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Via of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. Adult Training Facility Instructor - Disability Services in Allentown, Pennsylvania


Begin a fulfilling career with Via of the Lehigh Valley, a 2023 Top Workplace winner, and receive a \$2,500 sign-on bonus! Via is hiring an Adult Training Facility Instructor to assist participants in maintaining their independence and self-advocacy skills. Instructors assist participants daily to reach their goals by engaging in both facility and community-based programs. To be successful in this role, you must have a genuine passion and independent drive to assist those with disabilities in obtaining their goals.

*The Adult Training Facility Instructor position starts at \$17/hour for a High School Diploma or equivalent, \$17.50/hour for an Associate's Degree and \$18/hour for a Bachelor's Degree. *Additionally, earn up to \$1.75 more per hour by completing all three levels of the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) Career Ladder Program.

You will ENJOY the following when working at VIA:

  • Consistent Monday-Friday 8am-3:30pm or 8:30am-4pm schedule with weekends off!
  • Medical, vision and dental benefits at a minimal cost to the employee. We offer two plans to choose from!
  • 15 days (3 weeks) of paid vacation during your first year, increasing to 18 days after completing 1 year of employment.
  • 9 paid Holidays. Including YOUR Birthday Holiday and a Floating Cultural Holiday! Via is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and believes that an atmosphere of mutual respect for each other's differences adds quality to our services. To celebrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Via offers a floating cultural holiday. Eligible employees may choose a paid day off, that is significant to them.
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with discretionary annual contribution.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
  • Education assistance up to \$2,200 per year for full-time employees.
  • Education incentive: earn MORE when you obtain a degree or certification.
  • Paid Training and mileage reimbursement.
  • Professional Development Opportunities: 
    • NADSP Career Ladder Program -- earn an additional \$1.75/hour once all three levels have been completed.
    • ANCOR Certificate of Achievement - Employees will receive a bonus based on the hours associated with the certificate.
  • Casual work attire.
  • Employee referral-bonus program.
  • Special employee events such as raffles, work anniversary celebrations, recognition awards and monthly celebration events.

Position Requirements:

  • Provide transportation to community sites.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, personal vehicle and appropriate vehicle insurance.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and transfer participants is required.

We invest in our team through training, career development and educational assistance. Our team enjoys a supportive work environment that encourages the success of the individuals we serve and our employees. This success comes from living our values: People, Growth, Teamwork, Community, Diversity, Shared Ideas and Advocacy. Join our team and grow a fulfilling career with us!


Via of the Lehigh Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Women, Minorities, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.