Variety is seeking enthusiastic individuals to work as hourlyJob Coaches (Employment Specialist) at an exciting and pivotal moment for the organization, which is a recognized content expert and resource for families with special needs throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.
This very rewarding part time, flexible hours position will work with young adults with disabilities at various job sites. Candidates are to be motivational in nature and able to assist individuals with disabilities in learning job skills necessary to gain and maintain a job in their community. You will assist in a range of activities including but not limited to: providing job coaching/support services in the community as well as providing vocational training on Variety’s campus and in the community. Candidates will be able to manage time efficiently, work well independently and in 1 on 1 support settings.
Ensure the health and safety of participants during all supported employment services
Coordinate employment opportunities with businesses, individuals and their teams. Job sculpt for individual clients as appropriate and needed.
Supervise, train and provide direct support to individuals in a small group employment setting in the community.
Provide direct care and behavior supports to clients as needed.
Assist individuals with disabilities in learning job skills necessary to gain and maintain a job in the community
Maintain daily documentation and ensure compliance with ODP and OVR funding streams.
Attend trainings as necessary to acquire and maintain certifications.
Provide a positive experience for individuals being assessed/job coached.
Coordinate transportation for clients, as appropriate, which may include driving agency vehicles to transport them.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Experience: Experience with individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Minimum Education: BS or BA in related field.
- Valid Driver’s License – Job will be located in Worcester, PA, but travel to and from other locations on a regular basis is required.
- Effective and efficient oral and written communication’
Job Type: Part-time and full-time hours available
For questions or to apply directly, contact Kim.Murphy@varietyphila.org