JOB SUMMARY:

A Job Coach at VPI provides vocational and programmatic support to program participants at community based work sites, and at all Valley Packaging locations. Communicates relevant issues and overall progress to the Community-Based Service Manager. Full-time positions are available if willing to work Production.

 A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A JOB COACH AT VPI:

  • Provides hands-on demonstration of work tasks and observes program participant’s performance. Assists in ensuring that work site activities remain consistent with the participant’s rehabilitation program
  • Professionally communicates with employers, work site supervisors and staff, and other VPI staff
  • Provides assistance/job coaching to other community support programs as needed

ABOUT YOU:

  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include evenings, weekends, and holidays on an as-needed basis
  • Coursework in human services, plus one year of experience working with developmentally disabled or special needs individuals preferred
  • Knowledge of behavior management desirable
  • Must be able to work in a variety of employment situations
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must have reliable transportation and proof of vehicle insuranc

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work performed is generally within the sedentary light as defined by the United States Department of Labor.

 

Pay based on experience $11.00-$15.00

$100.00 SIGN ON BONUS!

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ABOUT VPI:

Valley Packaging Industries (VPI) is a community rehabilitation center that provides a variety of human services and vocational skills training to Fox Valley residents and manufacturing-related business services to private industry. Valley Packaging is the result of a partnership created more than 60 years ago with parents of people with disabilities, local manufacturers, and human service providers. By consistently meeting clients’ and customers’ needs, Valley Packaging has grown into the successful service organization it is today with: over 800,000 sq. ft. of customizable production space, large isolated packaging areas, capacity available for growth, high-speed equipment, and a uniquely blended workforce that integrates hundreds of individuals with disabilities with technically trained production workers.

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