Job Description: The Skills Trainers works with many different participants for many different reasons. Everyone is in the program for some type of supportive services. Overall, a skills trainer needs to be adaptable, supportive, and empathetic to the specific needs of the participants that they work with.
What we do: As a skills trainer I provide education and support of soft skills. The soft skills we focus on are the personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people. These are a combination of people skills, social skills, communication skills, character/personality traits, attitudes, career attributes, social and emotional intelligence.
What I like: I like the variety of this job. I like the opportunity to work with the variety of people that are in the program. I really enjoy assisting someone overcome a barrier in their life.
Who’s my hero: Anyone who has the courage to overcome something that tried to stop them from accomplishing a dream.
What’s my biggest fear: Fear itself.
What’s my favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Because no one is worried about presents.