Job Coach - Los Angeles (FT) in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 11/1/2021

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

This position requires that candidates provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination after receiving a conditional job offer at least 7 days prior to their start date. “Fully vaccinated” means that at least two weeks have passed since you received 1) your second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 2) one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Primary Responsibility / Summary

Provides supervision to clients with developmental disabilities to ensure that they are able to reach the stabilization point on their jobs. Oversees client work performance in individual or group/enclave placements and provides hands on assistance where necessary. Per government requirements, this role required to be fully COVID- 19 vaccinated.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees daily cleaning tasks throughout all facilities as assigned.
  • Enforces compliance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintains communication between clients, Supported Employment Program Manager, and Contract Coordinator.
  • Provides daily/weekly/monthly progress reports on each client.
  • Provides a list of inventory items that are needed for purchase.
  • Performs Productivity Measurements in compliance with Company policy and the Department of Labor.
  • Redirects and intervenes with clients in order to keep them focused on performing on task behaviors.
  • Travel to work site and transports clients back to the Company main plant upon end of shift. Drives a Company van for this purpose.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities

    • This job has limited supervisory responsibilities for clients. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include appraising performance and progress; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Education & Experience

    • 1 year of relevant experience.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
    • Must have basic knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.
    • Database software
    • Spreadsheet software
    • Word Processing software
    • Experience working with persons with developmental disabilities. ADA Knowledge desirable.
    • Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance.
    • Required to travel once a week (less than 25% of the time).
    • This position may require some travel.
    • Shift flexibility and overtime when needed.
    • Ability to handle confidential information.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Non-profit experience preferred.
    • Spanish / English bilingual preferred.
    • Punctual and dependable attendance.
    • Free from alcohol and drug abuse.
    • Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission.
    • Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.

    Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:

    Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.

    Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

    In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.

    It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.