VR Job Coach - Temporary
State of Vermont | Newport, VT
The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Job Coach will provide time limited on-site support for State/VR consumers in education and or training settings. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are looking to start their career in human services! You'll gain exposure to the full scope of work that VocRehab does and will become familiar with local employers, as you will accompany VR consumers to their workplaces. At VocRehab, our mission is to help Vermonters with disabilities prepare for, obtain, and maintain meaningful employment and to help employers recruit, train, and retain employees with disabilities. We pledge to treat all consumers and employers with respect, to listen to customer needs and provide timely, high quality services, and to provide a trusted ongoing resource to employers and consumers.
The VR Job Coach will assist VR counselors in preparing consumers to apply for competitive employment as directed by the VR counselor. More specifically, this may include:
- Direct, one to one, support at job specific trainings
- Tutoring or coaching at workshops or classes
- Providing hands on job training and job coaching in a work place in order to help the consumer become fully independent
- After the VR consumer has become stable on the job, providing periodic check-ins to ensure the consumer is sustaining the required level of performance for an agreed amount of time
The work schedule of the VR Job Coach will vary based on the number of consumers served and their specific training needs. This is a long-term temporary/part-time position, which will be scheduled for up to 24 hours of work per week. Availability to work occasional night/weekend hours may be required. Local travel is required.
Who May Apply
This position, VR Job Coach - Temporary (Job Requisition #810), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours, and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Hib Doe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-498-4935
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting
AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.
Duties are performed in a variety of office settings statewide. Substantial travel to consumer job sites requires that private means of transportation be available. The work schedule of the VR Job Coach will vary based on the number of consumers served and their specific training needs. No minimum number of hours will be guaranteed. The State Regional Manager or his/her State designee will determine how many hours employee will work and assign State/VR consumers to the employee for services.
High school diploma or equivalent and six (6) months or more of work or volunteer experience in human services, customer service, or a related field requiring considerable personal interactions.
Experience working with individuals with disabilities.
AHS Affirmative Recruitment
The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here .
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
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