Position Title: High School Program Job Coach (Summer Employment)
Division: Summer Youth Employment Program

This position is based out of The Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream; a multi-purpose, neighborhood resource center. The Summer Youth Employment Program is designed to equip and empower high school students to develop soft and hard job skills, gain hands-on work experience, explore career possibilities, identify employment interests and earn income during the summer break from school. For more than 10 years this program has consistently helped students develop confidence and increase their vision for future work opportunities. Each student works with a job coach and is placed at a worksite in the local community.

Job Responsibilities: The Job Coach is responsible for building an effective coaching relationship with 10-15 high school students. Day-to-day responsibilities include 1-on-1 meetings with students, observing students at their worksite and gathering feedback from worksite supervisors, motivating students towards their best work performance, providing accountability, teaching the weekly job class using pre-selected curriculum and effectively collaborating with other job coaches and the high school program staff. Job coaches also assist with transporting students to and from work when needed.
Requirements:  

High School Diploma required, some college preferred. At least one year of previous experience with high school students. Some presentation or teaching experience. The ability to develop an effective coaching relationship over an 8- week program. Clear verbal and written communication ability; professional and relational presence. The desire and ability to work within a team context. A valid, IL driver’s license, current auto insurance, reliable vehicle and good driving record.

Status:  

Temporary from June 11, 2018-August 10, 2018

Full-time at 35-40 hours each week. Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm.

 

Compensation: Hourly rate falls between $14.50-$17.00 based on skills and experience.
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