Vocational Coach - Deaf And Hard Of Hearing

Companions, Inc Essex , MD 21221

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate individual to join our team as a Vocational Coach - Deaf and Hard of Hearing

In this position, you will assist a deaf/HOH adult individual in learning pre-vocational skills. Your duties will include:

  • Companionship and supervision of your assigned individual at all times
  • Job exploration and coaching
  • Teaching and modeling of pre-vocational skills
  • Teaching and modeling socialization skills, including establishing community connections and relationships
  • Developing and implementing a weekly activity schedule of preferred activities
  • Escort to community-based appointments, events, outings, and volunteer sites
  • Record-keeping using electronic time management software and electronic health record system

Work hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm

Starting pay rate is $15.00 per hour.

Requirements

Are you the right one for us?

If youre our ideal candidate, youll will have a basic understanding of Deaf Culture including exposure to ASL literature and art. You will know basic ASL vocabulary and possess basic grammar skills for communication. You will be willing and able to travel to and support deaf adults throughout Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Most importantly, you will be passionate about our mission to assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in finding the supports, services and opportunities they need to live the life they dream of. You will be a reliable, compassionate, resourceful and detail-oriented professional who is able to balance outstanding service with excellent work-ethics. You will also be an exceptional problem-solver and excellent communicator able to foster effective, collaborative relationships with clients and families and embrace a compassionate, team-based culture.

Benefits

When you join our team at Companions, you will be joining a company that offers:

  • Job stability that comes with working for a well-established organization
  • Career advancement opportunities in a growing company
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision insurance coverage; and 401K retirement plan with company contribution for eligible employees
  • Paid Time-Off (PTO), including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for eligible employees
  • Employee referral bonus plans
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Vocational Coach - Deaf And Hard Of Hearing

Companions, Inc