Upbring, the new Lutheran Social Services of the South, is a 135 year-old nonprofit organization with a rich legacy of serving vulnerable people across Texas. Its mission is to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Upbring serves more than 30,000 people annually and provides innovative programs and services for children including foster care, adoption, education, residential treatment and community services. For more information visit Upbring.org.
As a direct report to the EVP of Operational Advancement the Program Trainer is responsible for the development, coordination, facilitation and evaluation of program training for the Residential Treatment Centers (RTC) located in Katy and Canyon Lake, Texas in accordance to Agency and licensing standards, funding requirements and other federal, state and local regulatory requirements. The Program Trainer is also responsible for developing staff development trainings to strengthen the program's workforce and meet the current and future program needs.
The physical requirements for this position with or without reasonable accommodation are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. While performing this position the employee with or without reasonable accommodation should have the ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, speak, and hear with aid, see, read, reach with arms and hands, and use equipment that is essential to performing the job, such as a computer, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile, if applicable. This position will require continuous viewing of a computer screen, sitting for long periods of time, and frequent walking. It may also require lifting, carrying, or moving up to 50lbs with or without assistance. This may also require bending, kneeling, stooping, twisting, and other physical activity when facilitating training.
The statements herein indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of the job and may request the employee to perform other duties and responsibilities not listed at his/her discretion. This job description is not a contract between the employee occupying the position and the employer. Upbring is an at-will employer.