Job Coach
East Bay Innovations
San Leandro, CA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Job Coach

Job Title: Job Coach

NEW HIRE BONUS: For a limited time, EBI is offering a bonus of $250 to all new employees after the first 90 days of employment, plus an additional $250 bonus after the first 6 months of employment. That's a total of $500 extra income to thank you for joining our team. Apply today!

Named the #1 caregiving company to work for in the Bay Area by Localwise!

About this position:
You would provide one on one support for adults with developmental disabilities in Alameda County at their place of employment. Your goal would be to provide respectful, personal, and motivating services that empower our clients to be successful at a job they’re interested in.
No experience required!
This job is a great way to gain experience in the non-profit sector, social work, social services, or education and tutoring. We seek people who want to make a difference in the lives of others and are reliable, dependable, and teachable.

You would get to spend your day supporting clients with:
Maintaining professional relationships with co-workers
Organizing and prioritizing job tasks
Requesting time off with managers
Planning the right route to get to work and back-up routes
Learning new duties
Stress management for busy days
Anything else work related your client might need support with!

Health & Wellness Benefits:
Medical coverage for those working 30 hours a week or more, with three different health plans for you to choose from
Dental and vision coverage for both full-time and part-time staff
Free mental health counseling sessions for you and members of your household
Annual health & wellness fair with free massage, cooking demonstration, wellness seminar, and wellness gift raffles
Semi-monthly yoga classes at our office - paid time!

Pre-Tax Benefits:
Flexible Spending Account so you can use pre-tax dollars to cover your medical expenses
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, allowing you to use pre-tax dollars to cover childcare expenses
Commuter benefits, allowing you to save big on BART and bus with pre-tax dollars loaded onto your clipper card

Investing in Your Future Benefits:
403(b) retirement plan so you can invest in your future
Free financial coaching from an expert advisor to help answer any financial questions you may have
Education Assistance Fund, providing reimbursement for tuition, fees, and supplies for education and self-enrichment courses

Career Advancement Benefits:
Membership in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021, helping you advocate for employment terms that work for you
Ability to view and apply for supervisory position openings before they are advertised to the general public - we love to promote from within!
Many opportunities for training so you can feel confident in the work you do and prepare for future career opportunities

Other Benefits:
Paid sick leave for all employees, and paid vacation for full-time employees
Paid holidays for all
Mileage reimbursement for on-the-job driving at 54.5 cents per mile
Free legal consultation for any legal concerns you may have outside of work
Staff appreciation month with a BBQ, a party, daily raffles, and more, to celebrate you and the important work that you do

This job might be for you if:
You believe that all people should be in the driver’s seat of their own life
You enjoy supporting and helping people, no task is too small!
You enjoy working with people with many different lifestyles and backgrounds
You are comfortable responding to unexpected challenges; you are cool under pressure and think quickly on your feet
You like working independently but communicate with your team and supervisor
You like to learn new things and can learn quickly; when things change, you can roll with the punches
You are comfortable completing documentation and following reporting protocols
You follow through with commitments
You have your own reliable vehicle, valid driver's license, and auto insurance, and are willing to drive to different employment sites throughout the day (we reimburse mileage!)

Work Schedule:
You would be responsible for building your own schedule, typically in the Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm window. You also may need to work occasional evenings and weekend shifts to support your clients who work in the evening and/or on weekends. You would work 8 hour days, 40 hours per week (driving time included).

Salary: $16 per hour

About Our Organization:
Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a nonprofit human services organization that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities, and hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others.
*East Bay Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

non profit; social work