Living Skills Instructor

Living Skills Instructor

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Wayfinder Family Services
June 1, 2023
Hatlen Center - San Pablo, CA 94806
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Wayfinder Family Services


Role Summary

The primary purpose of the position is to organize, develop, and implement individualized course instruction for blind and visually impaired adult students referred for living skills instruction. Provides the instruction necessary to accomplish students’ objectives. Works as cooperative member of The Hatlen Center instructional services team.   

  • Coordinate with The Hatlen Center staff to establish a weekly teaching schedule.
  • Track and report attendance.
  • Write monthly reports and progress reports for each student and deliver these reports in a timely manner as they are due.
  • Assess each client’s living skills and in collaboration with the client, develop goals to address the client’s individual living skills needs.
  • Assess each client’s financial management skills and in collaboration with the client, develop goals to address the client’s individual financial management needs. Financial management includes medical needs, pre-vocational skills and social skills.
  • Develop and carry out a program of individualized Living Skills instruction that may include planning a grocery list, grocery shopping, apartment organization, cooking, food safety, cleaning, care-of-clothing, personal grooming and hygiene.
  • Develop and carry out a program of individualized Financial Management instruction that may include organization skills, self-advocacy, social services, Department of Rehabilitation, communication, housing, finances and budgeting, medical, pre-vocational and social skills.
  • Promote the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process by identifying quality indicators and opportunities for departmental and organizational process improvement.
  • Report any incidents/accidents according to incident reporting procedures and protocols, within designated timelines as outlined in the reporting procedures.  Ensure staff is knowledgeable of and adhere to the reporting procedures and protocols.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent client information.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field preferred. Associate’s degree required, or 2-5 years teaching experiences in related field.
  • Past accomplishments of providing instruction to the visually impaired in the area of independent living skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to instruct blind and visually impaired individuals in the use of independent living skills equipment.
  • Knowledge of related office equipment for instructional purposes.

How To Apply

Please apply at our site:

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You can also email me at or call 323.636.2557

Thank you!