Part Time

Job Coach / Support Staff Agency

Samost Jewish Family & Children's Service (JFCS) 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill NJ

Seeking a part time Job Coach Support Staff to assist students/young adults with special needs at community- based worksites. Part time position 3 – 5 days/week during the school year, approximately 12- 20 hours/week.
 
The main objective of this position is to provide training and support to the individual at either a non-paid or paid worksite, which helps the individual learn the necessary work skills for success. Responsibilities include performing task analysis, role modeling appropriate social interactions, providing prompts and direction, assistance with the learning of new tasks and fostering independence.
 
Qualifications include: Candidate should have experience working with individuals with disabilities, be patient, compassionate, flexible, dependable and able to complete written documentation. Associates degree required, Bachelors’ degree preferred in a related field.
 
If interested please forward resume to Melissa Heaney, Manager of Job Support Staff, at mheaney@jfedsnj.org or 856.424.1333 x1174. EOE.
 
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) is a non-profit social service agency located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. For over 65
years, JFCS has been providing comprehensive, caring social services to South Jersey residents of all ages, faiths, and economic backgrounds - strengthening the individual, the family, and the community. From cradle to rocking chair, our critical services
help our most vulnerable community members meet the challenges and overcome the obstacles that often arise during the course of daily living. JFCS services are available to residents of Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester Counties in Southern New Jersey.