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Trainer in Homestead Air Reserve Base at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/11/2018

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General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) supports the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). Our programs provide children in need with critical resources to assist them in becoming integrated members of American society.

Unaccompanied alien children apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) immigration officials are transferred to the care and custody of ORR. ORR promptly places an unaccompanied child in the least restrictive setting that is in the best interests of the child, taking into consideration danger to self, danger to the community, and risk of flight. ORR takes into consideration the unique nature of each child’s situation and incorporates child welfare principles when making placement, clinical, case management, and release decisions that are in the best interest of the child.


The instructor will facilitate training classes and related instructional programs for personnel at children’s residential shelters, as well as assist in the planning and coordination of the training and technical assistance programs. Personnel being trained will include social workers, medical staff, child care workers, mental health clinicians and facility support staff. Topics are primarily in child welfare and human services delivery but also include training on federal policies and procedures and tracking systems.

***Candidates should live within commuting distance of the shelter location or be willing to be deployed to the shelter. These are 2-4 month positions that have the possibility of being extended. Notification of assignments will be 2-4 weeks prior to the start date.***


  • Facilitates onsite training sessions, in the classroom and in the computer lab.
  • Prepares workstations and training materials.
  • Maintains training plans and records of training activities, participant progress and program effectiveness.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Collaborate with IT Specialist to support systems operations as necessary.
  • May assist in the development, establishment and updating of course content and objectives.
  • Attends necessary orientations/trainings prior to deployment.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Remains onsite during training deployment periods.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, public administration, public health or business administration.
  • Experience and education specific to work with children and adolescents, immigrant populations, case management, residential programs, supervision of staff or programs and training of staff.
  • Experience with web-based learning, development and/or evaluation of training curriculums.


  • Experience working with unaccompanied children’s programs and/or training staff in social service settings.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.



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