Careers

Job Coach (Employment Development Specialist)

San Francisco, Full-time

  • Reports to: Assistant Director of Community Integration and Employment
  • Supervises: NA
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: To supervise and train adults with disabilities in vocational skills and appropriate work habits either in enclaves or individual placement settings.
  • Starts: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Support Functions

  • Train and support people with disabilities on the job site ensuring the individual is as independent as possible performing his/her job duties
  • Provide training and support with issues that may impact job readiness and performance including: travel training, money management, and other supports
  • Provide instruction regarding client rights and self-advocacy
  • Maintain positive business relationships with management/owners of businesses where clients are placed to ensure ongoing satisfaction of Toolworks’ services
  • Perform quality control inspections of work sites as needed
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary

Administrative Functions 

  • Complete all monthly billing as required
  • Monitor client progress in case notes and complete all other required paperwork
  • Complete Special Incident Reports as needed
  • Keeps First Aid/CPR current 

Organizational (all staff) 

  • Participate in staff meetings as required
  • Comply with current agency performance standards
  • Report changes in criminal or employment status on a timely basis
  • Represent the organization to visitors and the community as needed
  • Maintain a professional attitude, working cooperatively with other staff, clients and members of the community
  • Maintain confidentiality of client/staff information as required by law and agency policy
  • Treat Clients with dignity and respect

Other duties as Required

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Education and Experience Requirement

  • B.A. in Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with adults with disabilities, preferably in a community setting.

Skills requirement

  • American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish, Cantonese skills preferred. Some level of fluency for certain target populations may be required.
  • Fluent report writing skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet client needs.
  • Able to recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong time management skills, patient, detail oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Program requirements

  • Fingerprint background check (Child Abuse Index, Criminal Record Clearance)
  • First Aid/CPR certification required (within 30 days)

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation

  • Depends on experience

Benefits (eligibility dependent on scheduled hours) 

  • Paid employee medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401k contribution
  • Twelve days of paid vacation accrued annually
  • Twelve sick days accrued annually
  • Eleven and a half paid holidays annually
  • Birthday holiday per year
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee wellness program
  • Employee assistance program

 

Toolworks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with respect to hiring, promotion and training. We welcome applicants from diverse communities, including individuals with disabilities and veterans. Toolworks is a Government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. (VEVRAA). VEVRAA requires Government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment protected veterans.