ASL Life Coach
Pillar Staffing Solutions
Pasadena , CA 91101
Posted 2 months ago
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The ASL Life Coach is the first point of contact for those who need sign language assistance. Using their skills, this individual must be able to facilitate communication with participants and staff by using basic sign language efficiently. The ASL Life Coach assists program participants in finding activities that they enjoy and that can be fulfilling. They also help participants to learn new skills, which will allow them to become more integrated into society as a whole! Does this sound like a job for you? Apply today!
- Work with a range of individuals with disabilities.
- Use sign language as the primary method of communication in addition to supporting assigned participants.
- Assist participants in daily planned activities for integration in the community.
- Plan and create activities that are in alignment with person centered plans.
- Assist participants to meet individual goals and objectives.
- Assist the participants in community-based activities.
- Implement daily scheduled program activities approved by participants or their representatives, and Area Director.
- Assist participants in activities during program hours.
- Complete participants daily progress reports.
- Maintain safe environment for the participants and ensures that they are keeping social distancing, wearing masks or face shields and frequently wash their hands.
- Report any incidents to administrative staff.
- Participate in meetings and training sessions.
- Teach participants/staff ASL
- Other duties as assigned.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate
- Proficiency in American Sign Language and has ability to teach ASL to participants and staff.
- Ability to manage and deescalate needy/aggressive situations
- Communicate effectively and persuasively in various situations
- Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
- Writes clearly and informatively, edits work for spelling and grammar. Varies writing style to meet needs; Able to read and interpret written information.
- Experience with and understanding of the needs of persons with developmental disabilities.
- Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically.
- Able to adapt to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Is consistently at work and on time.
- Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
- Professional and friendly demeanor able to approach others in a tactful manner
- High school graduate with at least five years of experience with ASL and some experience with working with individuals with intellectual or and developmental disabilities or;
- B.A. Degree with two years of experience utilizing ASL at proficient level plus and some experience with working with DDS population or experience in taking care of family member with special needs or training.
Your shift will usually be about 8 hours and it is Monday thru Friday