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.

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

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American Training is seeking a full-time 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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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 Andover or Lowell, Massachusetts. 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
  • Hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, M-F.

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.

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! Eligible for a $4,000 Sign on Bonus through May 31! Call our Corporate Office at 978-685-2151 for more information.

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, 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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American Training is seeking a full-time LPN to work with our Residents at our Residential Youth Program (ages 16-21). 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 Youth 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
  • One year experience with mental health
  • BLS Certification required
  • Valid driver’s license required, as is the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and satisfactory CORI
  • Strong communication and clinical assessment skills, as well as the ability to work with a diverse population
  • This is a 40 hour week position M-F from 8-4 pm or 7:30-3:30 pm.

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! Eligible for a $4,000 Sign on Bonus through-May 31, 2022! Contact our Corporate Office for details 978-685-2151.

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 Direct Support Professional (Community Support Colleague) that can create WOW! Magic for our Guests in the Central Middlesex Area. 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; including medical and dental insurance, short and long term disability, vision, life insurance, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a FUN work environment, paid training and much more.

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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! Eligible for a $4,000 Sign on Bonus through May 31. Call our Corporate Office at 978-685-2151 for more information.

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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LARE Institute at American Training is seeking a Full-time Electronic Instructor to teach Electronic Manufacturing courses and prepare students for certification testing at our Andover location. We are looking for a dynamic teacher to incorporate WOW! Magic into teaching students to make it a fun and enjoyable learning environment. Day hours available, M-F – 40 hours a week.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma minimum with Electronics and IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 Certificate training
  • Must have five (5) years industry-related experience including electronic assembly. Must be IPC and J-STD instructor certified. Must have past experience in all classes to be taught. Must be able to pass a CORI and SORI. Must be approved by the MA Department of Professional Licensure
  • Able to work full-time hours half remotely/partially on site

Responsibilities:

  • Provides extraordinary customer service
  • Presents program information, individually or in groups, to interested parties
  • Develops and updates course curriculum, maintaining standards set by IPC
  • Instructs Students in the principles and methods of the following: o Safety, Through-Hole Assembly & Soldering, Color Coding/Number Coding, Documentation, Surface Mount Assembly and Soldering, IPC-7 Sins of Soldering Media, IPC Computer Training, IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 Certification, ESD, FOD, Component Identification, Microscope, Tools and Equipment, 5s standard, Through-Hole & Surface Mount Solder Joint Standards, Inspection
  • Prepares students for the IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 certification exams
  • Coordinates and administers the IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 certification exams
  • Assists in developing Advisory Board, in conjunction with Job Developer
  • Develops, maintains, and updates curriculum on a regular basis
  • Maintains a current working knowledge of relevant procedures in the electronic manufacturing sector
  • Implements WOW! Magic Principles when teaching
  • Takes initiative in developing new and more effective ways to deliver services
  • Maintains continuing education units as required for licenses and/or certifications
  • Maintains current licensure and/or certifications in relevant areas
  • Maintains comprehensive program providing students with the necessary skills to ensure successful placement into electronics industry
  • Incorporates any industry compatible tools and equipment
  • Documents daily attendance
  • Completes and reviews monthly progress reports with students and obtains students signature
  • Monitors and documents student progress throughout the course and advise student and Career Advisor on student’s progress
  • Orders all supplies and materials for the program, keeping proper regular inventories of supplies and materials
  • Requests donations of training materials and supplies from manufacturing companies
  • Requisitions all books and necessary training material and equipment through the Program Director
  • Demonstrates a professional image and attitude at all times
  • Ensures the facility is kept clean at all times

Skills:

  • Creates a fun and entertaining experience in the classroom
  • Able to present and communicate effectively in a variety of situations, including in front of a large group
  • Able to relate well with all levels of personnel, individually and in a group
  • Able to consult with outside management within industry
  • Able to work as a productive member of a team
  • Time management and organizational skills

Environment and Physical Requirements:

Light physical effort, standing, walking, lifting of books and materials, cleaning classrooms, labs, and workspace. Occasional travel required. Must have use of a vehicle and valid driver’s license. Must maintain a positive and professional attitude, be able to multi-task and be flexible. Must possess leadership skills. Must be able to effectively work with different personalities and cultural differences and be committed to extraordinary customer service.
Join our team of Colleagues and work in a dynamic, fun work environment!

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!

American Training is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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 350 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, 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.

Benefits and Payroll

  • With the other members of the HR team, manages administration of benefits and coordination of annual open enrollment, including claims resolution, and communicating benefits information to Colleagues.
  • Provide backup support in the processing of payroll (utilize Paycom currently).
  • 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.
  • Partner with team to assess and recommend new approaches to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.

Employee Relations, Hiring, Retention

  • Partner with VP, People & Culture & team to develop and implement programs aligned with our HR strategies.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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

  • 4-5 years of HR Generalist experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel experience.
  • Payroll experience.
  • 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!

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

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American Training is seeking an motivated Job Developer who will be responsible to secure employment and community opportunities for our Guests (Adults with Disabilities). You will develop relationships with businesses in Lowell, Wakefield, and Andover communities to secure integrated group employment. 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop relationships with business in all three geographic service areas to secure integrated group employment situations to meet contractual obligations as dictated by funding source.
  • Set up career exploration opportunities for guest in the community in conjunction with site managers and mobile CBDS teams.
  • Assist with implementation of specific employment and community related curriculums to assist with successful operation of and “Employment First” CBDS Program.
  • Develop a network of employment sites that allow for individuals to do on-site observation of specific career clusters in accordance with written career plans.
  • Network in the community to secure both individual and group volunteer opportunities for guests that facilitate community membership, skill building and employment preparedness.
  • Develop learning based opportunities for guests in the community to enhance the cultural enrichment portion of the CBDS programming. Work in conjunction with site managers to ensure activities meet needs of individual guests and fit into Mobile CBDS schedules.
  • Works closely with all site managers to ensure that there are integrated, interactive and WOW! Magic fitness experiences that further people’s goals towards employment and a meaningful day.
  • Develop a professional, technologically sophisticated presentation on our employment services to be shared with funder, families and school systems.
  • Work with site managers, Day Service Director and VP/Director on the development of ATI owned and operated for profit business and guest operated businesses.

SKILLS NEEDED/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Must engage in a continual learning process to ensure we are on the cutting edge of employment services for our population.
  • Maintains a standard of professionalism in appearance, attitude and ethics
  • Must maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the position
  • Valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle and satisfactory CORI and DDS fingerprinting are required

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Frequent walking, standing and sitting
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds
  • Must be able to maintain in a fast paced environment with a high energy level

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

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We promise to make Life Matter.

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