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The Arc Erie County NY Job Coach/Transition Specialist in Buffalo, New York

Job Coach/Transition Specialist

Buffalo, NY, USA

Req #2043

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The Arc Erie County New York has been supporting children and adults with disabilities, and their families in achieving their desired quality of life by creating opportunities through comprehensive services for over 65 years.

Our Company:Are you ready to Achieve with The Arc Erie County and work in a purpose driven field dedicated to those we support? We are compassionate, flexible, helpful, and have the unique privilege of building relationships with people and their families, who rely on our expertise to assist them in the discovery and delivery of life-long educational, employment, vocational, residential and support programs and resources.

Our Position:We are currently seeking Job Coach/Transition Specialists who will assist people we support with learning about new career options and obtaining pre-work skills.

  • Tour businesses and various jobs with people we support.

  • Lead and assist people with their volunteer experiences.

  • Create activities for and participate with people to learn pre-work skills.

Our Rate of Pay:$15.00/hour (40 hours per week; Mon to Fri; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm; paid lunch)

Our Benefits:What can The Arc Erie County offer you? An affordable benefit package (medical, dental and vision), great PTO, a 403b Retirement Plan, a quality work/life balance, opportunity for growth, unique workdays, energizing & purpose driven work, the joy of watching others accomplish their goals, and being part of a dynamic, engaging, and fun team.

Our Requirements:

Associate degree or higher in Human Services, or (1) yr of full-time paid direct service experience with persons with developmental disabilities. Prior vocational or pre-vocational experience preferred.

OR

High school or equivalent diploma PLUS (2) yrs full-time paid direct service experience with persons with developmental disabilities. Prior vocational or pre-vocational experience preferred.

PLUS:

Valid New York State Driver’s License; approved driving record and reliable transportation. Will be required to use personal vehicle to travel to worksites throughout the WNY area.

Must be flexible in schedule to accommodate a variety of work placements. Computer knowledge is preferred as extensive documentation is completed.

The Arc Erie County New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Other details

  • Job Family Arc Erie

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Hiring Rate $15.00

  • Travel Required Yes

  • Required Education High School

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  • Buffalo, NY, USA
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