Young Adult Job Coach

EmployU, Inc

Date: 3 days ago
City: Melbourne, FL
Salary: $35,000 - $45,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
EmployU, Inc

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A flexible schedule, paid weekly, working in the community, making a difference, being surrounded by a great team, and maintaining work/life balance: This is what you can expect working at employU!

Our team works within the disability community to empower our customers with the knowledge, connections, and the confidence required to achieve independence by establishing a sustainable career. Because we are always expanding, there is always an opportunity for growth for those looking for career advancement.

Full-time employees are offered:

  • Health Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Bonus Potential (eligible positions)

  • Flexible work schedule for exceptional work/life balance

Part-time employees may be offered:

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Flexible work schedule for exceptional work/life balance

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The estimated annual pay range for this full-time, hourly position is $35,000-$45,000 per year. This includes the hourly pay rate plus the estimated bonus. This position serves Brevard County.

The Young Adult Job Coach position assists the Transition Coordinator in efforts to help its assigned clients with intakes, finding appropriate host businesses (MOU’s) for clients, providing appropriate onsite support for clients, assisting with Pre-Placement Training and Self Advocacy classes, supporting Career Camp session, and other duties as assigned by the Transition Coordinator.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

1. Searches for OJT opportunities that match the customer’s interests, abilities and are within a reasonable distance to their home. This may include researching online job boards and social media. Activities may also include networking with hiring managers and human resources to promote service in efforts to find OJT opportunities. MOU development will be essential for creating a variety of opportunities for our clients.

2. Assists customers during OJT’s to improve soft skills as well as build vocational skills. Give feedback and guidance to ensure OJT is successful.

3. Creates accommodations for clients to ensure success in an OJT to include: task lists, putting reminders on phone, modifying tasks based on client’s learning style, and others as needed.

4. Work with supervisors at partner job sites to ensure that any issues are addressed as quickly as possible.

5. Ensures good communication with client families so that they are aware of progress, challenges, or any issues that may arise in during services.

6. Assists with classes in their area which is coordinated with the Instructor and Transitions Coordinator.

7. Attends orientation and training sessions with a customer once placed in an OJT to coach them on the duties of their position.

8. Creates P & A’s for clients in line with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) requirements.

9. Visits clients a minimum of once per week or more if client requires more support or if it is at the beginning of a new OJT experience.

10. Records first and last day OJT client notes for billing purposes.

11. Writes client final reports in accordance with client’s end date to ensure timely submission.

12. Maintains regular contact with customers via phone, text or email to communicate appointments, scheduled interviews and to ensure support.

13. Follows directions provided by the Transitions Coordinator regarding current assigned cases.

14. Writes detailed case notes for clients outlining all phone, text or in person interactions.

15. Attends Vocational Rehabilitation staffing meetings at their local VR office.

16. Completes monthly progress notes for clients by specific day of each month.

17. Drives clients to various locations as needed.

18. Other related tasks as directed.


Competency Statement(s)

  • Job Knowledge

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication

  • Sales Skills

  • Training Skills

  • Organizational Skills

  • Time Management



  • Education: High School diploma required; some college including a degree in any field preferred

  • Experience: No experience necessary; experience working with individuals with a disability and/or prior counseling, job placement, job coaching or working within public vocational rehabilitation programs is preferred

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Suite, Adobe and web-based database systems; CRM experience preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Open availability required.

  • Ability to pass a level 2 background check

  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, auto registration, auto insurance coverage-minimum ($50k

property/$100k personal injury liability)

  • Bilingual is a plus (English / Spanish); ASL is a plus.

  • Confidentiality and the ability to handle multiple deadlines is required.

  • Must have own computer, printer, smartphone with data plan, and high-speed internet connection.

Supervision: No supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: Local travel required.


These conditions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Office environment and in the field at various business locations.

Physical: The employee frequently is required to drive for long periods of time, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, lift up to

40 lbs

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed


Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

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