Supported Employment Job Coach
Company: East Bay Innovations
Posted on: July 13, 2018
About the Position
East Bay Innovations' Supported Employment Services has an opening for a job coach in Alameda County working in the cities of Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville and San Leandro. This is a full-time position providing supports to individuals who are currently employed.
We're passionate about raising the bar of employment options and opportunities and seek a person who shares this passion and can provide effective on-the-job support to individuals with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and other developmental disabilities to ensure success. This job is a good way to gain experience in the non-profit sector, social work, social services or case management. We seek people who want to make a difference in the lives of others and are both gifted teachers and teachable themselves.
Primary responsibilities are providing work training and support in a variety of employment settings, including: wholesale bakery food prep, packaging, retail, grocery, professional office environments and other employment settings. The schedule is usually Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 5:30PM.
- Experience working with individuals with disabilities, previous job coaching experience, experience performing administrative tasks and knowledge of task analysis are all a plus
- Must be able to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently
- Must be willing to drive own car (we do offer mileage reimbursement) and carry auto insurance
- Ability to meet the requirements of the employers we work with, including dress code, health clearances, and background checks
- Have basic computer skills and an ability to learn computer programs
About Our Organization
Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a human services and social services non-profit that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy.
Our person-centered services, including the Supported Employment Services program, support people with developmental disabilities to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We are part of a social justice movement and endeavor to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities seeking to lead lives of meaning as part of their communities.
Our Supported Employment Services department is continuing to expand and is currently looking for committed individuals to help us improve employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Benefits & Compensation
This position pays $16.00 per hour plus comprehensive benefits. Employee benefits include (but are not limited to): an employer sponsored 403(b) plan, commuter benefits, counseling benefits, financial coaching, an Educational Assistant Fund, and membership in the Service Employees International Union Local 1021. We also offer ongoing paid staff training in multiple areas.
Keywords: East Bay Innovations, Oakland, Supported Employment Job Coach, Human Resources, Oakland, California
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