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.

 

 

 

American Training is seeking 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.

Skills/Requirements

  • Massachusetts Nursing License in good standing required
  • BLS Certification required
  • One year related experience with Department of Developmental Services. Experience may be waived if additional education indicates competence.
  • 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
  • Must be willing to work some weekend hours, as well as a flexible work schedule
  • Strong communication and clinical assessment skills, as well as the ability to work with a diverse population

Benefits 

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

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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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 $16.00-$16.25, 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!

COVID-19 considerations:

We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues, Students, Guests and Residents.

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

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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.

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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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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.

American Training, Inc. 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!

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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 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!

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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, short and long-term disability, 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.

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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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, short and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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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, vsp vision, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a FUN work environment, and much more.

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American Training is seeking a full-time Direct Support Colleague (Community Support Colleague) for our Acquired Brain Injury Day Services Program. This person makes a difference by providing direct care 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!

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague – Acquired Brain Injury 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

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 benefit 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 is seeking a part-time experienced ABE/HiSET Instructor for our MA DESE funded Adult Education Evening Programs in Chelsea and Revere, MA.

 Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Strong Math and Writing skills.
  • Must be familiar with CCRS
  • Must be able to create lesson plans based upon MA educational standards.
  • Two nights per week; Half remotely/partially in hours from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.

What is the LARE Institute?

The 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!

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues, Students, Guests and Residents.

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a full-time Assistant Manager to work in our 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.

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 Assistant Manager position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and Run the 3pm-11pm shift. Complete assistant Manager Checklist
  • Collaborate and assist Program Manager in the daily operations of the Program
  • 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
  • Assist and guide Colleagues to implement behavior support plans
  • Assist and guide each individual in developing skills in all areas of community living. Model and teach these behaviors to the members of the team
  • Monitor and assist Colleagues to ensure that daily operations on shift are completed and meet agency standards
  • 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
  • Develop data based, monthly progress reporting and quarterly progress summations
  • Accurately and timely records financial information
  • Handles Resident’s funds in accordance with American Training, Inc. financial policies and procedures
  • Adhere to Specialized Housing policies and procedures regarding the 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
  • Work collaboratively with clinical and nursing teams.
  • Rotate on-call responsibility with Program Manager. This will include weekdays, weekends and holidays.
  • Act as back-up for Program Manager by approving Colleague’s time sheets if Program Manager is not available.
  • 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
  • Work collaboratively with ATI’s Facilities branch.
  • Fosters an environment of empowerment and choice for all Residents
  • o Supports, encourages and ensures that personal preferences, goals and aspirations are a part of every Resident’s lives on a daily basis
  • Oversees all monthly progress reports to ensure consistency between goals reported and objectives in the service plan and any treatment plans
  • Track, document an 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
  • Attends all required trainings and meetings
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Requirements: High School Diploma. At least one year of experience working with people with disabilities. CPR/First Aid and MAP Certification required. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Valid driver’s license, the use of personal or company vehicle and satisfactory CORI and fingerprint background check are required. Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds and lift and/or carry such articles as furniture, appliances, files and records. Knowledge of trauma informed care. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are paramount!

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

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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

American Training is seeking a Registered Nurse to work with our Day Habilitation program location in Lowell, MA. 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.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

· Provides assessment and direct nursing health care to the Guests as prescribed by Health Care Professional

· Communicates medical changes/needs /concerns of the Guests to Residential and Clinical Vice President/Directors, Senior Nurse Manager and Colleagues through a variety of media

· Coordinates medical supports including emergency treatment as required for Guests

· Assumes direct nursing care for all program Guests.

· Effectively train Colleagues and assures competency (where applicable) of Colleagues in the special needs/ medical issues of the Guests

· Provides technical training and ensures competency of Colleagues in the use of medical devises in the program i.e., VNS, Thick-it

Requirements: Nursing Degree with a Massachusetts RN License in good standing, preferably with a minimum of 2 year’s experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. One year related experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental 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 M-F from 8-4 pm.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, short and long term disability, basic and supplemental life, vision insurance, competitive pay, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

If you are interested, please send your resume with cover letter.

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues, Students, Guests and Residents.

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An exciting opportunity to join our creative, energetic, dedicated team of professionals! LARE Institute at American Training is seeking a Full-time HiSET/ESL Instructor to Teach HiSET & ESL classes at our Andover location. This is a full-time teaching position, M-F, 8-4:30 pm.

What is the LARE Institute?

The 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!

Responsibilities:

  • Teaches students of all ages in the following classes:
  • ESL, English Grammar and Usage, Oral Communication, Reading, Writing, Listening, Survival Skills/English in the Workplace, Computer Skills, Vocational Exploration, Job Readiness English
  • Provides students with academic remediation in all subject areas, including but not limited to writing, mathematics, social studies science, and literature, for HiSET attainment, increased level of basic skills proficiency, and enhanced employment potential.
  • Creates a “fun” learning environment and embraces our WOW! Magic culture in the classroom.
  • Implements curriculum, daily planning and correcting.
  • Takes initiative in developing new and more effective ways to deliver services.
  • Maintains student files with program-related paperwork including but not limited to, attendance records, pre- and post-test results, worksheets, tests and quizzes, monthly progress reports.
  • Evaluates student’s academic progress by means of various assessment methods, such as the following:
  • Pretests and post tests to measure learners’ gains
  • Standardized tests
  • Teacher-made tests and quizzes
  • Personal observation
  • Establishes working relationship with ESL Career Advisor regarding students’ progress.
  • Works with HiSET Coordinator to develop, implement and modify curricula as needed in all subject areas.
  • Attends relative education and teaching seminars.
  • Employs various fun and effective instructional and class management techniques.
  • Supervises students during program hours in all program-related activities.
  • Immediately reports any concerning unusual behavior of a student to ESL Coordinator, HiSET Coordinator, Career Advisor, or Program Director.
  • Assists Program Director with proposal writing and tasks as needed.
  • Assists Program Director/ESL Coordinator/ HiSET Coordinator in any other program-related activities.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or at least two years previous related experience. Massachusetts teaching certification preferred.
  • One year of related business or counseling experience working with the public and/or private sector.
  • Able to present and communicate effectively in a variety of situations, including in front of a large group.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must maintain a positive and professional attitude.
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish – English)

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

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues, Students, Guests and Residents.

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a Full-time 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, and 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.

We offer a competitive benefit package, including medical and dental insurance, life and disability, vsp vision, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a FUN work environment, paid training and much more!

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues, Guests, Students and Residents.

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Job Description

This is an exceptional opportunity for an HR Generalist who is friendly, enthusiastic and creative and who can make a positive impact in supporting our unique WOW! Magic Culture. In this role, you’ll help us to provide exceptional customer service to over 310 amazing Colleagues throughout the organization while supporting our mission of Bringing Out the Best in Everyone We Touch, Because Every Life Matters. In this role you will be responsible for applying business knowledge and HR expertise while performing a wide range of functions to provide excellence in service. You’ll play a key role in the success of the organization by offering guidance on HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship with Colleagues. This position carries out responsibilities in these functional areas: employee relations, recruiting & hiring, benefits administration, leave administration and policy implementation.

We are looking for someone that has a passion for people, collaboration, energy to go the extra mile, and embraces our unique WOW! Magic culture in the development of human resource programs in line with our creative and fun work environment.

Employee Relations, Recruiting, Hiring, Retention

  • Partner with VP, People & Culture & team to develop and implement programs aligned with our HR strategies.
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings. Effectively corresponds with candidates during the recruitment process. Track recruiting efforts and candidate information for monthly updates to management.
  • Ensure compliance with pre-employment background checks (CORI) according to state laws, reference checks, and other requirements, Partner with HR team to ensure a WOW! Magic onboarding experience for all new Colleagues.
  • Supports People & Culture in implementing and administering Colleague Recognition programs, such as WOW! Magic Moments awards and annual Colleague Recognition to help improve the Colleague experience.
  • Fosters positive employee relations and proactively work with managers to resolve issues and partner and advise management on decisions effecting Colleagues. Handles employee relations counseling and exit interviewing.

Benefits, Unemployment and Leaves

  • Manages administration of benefits and coordination of annual open enrollment, including claims resolution, and communicating benefits information to Colleagues.
  • Administers and tracks FMLA and PFML and monitors all leave activity communicating with Colleague to ensure consistent communication. Manages the PFML administration of the program with the state of Massachusetts.
  • Complete offer letters, separation notices and manage unemployment through our vendor UTMC.
  • Coordinates a variety of other HR related programs and or projects and serves on various committees as assigned; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the human resources field; maintains awareness of federal, state and local regulations and impact of changes on the company.
  • Provide support in the processing of payroll.
  • Partner with team to assess and recommend new approaches to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.

Policies and Compliance

  • Assists in development and implementation of Colleague policies and procedures and partners with VP, People & Culture to maintain Colleague handbook. Train Colleagues and Managers proactively on HR policies and best practices.
  • Works closely with the VP of People & Culture on daily HR matters and issues.
  • Participates on various committees to ensure HR compliance for such certifications as CARF and DDS Survey and Certification.

Required Skills

  • 3-4 years of HR Generalist experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel experience.
  • Payroll experience a plus.
  • A high degree of personal integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to manage a high volume workload and willingness to “roll up your sleeves” to complete assignments
  • Strong knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.
  • PHR or SPHR Certification a plus!

Competencies

Customer Focus: Striving for high customer satisfaction within ATI and externally with business partners, going out of our way to be helpful and pleasant.

Respect/Integrity: Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions. Respects and Maintains confidentiality.

Collegiality: Being helpful, respectful, approachable and team oriented, building strong working relationships and a positive work environment

Initiative: Taking ownership of our work, doing what is needed without being asked, following through

Cultural Awareness: Demonstrates a general awareness and understanding of and respect for cultural differences.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, vision, long, and short-term disability options, retirement savings program, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, FUN work environment, and much more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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Job description

LARE Institute is looking for a Case Manager/Job Developer

The successful candidate will work with youth and adults in our education and occupational training programs in Andover, Massachusetts. Responsibilities include partnering with all Students in search of employment after successful completion of their courses. In addition, you will provide personal and vocational case management services; job readiness and soft skills workshops; work with community-based organizations and business and assistance with job placement.

What is the LARE Institute?

LARE Institute is a Private Occupational School 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!

Responsibilities:

  • Provides extraordinary customer service to our students
  • Provides program information to interested parties
  • Develops and delivers presentations at community agencies
  • Conducts interviews and completes paperwork associated with interested applicants to verify that they meet all entrance criteria
  • Conducts academic assessment testing
  • Provides as needed, individual vocational/personal counseling to Students along with necessary documentation.
  • Facilitates weekly workshops covering readiness, life skills, and job searching
  • Implements WOW! Magic Principles in all aspects of work.
  • 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, employments, holds, and terminations
  • Submits attendance reports to funding source in a timely manner
  • Enrolls and provides orientation program to qualified students.
  • Makes referrals to outside community agencies for Students in need of counseling and/or services
  • Conducts follow-up calls to Students on regularly scheduled basis
  • Develops new employment contacts
  • Assists Program Director and Site Coordinator in assigned tasks
  • Issues certificates of completion to students
  • Assists with proposal preparation
  • Demonstrates a professional image and attitude

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or at least three years previous related experience working with the public sector
  • Able to speak publicly regarding LARE Institute in a knowledgeable way
  • Able to organize and schedule responsibilities according to priority
  • Able to work as a productive member of a team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Time management and organizational skills

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

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $23.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Students.

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LARE Institute is seeking a full-time YPP/CIES Counselor 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:

Application
Enrollment Form
Enrollment Agreement
Funding Source Contract or Authorization
Emergency Forms
Student Handbook Sign-Off
Attendance Records
Monthly Progress Reports
Workshop Participation Form
Notes
Completed Student Resume
Placement Form
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.
  • Issues certificates of completion to students.
  • Assists with proposal preparation when asked.
  • Demonstrates a professional image and attitude at all times.

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, vision, life insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, FUN work environment, and much more!

COVID-19 considerations:
American Training’s COVID-19 precautions are in alignment with all CDC guidelines.

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American Training is seeking a full-time and part-time (20 hours) Licensed Clinical Supervisor for our youth residential program in Methuen and Lawrence, MA. In this role, you will be responsible for providing clinical services and care management for at least 15 youths receiving services in our residential home. You will develop clinically based rehabilitation options, billable treatment plans, service notes and bio-psychosocial evaluations. You will provide training on coping skills, negative behavior replacement, and harm reduction techniques to youth and their families using an individualized approach. You will assist and train Clinical Care Managers to complete clinical paperwork, including Mental Status Exams, Bio-psychosocial, Discharge Summaries, Safety Plans, Youth Readiness Assessment, CANS, Clinical Formulation, Treatment Plans, Quarterly Reviews, Service Notes, and Risk Assessments.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must be able to effectively set limits with Residents utilizing verbal de-escalation techniques
  • Ability to engage residents in treatment and goal planning
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • MAP certified
  • Must be able to complete clinical documentation within specific time limits
  • Must be able to maintain an environment that promotes learning, growth, and pride
  • Use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage or a company vehicle are required

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree and independent licensure required
  • Three years of experience in mental health setting
  • Experience may be waived if additional education indicates competence
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule, contingent upon Resident’s needs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proven supervisory, leadership and communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license required, as well as satisfactory CORI and EEC background checks, including finger printing

Physical Effort:

  • Frequent walking, standing, and driving
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs.
  • Must be able to maintain a high energy level in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to lift and/or carry such articles as furniture, appliances, files, and records
  • Must be able to physically implement First Aid/CPR

Emotional Effort:

  • Frequent and short deadlines, changes in work schedule, change in office assignments or assigned tasks given current demands
  • Work environment can be hectic and fast-paced with periods of high stress
  • Must be able to calmly and analytically respond to crisis situations
  • Must be able to appropriately intervene in medical, psychiatric, and behavioral crises situations

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

American Training, Inc. offers flexible hours, great benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life and disability, VSP vision, competitive pay, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, FUN work environment, and much more!

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for our Colleagues and Residents.

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We promise to make Life Matter.

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