Job Coach (Part-Time)
Job Type

Position Summary: Provides job support, training, and consultation for individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities working in the community.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Performs task analysis on each new job at a community work site and orients the individual to the new work site.
  2. Assists the employer in training the individual on each aspect of the job and all skills necessary to perform the job
  3. Creates and implements job accommodations with the employer if necessary. Promotes natural supports.
  4. Provides one-on-one support on the job or creates a fade out plan to lead to independence.
  5. Individual case management to include case notes, job coaching reports, and other employment related documentation.
  6. Works with Employment Specialists to implement each individual’s Individual Placement Plan.
  7. Maintains regular contact with individual and employer on-site and off-site.
  8. Provide support to individuals in making healthy lifestyle choices, which will positively affect the individual’s work life.
  9. In consultation with the Community Employment team, identify and assist the individual in facing and devising strategies to overcome barriers to employment.
  10. Researches and provides information about public transportation or ride share options, provides training, as necessary.

Reporting to this Position: N/A


Required Education & Experience:

- HS Diploma or GED equivalent required

Additional Licensing/Certifications: N/A

- Current driver’s license (Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin) and acceptable driving record

Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Ability to deal tactfully and professionally with employers to support the individual’s success.

- Ability to maintain confidential information.

- Ability to be flexible and work days, evenings, and weekends.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

- Experience supporting individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities on the workplace.

- 1 – 2 years of related experience

- Knowledge of job coaching methods

Salary Description
$17.00 an hour