Job Coach (PRN), (Trainer, Employment Assistant)
Vista Vocational Resources Center Inc. – San Antonio, Texas
$12 an hour
Job Description: JOB TITLE: Job Coach
TYPICAL DUTIES: * A job coach provides on-site job training for consumers needing
assistance in adjusting to employment,
instruction in learning the skills necessary to perform a job competently, and
training in the use of transportation services for applicants and consumers to access services and employment.
Description of Services:
Train applicants and consumers to use public transportation services or other means of transportation to help applicants and consumers access services and employment.
Work side-by-side with a newly placed consumer at a job site.
Analyze the job, and break into manageable components.
Identify and solve problems before they become crises for the consumer, employer, or co-worker.
Teach effective job keeping skills to the consumer.
Use the least intrusive methods possible on the job.
Gradually reduce the time spent at the job site as the consumer becomes better adjusted and more independent.
High School Diploma or G.E.D.;
One or more years experience working with people with disabilities;
Experience providing direction and assistance to others.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
Knowledge of business English including vocabulary, spelling, and correct grammatical usage and punctuation;
Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities and handle multiple projects at the same time;
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; maintains effective working relationships with other staff and clients;
Ability to travel by automobile approximately 20% of the time;
Demonstrated organizational, problem solving and common sense skills.
CERTIFICATES REQUIRED: Valid driver’s license. Must have or must be able to obtain Job Coach Certification within 30 days of employment from the University of North Texas (employer sponsored).
This is a part time position. Preference will be given to individuals with experience working with blind, low-vision and deaf consumers. Work availability should be open Sunday-Saturday. Hours vary based on consumers need for assistance.
DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $12.00 /hour
San Antonio, Texas
Working with individuals with disabilities: 1 year
Required license or certification:
Any questions, please email Joe Cepeda at [email protected]