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compensation: $13.50/hr + Paid Training + Generous Benefits Package
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization



Job Coach - New Opportunity in the Boston Area




Job Description:



    As a Job Coach at Vinfen, you may work with people who have psychiatric conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, or behavioral health challenges to support their career goals. Job Coaches make a big difference in the lives of the people we support. You are a cheerleader, helping people strengthen their confidence. You are a teacher, helping job seekers gain skills that will help them succeed on the job. You are a mentor, helping people take pride in their work and achieve greater independence within their community. Your support and guidance will help individuals achieve goals, overcome barriers, and become more independent. In your role you will work together with the people we serve, their families, friends, employers, and other support staff to transform their lives.

    Job Coaches' work days are diverse and on-the-go. You may coach people individually or in group settings. You may monitor individuals work progress and the effectiveness of various employment and vocational programs. Your work may involve traveling to various work sites in the community to provide hands-on support to both employers and people we serve at their jobs. You may act as a role model who demonstrates appropriate social interactions with employers and the public. You may track daily progress and achievement of individuals' employment goals. Lastly, you may be responsible for managing the daily operations at a program, facility, or community employment setting.


    Schedule available (Full Time):

    40 hours/week, Monday - Friday, 8a - 4p (Full Time)



    Requirements:


    • A bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field preferred, but experience may substitute for education. A minimum educational requirement is High School diploma or GED / equivalent.
    • 1 year of related experience preferred.
    • Strong time management and writing skills are required!

    All applicants must:


    ✓Must be a least 21 years of age and have held a valid US driver's license for at least one year and should be able to pass a CORI, driving record, employment reference check as well as a multi-state background check.

    ✓Must be able to become CPR and First Aid certified within two weeks of hire and become certified in Safety Care (Crisis Intervention/Prevention training).



    How to Apply:




    ⇨⇨ Apply Now - Job Coach (Full Time) ⇦⇦ (Req #15059)


    or check the entire Vinfen Jobs Board


    All Vinfen Career Postings (www.vinfen.org/careers)



    The application process will take about 10 minutes to complete.



    Why Vinfen?



    We are committed to you! We offer PAID training, Great benefits, career growth and job security!
    Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

    • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
    • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
    • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
    • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
    • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
    • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
    • Other generous benefits and perks!

    Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers.



    My Job. My Community. My Vinfen


    Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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