Who We Are
Daivergent (https://www.daivergent.com/) believes the 90% unemployment rate among the disability population is unacceptable. We have developed the world's first curriculum to help these job-seekers find work-from-home and computer-based careers -- taught 100% online
We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Vocational Instructor Trainee with one (1) to two (2) years work experience serving a disabled population. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others and utilize your skills in a meaningful way, we would love to hear from you.
This is a 1099 (independent contractor) role and provides a wonderful opportunity for those with other employment or commitments who wish to earn supplemental income while assisting a neurodivergent population prepare for competitive employment. This will enable you to make an enormous positive impact within the disability community.
**We cannot guarantee when you would be assigned a student or subsequent students but the program is growing and we will be hiring a large number of Part time Instructors during 2023. **
- -You choose the hours when you’re available to teach (from the two options listed below)
-We match you to job-seekers who are available during your hours
-We provide you training to help you learn our curriculum and teach it to students
-Please note: You will be matched to students based on availability, and may not be assigned a student immediately.
-Bachelor's degree is necessary. Master's degree or higher not needed.
Compensation: $18.00 per hour - hourly rate is fixed.
Currently, we are only accepting applications for candidates with availability in any of the time blocks below: Hours are fixed. We require a minimum of 4 days (Mon-Thurs) but Friday availability preferred.
FOUR HOUR SLOTS
9 AM - 1 PM MST
1 PM - 5PM MST
TWO HOUR SLOTS
9 AM - 11 AM MST
11 AM - 1 PM MST
1 PM - 3 PM MST
3 PM - 5 PM MST
· Develop and implement customized remote vocational services programs for neurodivergent individuals, focusing on skills development, employment opportunities, and social integration.
· Assess clients' abilities, interests, and goals to create tailored vocational plans that align with their unique needs.
· Provide ongoing support and coaching to clients, helping them develop remote work skills, such as time management, communication, and technology use.
· Teach social skills and strategies to enhance clients' interpersonal relationships and workplace interactions.
· Collaborate with clients, families, and other professionals to ensure comprehensive support and consistent progress.
· Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of clients' progress, goals, and achievements.
· Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and new technologies to continuously improve service delivery.
· Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills in the field.
- HS. Diploma/GED, Bachelor's degree preferred in special education, psychology, liberal studies, technology, or the arts(
- (1) to (2) years’ experience providing services to disabled adolescents (17-21) and adults (22+), with a focus on remote service delivery.
- Strong computer proficiency, access to computer, web camera, and reliable high-speed internet.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience leveraging technology to enhance, engage and support service delivery.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with clients, families, and colleagues.
- A genuine passion for empowering individuals with neurodivergent clients and promoting their independence.
- Flexibility and adaptability to work with clients with diverse needs and backgrounds.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple clients simultaneously.
- Familiarity with applicable laws, regulations, and best practices related to disability services and remote work
- .At least 21 years old
- Legally authorized to work in the US, and physically located in the US
- Successful candidates will also have a sincere desire to support the disability community obtain competitive wage employment.
- Patience for supporting students who may take more time to understand
- Creativity due to the sometimes-dynamic curriculum that we teach.
An ability to improvise and “think on your feet”, and adjust your instruction accordingly depending on the responsiveness of your students.
Good energy and outgoing personality.
Strong positivity and ability to foster a non-judgmental environment
Readiness to embrace a “startup mindset”, and have some tech-savvy (we will help you learn this too!)