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Job Coach for Adults with Disabilities

Company: VistAbility
Location: San Pablo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Join a trusted and highly-regarded non-profit agency based in Contra Costa County since 1965. We are committed to providing outstanding person-centered services to children and adults who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. Enjoy a work environment that emphasizes work-life balance and a culture of service.

OUR CULTURE OF SERVICE: The individuals and communities we serve are the reason we've been around for almost 60 years! We strive to help each person become as independent and self-sufficient as they can be. We invite you to experience the satisfaction and fulfillment of being there for the people who depend on you and working together with your team in a culture of service.

The Job Coach provides on-the-job coaching and hands-on guidance to adults with disabilities working for employers throughout Contra Costa County. We are looking for individuals who genuinely love to help others and want to empower participants in their place of work.

On a typical day, a Job Coach...

  • Evaluates and provides job coaching, advocacy, mobility training, follow-along and support services to the individuals served.
  • Provides necessary problem solving and conflict resolution training to participants.
  • Monitors job placements and provides support as necessary to maintain placement.
  • Develops and implements the goals of the participants and provides necessary documentation.
  • Fosters and maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with job site personnel.
  • Participates in conferences for the consumers, staff meetings, and other committee meetings as required.
  • Follows a flexible work schedule including handling daily scheduling decisions and changes, and working nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Substitutes for other Job Coaches, as required.
  • Encourages consumers to participate fully in activities using prompting, cueing, and fading procedures appropriately. Minimum Requirements include:
    • High School diploma or GED, solid verifiable work history
    • CA driver's license with good driving record and a car.
    • COVID-19 Vaccination - subject to religious or medical exemption requests
    • Indoor masking is required at all program sites when in contact with any staff and/or participants
    • Must have own car.Mileage reimbursement provided. Location: Job sites located in Richmond area.

      Compensation: $17.50-18.50/hour plus excellent benefits
      $ 17.50/hour - Set Schedule
      8-3:30pm, Monday - Friday schedule available
      $18.50/hour - Variable Schedule
      Schedule based on work shifts of participants being supported. May include some evening shifts or weekend shifts. Consistently 37.5 hours per week

      Benefits for these work hours include:
      • Medical, Dental, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, 403(b) retirement plan,
      • Paid vacation, Sick Days, and 11 paid Holidays plus a paid "holiday" on the employee's birthday. Our vacation accrual rates are generous: 1st and 2nd year of employment = 2 weeks vacation a year; 3rd and 4th year of employment = 3 weeks vacation a year; 5th to 9th year of employment = 4 weeks vacation a year; the 10th year onward = 5 weeks vacation a year.

        Program: Supported Employment
        This is a non-management position
        This is a full time position

Keywords: VistAbility, San Francisco , Job Coach for Adults with Disabilities, Other , San Pablo, California

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