GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The Job Coach supports Community Employment & Day Programs (CE&DP) through the mentoring and supporting of client participants with regard to career success. Areas of responsibility includes, but is not limited to learning and teaching skills, duties, functions, and appropriate behaviors needed to gain and sustain productive employment. The Job Coach serves as a champion and model of GID’s values – “FACE IT” which incorporates fun, accountability, collaboration, empowerment, innovation and transparency in all that we do. This position will perform the following duties personally:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving, Team Work, Quality Management, Planning/Organizing, and Professionalism.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred; and minimum one (1) year experience with teaching,
mentoring, and/or counseling. Awareness and experience with training disabled individuals preferred. Knowledge of competitive employment work environments, policies, and procedures.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
Employee is responsible for any technology or Goodwill property used in the normal course of employment will be under the safekeeping and the responsibility of the employee to maintain in good working order. Acts as good steward of program funds and resources.
Ability to respond to clients and other stakeholders in a courteous and professional manner.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Must be able to evaluate situations to identify and support positive outcomes.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Word processing software, MS Excel spreadsheet software and MS Outlook contact management systems.
CERTIFICATIONS and LICENSES
Must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and E-Verify. Must have a clear Colorado driver’s license to drive on Goodwill business.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee will spend a majority of time working in the community in a variety of different work settings including commercial sites, warehouses, restaurants, offices, etc. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to medium depending on site. Travel between offices is approximately 25-35% of the staff’s time.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.