This is an entry level position. The Coach for our Partial
Work Inclusion Center must be an organized, flexible,
detail-oriented, and dependable individual. Coach provides direct
support and care for clients with developmental and physical
disabilities. This position supports and fosters client choice. The
Coach will teach daily activities such as social, occupational,
cooking, photography, art and crafts skills to promote independent
living. The Coach reports directly to our Program Manager.
This position is a part-time position with a Monday through
Friday schedule. We have two programs, one from 8:45am to 2:45pm,
and an sfternoon program from 1pm to 6:30pm. There is also a weekly
requirement of 1-2 additional hours for team meetings.
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must be able to maintain regular attendance
- Must be able to consistently arrive on time
- Must be able to multitask and work independently with
- Must be able to meet schedules and deadlines
- Must be an organized, flexible, detail-oriented, and
- Must follow all the rules and regulations listed in ICAN's
Policy and Procedures Manual and ICAN's Code of Conduct and
- Must be comfortable working with and directly caring for
people with developmental disabilities in a group setting, whether
in a controlled environment or in the community
Education, Experience, and Knowledge
- Must have a high school diploma from a recognized, accredited
high school (No GED)
- Six months experience working with people with disabilities
preferred but not required
- Must have computer skills, preferably including the use of Mac
Products, Excel, Word, Pages, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google
Drive, and Dropbox
- Must have adequate typing skills
- Must be fluent in English and have basic English writing and
- Bilingual in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or ASL a
Licenses and Other Requirements
- Must have reliable transportation. Must have a private
vehicle, a valid California Driver's License or valid driver's
license from another state at the time of interview and throughout
employment with a clean three-year driving record. Proof of current
California automobile liability insurance at the time of interview
and throughout employment, and current car registration required.
(The Communications Manager must never transport clients in his or
her private vehicle.)
- Must have the ability to pass tuberculosis skin test and
submit to a fingerprint clearance through LiveScan before starting
- Must be CPR and First Aid certified or be willing to complete
CPR and First Aid certification
- Must be CPI certified or willing to complete prevention-first
training at hire
- If driving company vehicles, must maintain a valid California
driver's license and personal auto liability insurance throughout
employment. Must also submit to a DMV background check.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
- Having dexterity of hands and fingers to operate standard
office and computer equipment
- Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
- Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 70 pounds
including pushing a wheelchair
- Transferring an individual with little or no weight-bearing
- Bending at the waist, kneeling, or crouching to assist
- Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally
- Working in indoor and outdoor environments, as well as
- Maintaining visual contact with the clients at all times,
except when the clients are using the restroom facilities.
- Providing small group instruction and assistance to the
clients during their activities.
- Engaging in interactive conversations with clients that
encourage opportunities for growth in defining, developing and
implementing the clients' goals.
- Keeping cell phones on and within reach throughout club time
to be able to receive communication from the administrative team.
(Cell phones should only be used for ICAN use during work
- Maintaining all required client documentation by completing
case notes before the end of your shift. Case notes must be
submitted with correct grammar and spelling, or they may be
returned. Case notes should take an average of ten minutes per
- Cleaning spaces used by clubs before leaving for the day.
- Reporting any unusual incidents, concerning behavior, or
suspected abuse to the program manager or assistant manager
- Driving company vehicles as directed to transport clients to
club locations, which requires use of defensive driving techniques
and stay focused on the road at all times.
- Maintaining secure possession of ICAN cash allowances, company
credit cards, and copies of receipts for all purchases, to be
turned in at the end of the day.
- Participating in the preparing and executing of the weekly
schedule of activities and lesson plans.
- Participating in team meetings as directed.
- Writing the lesson plans for the activities of multiple clubs
in the ICAN Day Program by given schedules and deadlines. These
activities should provide experience with everyday living skills
according to each client's ICAN day program goals and
- Providing positive role modeling to clients and ICAN
- Maintaining positive and cooperative working relationships
with clients, guardians, coworkers and ICAN staff.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Part Time: 26-32 hours per week
- Full Time arrangements available
- $15 to $17 per hour
- Contribution to group medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Paid sick leave (24 hours per year) and paid vacation leave (PT:
up to 40 hours per year, FT: 80 hours per year)