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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
MRC Industries, Inc.
Position Name :-
Woodworks Instructor I
Company Location :-
Kalamazoo, MI
Job Category :
 Education jobs

Full Job Description :-
POSITION: Woodworks Instructor IDEPARTMENT: McKercher Program – Skill-Building UnitJOB ORDER: 220REPORTS TO: McKercher Program – Skill-Building Unit ManagerPOSITIONS SUPERVISED: ConsumersSTATUS: Part-Time (16-20 hours/week), Non-exempt
POSTING DATE: April 11, 2022Summary of ResponsibilitiesProvides vocational opportunities by teaching woodworking skills necessary to produce saleable wood projects. Promotes independence and leadership to assigned consumers. Provides supervision and training and follows individuals served objectives, behavior plans and interventions and follows procedures for ensuring safety while engaged in program activities. Provides support and supervision as needed to specified consumers.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Engage all individuals served in meaningful and productive activities at all times; plan wood working activities.
Provide training and support for individuals served to help increase skill development during woodworking or other in-house production work.
Provide vocational opportunities that promote independence and productivity.
Maintain established quality control standards
Manages assigned woodworking projects/contract work effectively for work completion and report/alert production staff to any problems.
Intervene with individuals displaying inappropriate behaviors and when required, used the approved physical intervention techniques.
Assume the responsibility for the health and safety of individuals served, maintaining a clean and safe environment and following procedures to ensure safety within MRC facilities and the community.
Ensure that consumers are correctly using appropriate safety equipment when working, including safety glasses, protective sleeves or other equipment as necessary.
Follow specific individuals served objectives, behavior plans, and/or interventions.
Daily document individuals served progress towards identified goals.
Follow established procedures for filling out daily billable sheets and maintain accurate records of hours and production for each individual assigned.
Communicate effectively and respectfully with consumers and staff in the provision of services.
Attend regular and special staff meetings upon request.
Provide transportation to individuals served during the operational hours as required, adhering to all traffic laws and rules of the road.
Complete incident and accident reports in a timely fashion and in accordance with agency policy
Assure the rights of individuals served are protected in accordance with Michigan Mental Health code and agency policy.
Actively support and be knowledgeable about 1) culturally competent, recovery-based practices, 2) person-centered planning as a shared decision-making process with the individual who defines his or her own life goals and is assisted in developing a unique path toward those goals and 3) a trauma informed culture to aid consumers in their recovery process.
Set up or break down of workstations to ensure work areas are clean and organized.
Assist Production Unit Manager with completion of 25-minute time studies to set standard norms for all production work.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assess consumer strengths and weaknesses and communicate these to program managers.
If assigned to medication administration, accept and administer medications in accordance with agency guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesTo 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.

High School Diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience working with hand tools required. Experience with woodworking preferred.
Education and/or experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or mentally impaired individuals preferred.
Must have problem solving skills and judgment sufficient to recognize and initiate appropriate response to emergency and non-emergency situations independently.
Must have written communication skills sufficient to write on consumers’ goals and objectives.
Must have sufficient reading skills to read consumer schedules and goals.
Must have human relation skills sufficient to interact effectively with a wide range of people.
Lived experiences with behavioral health are desired
Must be able to work unsupervised.
Experience in tending to the personal care needs of individuals preferred.
Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license, excellent driving record, and availability of licensed, insured vehicle for use on the job required. Ability to obtain a basic chauffeur’s license, if requested, required.
A criminal records check, recipient rights screen and drug screen are required for this position.

Working Conditions

Must be able to provide consumer service on occasional evenings or weekends for special events.
Must be able to tolerate hot temperatures in the summer and cold temperatures in the winter.

Physical Requirements

Ability to squat, reach, lift, push, pull, bend, stoop and kneel.
Physical ability to provide assistance to persons served with lifting and transferring, personal care, and physical intervention when necessary.
This position requires exerting 25 pounds force occasionally and up to 15 pounds frequently.
Manual dexterity to work with hand tools.

PAY RANGE: Minimum: $15.00, Midpoint: 18.75, Maximum: $22.50TO APPLY: Please apply online at www.mrcindustries.orgDEADLINE TO APPLY: 4:00 P.M., Friday, April 22, 2022Veterans encouraged to apply
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $15.00 per hour

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