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Req. No. 18-0405
Job Coach
Assist people with disabilities
Portland, OR
Full Time
High School/GED
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Valid driver's license
Special Note:

We're looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and professional Job Coach to assist adults experiencing developmental disabilities in the acquisition of work maturity skills necessary to obtain and independently maintain employment in the community!

Job Coaches provide ongoing support to consumers working at various employment sites within the community. This support is individual-based and centered around work-related goals that focus on helping the consumer obtain the maximum level of independence within their job. You would be providing the necessary supports at the consumer's place of employment to ensure success at future employment opportunities.

The Job Coach is responsible to the Program Director.

The Job Coach needs to be available to work any hours required by the jobs and needs of the clients. This could include day, evening, weekday and weekend hours. When the job coach is not engaged at the site of employment with the client, the typical schedule will be Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.


  • Consistently model appropriate work maturity skills and hold persons served to the same expectations.
  • Uphold standards of work contract at all times, which may include finding a substitute if person served leaves early or is absent.
  • Provide services to persons served without discrimination as to race, religion, sex, age or disabling condition.
  • Monitor consumer's work performance and provide feedback and prompts when needed.
  • Report and document challenges, work performance and progress of person served to the supervisor.
  • Ensure safety is being maintained in the work environment at all times.
  • Help persons served seek and obtain new employment opportunities by analyzing their interests.
  • Look for and research new and challenging career opportunities in the industry for persons served.
  • Assist the job seekers in increasing their knowledge in a particular field and help them to focus on the current requirements for their employers.
  • Provide interview assistance to persons served.
  • Provide and support clients under Vocational Rehabilitation Contract.
  • Attend required meetings and in-service training sessions.
  • Be willing and able to provide support in personal cares of persons served, if necessary (assisting with changing, bathroom, hygiene cares, etc.).
  • Know and adhere to all company policies and procedures.


  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED.
  • Job Coach, skills training or direct care experience preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Valid and current driver's license.
  • Use of personal vehicle and/or company van required.
  • Pass a criminal background check and DMV driving record check.
  • Ability to lift 50-100 lbs regularly.
  • Basic computer and writing/documentation skills.
  • Completion of APSE, SCRE or CESP certification requirement or DHS-approved competency-based employment training upon employment.
  • Reliable and consistent job attendance and performance.

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

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