Job Coach

The National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) is currently seeking Job coaches to assist the intellectual disabled individual adults receiving services at the Career Development Center to follow their plans and achieve their goals.


1. Attends and participates/completes in all in-service training as scheduled.

2. Supervises the prescribed daily operation of individuals’ assigned area in accordance with applicable standards and regulations. This includes, but is not limited to: environmental, fiscal, medical requirements, individuals’ treatment regimens and ensuring that appropriate written reports are completed as scheduled

3. Prepares for and participates in program planning for assigned individuals and as delineated by the CDC Operational Management and ensures that appropriate written reports and records are completed as scheduled.

4. Assures work areas and equipment meet applicable safety standards and assures appropriateness of assignments, equipment and supplies prior to the arrival of individuals, and replenishes needed supplies throughout the work day, as needed.

5. Provides each individual with the individualized instruction, support, direction, supervision, demonstration and follow up needed by the individual to acquire appropriate work skills/work habits and/or to maintain employment.

6. Demonstrates knowledge of assigned individuals’ career development goals, Goal Plans, supplemental procedures and Behavior Plans and assures they are implemented as written; maintains data as directed by the CDC Operational Management and as specified by the individuals’ Goal Plans.

7. Insures the daily work schedule is visible to individuals and staff and assures the schedule is followed by individuals.

8. Responds to crisis situations expediently and provides the appropriate input and support needed to resolve the situation.

9. Inspects work for adherence to specifications throughout the day.

10. Provides the ongoing instruction, training, support and reinforcement needed by the individual to correct errors. Reports information/problems to the CDC Operational Management.

11. Responds to crisis situations expediently and provides the appropriate input and support needed to resolve the situation

12. Provides individuals with consistent line of sight supervision during program hours.

13. Maintains communication with the CDC Operational Management to insure that all necessary administrative follow up and support services are provided.

14. Provides documentation of incidents according to the CDC Incident Reporting Procedure policy.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse.

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