Vocational Services Coach

Vocational Services Coach

Job Name: Vocational Services Coach

SALARY: $15.75 per hour

Vocational Services Coach

The Vocational Services Coach provides job training and supervision to the people attending Community Based Pre-Vocations Services and Supported Employment. You will help people gain work readiness skills in the community.

As a Vocational Services Coach, you will be;

  • Assisting the Pre-Voc Instructor and Program Coordinator to develop goals with the person receiving supports
  • Providing 1 on 1 training and coaching to help the person gain work and interpersonal skills to meet the employers’ expectations for work performance, social interactions on the job, and monitoring/evaluating work performance (including role modeling/demonstration, shadowing/emotion support, systematic facing).
  • Working with employers to address performance issues
  • Mediating the needs of the person we are supporting and the employer during the training phase
  • Coordinating and providing information necessary for the smooth transition of people to “follow along” services
  • Developing and maintaining a collaborative working relationship with the person’s team to promote development and implementation of an effective support service plan
  • Assisting in the; documentation of supports and services, annual employer surveys, job development, assessments, the completion of applications and setting up interviews when needed.
  • Assisting in travel training when needed
  • Establishes ongoing communication with Access-VR counselor and OPWDD Care Managers

To be an Eligible Candidate you must have:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • NYS Driver’s License
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Varied and successful work history in competitive employment settings
  • One year of experience working with people with and Intellectual/Developmental disability strongly preferred

Job Type: Full-time                              Pay: From $15.75 per hour