Short Description: RTI is seeking a motivated and energetic Youth Life Skills Instructor(s) that will work with youth with disabilities (5 to 24). 

 

 

Status: Full or Part-Time (20 to 30 hours a week) or one Full time 40 hours a week. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Salary: $15 – $18 an hour ($31,200 to $37,440 annually – full time) with 8% Retirement Benefits, Health Insurance, Dental, Health Savings Account, and other Benefits (for those that are employed at 30 hours and above). RTI will work with qualified candidates to cover part or all moving expenses at the time of hiring where appropriate.

 

Reports to: Youth Coordinator and Program Manager.

 

Closing Date: The position remains open until filled.

 

Location: Ogden, Utah

 

How to Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to roads@roadstoindependence.org with “Youth Life Skills Instructor” in the subject line, or mail/deliver resume to:


Roads to Independence
Attn: Curtis Haring, Program Manager
3355 Washington Blvd.
Ogden UT 84401

Job Description:

 

RTI is seeking a motivated and energetic Youth Life Skills Instructor(s) that will work with youth with disabilities (5 to 24). Youth Life Skills Instructor(s) will provide: Intake and assessment, Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS), life skills, IEP and 504 advocacy, college and employment readiness, implement youth training curriculum, etc.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Implement youth training curriculum.
  • Provide intake and assessment, i.e.: setting goals, establishing timelines, services, training, enrollment, charting, tracking, and reports.
  • Provide life skills training, Pre-ETS trainings, group classes, and individual instruction.
  • Provide outreach and training activities in the community.
  • Advocate on issues promoting the independence of people with disabilities.
  • Identify barriers in the community that prevent youth from being integrated into their communities.
  • Interact with youth, teachers, job coaches, and other professionals in a respectful and professional manor.
  • Submit all reports, case notes, and other required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Work with paid and volunteer peer mentors comprised of consumers who have successfully transitioned to community living.
  • Maintain public-private partnerships to provide services needed for youth to transition successfully.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Good computer knowledge, writing skills, typing skills and communication skills.
  • Must have an acceptable criminal background check.
  • Teaching experience
  • The ability to travel to Weber, Davis, and Morgan Counties.

 

Preferred Experience and Assets:

 

  • Some College a plus.
  • Have at least 2 years’ experience working with youth with disabilities.
  • Knowledge and experience in teaching a curriculum for youth with disabilities.
  • Experience with independent living skills training.
  • Experience with Pre-ETS services is a plus.
  • Organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple tasks, prioritize work effectively and use judgment and discretion in decision-making.
  • Ability to travel in a multi-county service area.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, Roads reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.

Benefits:

 

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Relocation Assistance

 

Miscellaneous information:

 

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, Roads reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.

 

Work schedule requires flexibility and is dependent upon program needs. Work is typically performed in an office environmentally controlled setting. The position requires traveling in the service area and working flexible hours and occasionally working weekends and evenings.

 

Agency Description:

 

Roads To Independence (RTI) is a non-profit, grassroots, advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities. RTI is an active agency looking to assist individuals with disabilities live as independently in the community as possible. Core services include but are not limited to Advocacy, Information and Referral, Life Skills Training, Peer Support, Recreation, Assistive Technology and Transition (Youth, Nursing Home, and Diversion from Institutions).  We primarily cover Davis, Morgan and Weber Counties.

 

RTI is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and sustaining a work environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be made for employees with disabilities.