About the Role
The Employment Dream Coach trains, supports, and equips clients for internship opportunities at training sites by modeling tasks and appropriate worksite behaviors using various techniques such as hands-on training, goal setting, affirmations, redirection, community integration, and socialization by teaching and modeling professional communications with co-workers, managers,
and supervisors. Provide one on three supervision and instruction to adults with intellectual and
developmental disabilities during their hands-on-training assignment for a community training
centers throughout the High Desert.
Job Duties & Responsibities
Provide transportation from client’s home to work site and back home after their shift.
Adhere to transportation safety protocols when transporting the client (s).
Accurately record daily transportation miles on the mileage form and submit the form on the due date of each month.
Collaborate with other client transporters to assure safe and timely worksite drop offs and pick-ups.
Study the client’s behavioral/employment skills report to gain insight and to develop a customized approach to further enhance the social and vocational skills that the client will need to master through their paid training modules.
Assist in observing and assessing the strengths and needs of clients to help improve their workforce capabilities.
Effectively address problems that hinder employment development soft/hard skills such as inappropriate or aggressive behavior, grooming and hygiene, attendance issues, productivity, etc.
Address client complaints and grievances in accordance with C.C.I. policy.
Assist the Program Supervisor in developing and implementing the paid training performance evaluation.
Interact with Dream Coaches to discuss the clients’ strengths, weaknesses, and behavioral patterns, and develop strategies to provide maximum support to the client in these areas.
Provide daily employment summary notes utilizing the three-part question format and set monthly training goals with the client(s).
Maintain and have immediate access to the client file that includes emergency medical information, hands-on-training performance evaluations, and ISP objectives.
Set a good example by following rules and directives of community employer, displaying to clients the proper techniques, habits, and proper work ethic for community employment.
Maintain high level of quality standards through continual inspection of client's work as required by the individual site contract.
Adhere to all safety regulations, while ensuring the safety of all persons assigned.
All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent OR A.A. degree and one-year experience in the field of
development disabilities preferred; experience in vocational work training or teaching
Demonstrates basic competency in the following areas: vocational training, behavior
modification techniques; record keeping; maintaining confidentiality; basic mathematics
skills; effectively communicate both written and orally; problem solving abilities.
Must have a valid CA driver's license, 3 years driving experience, clear driving record, safe
reliable transportation, and proof of current vehicle insurance.
Current CPR and First Aid training preferred, but not required.
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. by self, standing, walking, sitting, pushing, bending,
pulling, squatting and working inside/outside in the elements required; repetitive motion
may be necessary.
Must be able to pass fingerprint screening through the Department of Justice