Skill Training Specialist/Respite Provider
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Name: Lola Francis-Randolph
The Skills Training
Specialist/Respite Provider is responsible for supervising youth with community-based respite and guiding and supporting youth in developing skill sets identified by the Child and Family Team, within a Behavioral Health setting. In addition, the Skills Trainer/Respite Provider will assist youth in introducing them
community resources, while providing training, support, and transportation
based on contracted service.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Supervise children ages 6-17, to support their development of social skills within a group setting.
• Maintains contact with youth, collateral persons and agencies to assist youth
develop and maintain life skills and
accomplish goals established, as per contracted services.
• Supports and reviews goals and service plans.
• Provide transportation for youth to group meetings, educational outings and
• Plans and facilitates skills based activities.
• Provides individual support and services focusing on life skills development,
including tutoring, transportation,
individual education, and activities.
• Develops training and skills development options for STAR program youth.
• Completes progress notes on day of skills training.
• Participates in team meetings on youth and program issues with supervisor and
other staff and agencies.
• Must be able to safely and effectively monitor consumer activities
• Pay range starting at $13.00/hour, DOE.
• Knowledge of community resources.
• Capable of growth and acquiring new skills.
• Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
• Must be able to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be
sensitive to the service population's
cultural and socioeconomic
• Must have ability to exhibit mature judgment and emotional stability.
• Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
• Associate's Degree in Social Services preferred. High School diploma or
• Minimum one year experience working with youth in education, social services
or behavioral health required.
• Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's
• Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
• Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the
• Must be able to use personal vehicle for client transport.