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Looking for an exciting opportunity that offers more than a just paycheck? If you enjoy working with people and giving back to the community, then MOVE is the right place for you!

MOVE is an organization dedicated to enhancing the mobility of senior citizens, persons with disabilities, Veterans and other individuals who are in need of assistance with transportation. Our focus is to connect Stanislaus County residents with the most appropriate mode of transportation to fit their needs.
Through the implementation of various programs and collaboration with the local fixed-route transit and dial-a-ride providers, our staff has helped clients gain their independence.

We offer our employees a variety of benefits including retirement, medical, vision, and dental insurance, and much more!
MOVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or disability.

Employment Opportunities

 

MOVE Employment

Travel Trainer

JOB OVERVIEW

The Travel Trainer works with Stanislaus County residents such as students, older adults, and people with disabilities to teach them how to travel via public transportation systems independently. The Travel Trainers responsibilities are to provide education and training for a client on public transportation. Training will include virtual and in person throughout the county. The trainings will include individual and group settings.

COMPENSATION

$18.00/per hour, depending on experience/qualifications.

Generous benefit package includes medical, dental, vacation, float, sick time, and retirement.

LOCATION/HOURS

Modesto, Ca. This is a 40-hour per week position, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings and evenings.

THE COMPANY

MOVE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting the residents of Stanislaus County with transportation options to access the community. We empower people to improve their lives by finding the most appropriate mode of transportation for their needs. Our staff strives to promote mobility for individuals who face challenges because increased mobility supports greater independence and a higher quality of life. We offer a variety of programs to fit the diverse needs of our clients. Come be a part of a team that gives seniors and people with disabilities the opportunity to lead full and independent lives through use of public and alternate transportation options.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide direct travel training, community, and safety education programs for persons with disabilities and seniors.
  • Develop and implement individualized transportation plans and mobility instruction curriculum for travel training
  • Act as a professional liaison and maintain open communication between the agency and various stake holders including family/friends of individuals served, other service providers and transit
  • Interpret maps, timetables, and other transit materials for route
  • Complete intake and assessment of individuals to determine eligibility for travel
  • Training may be provided virtually utilizing Zoom or Go-to-Meeting
  • In field training will be conducted on bus routes throughout Stanislaus
  • Outcomes, evaluation, and data collection will be entered into the MOVE custom
  • Provide follow-up and retraining services to

 

  • Support individuals in communicating needs to transit
  • Maintain attendance and program records, individual progress notes and
  • Identify transit issues affecting people with disabilities and address issues as
  • Assist the writing and the completion of monthly/quarterly/yearly reports if requested by management.
  • Conduct outreach efforts to generate and maintain referral
  • Complete special projects within the field of mobility services as
  • Participate in “All Staff Meetings” and
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or E.D. required.
  • One year of experience working with seniors or persons with disabilities (preferred)
  • Valid Driver’s
  • Must maintain a satisfactory driving
  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods in Stanislaus County.
  • Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.
  • Must be willing to work in all regions of Stanislaus County.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and similar
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to walk/travel ½ mile at minimum several times per day, over various terrains while travel training.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the

SKILL BASED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to maintain high level of
  • Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings and
  • Communicate clearly in oral and written form on a constant basis.
  • Work independently, utilize good judgment, and possess a strong sense of
  • Push and move weights up to 10 lbs. on a constant basis and 25 lbs. on an occasional
  • Bilingual-Spanish