Job Coach, Food Service (MCRD)

<strong>When you work at The Arc of San Diego, it&rsquo;s not just a job&hellip; you&rsquo;re joining a community and making a difference.</strong>

San Diego, CA

The Arc of San Diego

keywords: job description,mentality,communication,training,procedure,preferred experience,physical demands,license,driving,education,mobile

Full Time

$19.00-$19.40+ a hiring bonus of $1,500.

Overview: <strong>The Arc of San Diego is the largest, most comprehensive provider of services to children and adults with disabilities in San Diego County. </strong><br /> <br /><strong>We are a diverse team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about serving and empowering children and adults to live their most fulfilling and independent lives.</strong><br /> <br />We live by our Person First, Person Centered value system to create meaningful days for our clients and each other. In hiring, we look for candidates that are a strong addition to our culture, as well as bring the talent and experience required by the position. We offer a positive, team-oriented work environment with opportunity for professional growth and continuous learning, and the chance to make an impact on someone&rsquo;s life in a meaningful way.<br /> <br />We are currently hiring Job Coaches to join our team at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. You will be supporting a small group (usually 1:3 ratio) of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at their work site. This is a food service operation on a military base where you and your team will be serving food, washing dishes, and cleaning the mess hall. The pay range for this position is $19.00-$19.40+ a hiring bonus of $1,500.<br /> <br /><strong>Available Shifts:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Wed - Sun 10a-6:30p</li> <li>Thurs- Mon 12p-7:30p</li> </ul> <p><strong>Who you are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Believe in empowering individuals in living their most independent lives</li> <li>Are flexible and adaptable to different situations</li> <li>Have an educator mindset</li> <li>Take pride in being a reliable and inclusive member of a team</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ensuring completion of work tasks as required by the employer and/or established procedures</li> <li>Providing on-going training to participants throughout the workday as needed</li> <li>Communicating effectively and professionally with employer and other employees at the work site</li> <li>Demonstrating appropriate work behaviors at all times</li> <li>Completion of electronic documentation prior to end of shifts</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you&rsquo;ll need to be successful:</strong></p> <ul> <li>High school diploma or general education degree (GED)</li> <li>Valid CA Driver&rsquo;s License with clean driving record</li> <li>Immediate access to vehicle with working seatbelts to transport participants</li> <li>Comfort driving a full size van with multiple passengers</li> <li>Ability to lift 50 lbs and move up to 75 lbs</li> <li>High comfort in using multiple computer /mobile device programs</li> <li>Ability to translate employer needs to individuals with disabilities</li> <li>Willingness to adhere to dress and appearance standards</li> <li>Comfort working at a high volume military site</li> </ul> <p><strong>We&rsquo;d love it if you:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Had 6 or more months of prior hands-on experience with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities</li> <li>Are multi-lingual (English, Spanish, Tagalog)</li> <li>Have experience with electronic case management systems (Therap)</li> <li>Have experience with individual service plans (goal development)</li> <li>Were experienced and comfortable in handling the duties you will be teaching and supporting (food service, janitorial as examples)</li> </ul> <br /> <p>The Arc of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have a strict policy against harassment and retaliation of any type and are dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.</p> <p>Our goal is to provide a work environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as well as other disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on any protected class: race (including natural hairstyles), color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including language use restrictions), age (40 and over), legally protected medical condition (including cancer and AIDS/HIV), physical or mental disability, marital status, sex (including sexual harassment, sex stereotypes and pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, reproductive health decision making, ancestry, genetic information/ characteristics, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, military and veteran status, known status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or of certain violent crimes, or whose covered family member is a homicide victim, enrollment in a public assistance program, off duty and off-site cannabis use or any other characteristic or activity protected by law.</p> <p>We also prohibit discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disrespectful or unprofessional conduct based on the perception that anyone has any of the above characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived to have any of those characteristics.</p>