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Social Club Instructor – Westwood, MA

Recruitment

Lifeworks, Inc

Job Title: Social Club Instructor

Part-Time: Seasonal position (October-May)

Hours: Bi-weekly schedule, 6:00p-7:30p

Pay Rate: TBD

Locations: Westwood, MA

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Who Are We?

Lifeworks has been a champion for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1954. Lifeworks was founded by families who recognized the importance of advocacy and breaking down barriers for people with disabilities to be part of the community.

If you want a position in which the work you do every day makes a meaningful impact on many lives, then this is the agency for you!! Lifeworks continues our commitment to self-determined support, careers with competitive wages, and developing innovative opportunities that enhance everyday lives as an industry leader.

Lifeworks Mission

Advocacy – Empowerment – Opportunity

We focus on serving the community and people with disabilities as we live and work together. We envision a community where people with disabilities are more broadly valued, hired by employers, receive support, and participate in ordinary activities.

SUMMARY: Facilitated in person with the flexibility to transition to Zoom for COVID Complies with all principles of Human Rights, D.P.P.C., Department of Developmental Services, the Division of Medical Assistance, and all other applicable funding regulations as adhered to by Lifeworks.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully:

  • An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Manage and direct the Social Club program with guidance from the Associate Director of Social and Recreation.
  • Includes scheduling, planning, preparing, and executing activities.
  • Teach fundamental social skills.
  • Teach and support individuals in cooking, crafting, and games.
  • Motivate the participants and encourage their engagement in social interactions in the community.
  • Responsible for maintaining program supplies.
  • Provide a safe environment; ensure areas used are cleaned after use.
  • Communicate with all participants, staff, and community members in a positive manner.
  • Assist participants in abiding by the rules provided by First Parish of Westwood.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; related experience preferred.

Job requirements include:

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • High school diploma or equivalent; related experience preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Car/Valid driver’s license in State of residency.

All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background, and driving record check.

Please contact our recruiter for further information:

Dorothy Scott

HR Recruiter

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA

781-762-4001 ext.329

To apply for this job email your details to dscott@lifeworksarc.org