Performs Job Coaching Services for Minorities that Speak English as a second language with disabilities, participants with physical, emotional and/or medical disabilities in our supported employment program. This position involves assisting individuals with disabilities in the acquisition of work to obtain employment and independently maintain employment in the community. Job Coaches provide ongoing support to consumers working at various employment sites within the community. This support is individual-based and centered around work-related goals that focus on helping the consumer obtain the maximum level of independence within their job. Job Coaches provide the supports necessary to ensure success at future employment opportunities. Service will be provided at the consumer’s place of employment.
The job coach spends the majority of his/her time out of the office, meeting with employers/organizations, partners and participants, using his/her bilingual abilities. The job coach will be someone who is comfortable making presentations to individuals and groups as well as working directly with participants, employers, Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, providers and others working/assisting participants.