Title:  HireAbility Career Training and Education Coach - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  06/19/2024
Req ID:  49275
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living

Brattleboro, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $24.02


HireAbility Vermont is recruiting for a Career Training and Education Coach to join our dynamic team in Brattleboro. The CTE Coach will provide time-limited on-site support for participants with disabilities in two settings: education/training settings and/or on the job site. This position may provide support prior to, during and/or after a participant's work schedule. This might include direct, one-to-one support at job sites to provide hands-on job training in a workplace to help the participant become fully independent in a place, train, fade model. After the participant has become stable on the job the CTE Coach may provide periodic check-ins with the participant and/or their supervisor.


This position may provide tutoring or coaching at workshops, training programs or classes to help the participant become independent and successful. This may include college/training program tours, connecting to available supports such as peer mentoring groups, study groups, natural supports or developing and practicing study skills and habits. Coaches may also assist with pre-vocational skills such as helping people prepare for driving permit tests or CDL exams or other independent living skills that may help secure employment.


The work schedule will vary based on specific training needs of participants. Availability to work occasional night/weekend hours may be requested. Frequent travel to education, training or job sites will be expected. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for out of office travel. For more information on working with HireAbility, check out this video.

Who May Apply

This position, HireAbility Career Training and Education Coach - Temporary (Job Requisition #49275), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours, and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.


If you would like more information about this position, please contact Alicia.L.White@vermont.gov.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.


Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.


AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent and six (6) months or more of work or volunteer experience in human services, customer service, or a related field requiring considerable personal interactions. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with individuals with disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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