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Job Coach

at YAI

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Reference #: 5000274202806
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Job Description

Requisition Number

RCA4130

Job Title

Job Coach

Agency

RCALD - RCA

City

Middletown

Zip Code

10940

Work Status

Part Time - Regular

Job Description

Founded in 1976, the Rockland County Association for People with Disabilities (RCAPD, formally RCALD), a member of YAI Network, is a not-for-profit agency that provides a comprehensive range of services in Rockland, Orange, Westchester, Bronx, Putnam, Dutchess, Sullivan and Ulster counties. Services include employment training and placement, residential, family support, social and recreational programs and innovative day habilitation. RCAPD promotes essential social and vocational skills that maximize the potential of people with learning and developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders and ADHD, to lead independent, productive and dignified lives. In addition to providing direct services to teenagers and adults with disabilities, RCAPD offers extensive support and education to families.

Requirements

The Job Coach will provide vocational/social and life skills training and support to youth with disabilities within a school and community setting. Coach must have the ability to assess students skills; accurately record behavior; modify or accommodate behavior for a work setting; model and mentor appropriate work behavior; engage with site supervisor on developing job tasks, routine and daily schedule. Coach must have good interpersonal skills when engaging with supervisors, staff and students in the program.  Ability to take initiative on the work site towards developing other job duties in which to expand on skill development for each student.

*Good interpersonal skills and team building

*Good writing skills

*Ability to teach

*Ability to supervise and take responsibility

*Document daily activities

*Develop work routines

*Dependable and reliable

Requirements: BA or some college a plus. Teaching skills, willingness to work with I/DD population, ability to work independently Hours: P/T, 2 -5 days/week, daytime. Based on school schedule. 

Driver's license from the Tri-State area required?

Yes - Driver's License is required