Safe Life Special Projects Team Member

Safe Life Special Projects Team Member

Part Time

Sacramento, CA

BASIC FUNCTION:

Qualified employees will be hired on an as needed basics for special projects to improve operation and service delivery for the Safe Life Project Non-Profit Organization.

Safe Life Special Projects Team Members often work in pairs, but sometimes individually depending on the assignment. Team members work in a variety of settings conducive to work projects and with access to computer equipment needed to complete assigned work. Work assigned is typically related to phones, data entry, office/clerical tasks, and can be performed in environments most appropriate/convenient location for the employee, usually a team member’s home, coffee shop with internet access, but sometimes another location, such as a public library or other that team members agree upon.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Employee Qualifications will vary depending on each special project but will most likely include skills for:

  • Working on a computer
  • Working with Microsoft Office
  • Data Entry
  • Working as part of a team
  • Organization
  • Following directions and asking questions as needed
  • Communication 
  • Working independently as needed complete projects in reasonable amount of time
  • Reporting to assigned contact person regarding progress on assigned projects
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EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. All education will be considered as it applies to Special Projects.
  2. A current CPR/First Aide certification (only if job involves contact with clients).

Other Knowledge Needed:

  • Must be familiar with the Safe Life Project Non-Profit Organization mission.
  • Computer Skills 
  • Safe Life Special Project Team Members must be able and willing to communicate effectively other team members and those interested in the Safe Life Project, representing the organization appropriately.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work assigned is typically related to phones, data entry, office/clerical tasks, and can be performed in environments most appropriate/convenient location for the employee, usually a team member’s home, coffee shop with internet access, but sometimes another location, such as a public library or other that team members agree upon.
  • Safe Life Special Project Team Members can use their own computer equipment to complete projects as most convenient, and/or will need to check out/carry/set up/repack/care for equipment and materials (pursuant to specific projects) provided by the Safe Life Project.

WORK YEAR: Safe Life Special Project Team Members are part of an at-will employee pool.  Work load opportunities may vary depending upon needs of organization. No health benefits are connected to this position.

COMPENSATION: Qualified employees will be paid $15 (per person) per hour for work completed plus mileage for those assignments that require travel. (Mileage is $.21 per mile from the Safe Life Assessment Team Member’s home to the designated work location, round trip.)

POSITION REPORTS TO:   The Safe Life Special Team Members report to the CEO Team.

 

How to Apply:

 If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to complete a letter of introduction and an application and send both documents to info@safelifeproject.org. You can download the application form by clicking the link below. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@safelifeproject.org

  Click Here For Application

The Safe Life Project is a 501(C)(3) non-profit charitable organization.

 Promoting Success by Addressing Physical, Social & Emotional Well-being

Safe Life Assessment Team Member

Safe Life Assessment Team Member

Part Time

Sacramento, CA

BASIC FUNCTION:

Safe Life Assessment Team Members work in a variety of community settings with individuals,
who have developmental disabilities and/or autism (clients), to conduct and complete the client
intake interview and assessment process. The client intake interview & assessment process
takes place in the most appropriate/convenient location for the client, usually client home, but
sometimes another location, such as a public library or other agreed-upon safe meeting place.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Have knowledge of Safe Life Program in order to answer parent/family member questions about the program, and the ability to represent the organization in a positive way.
  2. Have to ability and skills to communicate respectfully with family members of students with disabilities.
  3. Before a scheduled assessment, read and consider confidential referral documents provided by Safe Life and be prepared for any individual needs or adaptations. 
  4. Have knowledge of, and ability to use a positive approach and/or positive behavior management with clients during assessments.
  5. Administer prescribed assessments to individuals with disabilities to assess skill levels and recommend classes for abuse prevention, personal safety, reporting, healthy relationships, self-determination, and overall well-being, as outlined in the Safe Life Project. The client intake interview & assessment process typically includes following a prescribed format to complete the following: 
    1. a client interview, 
    2. collecting any additional information provided by family/support persons, 
    3. Assessment for General Skills for Overall Well-Being, 
    4. Abuse Prevention Awareness Assessment, 
    5. Skill Application to Resist Negative Request, and 
    6. Lesson Topics Interest Survey
  6. Be able to adapt assessment materials, presentation methods, and assessment environment to enable all students to respond with reliable and valid results.
  7. Carefully score all assessment documents as applicable. Scores help to determine appropriate class placement and pre and post scores are also compared to determine client progress.
  8. If needed, schedule and conduct additional interviews with other person(s) relevant to client needs/referral concerns.
  9. Write and/or Assist in writing with the Pre-Assessment Summary & Eligibility Report and/or Post-Assessment Report for each student assessed. 
  10. Complete and turn in reports within established timelines.
  11. Consider confidentiality when providing/completing and collecting/submitting all assessments and reports.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1.  College degree preferred (BA, BS or AA) with successful experiences in working with students with developmental disabilities, or
  2. Some college and other successful relevant experiences in teaching, facilitating, or coaching and a desire to work with individuals, who have developmental disabilities, to help improve their overall well-being and quality of life, and 
  3. A current CPR/First Aide certification.

Other Knowledge Needed:

  • Safe Life Assessment Team Members must have basic computer skills in Word, and Excel.
  • Safe Life Assessment Team Members must have report writing skills.
  • Safe Life Assessment Team Members must be able to work with a wide range of disabilities, from mild to severe, including those with behavioral challenges, and including those with very limited experience (the naïve and vulnerable) to those with very extensive experience (those who may have been abused, are sexually active, and/or those coming from the criminal justice system).
  • Safe Life Assessment Team Members must be able and willing to communicate effectively with parents and other professionals as needed, representing the Safe Life Program appropriately.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful Safe Life Assessment Team Member candidates must participate in periodic training which includes a focus on participation as part of an assessment team and assessment strategies.  Compensation is provided.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The client intake interview & assessment process takes place in the most appropriate/convenient location for the client, usually client home, but sometimes another location, such as a public library or other agreed-upon safe meeting place.
  • Safe Life Assessment Team Members will need to check out/carry/set up/repack/care for general assessment materials and equipment provided by the Safe Life Project.

WORK YEAR: Safe Life Assessment Team Members are part of an at-will employee pool.  Workload opportunities may vary depending upon client intake. No health benefits are connected to this position.

COMPENSATION: There are 2 people per assessment team – the Lead and the Assist. The Lead and the Assist both participate in the assessment process collecting the needed information.  The Lead is responsible for submitting a completed, well-written report to CEO Team and is paid $60 per assessment plus mileage. The Assist is responsible for reviewing the report and providing input as needed to produce an accurate and professional report and is paid $40 per assessment plus mileage. (Mileage is $.21 per mile from the Safe Life Assessment Team Member’s home to the designated assessment location, round trip.) 

For scheduled assessments that result in client no shows – participating staff will receive round trip mileage only for driving to the assessment site.

POSITION REPORTS TO:   The Safe Life Assessment Team Members report to the CEO Team.

 

How to Apply:

 If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to complete a letter of introduction and an application and send both documents to info@safelifeproject.org. You can download the application form by clicking the link below. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@safelifeproject.org

POSITION REPORTS TO:   The Safe Life Assessment Team Members report to the CEO Team.

  Click Here For Application

The Safe Life Project is a 501(C)(3) non-profit charitable organization.

 Promoting Success by Addressing Physical, Social & Emotional Well-being

Safe Life Teaching Assistant

Safe Life Teaching Assistant

Part Time

Sacramento, CA

BASIC FUNCTION:

Safe Life Teaching Assistants work in a variety of community settings with individuals, who have developmental disabilities and/or autism, to deliver personal safety, abuse awareness, healthy relationship lessons.  Classes generally serve 8-12 students, or in special cases, may be conducted in 1:1 settings (one teacher and one student). Lessons are usually team taught (two teachers per class) on a predetermined schedule, with one class being taught each week over a 12-week period.

SAFE LIFE TEACHING ASSISTANT WILL ASSIST TEACHER(S) IN THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:

  1. Help to teach individuals with disabilities skills for abuse prevention, personal safety, reporting, healthy relationships, self-determination, and overall well-being, as outlined in the Safe Life Project.
  2. Commit to and assist in one class per week for 12 weeks (unless classes for the session are scheduled differently, such as two classes per week for 6 weeks) and one additional class on the 13th week to ensure an opportunity is provided for any additional make-up work needed. 
  3.    Before a class sessions begins, consider student information provided by Safe Life in order to become familiar with students assigned to class you are working in and to help meet student needs.
  4.    Commit to being prepared to assist in teaching each lesson by reviewing lesson material before it is presented to students.
  5. Assist in teaching class sessions following the lesson topic schedule and prescribed concentration areas for each student.
  6. Assist teacher in adapting materials, adapting presentation methods, and modifying class environment to help all students reach their learning potentials.
  7. Have knowledge of and ability to appropriately apply skills for positive behavior management.
  8. Assist in taking student attendance, following up on absences, scheduling and helping to teach any make-up work with students.
  9. Assist in following Safe Life procedures to ensure student and family feedback for class improvement.
  10. Assist with the post assessment summary report for each student by providing feedback  as needed.
  11. Consider confidentiality when working directly with students, and with student data, information, evaluations and reports.
  12. For any Safe Life employee working towards other agency certification(s) or credit(s) –   Agree to and follow Safe Life policies requiring them to seek approval and be monitored by Safe Life CEO team member.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High School credits. Preferably have or be in progress of earning a high school diploma or a GED.
  2. Desire to expand on experiences in teaching, facilitating, or coaching and a desire to work with individuals, who have developmental disabilities, to help improve their overall well-being and quality of life.
  3. A current CPR/First Aide certification. (SLP will assist with certification.)
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Other Knowledge Needed:

  • Teaching Assistant applicants are given preference if they have basic computer skills in Power Point, Word, and Excel, to the extent necessary for lesson presentation and record keeping.
  • Teaching Assistants must be able to work positively with a wide range of disabilities, from mild to severe, including those with behavioral challenges, and including those with very limited experience (the naïve and vulnerable) to those with very extensive experience (those who may have been abused, are sexually active, and/or those coming from the criminal justice system).

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Class settings are located in a variety of community facilities, from public buildings to church settings, etc.  There is not a one-stop location or one-type of classroom style.
  • Teaching assistants may need to help with check out/carry/set up/repack/care for general presentation equipment provided by the Safe Life Project, such as a projector or laptop.
  • Teaching assistants may need to assist students in wheelchairs periodically, adjusting chair position for optimal classroom learning. 
 

WORK YEAR: Safe Life Teaching Assistants are part of an at-will employee pool.  Work opportunities may vary depending upon client intake. No health benefits are connected to this position.

COMPENSATION:  $15 per hour

POSITION REPORTS TO:   The Safe Life Teaching Assistant reports to the CEO Team.

 

How to Apply:

 If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to complete a letter of introduction and an application and send both documents to info@safelifeproject.org. You can download the application form by clicking the link below. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@safelifeproject.org

  Click Here For Application

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 Promoting Success by Addressing Physical, Social & Emotional Well-being

Safe Life Teacher

Safe Life Teacher

Part Time

Sacramento, CA

BASIC FUNCTION:

 

Safe Life Teachers work in a variety of community settings with individuals, who have developmental disabilities and/or autism, to deliver personal safety, abuse awareness, healthy relationship lessons. Classes generally serve 8-12 students, or in special cases, may be conducted in 1:1 settings (one teacher and one student). Lessons are usually team taught (two teachers per class) on a predetermined schedule, with one class being taught each week over a 12-week period.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  1. Teach individuals with disabilities skills for abuse prevention, personal safety, reporting, healthy relationships, self-determination, and overall well-being, as outlined in the Safe Life Project.
  2. Commit to and teach one class per week for 12 weeks (unless classes for the session are scheduled differently, such as two classes per week for 6 weeks) and one additional class on the 13th week to ensure an opportunity is provided for any additional make-up work needed.
  3. Before a class session begins, consider student information provided by Safe Life in order to become familiar with assigned students to help all student needs.
  4. Commit to being prepared to teach each lesson by reviewing lesson material before it is presented to students.
  5. Teach class sessions following the lesson topic schedule and prescribed concentration areas for each student.
  6. Be able to adapt materials, presentation methods, and class environment to enable all students to reach their learning potential.
  7. Have knowledge of and ability to appropriately apply skills for positive behavior management.
  8. Take student attendance, follow up on absences, schedule and teach any make-up work needed (this is usually done by having the student come early or stay after one of their regular class sessions).
  9. Follow Safe Life procedures to ensure student and family feedback for class improvement.
  10. Assist with the post assessment summary report for each student by completing the teacher feedback for post assessment form. Email all completed forms to the Safe Life Project Program Manager.
  11. Consider confidentiality when providing/completing/collecting/submitting all evaluations and reports.
  12. Any Safe Life employee working for other agency certification(s) or credit(s), must seek approval and be monitored by Safe Life CEO team member.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

1.  College degree preferred (BA, BS or AA) with successful experiences in working with students with developmental disabilities, or

 

2.  Some college and other successful relevant experiences in teaching, facilitating, or coaching and a desire to work with individuals, who have developmental disabilities, to help improve their overall well-being and quality of life, and

 

3.  A current CPR/First Aide certification.

 

Other Knowledge Needed:

 

  • Teachers must have basic computer skills in Power Point, Word, and Excel, and an ability to use an iPad to the extent necessary for lesson presentation and record keeping.
  • Teachers must be able to work with a wide range of disabilities, from mild to severe, including those with behavioral challenges, and including those with very limited experience (the naïve and vulnerable) to those with very extensive experience (those who may have been abused, are sexually active, and/or those coming from the criminal justice system).

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Successful Safe Life Teacher candidates must participate in periodic trainings which include a focus on participation as part of a teaching team and teaching strategies. Compensation is provided.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Class settings are located in a variety of community facilities, from public buildings to church settings, etc.  There is not a one-stop location or one-type of classroom style.

  • Teachers will need to check out/carry/set up/repack/care for general presentation equipment provided by the Safe Life Project, such as a projector or laptop.

  • Teachers may need to assist students in wheelchairs periodically, adjusting chair position for optimal classroom learning. 

  • At times, drivers for student pick-up may be late, and staff must wait for their arrival.

 

WORK YEAR:  Safe Life Teachers are part of an at-will employee pool.  Work opportunities may vary depending upon client intake. No health benefits are connected to this position.

 

COMPENSATION:  $50 per class, usually a two-hour class @ 12 CLASSES PER SESSION.  Each training is also compensated at $50 per in-service.

POSITION REPORTS TO:   The Safe Life Teacher reports to the CEO Team.  

How to Apply:  If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to complete a letter of introduction and an application and send both documents to info@safelifeproject.org. You can download the application form by clicking the link below. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@safelifeproject.org

  Click Here For Application

The Safe Life Project is a 501(C)(3) non-profit charitable organization.

 Promoting Success by Addressing Physical, Social & Emotional Well-being