Occasional to moderate short deadlines requiring some flexibility in schedule.
Requirements:

We are looking for an RN to work with our Residents at our Specialized Housing locations (15) throughout the Merrimack Valley area. 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. 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.

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 disabilities. Knowledge of MAP regulations and Department of Developmental Services regulations a plus. Valid driver’s license required, as is the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and satisfactory CORI. This is a 40 hrs./week position. Some weekend hours required. This position offers very flexible scheduling options!

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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

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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 jodihowshan@americantraininginc.com

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Support the mission of the Specialized Housing branch of American Training, Inc. which is to affirm the dignity of all Guests and Residents and support their right to participate in their communities as productive workers, valued neighbors and friends. Incorporation of the WOW! Magic into all aspects of our work life.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate 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.
  • Must support the mission of American Training, Inc. of “Bringing out the best in everyone we touch”. Must support the concept of fostering a fun and entertaining work environment.
  • Develop data based, monthly progress reporting and quarterly progress summations. Ability to produce above mentioned documentation on Microsoft Office Word in adherence to specific timelines and quality standards.
  • Accurately and timely records financial information. Handles Resident’s funds in accordance with American Training, Inc. financial policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to Residential Options policy and procedures in regards to development and maintenance of Resident’s individual records and clinical/behavioral and health documentation. Must be able to maintain a specific number of records as assigned by Residential Manager.
  • 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 staff. 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 are a part of every Resident’s lives on a daily basis.
  • Responsible to oversee all monthly progress reports to ensure consistency between goals reported and objectives in the service plan and any treatment plans.
  • Track, document and interface with local pharmacies to ensure proper medication supplies and storage for all program participants.
  • Provide support to Residents in the maintenance of their homes including such tasks as: cooking meals, shopping, cleaning and laundry.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Residential Manager.
Requirements:
  • Degree preferred, degree may be waived if experience indicates competence.
  • At least two years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Is knowledgeable of, and demonstrates in all duties the policies of Residential Options/American Training, Inc., Department of  Developmental Disabilities in the areas of Human Rights and confidentiality.
  • Ability to assist Residents in self-care, hygiene and activities of daily living; including assisting in the bathroom, showering and personal self-care.
  • Must attend trainings, company-wide meetings and program staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Ability to provide verbal communication effectively to allied professionals and families in relation to Resident’s life and accomplishments.
  • Must possess the skills to utilize the Sharepoint Log system and document all communication and shift notes as required by program procedures.
  • Proper, professional dress and demeanor required at all times.
  • Possess the ability to lead and or co-facilitate groups and or trainings to Residents and families in support of individual choices and goals.
  • Must have the ability to provide effective service delivery and communication to people of varied cultural backgrounds who may not speak English as a first language.
  • 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 be able to perform multi-faceted assessments to establish baseline skill levels and personal goals and preferences toward the development for outcome oriented, person centered goals in the Individual Service Plan.
  • Ability to facilitate and give in-put during formal service plan meetings.
  • Provide the necessary transportation for Residents to access community resources using personal vehicle and company vans, we suggest appropriate business insurance coverage and require a valid driver’s license.
  • Must attend and successfully complete Medication Administration Program, EPI Pen, First Aid/CPR, Fire Safety, CPI, Human Rights and OSHA.
  • Able to effectively provide emotional and behavioral support to Residents both on a routine basis and in high stress situations. Must be able to effectively utilize verbal de-escalation techniques as well as CPI.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally an in writing. Must possess basic computer skills and be able to use the Sharepoint Log System, e-mail and write progress notes.
  • Must work in a cooperative manner with co-workers and function well in a team environment.

Frequent walking, standing and driving. Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds. Must be able to maintain in a fast paced environment with a high energy level.  Must be able to lift and/or carry such articles as furniture, appliances, files and records.  Must be able to assist in transfers, lifts and personal care assistance.  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.

Is enthusiastic, nice and willing to accept responsibility.  Demonstrates an obvious passion for the people we serve and puts the WOW! Magic into action.

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

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

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An exciting opportunity to join our creative, energetic, dedicated team of professionals! American Training is seeking a full-time Licensed Clinician . In this role you will be responsible for assessment, evaluation, treatment and documentation of clinical care provided to Guests and Residents.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing clinical documentation to include safety plans, behavioral plans and behavioral assessments. This includes assuring that plans are regularly brought through the Human Rights Committee, reviewing monthly data, adjusting plans based on collected data and training Colleagues on behavioral issues/interventions as needed.
  • Provides assessment of Guests and Residents that may be in psychiatric crisis.
  • Provides training to Colleagues on treatment plans, behavior plans, trauma informed care and topics related to mental health issues or issues related to developmental disabilities.
  • Collaborate with treatment providers in the community.

Skills needed:

  • Knowledge of Department of Developmental Services and Human Rights regulations
  • Exceptionally strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to write effective behavior management plans
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Good community relations skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Physical and emotional effort:

  • Frequent walking, moderate standing and driving
  • Work environment frequently hectic, fast-paced with periods of high stress
  • Must be able to calmly and analytically respond to crisis and/or crisis situations
  • Must be able to appropriate intervene in medical, psychiatric and behavioral crisis
Requirements:

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

Requirements: Master’s degree and licensure required (LMHC, LiCSW), three years experience working in the field of mental health and developmental disabilities. Valid driver’s license required, use of personal vehicle, as well as a satisfactory CORI and background check. Some flexibility with hours, as one night is required a week to work in Residential Homes.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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

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We are seeking a full-time Community Support Colleague II 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. Join our team and contribute to rebuilding lives and creating a new future!We are looking for talented individuals with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

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, 12 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.

Interested?  Please apply below, in person at our corporate office at 6 Campanelli Drive, Andover, or email your cover letter and resume to jodihowshan@americantraininginc.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
  • 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, generous paid time off, 12 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.

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

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A Community Support Colleague for our Specialized Housing Branch in Dracut supports our young adult women who have recently transitioned from residential schools in helping them to participate in their communities as productive employees, valued neighbors, and friends.  They 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 ongoing support.

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague 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 and mental health is strongly preferred
  • Experience on an inpatient psychiatric unit a plus
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, Monday through Sunday.  Shifts are 3-11, overnight shifts, and Saturday and Sunday days.

 

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 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.

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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The Job Coach provides 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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and/or provides on-site training and job coaching to assigned Guests.
  • Works with Guests to explore, obtain and maintain community employment.
  • Documentation will include compliance with regulatory requirements of the Department of Labor.
  • Teaches, trains, guides and directs Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new work skills and to increase independence for attainment of ISP goals.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with outside employers.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Department of Labor regulations, and the ability to apply them to a variety of situations.
  • Develop detailed job task analysis for a variety of jobs.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Merit Rating Guidelines and have the ability to learn and complete the Merit Rating process for assigned Guests.
  • Maintains a regular caseload, ensuring all required paperwork  is completed in a timely manner.
  • Proper, professional dress and demeanor required at all times.
  • Participate in various groups/committees, either internally or outside the agency as assigned by Program Director.
  • Implement the Mission of American Training to Bring Out the Best in Everyone We Touch, because Every Life Matters!
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.

Frequent walking, standing and driving. Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds. Must be able to work 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.

Is enthusiastic, nice and willing to accept responsibility.  Demonstrates an obvious passion for the people we serve and puts the WOW! Magic into action.

 

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 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 Career Counselor/Skills Instructor in our Andover, MA location to provide support and vocational services to Guests who are referred to StarWorks for assessments, short-term skills training, and job placement services with job placement as the desired outcome of all services. The Career Counselor/Skills Instructor would provide vocational services to people with disabilities referred to StarWorks’ Program, and establish relationships with employers and other services for our Guests for vocational purposes. He/she would provide culturally sensitive career counseling and behavioral job-related work adjustment training, and present vocational skills including job-seeking skills, job placement, and retention services.

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.

 

Key Responsibilities:
      • Your ultimate goal is for each referral to obtain competitive employment in the community.
      • Work closely with Program Director and Career Counselors in the establishment of daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly production goals for individual services, business contacts, placements, etc.
      • Work closely with MRC Counselors or other funding partners who provide referrals and contracts for the StarWorks program.
      • Maintain all recording procedures described in the StarWorks Procedure Manual. Provide Supervisor with monthly reports detailing goal outcomes and all other activities that take place during said period.
      • Maintain file on each assigned Guest detailing all activities and outcomes. Must be able to perform written work e.g. file notes, letters, evaluation reports, billing reports etc. in a professional and timely manner.
      • Provide individual career counseling with cultural sensitivity and behavioral job related adjustment training. Assist Colleagues with any issues, which might interfere with (future) successful job placement and retention.  Maintain close contact with StarWorks team and with MRC Counselor with each Guest’s issues, concerns, as well as successes.
      • Assist qualified Guests in obtaining MVRTA bus passes; educate the individual on the areas of transportation, social security, or other support service agencies. Refer Guests as needed with new and established contacts within the area agencies, libraries, and educational institutions in order to provide continued support to our Guests as needed.
      • Provide Guests, as appropriate, with referrals for continued training or services in their community.
      • Develop and continue weekly contacts with employers to determine current job market. Keep informed of local employment trends through your contacts, newspapers, and other sources.
      • Conduct “Job Club” regularly. Assist Guests in job development skills through job club, role-playing, one on one interviewing, and job interest inventory.  Assist Guests with preparation of resume, cover letters, applications, etc.
      • Provide time-limited Skills Instruction, e.g. cash register training.
      • Contact employers to develop and/or identify job opportunities for persons with disabilities. Educate employers about various disabilities and resultant vocational implications, assistive devices, job accommodations, services provided by the organization, incentives to the employer, and current disability-related legislation affecting the employer. Assist employers to identify, modify, and/or eliminate architectural, procedural, instruction, communication, or attitudinal barriers to the employment and advancement of persons with disabilities.
      • Assist other Career Counselor Colleagues as needed, or requested, with the job placement activities and process for our Guests by assisting with on-line or paper applications, job interviews, employer contacts, etc.
      • Maintain all job retention procedures including orientation, job coaching, on individuals who are successful in obtaining competitive employment. Ensure that all previously developed support services continue in place as necessary and that Job Developing services continue for job retention.
      • Responsibility may include working with in-school youth, conducting workshops and arranging internships in their community.
Requirements:
  • Associates degree required. May be waived if experience in the human services field indicates competence.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

Frequent walking, standing and driving. Must be able to sustain in a fast-paced environment with a high energy level. Must be able to lift and/or carry such articles as files, client records, and adaptive devices. Must be willing to become First Aid/CPR certified.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

 

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 is seeking a Paraprofessional for our Andover, MA location. In this role, you will work, one to one, with an American Training Guests to ensure safety while implementing a broad variety of activities to promote the goals, needs and desires of that Guest. The Paraprofessional will also be responsible for providing skills training and personal care for the Guest.

We are looking for a kind, compassionate individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and dedication to advocating for Guests, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience working in a mental health or developmental disabilities setting.
  • Experience may be waived if additional education indicates competence and regulations are met.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.

 

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

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

 

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The Developmental Specialist is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of the program including programming, data collection, record keeping and caring for the personal needs of our Guests.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Works with the Interdisciplinary Team to establish goals and plans for each of the Guests.
  • Carries out specific duties and activities as needed, ensures Guest’s safety, and implements a broad variety of activities which promote the goals, needs and desires of each Guest.
  • Keeps program area clean to ensure a healthy, clean environment for the Guests.
  • Ensures various supplies, equipment and other materials uses are in adequate supply, stored correctly and are in good repair.
  • Works with Colleagues assisting Guests on and off vans/cars, provides physical support entering and exiting building, moving Guests in wheelchairs and other needs as indicated by each Guest.
  • 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.
  • Regularly observes Guests’ behavior and performance and provides reports, updates and general observations to the Program Director and Interdisciplinary Team.
  • 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.
  • Will assist with all other necessary paperwork as assigned by Program Director and as required by Mass Health regulations.
  • Is knowledgeable of, and demonstrates in all duties, the policies of American Training, Inc. in the areas of Human Rights and confidentiality.
  • Participate in various groups/committees, either internally or outside the agency as assigned by Program Director.
  • Implement the Mission of American Training to Bring Out the Best in Everyone We Touch, because Every Life Matters!

 

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.

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 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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The Job Coach provides 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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and/or provides on-site training and job coaching to assigned Guests.
  • Works with Guests to explore, obtain and maintain community employment.
  • Documentation will include compliance with regulatory requirements of the Department of Labor.
  • Teaches, trains, guides and directs Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new work skills and to increase independence for attainment of ISP goals.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with outside employers.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Department of Labor regulations, and the ability to apply them to a variety of situations.
  • Develop detailed job task analysis for a variety of jobs.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Merit Rating Guidelines and have the ability to learn and complete the Merit Rating process for assigned Guests.
  • Maintains a regular caseload, ensuring all required paperwork  is completed in a timely manner.
  • Proper, professional dress and demeanor required at all times.
  • Participate in various groups/committees, either internally or outside the agency as assigned by Program Director.
  • Implement the Mission of American Training to Bring Out the Best in Everyone We Touch, because Every LIFE Matters!
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.

Frequent walking, standing and driving. Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds. Must be able to work 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.

Is enthusiastic, nice and willing to accept responsibility.  Demonstrates an obvious passion for the people we serve and puts the WOW! Magic into action.

 

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 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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Bring your fun and creativity to work. Assist Guests to become active participants in their community. Responsibilities include supervising Guests during a variety of community activities which may include work sites, volunteer sites and/or a variety of community activities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Works with Guests to assist them in becoming active participants in their community.
  • Monitors and/or provides support and supervision during community activities with Guests. Activities may include employment or volunteer sites, recreation and/or educational activities.
  • Ensures community activities are well planned and adequate supervision is provided to Guests. Ensures the safety of Guests while in the community.
  • Documentation will include compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Carries out specific duties and activities as needed, ensures Guest’s safety, and implements a broad variety of activities which promote the goals, needs and desires of each Guest.
  • Works with Colleagues assisting Guests on and off vans/cars, provides physical support entering and exiting building, moving guests in wheelchairs and other needs as indicated by each Guest.
  • 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 Director and Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Implement the Mission of American Training – “to Bring Out the Best in Everyone We Touch, because LIFE Matters!” and live the Value Statement.
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.

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 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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We’re opening a new Youth Residential Home and we need a Residential Counselor!

What does a Residential Counselor do? a full-time Residential Counselor for our Clinical Branch is responsible for providing direct care for 10+ youth residents ranging from the ages of 16-21. 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? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Experience working with young adults is preferred
  • Our ideal candidate is flexible, a great communicator and has sound decision making skills
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Satisfactory CORI and EEC finger printing.

Available Shifts:

  • Awake Overnight
  • Monday through Friday – 3rd Shift (3:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
  • Weekends – All shifts available – Multiple openings

Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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What does a Direct Care Support do? A full-time Direct Care Support for our Day Services Branch is 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 Guests.

Who’s a great fit for the Direct Care Support 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
– Valid driver’s license required. Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle
– Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing.

Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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American Training is seeking a PART TIME DRIVER/MONITOR.

As a DRIVER/MONITOR you will safely drive our Guests between our sites and to designated destinations while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy. Our WOW! Magic Way of Working by being part of the culture, the fun, and the passion for excellence that is American Training. We are looking for a talented individual 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, making each trip a fun and an entertaining experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate effectively in person and over the radio
  • Lift 40 – 60 lbs
  • Pass a CORI check
  • Pass Drug and Physical Exam
  • Driving record in good standing

Starting pay is competitive.

A.M. shift starts between 6:30am to 9:30am
P.M. shift starts between 2:00pm to 5:15pm

*Additional opportunities to work Extra Hours in between shifts*

Ways to Apply:

  • Call Robin Gazelian at 978-685-2151 xt 6822
  • Stop by 6 Campanelli Drive, Andover, MA 01810 and fill out an application

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a full-time Employment & Education Specialist for our Andover, MA location. In this role, you will provide one-on-one support to individuals with disabilities in various environments to secure meaningful education and employment opportunities.  In this role, you will work with our Guests to explore, obtain and maintain community employment

Other responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with families/individuals to outline service parameters and expectations
  • Acting as a liaison with funding sources, employers and schools to ensure individual growth and success
  • Partner with Program Manager to increase enrollment in program by giving presentations to funding sources/other agencies/families on services
  • Implement systems for assisting people to choose, obtain, and keep employment opportunities

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 assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree is required preferably in Human Services, Behavioral Sciences, or Education. At least one year of experience working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or mental health. Experience with vocational rehabilitation, career services or in a skills training setting is a plus. Valid driver’s license, the use of personal or company vehicle and satisfactory CORI and fingerprint background check are required. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are paramount!

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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What does a Residential Manager do? A full-time Residential Manager for our Specialized Housing Branch oversees and ensures the dignity of all Guests and Residents in accordance with Department of Developmental Services licensing standard and Survey and Certification Guidelines. You will also supervise Direct Care Support Colleagues and Health Support Colleagues in daily operations of our beautiful residential homes in Haverhill and Methuen.  You will act as a liaison between Resident, Families, Community Support Colleagues and Health Care Providers to ensure excellence in quality of care and services.

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

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

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required (a degree may be waived if experience indicates competence)
  • 3-5 years experience working in the Human Services field overseeing a residential home
  • Flexibility with hours
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Management experience
  • Valid driver’s license required. Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle.
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing.

Please submit a Cover Letter with your Resume

Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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We’re committed to bringing out the best in everyone.
We promise to make Life Matter.

We look forward to hearing from you!