Tempus Unlimited Job Coach & Employment Counselor in Stoughton, Massachusetts
Position Description/Minimum Qualifications * Summary/Objective: The Job Coach/Employment Counselor will provide employment support to people who have disabilities that can include autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities . This includes support around employment goals as well as on the job support. To succeed in this role you will have good time management skills, good writing skills, strong organizational skills and prior Human Services experience, 1-2 years' experience working with adults with disabilities preferred. A 2-4 year degree in Human Services, Psychology or related field preferred, but experience may substitute for education. All candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age, have held a valid US Driver's License and willingness to flex daily schedule and use personal vehicle Essential Functions Perform job coaching duties. Assist with identifying accommodations to support consumer requests of employers pre-employment and post-employment. Maintaining open communication with employers, coworkers, and Employment Service Supervisor, as needed. Assisting with working one-on-one with consumers creating or updating resumes, cover letters, and applying to open positions. Assisting with working one-on-one with consumers practicing interview skills, including questions, answers, and behavior. Documenting consumer visits, services and activities using the Zuke database. Assisting with regularly scheduling/re-scheduling consumer visits to potential employers as needed. On the job support to maximize consumer independence at work - conducting task analysis, adaptive tools and instructions as needed. Assisting in creating consumer portfolios which include copies of the consumer's resume, an interview do's and don'ts packet, and a Job Application Log. Assisting of the weekly Job Club, including preparing materials and creating topics/activities. Requirements Preferred Experience At least 1 year experience working with individuals with all types of disabilities. Fluency in reading/writing and speaking English language - bi-lingual preferred Required Experience and Education 2-4 year degree in human service field, education, social work, or related field preferred. At least 2-4 years of experience in vocational rehab, human service, and development disability field work may be substituted.