Job Coach

Reporting to the Contracts Coordinator, the Job Coach is responsible for providing support in assisting the supported employee maintain a job or position on Custodial contract crew; to take care of a building and carry out cleaning and maintenance of assigned contract sites; on-the-job training and/or supervision to workers with disabilities; ensure that employees maintain all work standards applicable to the position; and assist employees in maintaining the daily work routine. This is a Maintenance position and employees in this role will be responsible for cleaning facilities, offices, and restrooms; along with high-level windows, requiring a ladder to reach the windows.   

To apply for this position please email your resume and cover letter, with the job title in the subject line to hr@chicenters.org or fax it to 301-445-8117.

Job Requirements

  • Acceptable criminal background check

  • Proof of freedom of tuberculosis

  • Certificate of good health

  • Valid United States driver’s license with no more than 3-points

  • Medium Work: Must have the ability to lift, carry and/or exert force up to 50-pounds occasionally, up to 20-pounds frequently and/or up to 10-pounds constantly to move objects.  Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pulling and pushing. Must be able to climb ladders to high clean fixtures.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English clearly and fluently.

  • Must be able to use a computer/tablet to enter data.

     

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support involved in assisting the supported employee maintain the job or position on contract crew.

  • Provide on-the-job training and/or supervision to workers with disabilities that include the following:

    • Ensure that employees maintain all work standards applicable to the position;

    • Assist employees in maintaining the daily work routine;

    • Organize and assist employees with work materials;

    • Promote courtesy when interacting with customers; and

    • Promote socialization skills with the various job site coworkers.

    • Provide support involved in helping workers with disabilities maintain their position by doing the following:

    • Assisting employees with personal hygiene issues;

    • Assisting employees with any medical issues;

    • Provide on-the-job training for employees,

    • Assisting employees in exhibiting appropriate work behaviors and

    • Addressing inappropriate behaviors.

  • Provide supervision and programming to workers with disabilities at work and while at the Hillandale Center;

  • Participate in Team Meetings to develop and implement an Individual Plan (IP) for the supported employee to include the following:

    • Participate with the interdisciplinary team in matching the employee strengths to the job needs;

    • Completing paperwork necessary for ITM’s;

    • Maintaining records of work performed by the management of the sites,;

    • Maintaining accurate attendance information;

    • Informing parents and other team members about the daily progress and any scheduling changes;

    • Writing and implementing vocational goals, and

    • Implementing behavioral program plans (as needed).

  • Promote positive public relations between CHI Centers, the employer, and the community to include the following:

    • Informing the employer of any issues or planned absence;

    • Provide transportation to supported employees as necessary, and

    • Attend in-services and other required meetings;

    • Attend and complete all CHI Centers and DDA required training within established deadlines;

    • Provide transportation to the participant as needed.

  • Assure the privacy of participant information by appropriately limiting disclosure of Protected Information to those who are directly responsible for the treatment and administration of the participant.

  • Store, handle and share Protected Information in accordance with CHI Centers policies and HIPAA regulations;

  • Perform all other tasks as assigned by the Director of Supported Employment or the CEO.

CHI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information please call our HR Department at 301-445-3350 or email us at hr@chicenters.org.