Life Skills Instructor-3rd Shift

The Arc Eastern Connecticut is Actively Recruiting for Applicants to Fill 3rd shift Vacancies  

The Arc Eastern Connecticut has been providing services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for more than 60 years.  We actively champion for full community inclusion and are a licensed and contracted service provider of the Connecticut Department of Development Services.  We provide residential, daytime, employment and social supports to people with IDD and their families. Come join our team!

We currently have 3rd shift openings at several of our residential homes.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Life Skills Instructors are committed to facilitate, model, and build skills that will lead to the optimal independence of the people we support.

Provide Assistance With:

  • Daily activities such as meal preparation and planning

  • Personal care

  • Facilitating community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community

  • Providing transportation to recreational and community activities

  • Supporting therapeutic and behavioral plans

Requirements:  

  • Prior experience working with people who have developmental and physical disabilities preferred

  • Must have the ability to mentor and assist people in all areas of life skills including recreation, independence, communication, and health

  • Valid driver’s license required

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Applicants must possess basic computer aptitude and be able to speak/write in English

Employees will be submitted for company-sponsored training upon hire.  We offer a supportive company culture, company paid training, and career advancement opportunities

The Arc is an Equal Opportunity Employer