Program Coordinator, Employment Services

Pathpoint Chatsworth , CA 91311

Posted 3 days ago

PathPoint is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to lead our Employment Services team in Chatsworth, CA. Our Employment Services provide training and support to adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to find and maintain successful and meaningful employment. We're looking for an enthusiastic and organized team leader who has prior experience working with people with disabilities. Our ideal candidate is a model of leadership, professionalism, and teamwork.

The Program Coordinator ensures the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of the Employment Services program. The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm with occasional weekends.


  • Supervise a team of direct support professionals, including hiring, training, assigning duties, and performance evaluation. Meet with staff regularly address any issues and concerns and to develop creative and proactive supports for persons served in the program.

  • Work on securing contracts by meeting with prospective employers, evaluating the work site, determining feasibility and performing task analyses.

  • Ensure that time studies are conducted in compliance with set timelines and all legal requirements.

  • Lead monthly staff meetings.

  • Document hours of service provided to each individual and prepare monthly billing for the program.

  • Monitor contract compliance to ensure that statements of work are followed and the quality of work meets employer standards.

  • Serve as a liaison between employers, funding agencies, families, service providers, government agencies, and PathPoint.

Provide direct support when needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education, or related field is strongly preferred.

  • 2+ years working with individuals with disabilities is required.

  • Prior supervisory experience is preferred.

  • Must pass Live Scan DOJ fingerprint background check, TB screening and basic health screening.

  • Must have a valid driver's license with at least 5 years driving history, a clean driving record, and use of a vehicle with current registration and insurance.

  • Strong communication and public relations skills.

  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office, email, and Internet.

Compensation and Benefits: $18.00 per hour. PathPoint offers full-time employees a generous benefits package, including medical, vision, dental, and life/AD&D insurance; paid vacation, holidays, and sick time; wellness program with cash rewards; Section 125 FSA (Flexible Spending Account); 403(b) tax-sheltered retirement savings plan with employer match; and a free Employee Assistance Program.

About PathPoint: PathPoint is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in five counties of southern and central California, dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities and disadvantages live fulfilled and independent lives. PathPoint's philosophy celebrates the belief that all individuals, especially those with significant barriers, can achieve self-sufficiency and dignity with tailored support. The comprehensive programs at PathPoint provide employment, day programs, and residential support services that are imperative in helping people with disabilities or disadvantages find success. PathPoint does not serve one specific population, but works with individuals of all different backgrounds and skill levels.

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Program Coordinator, Employment Services