Vocational Guidance Services Job Coach - Lake County (flexible schedule) in Cleveland, Ohio
Job Coach - Lake County (flexible schedule)
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Location: Lake County Shift: PRN - Primarily Monday through Friday, 8am - 6pm with occasional weekends
Job Coaches assist individuals with disabilities to become acclimated to a new work environment. PRN part time position, shifts will vary, Lake County area, M-F between 8am - 6pm with occasional weekends, industries to include but not limited to; food service, retail, hospitality and janitorial.
ob Coaches are responsible for providing a variety of services for clients including but not limited to developing appropriate job keeping behaviors, task analysis, development of skills to complete specific job tasks, development of natural supports and the identification and implementation of reasonable accommodations at the job site. Assist clients in the development of an individualized success plan to aid them in achieving measurable objectives. Act as an advocate for the client on the job site and provide employers with information on effectively working with individuals with disabilities. Implement appropriate positive behavior interventions and support techniques to enhance the client’s success. Provide clients with travel training services to aid them in their vocational success.
Schedule is flexible based on the Job Coach’s availability. Position schedule will vary week to week in total hours and daily shift, however 20 hrs per week average is expected to start but may range from 0 – 40.
Required Skills and Experience
High School diploma or GED is required. Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities is strongly preferred. Must have ability to work independently. Customer service skills, ability to multi-task and excellent verbal and oral communication skills are a plus. Basic computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Reliable transportation is required.