Job Coach

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COMPANY: ARC of Rockland
LOCATION:  Congers, NY

About the Organization:

ARC of Rockland is a recognized leader in the Human Services field, serving Rockland County NY, providing a variety of services to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Our programs are staffed by dedicated and caring individuals including licensed professionals and skilled, motivated direct care and support staff from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Our mission is to make available to individuals with developmental disabilities, circumstances and opportunities that will lead to an ever improving quality of life which will allow them to participate fully in society’s mainstream.

At ARC of Rockland, our staff is important, and we believe that every staff person plays a vital role in achieving our mission. We are committed to providing our staff with quality training, support and supervision in a productive and respectful atmosphere. We value each other’s contributions.

About the Opportunity:

Are you interested in contributing to another’s growth by helping them to actively participate in their community through teaching them to work at a job independently !!??

We are currently seeking, high energy, compassionate, motivated, flexible individuals who are self starters and have a real interest in working with individuals diagnosed with a developmental disability to work as JOB COACHES.

Our JOB COACHES are responsible for providing initial training and then intermittent monitoring of a developmentally disabled (MR/DD) worker at a community job site until the worker is able work there on an independent basis. The duties include teaching job set up procedures and self supplying of materials to MR/DD workers, providing feedback to Employment Specialists regarding the worker’s vocational performance and transporting the individuals to and from work sites with a company vehicle.
The ideal candidate will possess at least a high school diploma and must have a valid New York State driver’s license. Previous experience working with developmentally disabled population preferred. Excellent oral and written skills, the ability to interact effectively with coworkers, consumers, families and outside contacts and,the availability and willingness to work in varied environments must!! Candidates must be able to work evening morning and evenings.

ARC of Rockland offers competitive salaries and a benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, tuition assistance, a generous time off policy, a 50% discount on day care services at our Prime Time for Kids program, an agency funded pension plan and a tax deferred annuity (TDA) account for employee retirement savings contributions. We also offer on-going training and opportunities to advance in an atmosphere that values our employees.

To Apply

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence, with Job ID: 08JP01 listed in the subject by fax to (845) 267-2364.

For additional information about us visit our website at

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