Easterseals Southern California

  • Senior Job Coach

    Job Locations US-CA-El Cajon
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Mentors participants with intellectual and physical disabilities with co-occurring behavioral health needs and communication challenges, by providing 1:1 community and job site-based support, supervision and instruction to ensure successful transition into the community and workforce


    • Under the direction of a licensed Behavioral Therapist, implements behavior intervention techniques, provides feedback, and documents success. Effectively relays issues and concerns to the Program Manager
    • Acts as 1:1 mentor to individuals moving from a locked setting into community employment. This includes on the job support, as well as building positive community routines 
    • Participates on interdisciplinary teams to create and implement individual goals, objectives, and schedules in support of a safe and meaningful life
    • Diffuses crisis situations and provides crisis intervention, as necessary, in compliance with Easterseals policies and the standards of CPI and ProAct
    • Identifies and implements alternative communication options and accommodations as needed
    • Completes all required documentation and reports
    • Utilizes public transportation or incumbent's own reliable vehicle to transport participants as directed


    • H.S. diploma or national equivalent and 3 to 5 years relatable work experience, or equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform the job successfully
    • Demonstrated proficiency in de-escalation, diffusion, and redirection
    • CPI, ProAct, and ACRE certifications are required
    • Ability to obtain and maintain valid CPR and First Aid Certifications
    • Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, with all levels of staff and the general public
    • Ability to interpret and ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and regulations
    • Ability to pass a post-offer physical examination and a TB test
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easterseals Southern California and/or program requirements
    • Ability to travel locally; maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards; maintain auto insurance and vehicle registration


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