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Title:  VR Job Coach - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  10/06/2021
Req ID:  13346
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living
Location: 

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $18.33

Overview

Voc Rehab Vermont is recruiting for a Job Coach. The VR Job Coach will provide time limited on-site support for consumers with disabilities in education and or training settings. This position may provide support prior to, during and/or after a consumer's work schedule including on-site and off-site support. This might include direct, one-to-one support at job sites as well as tutoring or coaching at workshops or classes. This position may provide hands-on job training in a work place in order to help the consumer become fully independent. After the consumer has become stable on the job the VR Job Coach may provide periodic check-ins with the consumer and/or their supervisor. The work schedule will vary based on specific training needs of consumers. Availability to work occasional night/weekend hours may be required. Office to office travel to visit with consumers will be expected once pandemic related virtual only services are lifted.

Who May Apply

This position, VR Job Coach - Temporary (Job Requisition #13346), 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 cynthia.seguin@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 BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a variety of office settings statewide. Substantial travel to consumer job sites requires that private means of transportation be available. The work schedule of the VR Job Coach will vary based on the number of consumers served and their specific training needs. No minimum number of hours will be guaranteed. The State Regional Manager or his/her State designee will determine how many hours employee will work and assign State/VR consumers to the employee for services.

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.

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.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont