Life Skills Coach - Sunnyside

Location: New York, NY

Department: Life Coaching

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Student (High School)

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

Job Path is seeking a creative, warm, responsible and flexible person to support a young man in Sunnyside who is non-verbal and utilizes facilitated communication. We are looking for an individual to support this young man to participate in activities in his community as well as for class support for his online course. Schedule is flexible. The candidate must be willing to learn and use facilitated communication with this individual.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  •  Provide assistance in improving daily living and household maintenance skills
  •  Support this young man to participate in community activities such as going to the gym, attending social groups at Job Path and other social and recreational activities
  •  Assist him to develop positive social interactions with his community, both in person and online
  •  Work to assist the individual with keeping his assignments organized for his online class

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Prior experience a plus, but not essential. We are seeking candidates who enjoy active, "people-oriented" work and are sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities. The candidate must be willing to learn and use facilitated communication with this individual. This position would be one-to-one through the Life Coaching Program (http://www.jobpathnyc.org/our-programs/supported-living/)

Salary: $13.89 per hour 

Benefits: Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, 403b pension with employer match after two years

To Apply: Please submit your resume, dates of availability, and cover letter via The Resumator:

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path

Attn: Bernadette Petro

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

 

Any offer of a position is conditional upon passing a background check as per regulations by OPWDD and the New York State Justice Center.

This position is a part-time variable hour position, there is no guarantee of minimum hours.

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. 

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

 

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