SL Start - Santa Fe, NM

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The Trainer will be responsible for all contract specific education and training for NMW program participants.

  • The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Participate in the development of training programs and materials.
  • Identify community education and training opportunities for parents and assist them in scheduling their attendance at that training.
  • Ensure training for all individuals is documented and updated according to company and contract regulations.
  • Conduct training based on priorities established in conjunction with the Career Development Specialists Supervisor.
  • Maintain familiarity with all services through attendance at management meetings and other meetings based on priorities established in conjunction with the Career Development Specialists Supervisor.
  • Assist in developing staff guidelines for interacting with individuals who may have challenging behaviors.
  • Attend management team meetings and provide input in developing an annual Branch plan that enhances our ability to consistently attain our Mission and Values.
  • Regularly inform the Career Development Specialists Supervisor of events having an impact on individuals and overall program implementation.
  • Plan and set training schedule according to outlined expectations.

  • Continually develop knowledge and skills associated with the field of employment related training, including effective job search, job readiness and life skills trainings.
  • Review professional newsletters, magazines, and books relating to the field on a regular basis.
  • Attend in-service training as recommended by the Career Development Specialists Supervisor.


    Integrity and Trust - Is accountable for actions. Maintains confidences. Admits mistakes. Honest. Trusted. Follows through on responsibilities and commitments.

    Learning on the Fly - Takes responsibility for learning the job and asking questions. Open to change. Uses successes and failures as opportunities to move forward.

    Interpersonal Skills - Builds positive relationships with team leaders, team members, customers, and people supported. Respects others.

    Composure/Professionalism - Remains calm and steady with control over emotions even in difficult circumstances. Mature.

    Compassion - Demonstrates a caring desire to help and support others.

    Customer Focus - Committed to excellence and outstanding customer service. Dedicated to meeting and exceeding the expectations and requirements of our customers.

    Optimism and Enthusiasm - Expects and expresses the best. Maintains a positive and confident outlook.

    Drive for Results - Results oriented. Takes initiative. Can be counted on to get things done. Completes tasks. Makes deadlines. Uses time and resources efficiently. Is always punctual.


    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Bachelors degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Comprehensive knowledge of training requirements and expectations. Excellent presentation skills.


    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format, such as people-first language. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or state agency representatives. Bilingual preferred. English and Spanish.


    Ability to work with mathematical figures and amounts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations including billing, service hour calculations, and placement percentages.


    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


    At least 18 years of age.

    Must possess a valid driver's license, insurance and reliable transportation.

    Must have a solid understanding/knowledge of community resources.

    Must have knowledge of adult training techniques and quality assurance processes.

    Requires a willingness to be on-call and work flexible hours.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    We Offer:
    • A fun, creative work environment
    • Paid Training
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Strong support and encouragement from upper management
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Long- and short-term disability
    • Supplemental Insurance products including Critical Illness and Accidental Injury (all employees 20 hours or more)
    • 401(k) plan
    • Tuition Reimbursement

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