The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!




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Training Specialist

The Mentor Network - California, US

Posted: 11/11/2018

Training Specialist
Primary Location: Choose One-United States-CA
Function:Training Education Services

California MENTOR

Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here.  Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.  The heart of what we do is support people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages. 


As a Trainer Specialist with California MENTOR, you’ll be one of those extraordinary people. We seek a skilled trainer who can successfully develop and present training materials to new and current staff. Bring your creative ideas and your passion for success; we’ll train you on the rest.


Do you have teaching or training experience and you’re looking for a meaningful change in your work life?  Leverage your skills with California MENTOR to make an impact in people’s lives. Join our dedicated, dynamic and fast growing team today!



Job Responsibilities:


·         Develops and maintains course curriculum; designs, creates and updates training aids, such as manuals, handouts, course exercises and visual aids

·         Consults with management and staff to identify specific skill/knowledge gaps, training objectives, work situations and changes in policies and procedures

·         Delivers instruction using multiple modalities including but not limited to: one-on-one, classroom, teleconferencing, web-based training, and computer-based training

·         Partners with management, internal training, consultants, QI and HR to identify additional training needs, as required for new and current staff

·         Evaluates training curriculum and elicits feedback; modifies programs as needed

·         Prepares and facilitates client-specific and clinical type training in addition to new hire orientation, CPR, First Aid administration and additional on-boarding activities

·         Provides input regarding the formulation and modification of policies and procedures pertaining to agency training

·         Maintains current service line specific knowledge as well as organizational and industrial trends; makes appropriate recommendations for new or updated training programs


If you have training experience and a passion for those we serve… we want to hear from you!  


What we require of you:


·         Bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

·         Experience working in Human Services field with client population highly desirable

·         Ability to prioritize, plan and organize work; requires independent judgment

·         Excellent customer service, communication and presentation skills.

·         Knowledge of office equipment operations, basic data collection, standard office automation software; and purchasing procedures.

·         Proficient in use of the following software: Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.

·         Valid driver’s license

·         Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance

·         Must pass background investigation that includes FBI/DOJ fingerprint check


What we offer you:


·         A competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching

·         Annual bonus plan

·         A rewarding work environment

·         Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve

·         Time Off & Holiday Pay

·         Family-oriented environment, casual dress

·         Employee discounts; fun employee events

·         Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next

·         On-the-job training including paid CEU opportunities, career development and advancement opportunities

·         Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network

·         Mileage reimbursement


Bring the right attitude; we’ll train you for success!                                                                     


We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services.  With approximately 28,000 employees serving 25,000+ consumers in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.


Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.  Apply Today!






  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of related education and experience
  • Three years of related experience required 
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

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