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Independent Living Skills Instructor

About The Arc of Butte County:

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of others? Find fulfilling employment with The Arc of Butte County – a nationally recognized, community-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides services and support to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Some of the diagnoses we work with include autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and more. As an organization, we focus on community culture and do all we can to create a more inclusive world around us.


Position Summary:

The Independent Living Skills (ILS) Instructor works one-on-one with adults with developmental disabilities (Arc clients) helping them to become successful and live more independently. The ILS program provides a diverse range of skills training and services that focus on an individual’s personal and social needs. Instructors maintain consistent contact with clients to assist further development of the skills they need to live on their own as functioning members of their community. 

Part time and full-time positions are available with opportunities for advancement.

ILS Instructors share in the success of others by helping them reach their goals. You will be enhancing their quality of life and making connections that will last a lifetime. When you work for The Arc of Butte County, you are giving back to your community and shaping the world around you. We are looking for the best of the best – people who care about people. Does this sound like you? Apply today.


Position Details & Perks:

  • Flexible hours
  • Paid holidays
  • Sick and vacation pay
  • Eligible for medical coverage, including vision and dental (30+ hours/week)
  • Seeking bi-lingual speakers (this is a plus, but not a requirement)
  • Positive and supportive atmosphere 
  • Helping others reach their goals



  • Reliable transportation for transportation of clients in personal vehicle (gas mileage reimbursed)
  • Valid CA driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and DMV report
  • All potential candidates must pass a background check, drug test, and TB test
  • Problem solving skills
  • Patience
  • Heart of gold      


$16.50/hr + .58 mileage reimbursement

How To Apply:

Apply in person at our Chico admin office at 2030 Park Ave and ask for an ILS applicaiton.

To inquire further, please call ILS Associate Director Bonnie Bethel at (530) 891-5865 or email at


Equal Opportunity Employment:

The Arc is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for a job, they may request it orally or in writing.

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