Career Coach - Decatur County

Decatur County, IN, USA

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About the Role

The Career Coach is responsible for supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities reach their individual goals by teaching them skills in a nurturing environment so they can have full access to the community.

As a Career Coach you’ll:
• Provide personal assistance in Workplace Readiness, Self-Advocacy, Job Exploration, Counseling of Post-Secondary Education, and Work-Based learning in community employment settings
• Provide opportunities for students to develop skills that will help them reach their individual goal for employment
• Establish a strong partnership with local businesses for job shadowing/internship experiences for your students
• Provide transportation to the students to attend job shadows, meetings, and college visits
• Be a strong resource and advocate for the students, families, and teachers for transition
• Attend IEP meetings when attendance is requested
• Foster and maintain strong ties with local businesses, volunteer programs, our families, the school districts, and the State Pre-ETS Program
• Defuse complications with students and employers

Requirements

• Eighteen (18) Years of Age or Older
• High School diploma required; 4-year higher education preferred
• Valid Driver’s license
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Google, or related
• Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
• Must possess or be able to complete the requirement for First Aid/CPR certification
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Strong communication, multitasking, relationship, & problem-solving skills
• Ability to stand from 4 to 8 hours with light bending and lifting

About the Company

New Horizons is a non-profit agency, headquartered in Batesville, IN, dedicated to empowering individuals with developmental disabilities by creating meaningful opportunities in a changing environment. We do this by providing tailored programs and services, coordinated care and resources, and offering engaging opportunities to support and lead our clients to a full and enriching life.