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The Center for Living and Learning

Vocational/Wellness Group Facilitator

The Center for Living and Learning


Job Summary

The Center for Living and Learning is seeking a part-time Vocational/Wellness Group Facilitator. This program provides pre-employment transition services, work adjustment, vocational assessments, job readiness/job placement, and supported employment for residents of CLL and individuals from the community with a documented mental illness and/or disability from ages 16+. A qualified candidate will have the opportunity to teach soft skills, life skills, and mental health skills while working alongside our trainees.

Job Responsibilities

Job Description:

  • Prepare and facilitate 2 group lesson plans per week pertaining to vocational/life skills, mental health, or enrichment topics
  • Prepare and facilitate 1 creative lesson per week
  • Address and resolve trainee needs in a respectful and compassionate manner
  • Supervise, instruct and keep trainees on task while they are working
  • Effectively communicate with trainees experiencing active symptoms of mental illness and assist with de-escalation of crises.
  • Record daily progress notes
  • Check, compose and respond to emails as appropriate
  • Operate basic office equipment and close office building as needed
  • Manage accessing and uploading documents on google drive
  • Purchase supplies as needed
  • Follow safety policies and procedures
  • Attend applicable staff trainings (biannual meetings, CPR/First Aid training, etc.)
  • Assist with job shadowing, job training, job placement and/or job coaching with the goal of successful community employment for trainees

**This job description and duties are not limited to those listed above**


Requirements: Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or an associate degree/high school diploma and three years relevant experience. Paid experience working directly with those with a disability will be considered first. All candidates are subject to a background check and must have reliable transportation as well as a valid driver’s license. Recommended qualifications include:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Relational support skills: the ability to respectfully guide, confront, advise, delegate, and direct trainees
  • Ability to independently oversee small projects
  • Follow program structure already established
  • Ability to multi-task and keep daily records
  • Ability to use time effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to quickly and calmly adapt to change

Additional Information




How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to:

Erin Wurzelbacher // Vocational Manager



  • Date Posted: December 28, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 01/10/2022
  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday // 8am-1pm