Under the direction of the Director, and working collaboratively with the Workforce, Learning & Development (WL&D) team, the WL&D Trainer, will primarily support The Home for Little Wanderers' ("The Home") training needs in our New Hampshire based programs by developing and delivering training curriculum. While the Trainer is primarily responsible for the provision of training in our NH based programs, they will also help support general agency-wide training. These trainings will include Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), CPR/First Aid, Trauma Informed Care (TIC), as well as other milieu based and clinical training topics.
How You'll Be Making A Difference
When you join The Home for Little Wanderers, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.
For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-riskyouthsfrom birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect,trauma,or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent lovingrelationships,and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.
- Delivery, tracking, and scheduling of necessary trainings at our NH based programs
- Delivery of initial and refresher trainings in TCI, CPR/FA and TIC
- Delivery off other clinical trainings such as, but not limited to, Motivational Interviewing, Suicide & Self-Harm Assessment, Vicarious Trauma, Community Based Permanency, Clinical Supervision, and other clinical trainings on an ongoing basis to ensure and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements
- Conduct trainings via in-person and online formats
- Provide employee and program specific clinical training as necessary
- Ensure adherence to The Home's clinical practice models, as well as proper licensing and certification guidelines
- Conduct training in both large group and individual forums
- Provide training services both internally and externally of the Home, as needed
- Develop marketing plans and materials, logistics and preparation for training events, as needed
- Work collaboratively with the WL&D Administrative Assistant to track and maintain documentation (such as attendance sheets, evaluations, and training materials), as required
- Build/maintain relationships with The Home's programs and departments
- Help support overall WL&D training function through co-facilitation of other more general trainings, as needed
Master's degree and clinical licensure preferred, but not required
What The Home Can Offer You
- Experience in the child welfare setting required, and experience working in a residential/group home setting
- Knowledge and understanding of adult learning theories
- Experience with instructional design preferred
- Strong oral, written, interpersonal, facilitation, and presentation skills required
- Ability and awareness of the need to work across and with cultural differences
- Awareness and experience working via in a social justice and anti-oppressive lens
- Desire to learn and take direction, and work collaboratively with others
- Experience with web-based training design preferred, not required
- Comfortable working with changing work priorities
- Ability to analyze and understand training needs and processes
- Ability to troubleshoot both functional and technical issues in a service-oriented environment
- Computer literate, including Microsoft Office 365, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer, with the ability to learn new software applications
In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless youth, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Extensive training to new staff
- Generous time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Health and Dental Insurance available upon hire
- 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
- Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance
- Life Insurance
- And more!
Travel to multiple sites throughout New Hampshire, as well as some metropolitan Boston locations is required and therefore access to a vehicle is necessary. Ability to conduct full day and/or consecutive day trainings on a regular basis. Standard office setting. Ability to transport training materials, as needed. May spend extended periods of time on the telephone, at a computer terminal or operating other light office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.Valuing Diversity
We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.
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