Job Openings At Southside


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Adaptive Skills Trainer

Sacramento, Roseville & Auburn PASSAGE Departments

apply to: kate at southsideartcenter dot com

Southside Art Center has an opening in their Passage Programs for Adaptive Skills Trainer's (AST) who support and train adults with developmental disabilities & behavioral challenges in a community based setting. AST's provide support with life skills, behavioral support training, job development and training, creative problem solving, and teamwork. Passage is an individualized program with positions available in our Sacramento/Elk Grove/Galt location (Passage program staff work between sites located in Sacramento, Elk Grove, and Galt) and our Auburn/Roseville locations. We offer a positive working environment and ongoing training.

Southside Passage Program is looking for individuals who:
• Are energetic and creative
• Enjoy finding opportunities for others to work and excel in the community
• Can think on their feet

• Be familiar in working with adults with developmental disabilities, such as Intellectual Disability, Autism, Downs Syndrome, etc.
• Be familiar working with individuals who communicate through behavioral excesses
• Applicants must have a clear DMV printout and a reliable insured vehicle which they will use to transport participants with mileage reimbursement
• Minimum 1 year experience with individuals with behavioral challenges preferred
• Some college preferred, though experience in lieu of formal education is accepted
• Knowledge of and access to computer and internet/email access required to transmit daily, weekly, and yearly reporting and paperwork

Adaptive Skills Trainers work M-F, between the hours of 8:30-4, 36 hours/week (hour each day determined by site). Position pays $14.40 per hour. Excellent health insurance benefits, on the 1st of the month after the first 60 days of employment. We offer dental, paid time off and holiday benefits. EOE.

Community Skills Trainer

Sacramento CVD Departments

apply to: katherine at southsideartcenter dot com

Art Center seeks a full-time (35 hr/wk) Community Skills Trainer for its Community Volunteerism Departments in Sacramento. The Community Skills Trainer provides support and training to participants with developmental challenges. High School Diploma or equivalent required. 1 year experience working with persons with disabilities preferred. Position pays $12 per hour. Clean DMV, reliable car and auto insurance required for this position. Fingerprinting clearance from Community Care Licensing required for applicants to start work .Excellent benefits and positive work environment. EOE.

Employment Supervisor

Sacramento Employment Department

apply to: katherine at southsideartcenter dot com

Southside Art Center's Employment Services Department is accepting candidates for an Employment Supervisor position in Sacramento. Position will focus on developing, implementing and maintaining employment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities (participants). B.A. degree preferred. 2-3 years experiences in Human Services and/or vocational training services in field of developmental disabilities with a year of supervisory experience preferred. Physically able to assist participants to perform job tasks. Good written and verbal communication skills. Valid driver's license, proof of insurance and clean DMV required. Ability to drive U-Haul sized truck and a standard vehicle as needed. Pay is $18.5 per hour, with health benefits on the first of the month after 60 days of successful employment. Additional benefits after six months and one year of successful employment. Position is 40 hours per week, between 8am and 4 pm Monday through Friday. Eligible candidates must pass DOJ and FBI live scan fingerprinting by Community Care Licensing, have a clear DMV record and the ability to use a computer for email and written reports. 

Ceramics Instructor

Sacramento Art Department

apply to: katherine at southsideartcenter dot com

Southside Art Center's Art Department is accepting candidates for a Lead Art Instructor: Ceramics emphasis position in our Sacramento studio. Position will focus on instructing ceramics with adults with developmental disabilities (participants). Bachelors of Art from an accredited university highly preferred but experience may be substituted with portfolio of work observed. Experience with multiple methodologies, slab construction, coil construction, throwing wheel, use of ceramic tools, and knowledge of kiln use and maintenance a plus. Experience with adults with developmental disabilities is not required. Experience teaching and willingness to motivate people to produce artwork for sale is preferred. Lead Art Instructor will work with other artists to develop curriculum and foster cooperative art with adults with developmental disabilities. Resume and portfolio of art work necessary for interview. Pay is $13.50 per hour to start with health benefits on first of month after 60 days of successful employment. Paid Time Off available after 60 days of work. Additional benefits after six months of successful employment. This is a 36 hour a week position. Hours are between Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., and from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. Eligible candidates must pass DOJ and FBI live scan fingerprinting given by Community Care Licensing to be hired (meaning a clear record with no misdemeanors or felonies are possible as CCL is very strict). Ability to use a computer for some paperwork (word processing small daily written reports, emails, case management of files/connection with homes, and annual service plans) necessary. Hired candidates will primarily work at our Sacramento location, and on occasion in Auburn to foster a art teaching partnership with our Auburn studio or provide field experience for participants (company vehicle or mileage reimbursement would be provided if you provide a clean DMV record (no more than 3 points)). Excellent benefits and positive working environment offered. 10 paid holidays given per year. EOE.