Vocational Instructor - Orlando

Vocational Opportunities for Youth Instructor

Salary is $18.00 per hour (part-time position)

Part-time position working 10 to 15 hours per week

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020 and 2021 Great Place to Work by our employees!  We provide services daily that lead the way to full equity, inclusion and access for people with disabilities, families and communities through enriching education, enhancing health, expanding employment and elevating community.  Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger!  If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

About the Position:

Are you looking for a position where you will make a positive difference in the lives of youth, ages 15 to 22, with disabilities?  If yes, our Vocational Opportunities for Youth Instructor position is for you.  The Instructor helps students with disabilities learn and understand the expectations of successful employment, facilitating American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) training curriculum in a high school setting with various instructional approaches exploring topics such as work personality, work interests, work values, and identification of transferable skills. Students will be able to obtain nationally recognized certificates in the hotel and lodging industry.  The Instructor will provide assistance to students in obtaining job readiness skills, job searching, job placement, on-the-job training, job coaching and support.  Travel to various classroom locations is required.

What We Value:

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in rehabilitation, counseling, social work, psychology, education, human resources, business administration, or economics; or
  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university and two years' experience or employment in a public vocational rehabilitation program; experience in job placement, job coaching, or counseling, or other related experience working with persons with disabilities;
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities on job skills training, self-advocacy training, or daily living skills training, as well as assisting with personal needs such as monitoring behaviors, is preferred
  • An energetic and creative individual who will portray and promote a positive, respectful, and team-based environment
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Teaching certificate preferred but not required
  • Ability to meet our approved driver qualifications in order to drive your personal vehicle, as required, to drive to meetings and for other business-related needs (minimum age of 21 and good driving history)

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP).