Life Skills Trainer
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Wichita, KS 67211
The Kansas Elks Training Ctr. for the Handicapped mission is to promote independence for persons with disabilities through innovative learning experiences that support individuals’ choices for working, living and playing in their community.
- Life Skills Trainer: (2-Osage, 2-ALS). FT, M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Life Skills Trainers work with individuals with severe and multiple disabilities in a day program setting providing training on basic life skills to promote as much independence as possible. Must be able to read and implement plans and goals specific to individuals. Requires assisting individuals with hygiene and providing some personal care. Skills required include strong written and oral communication skills, conflict resolution skills, creativity and organizational skills. Must be compassionate, dependable, patient, creative, energetic and be able to motivate others. Must be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less. Must have knowledge regarding the needs of individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities. Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred. Requires HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and good driving record.