Job Coach

Jewish Community Services

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a comprehensive human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. Join our team of professionals as we work to create a community in which every person is able to achieve his or her highest quality of life and well-being.

About the Position

Hours Available:
Part Time 20 Hours Daytime, Evenings and Weekends (Hours depend on client schedule)

Local travel:
Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and surrounding areas

Jewish Community Services is seeking an on-call Job Coach, to meet clients with varying abilities at their workplace and/or in the community and provide hands-on and/or remote job coaching, one-on-one/small groups, and support clients in learning skills to allow them to be successful on their jobs. Job Coach is expected to write progress notes, on the clients, 10 minutes prior to the end of the shift.

This position is part-time, 20 hours, working with clients and requires dependability and flexibility. Must be comfortable working with individuals that have a DDA Behavioral plan.

Job Coach Responsibilities May Include:
• Evaluating client skills, strengths and determines services, supports and accommodations needed to successfully perform job duties
• Establish rapport with employer, and other pertinent staff who interact with the client to encourage natural supports
• Advocating and negotiating reasonable accommodations and alternative methods of client accomplishing assigned tasks and duties
• Mediating and resolving conflicts or issues with job performance
• Model job tasks to demonstrate effective task performance
• Maintaining accurate progress notes

Knowledge and Skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Proficiency with computers, the Internet, Microsoft Office Suite
• Familiarity, sensitivity, and the ability relate to individuals with varying abilities
• Familiarity with and/or sensitivity to religious and cultural identities (including ethical and social values)

Requirements for Job Coach:
• Maintain all State required training (CPR, First Aid, OSHA, etc.)
• Must have reliable transportation, current car insurance and a valid driver’s license
• Must pass a criminal background check
• Must pass a motor vehicle record check
• Must pass a five-panel drug test

• High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.

• Experience with individuals with disabilities is required
• Prior DDA training preferred

Benefits: Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, EAP, Basic Life & AD&D Insurance, JCC Gym Membership (taxes apply), Pet Insurance, Legal Shield/ID Theft

Click the link to apply: https://bit.ly/JobCoach20Hours

JCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location: Baltimore, MD
Salary: $11.55 - $13.80

For More Information, please contact Amaris Maxwell at 4103699324 or amaxwell@jcsbaltimore.org