Job Coach
Job Details
Open Position - Staten Island, NY
Full-Time/Part-Time
4 Year Degree
Description and Responsibilities:

Job Description:

On Your Mark’s Employment Services Program provides support to individuals with Intellectual /Developmental Disabilities to find and excel in jobs in the community. The role of the Job Coach is to directly support individuals on their caseloads towards successful vocational experiences in the community.

 

Responsibilities:

· Attend weekly update meetings with immediate supervisor

· Encourage individuals to learn new skills to grow in their jobs

· Teach individuals how to perform their job assignments with proficiency

· Encourage individuals to develop and maintain positive work habits, attitudes, and behaviors

· Develop long-term relationships with supervisors and managers at individuals places of employment

· Work with individual and employer to resolve any problems that arise during work hours

· Work with employers to guarantee their satisfaction with OYM services

· Write detailed case notes and submit documentation of all services provided for the month in a timely manner, for billing purposes

· Attend Life Plan planning meetings and case conferences as needed

· Meets standards of excellence established by OPWDD and its regulatory standards of care

· Attends all staff training as requested and required

· Positively represents On Your Mark at internal, external committees, meetings, and individuals places of employment

·  Explore new employment opportunities for individuals by conducting job development on and off-site

·  Support individuals in all aspects of obtaining new employment opportunities

· Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Reports to:

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in a recognized field preferred and at least 1 year experience in the field of Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities

· Effective oral and written skills

· Knowledge of applicable OPWDD regulations

· Valid driver's license. Position involves a great deal of field work. Must have own car and be willing to occasionally transport clients (mileage reimbursement provided)

· Must work flexible work schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as determined by the needs of the program and the individuals being provided services

 

Reports to:

· Assistant Director of Employment Services

· Director of Employment Services

· Executive Administration

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