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Summer Job Coach

Creative Rehab is looking to hire several part-time Summer Job Coaches to work with high school students this summer at local employment sites. Opportunities to work in surrounding counties are also available. These high school students have a disability and are often working for the first time in the community. 
As a Creative Rehab Job Coach, you will be introducing students to the job site, helping teach students new job duties, working with students on proper social skills at work, and helping them with basic work concepts. Job Coaches will also assess students’ job skills by direct observation, provide training methods and techniques, and document observations in routine reports. Job Coaches will also be responsible for advocating for the student as necessary and with updating supervisor and students’ families on the students’ progress. 
Teachers, Aides, and other school personnel are encouraged to apply. Summer work program lasts for five weeks and is approximately 20-25 hours per week. Creative Rehab offers two consecutive five-week sessions, so Job Coaches can choose to work five or ten weeks.  

Works under the general supervision of area Divisional Director; Develops and conducts individualized training for persons with disabilities in community based settings; Orients client to job site -- introducing client to job duties, job site management and other personnel; Assesses client's job skills by direct observation; Provides initial training methods and techniques; Collects and documents findings in routine reports; Responsible for ensuring the client produces adequate work while at each job site; Will advocate for the client; Supports and reinforces client's desire to achieve identified employment goals; Will communicate with all stakeholders, keeping them aware of client's progress.