The Live-In Life Skills Coach (LILSC) provides quality active supports, care and supervision necessary to help individuals with developmental disabilities realize their full potential while living in a residential home of The Arc of Anchorage. The LILSC resides in the home with the individuals similar to a normal, family like setting. The LILSC is responsible for assisting individuals in pursuing their personal dreams and goals related to community activities, social interactions, essential life skills and personal hygiene tasks. The LILSC ensures the health, safety, and well-being of each individual in the home. Additionally, the LILSC ensures that the homes are well maintained and cared for. The LILSC also provides transportation for the individual residents to various outings, appointments or work. This position may work independently and maintains close contact with the assigned supervisor and the assigned team. The job atmosphere is based on the individuals’ needs. The worksite for this job will be located in a residential home owned or operated by The Arc. The LILSC typically works 24 hour shifts.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: High School Diploma/GED. Six (6) months social service experience and/or six (6) months social services experience with individuals who experience an intellectual or developmental disability. Valid Alaska driver license, clean driving record, continuous use of a vehicle, proof of insurance, current TB skin test/health screening and the ability to pass a criminal background check. Must maintain CPR, First Aid, and MANDT certification.
Preferred: One (1) year social service experience and/or one (1) year social services experience with individuals who experience an intellectual or developmental disability.?BENEFITS:
Competitive Benefits Package, see website for more information. Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, Value Village discounts.
The Arc of Anchorage is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1957 dedicated to serving children and adults who experience developmental, intellectual disabilities and/or mental health issues so that they can lead rich, full, satisfying lives of dignity and purpose. The Arc of Anchorage has been accredited through The Council on Quality Leadership (CQL) and CART since 2014. The Arc of Anchorage is a chapter of The Arc of the United States, a grassroots organization with more than 140,000 members who are affiliated with nearly one thousand state and local chapters across the country.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:
If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at http://www.thearcofanchorage.org and submit an online application and upload your resume.