An opportunity to help those with developmental disabilities live life to the fullest!” As a Job Coach, you will provide supervision, training, and support to people receiving employment services in community businesses and other job sites.
What we want to see from you
Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
High school graduate or equivalent and be 18 years of age or older.
Ability to stand for 8 hours at a time and to lift at least 50 pounds.
Must be willing to undergo a background check and a drug test
One year of experience working with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities desired.
What you'll be doing
Assist people receiving services in career development and facilitate the achievement of integrated employment outcomes
Act as a liaison to employers in supporting people hired to work in their businesses
Ensure quality of work at job sites
Complete required program documentation
Follow licensing regulations, agency policies and best practices and protection of individual rights
Maintain a professional image of Bethesda Lutheran Communities while working at community sites
Observe, evaluate, and record job performance to make recommendations concerning goals and objectives.
Break tasks down to achievable components
Perform creative problem solving as needs arise for individual on work site
Advocate for people receiving supports among community co-workers; assist individuals in advocating for themselves; promote inclusion in community work sites
Transport individuals to job site or service requirements if part of contract in given geographical area