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Job Coach - St Charles - Part Time

Company: MERS MISSOURI GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationSt Charles Center Office - Saint Charles, MOPosition TypePart TimeEducation LevelHigh School/ GEDSalary Range$14.00 HourlyTravel PercentageUp to 50% Job CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesJob DescriptionWho are we?MERS Missouri Goodwill's mission is "Changing lives through the power of work." MERS Missouri Goodwill provides a variety of programs and services to help support this mission. Some of the many programs and services offered are career counseling, skills training, education and literacy programs, employment services, and more.Position OverviewMERS/ Goodwill is looking for a Job Coach to assist individuals with disabilities to maintain employment in the St. Charles community. Job Coaches work on a part-time, as-needed basis. Job Coaches help serve our mission by assisting our participants with maintaining employment in the St. Charles community. This position requires travel to our participant's worksites to ensure consumers are acclimated to the work environment while assisting with natural supports in an effort to place the participant in long-term employment. A valid driver's license, insurance, and independent transportation are required. A successful job coach has excellent time management and written/verbal communication skills. Essential/Primary FunctionsAssist participant with disabilities to maintain employment.Work alongside participant as needed to assist with meeting employer expectations with regard to task completion and speed.Continue to provide training to improve participant work performance after the employer's training period has ended.Problem solves to create accommodations or other ways to address performance issues.Support participant to develop and maintain relationships with co-workers and supervisors.Develop and maintain natural supports on the job and establish working relationships with the supervisor(s).Assist with task analysis as needed.Implement proper fading/re-entry techniques to ensure participant success.Maintains contact with MERS/Goodwill Case Manager assigned to the consumer to report progress and difficulties.Complete agency paperwork including, but not limited to, daily documentation of observations and job coaching/retention hourly logs.Utilizes time at the work set to complete all necessary paperwork when possible, maintain a minimum of 80% of hours worked in billable time.All other duties as assigned.QualificationsRequirementsHigh School or equivalency required.AA/AS in Social Work or related field preferred2 years of relevant work experience required, with experience working with people with disabilities preferred.Excellent time management and written/verbal communication skills required.Valid driver's license, current auto insurance, and independent transportation required.MERS/ MO Goodwill considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.The inclusion of any unsolicited information may lead to the disqualification of application.Reasonable accommodations may be requested by contacting HR and are provided whenever reasonable to assist the employee in the performance of job duties.MERS/ MO Goodwill requires various background and record checks upon employment.EOE

Keywords: MERS MISSOURI GOODWILL INDUSTRIES, Saint Charles , Job Coach - St Charles - Part Time, Education / Teaching , Saint Charles, Missouri

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