Position:  Job Coach, Woodward High School Job Site
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  266
# of Openings:  1

Part-time position, throughout the school year
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at  Woodward High School 
At Easterseals, discover a rewarding career that makes profound and positive differences in people’s lives every day
 
We are seeking compassionate individuals who are looking for a career that allows you to make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities in our community-imagine being part of helping individuals seek self-sufficiency by teaching job skills required for individuals who want to work at job sites in their own community.
As a part-time Job Coach you will be responsible for coaching and supporting transitional youth with disabilities participating in the Cincinnati Public School's I Can programs and students placed in competitive community employment following the program. Our Job Coaches encourage independent work skills and teach job tasks/skills and/or assesses individuals work strengths and weaknesses to assist with soft skills and relationship development with coworkers/managers and program staff.

Specifically, our Job Coaches provide orientation and training, assist with duties and job related issues, demonstrate job functions, assess and identify work strengths and weaknesses, and make recommendations based on results of assessment. In this position you will assist individuals in completing work assignments if and when they are unable to independently perform tasks, and encourage and teach interpersonal skills, stress management, communication skills and other job related activities. In this position you will play an integral role as a liaison for each individual with the employer, case managers, funding agencies and others by facilitating effective communication and collaboration. You will identify and assist employers and individuals with implementing any needed job modifications. You will provide transportation by driving individuals to and from work sites for orientations, training, and community based work assessment sites and other activities, as needed. Job Coaches complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner, attend meetings and trained as scheduled, and maintain confidentiality of individuals.

Minimum qualifications include:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of interventions strategies, emotional, mental and physical disabilities
  • Proficient in computer software, applications and programs
  • Excellent communication & problem solving skills
  • Flexibility in work schedule & job tasks
  • Valid driver’s license & insurance & a good driving record

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