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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 while working alongside our trainees. 


Job Responsibilities

  • 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 deescalation of crises. 

  • Dispense medications as necessary; record in PRN log

  • 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

  • Answer phone and communicate all important messages to appropriate parties

  • 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


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

Please contact Erin Wurzelbacher, Vocational Rehabilitation Manager


Looking forward to hearing from you!


  • Date Posted: September 6, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Other
  • Start Date: 09/12/2022
  • Working Hours: M/W/F 7:45AM-12PM