Career Coach -Union Co & Connersville High School

410 Patriot Blvd, Liberty, IN 47353, USA

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About the Role

This Career Coach will be the sole coach for Union Co High School and provide support for Connersville High School. They will be 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.