Current Openings

Life Skills Instructor

For more information, text the words “Instructor- Minnetonka”, “Instructor- Plymouth”, or “Instructor- Anoka” to 952-222-7509!

Position Title:            Life Skills Instructor

Hours:                        M-F; Full Time

Wage:                         $13-$13.25/hr

Locations:                See openings below:

  • Koch Campus in Minnetonka: Monday-Friday 7:45am-3:45pm
  • Karlins Center in Plymouth: Mon, Wed, Thurs: 7:30am-3:30pm, Tues: 7:30am-4:00pm, Fri: 7:30am-3:00pm
  • Asplin Center in Plymouth: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Purpose: Opportunity Partners is looking for Life Skills Instructors! As an Instructor at our day program, you will develop and deliver curriculum for a group of adults with developmental disabilities. Curriculum may include self advocacy, communication, job skills development, cooking, recreation – the possibilities are virtually endless! You will also supervise participants in community education and inclusion activities. If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual who has a passion for helping others, we are looking for you!

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of valid motor vehicle insurance
  • Education or training in the rehabilitation field preferred

Other skills we look for:     

  • Ability to work independently in the office and community settings
  • The ability to instruct others
  • The ability to perform within a team framework
  • Knowledge of brain injury, preferred
  • Basic computer skills (experience with Microsoft programs: Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Organizational skills
  • Great verbal and written communication skills

Who we are:

Opportunity Partners is a Minnesota non-profit that provides services to adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. We have been loving what we do for 65 years and we serve 2,000 individuals annually! Join the Opportunity Partners team and make a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve. Earn competitive wages, on the job training, and excellent benefits at one of Minnesota’s most respected social service agencies. Help us #RedefineAbility. Opening Minds. Changing Lives. Together.

Why Opportunity Partners?:

Join our award-winning team where you’ll do life-changing work! As part of a mission-focused nonprofit that values impact, choice, heart and partnership in our community, we will train you for success! As an OP employee, you will earn more than just a paycheck. You will get the chance to make a big impact on your community, while also getting some great perks including:

  • Competitive benefits
    • Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
    • Paid time off, as well as paid and floating holidays
    • Employee referral bonuses
    • Retirement savings
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Employee discounts
    • Wellness programs
    • Casual dress
    • Bring your pet to work (depending on location)!
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Paid on the job training and orientation
  • The opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the people we serve!

Opportunity Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to affirmative action and a welcoming work environment for people of diverse communities.

To apply for this position, click on the button below to email your resume to with the subject line “Instructor- Minnetonka” or “Instructor- Plymouth” or text “Instructor- Minnetonka” or “Instructor- Plymouth” to 952-222-7509. Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you!

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