Founded in 1965, VistAbility (formerly Contra Costa ARC) is a trusted and highly-regarded Bay Area non-profit agency serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

~~Be a part of a fun, dynamic, social program and be a positive force in someone's life!~~

The entry-level Instructor 1 assists and teaches adults who have disabilities (eg. Down's Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy) at our CAP-Antioch day program. Group activities include arts and crafts, games, holiday parties, costume contests, music, cooking classes, field trips, and more. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Verbally and physically supports people in their daily program  in an age-appropriate and respectful manner. (This includes providing support in community settings.)   
  • Manages peoples’ medical and personal care needs (including assisting with bathroom use), privately, respectfully and using universal safety precautions
  • Implements lesson plans as developed by the supervisory team and collects data according to prescribed procedures.

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Valid CA Driver license and good driving record required.
  • Must meet State licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice clearance including fingerprinting and background check.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination - subject to religious or medical exemption requests
Location: Antioch

Hours: 8-3:30pm, Monday - Friday, 37.5 hrs/wk

Compensation: $15.54 per hour + great benefits!

Benefits for these work hours include:

  • Medical, Dental, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, 403(b) retirement plan,
  • Paid vacation, Sick Days, and 11 paid Holidays plus a paid "holiday" on the employee's birthday.

Our vacation accrual rates are generous: 1st and 2nd year of employment = 2 weeks vacation a year; 3rd and 4th year of employment = 3 weeks vacation a year; 5th to 9th year of employment = 4 weeks vacation a year; the 10th year onward = 5 weeks vacation a year.

All positions open until filled

Program: Community Access Programs
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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