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Visually Impaired Advancement Job Coach in Buffalo, New York

Job Description:VIA Visually Impaired Advancement is seeking a per diem Job Coaches to work varying hours based on client and Job Coach availability.Under the direction of the Manager of Workforce Development, this position is primarily responsible for providing guidance, support, and feedback to individuals who are blind/visually impaired at their training/work sites.Essential Functions: Coach, teach, monitor and provide support to individual at their work site Provide individualized training to assist in the mastering of their assigned job duties Identify and communicate potential barriers to the success of the individual Provide guidance in learning to integrate with other employees and the work environment Assist in developing and enhancing communication with other employees and supervisor(s) Assist in developing necessary soft skills to be successful in the workplace Provide detailed and objective documentation of performance, establish short-term goals for improvement, monitor progress and provide regular feedback in accordance with established department/agency guidelines Celebrate successes and identify areas for growth in order to be successful in the workplace Communicate regularly with VIA staffCompetencies: Exceptional interpersonal communication and writing abilities Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service Effectively work with individuals of diverse backgrounds Maintain confidentiality and professionalism Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task Energetic, flexible, patient and detail-oriented individual Ability to think independently, problem solve and execute assigned tasksQualifications: High school graduate or equivalent required Previous successful work experience required Experience working with people who are blind/visually impaired preferred but not required

Minimum Salary: 17 Maximum Salary: 17 Salary Unit: Hourly