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Job Opportunity: Community Life Coach – Austin

JOB OPENING
Community Life Coach (ASL fluent) 
Imagine Art – Austin, TX 78722?

$12 – $14 an hour – Part-time

Imagine Art is employing a Life Coach to provide support to an adult male who is Deaf and lives with Autism and Intellectual Developmental Disability. The coach will engage in the home (with the family) to provide support and training that creates new opportunities for community engagement. Imagine Art is seeking a vibrant, active, reliable and committed employee that is interesting in supporting this family with a goal of transformation. We are seeking a commitment of 1 year. The schedule is NOT flexible.

The Life Coach will direct the activities of the day, facilitating engagement and training for participation, working towards goals that continually increase engagement, participation and communication from the client.? The employee MUST demonstrate conversational skills in ASL. Ideally, they will have 1-3 years of experience working with people that are Autistic and/or who live with developmental disabilities. Must be a person who is flexible (verses ridged) in the schedule, who demonstrates the ability to discern and access the client’s mood, interest, desires and ability to stay engaged in the task. Must be able to make decisions, effectively communicate, direct others, coordinate activities and facilitate processes (signing up for programs, scheduling activities). The Life Coach will have access to a speech therapist with opportunity to explore creative communication methods (picture book, etc.).

Schedule:
M/T/F 8 am – 4pm
Wed /Thurs 12-6 pm

About Imagine Art:

Imagine Art is ministry on mission to transform lives. Imagine Art is seeking professionally minded staff interested in joining our team. We seek creative individuals that desire to help individuals and families move from challenging situations towards abundant living. Our clients are persons living with developmental disabilities whom are living independently or with family members. Through Home and Community Based Service waivers, Imagine Art is providing training and support that empowers families to better manage their HCBS resources, explore life in the community and make decisions based on their personal passions and interests.

Required education: High school or equivalent
Required experience serving individuals with IDD: 1 year
Required language: American Sign Language
Required license or certification: Driver’s License

CONTACT IMAGINE ART: [email protected] / 512-554-2406

Website: http://www.imagineart.net

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