Life Skills Mentor

Life Skills Mentor

Life Skills Mentor

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Job Description

Other - Part-time

** Flexible hours! Schedules that work for your life!

** No experience necessary – paid training provided!

IKUS Life Enrichment Services and Indian Trails Camp is looking many part-time  Community Living Support Life Skills Coach / Mentors. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing individuals with disabilities an enriched life experience through meaningful relationships, recreation, and advocacy. The more mentors we hire, the more people we can serve!

Job Purpose

Monitor, train, teach, mentor, and assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of community life skills while maintaining positive community involvement, in a one-on-one setting. Participate in the planning, documentation, and evaluation of goals as stated in Person-Centered Planning process and that is consistent with Recipient Rights, HIPAA, and organizational guidelines. Model appropriate behavior to individuals served. Assist and advocate on individual’s behalf on becoming acclimated to the community as well as encourage building positive community relations.  

Summary of essential job functions

Relate, interact, and communicate positively with the individual and their family

Support and assist the individuals in developing skills that will further their independence, increase their community involvement, and improve their quality of life

Assist individual in working towards objectives that were agreed upon in the Person-Centered Planning meeting

Follow CMHOC and Network 180 guidelines for individual supervision

Follow all OT, PT, behavior, and dietary plans developed by agency professionals

Actively participate and encourage individual participation in all activities

Safely transport individuals in own vehicle to and from their home and community outings

Document all relevant information on the EHR, data collection sheets, communication books, and Incident Reports in a timely and professional manner

Assist individuals with any direct care needs

Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements

Be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Valid Driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Must be able to pass a background check

Must demonstrate a passionate interest for helping people with disabilities 

Must be mature, reliable, and honest 

Must demonstrate strong communication and relationship building skills and be able to work well with little supervision 

Must have a flexible schedule  

Position Information:

Job Type: Part Time / Hourly

Pay: Starting wages of $15.00 includes state premium (subject to change with state budgets).

Reports to: CLS Manager