Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Thousand Oaks, CA

Description

Do you enjoy teaching others and seeing them succeed? Do you like working independently? Are you passionate about empowering people with disabilities to achieve their fullest potential?

PathPoint is seeking a part-time Job Coach to join our Employment Services team in Ventura County, CA. As a Job Coach, you will provide instruction, support, and supervision to adults with mild to moderate disabilities inside and outside the workplace. This is a part-time position for 15-25 hours per week and the schedule for this position varies; the ability and willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Accompany individuals to various work sites in Ventura County; observe their abilities, and identify any areas for improvement. Provide feedback and assistance to increase productivity and encourage positive work behavior.
  • Coach and counsel individuals on workplace issues/concerns, and advocate for them when needed.
  • Assist individuals in completing work-related paperwork, such as time cards, time off requests, tax forms, and benefits enrollment.
  • Maintain good relationships with employers and workplace supervisors, and act as liaison between employers, workplace supervisors, and individuals.
  • Assist in developing and implementing an individualized plan for coaching participants to work more independently, with the eventual goal of complete self-sufficiency.
  • Actively participate in meetings and discussions regarding individual's progress.
  • Maintain daily logs and reports.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED is required. BA/BS in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or a related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience supporting or instructing individuals with disabilities is preferred.
  • Ability to pass Live Scan DOJ fingerprint background check, TB screening and basic health screening.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with at least 5 years driving history, a satisfactory driving record, and use of a vehicle with current registration and insurance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with individuals with disabilities, their family members, social workers, employers, and others in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Optimistic attitude and ability to give encouraging verbal feedback regularly.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office, email, and Internet.

Compensation and Benefit Package: $15.00 per hour. Benefits include paid sick time, 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match, free Employee Assistance Program, wellness program with cash rewards, and housing assistance.

About PathPoint: PathPoint, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Santa Barbara, supports people in living the life they choose. PathPoint partners with people with disabilities, people with mental health diagnoses, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships. Founded in 1964, it offers services in five Central Coast and Southern California counties: Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.