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Vocational job coach

Type: Full-time (40 hours)

Job Summary

To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. Your opportunity to put your skills and passions to work helping individuals with disabilities achieve employment and independence. Acts as a liaison between employers and employees with disabilities as well as effectively supporting people to successfully obtain and maintain employment. Assists in information gathering, employment exploration, and employment support for people seeking community jobs. Provides on-the-job training and follow along services. Job placements are in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs. Hours are flexible. Full time positions include medical, dental, paid holidays, PTO accrual and employer matched 403B.

Specific Duties

  1. Gathers information about job seekers’ interests, skills, experiences, & needs 
  2. Assists people in exploring job options by accompanying & supporting them at assessments in businesses as needed
  3. Engages in job development activities to assist people obtain employment
  4. Provides individualized on-site and off-site supports to people working which may include vocational counseling, on-the job training, and follow along supports
  5. Provides employment related skill development, transportation training, money management, medical support/medication monitoring, hygiene support, and interpersonal skill training
  6. Provides on-the-job training at a variety of business settings, performing any number of jobs. Jobs may include sitting, standing, and walking, as well as lifting and carrying materials in a variety of working environments.
  7. Assists in the development of naturally occurring supports at job site
  8. Explores, creates, researches and/or implements job accommodations and adaptations as needed
  9. Interacts & communicates with family members, significant others, employers, & other community agencies effectively
  10. Monitors authorized hours for those being served
  11. Completes daily service notes for each billable service
  12. Completes quarterly progress reports for individuals on case load
  13. Provides 60% billable activities to individuals being served
  14. Works cooperatively with department members
  15. Serves on interdisciplinary team as the CIE Representative during the ISP process.
  16. Writes incident reports, as needed, and submits them to supervisor.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent.  Two years experience preferred in Vocational Training, Human Resources, Sales, or Employment Counseling.  Driver’s License and use of personal vehicle required, with mileage reimbursement included.  Proficient at Microsoft Office Programs.  Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with diverse types of people and representatives from business and industry in appropriate manner. Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate training needs of individuals receiving services. 

Location

Community Integrated Employment Program, Northeast Philadelphia

Salary

$29,265 Annually ($14.07 per hour)

 

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