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Day Habilitation Trainer

Iowa City, IA

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Goodwill of the Heartland -Iowa City, seeking a full time Day Habilitation Trainer with working hours of M-F 8-4:30. No on-call, nights, holidays or weekends.


We are looking for a candidate that possesses and will bring creativity, reliability patience and enthusiasm to our department. If you enjoy exploring Iowa City as well as the surrounding areas this may be the job for you. Day Habilitation Trainers help clients explore our community by going out for lunch, grocery shopping, volunteering, swimming, fishing, visiting Museums and more. Agency vehicles or public transportation are used for all community activities.


Day Habilitation Trainers also help clients develop skills such as cooking, writing, sewing, sign language and more. We are looking for someone who has a passion they are willing to share with others to help round out our diverse staff. In addition to working with clients, Day Habilitation Trainers complete daily documentation on client goals and progress. A good driving record is a must.


High School Diploma/GED and Six months full-time employment in a related field required. Supervisory/training experience preferred. Bachelor degree in Education, Therapy, Nursing, English, Art, Recreation Therapy, Social Sciences, Science, Physical ED, or History may be substituted for required experience. Applicants will need valid driver's license, proof of required auto insurance coverage and must pass motor vehicle record screening, dependent adult and child abuse, and criminal history background checks. Starting wage is $12.00 - $13.30/hour plus excellent benefits.


Position will remain open until filled. 


Goodwill of the Heartland is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 08/25/17

Job ID: 26519161