Providence Center is seeking a Senior Career Coach to join our team! The Senior Career Coach believes that integrated paid employment is the most natural way to promote strong community connections. The Career Coach does not buy into the pre-requisite, continuum of services model. The Career Coach believes employment is essential to human happiness and is, therefore, the first and preferred outcome.
Salary commensurate with experience! Starting at $18/hr
Qualifications/Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the education, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
- Bachelor's degree in human service field required.
- 2 years of comparable experience preferred.
- Customized employment experience preferred.
- Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of verbally communicating, sitting for long periods of time and performing repetitive motions, such as using a computer.
- Must be able to speak audibly and write legibly.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Case manages people supported in PCS
- Develops a relationship with job seeker and Circle of Support members to understand their current skill level, goals and ambitions
- Facilitates a person-centered planning process and develops a Person-Centered Plan (PCP) based on the job seeker’s skills, abilities, and interests.
- Utilizes discovery and community-based exploration opportunities to identify emerging patterns and potential vocational themes for employment or career advancement
- Guides job seeker through search for employment or career advancement through resume-building, job shadowing, interview skills, and/or soft skills development
- Initiates and maintains regular, positive, and proactive communication with employers and Circle of Support members
- Conducts regular Employer Check-Ins at the person’s worksite to observe their work performance and identify strategies that will promote successful employment outcomes
- Develops natural supports at the job site and assists employer with developing supports
- Provides advice and direction on how to best approach different work situations and relationships (co-workers or management)
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; ability to quickly learn and utilize other computer applications.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, squat, bend, kneel, push, pull, reach with arms, and handle/feel objects. Must have the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Benefits for Full Time Employees (30 to 40 hours per week)
- Medical (Company Contribution of 65%-95% toward cost of coverage; plans starting as low as $18 monthly!)
- Dental (Company Contribution of 40%-43% toward cost of plans)
- Vision (Company Contribution of 32% towards cost of all plans)
- Short Term Disability
- Long Term Disability (Company Paid)
- Term life insurance and AD&D up to 10k (Company Paid)
- Optional Life and AD&D plans
- Tuition Assistance
- Career Paths
- Mileage Reimbursement
- 401k (5% company match)
- Paid Time Off
- Inclement Weather Pay
- Holiday Pay