Training Specialist
Compass Connections

Harlingen, Texas

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

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Job Info

It's a great feeling to work for a company that does so much good for others around the world!

Academic Req: Required - Bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences, human services or social services;

Preferred - Master's degree in behavioral sciences, human services, or social services fields Certifications: First aid, CPR, Emergency behavior intervention

Work experience: Required - With a master's degree - At least three (3) years of progressive employment experience in these fields that demonstrate supervisory and case management experience

OR with bachelor's degree - At least five (5) years of progressive employment experience in these fields that demonstrate supervisory and case management experience;

Preferred - Child welfare and experience in working with immigrant populations Full-Time

Critical Action Items & Measurable Deliverables:

1. Meet all federal and state regulatory guidelines and standards that are applicable to this position.

2. Provide release and home study staff relevant training that meets agency, licensing, and contract requirements and the individual needs of each staff.

3. Consistently provide and update training for state and federally funded programs, community services and other stakeholders.

4. Develop, maintain, and distribute a staff training calendar that provides staff numerous opportunities for development including evening and overnight shifts.

5. Maintain a staff training database that provides monthly and quarterly reports related to training and the impact of training on program practices and outcomes.

6. Maintain post release and home study program personnel files, training records and training certifications.

7. Develop professional relationships with other peers in the field, including private agencies and supporting agencies.

8. Work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or requested by position supervisor.

9. Implement Compass Connections safety protocols in case of an emergency.

10. Participate in scheduled meetings and team decisions and operations.

11. Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service population and program operations.

12. Maintain Compass Connections professional and ethical standards of conduct outlined in Compass Connections employee handbook including demonstrating respect for agency staff, the service population, and community members and complying with required dress code at all times.

Other Responsibilities:

1. Establish and implement a training strategy and goals for the post release and home study programs.

2. Develop and continually update program training manuals and materials.

3. Frequently travel from one location to another inclusive of distances greater than 50 miles from home office.

4. Meet all deadlines required by program supervisor and federal partners.

5. Foster Care Programs - Support, encourage, and recruit foster parents.


1. Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.

2. Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.

3. Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background checks.

4. Demonstrate the ability to:

a. Respond sensitively and competently to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics.

b. Work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers and professionals.

c. Organize and prioritize responsibilities and duties efficiently.

d. Work in a fast-paced environment and maintain emotional control and professional composure at all times.

e. Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position.

f. Work effectively and without intensive supervision both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

5. Demonstrate a working knowledge of all Compass Connections policies and procedures.

Here at Compass Connections, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. Please feel free to apply for this position even if your work experience and education do not align perfectly with every requirement for this job description. You may very well be the perfect candidate for this role or other ones that we have open. Thank you for your interest in joining our mission!

• Compass Connections is committed to following immunization recommendations produced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As such, our company policy requires that all employees must receive an annual Influenza vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as a medical or religious accommodation. This is a condition of employment, and all new hires will be responsible for providing proof.

• Compass Connections is an Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEO") Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of Compass Connections, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.
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EEO Statement

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