Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Trainer

    Location US-AZ-Mesa
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/4/2019 5:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-12349
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Training & Development
  • Job Summary:

    The Trainer must be a professional leader in organizing the training department in partnership with Program Director or designee.  The Trainer is responsible for the development of training courses appropriate to meet the needs of the program with staff from a variety of cultural backgrounds.  The Trainer is to promote a positive climate of learning and excellence where employees have the opportunity to enhance their professional growth.

    Essential Functions:

    • Attend all organizational required trainings.
    • Create, identify and attend workshops that will enhance professional skills in the area of education, direct supervision, vocational, OSHA, HIPPA, and other topics deemed appropriate by program director or designee.
    • Attend and become a certified instructor for First Aid/CPR, non-violent crisis intervention, verbal judo, the Residential Child and Youth Care Professional Curriculum and other certifications as deemed appropriate by the Program Director or designee.
    • Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.
    • Assist with the submission of monthly SWK reports, quarterly report data, and end of year reports as necessary.
    • Provide and facilitate information as needed for SWK and/or monitoring activities.
    • Assist with the coordination of special educational events (to include but not limited to: spelling bee, science fair, SWK Olympics), acculturation activities (to include but not limited to: Cesar Chavez Day, Thanksgiving, Chinese New Year, Fourth of July, Holi Festival of Colors, 16th of September), Educational Outings (to include but not limited to: visits to museums, water conservation center), coordinate Student Council Activities and other meaningful experiences for SWK learners which promotes volunteerism.
    • Must assist in the evacuation of UAC as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
    • Travel as needed for trainings, conferences or to transport UAC to destinations within the U.S.
    • Must maintain any professional or para-professional certifications acquired while employed with SWK annually.
    • Ensure that all employees are in compliance with SWK, state and federal training requirements.
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Other Functions:

    • Must maintain any professional or para-professional certifications acquired while employed with SWK annually.
    • Ensure that all employees are in compliance with SWK, state and federal training requirements.
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    A Bachelor’s degree required in the field of Education, Social Service or related field.

    • Excellent Public Speaking skills.
    • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, Excel).
    • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule.
    • 1-2 years of paid or unpaid experience working with youth.
    • Cleared Tuberculosis test results.
    • Immunization documentation of Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (td/Tdap), Varicella, Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Hepatitis A and B
    • Cleared background check from appropriate entity.
    • Cleared drug test results (Texas programs only)
    • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.

    Preferred

    Bilingual ( English/Spanish)

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors by standing for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs required to complete daily tasks.

    Work Environment:

    This is a twenty four hour residential facility at which minors receive multiple services. Three shifts per twenty four hour period. Work shifts are subject to change. Noise level varies from mild to moderate. Trainer must maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the training needs of program staff working all three shifts.

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