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LIFESTEPS Job Coach in Zelienople, Pennsylvania

Lifesteps' Employment Services division is immediately hiring Job Coaches to assist individuals who have special needs on the job site.

  

*Lifesteps *is a non-profit human services organization which has been serving Western Pennsylvania for 100 years by "helping individuals and families with life's changing needs". The Agency provides programs and services to help those with special needs live to their fullest potential. If you have a passion for helping others and serving the community, this is the right opportunity for you.

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POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Special Education Job Coach role provides support to workers with disabilities in obtaining employment, and once employed. supports them directly at their worksite.   

 

The Supported Employment Job Coach provides instruction and guidance to the individual at the work location, in coordination with the requirements of the position, as well as monitors their progress to ensure a successful fit for them and the employer.

 

 Specific job duties may include:

 

  • Support individuals through the employment process, including developing a resume, applying to jobs, and interviewing with potential employers
  • Teach individuals independent job skills and requirements utilizing job task analysis and job specific supports, including assistive technology and personal assistance
  • Work with individuals at their job to assist with analyzing tasks, breaking tasks down into manageable components, and completing their assignments
  • Identify and help solve problems before they become a crisis for the individual, employer, or coworkers
  • Work independently in the community
  • Partner and interact with employers to development and maintain working relationship in a professional manner.
  • Provide ongoing updates to the employer, family, staff, and management
  • Ensure required documentation is completed accurately and timely

*We offer full-time or part-time work hours.   Full-time would be 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.  Part-time hours are somewhat flexible.     *Applicants may be asked to work evening and/or weekend hours, as needed, to meet the needs of the worker(s) in their worksite.         

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

*       Required:*

  • High school diploma/G.E.D.
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a team environment, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills able to communicate information to a diverse audience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, auto insurance, and vehicle to travel independently between locations.

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*      Preferred:*

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, Special Education, Transition Programming, Transition Specialist, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Counseling, or related Human Services field.
  • One-year experience working with individuals with disabilities.    Helpful experience includes Direct Care Staff, DSP, Residential Living Associate, Day Program Assistant, Employment Specialist, or similar.
  • Previous Job Coaching experience helpful

     

Generous Benefit Package for Full-Time Employees Includes:

  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Premiums
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal/Emergency Time
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement and much more!

     

Apply Today to start your rewarding career!

  • Online: www.lifesteps.net
  • *Email Resume: *careers@lifesteps.net
  • *Call: *724-283-1010

     

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Lifesteps is a Drug-free Workplace

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