Community Engagement Coach

Employer
Seec, Inc
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jan 25, 2022
Closes
Jan 27, 2022
Ref
330866827
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
SEEC is a non-profit agency located in downtown Silver Spring. We are a mission-driven agency committed to changing lives and discovering abilities and are looking to expand our Community Engagement team that serves families throughout Montgomery County. As a Community Engagement Coach, you will be an advocate, mentor, teacher and support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are looking for a creative, energetic and dedicated team member who is passionate about improving the quality of life for the people we support. Supports provided take place both within the community as well as at the home of the person supported and include wellness, recreation, social and educational activities.The Community Engagement Coach must be willing to build relationships within the community, create individualized activity schedules, work independently, problem solve, make safe and ethical decisions and encourage the people we support to reach their fullest potential. The starting rate for this position is $15 an hour and we are looking for coaches who can commit to working 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday.*Minimum Requirements: *2 years' experience in supporting people to achieve personal goals, or experience of a comparable nature that has helped candidate build community-engagement skills.Driver's license and an excellent driving record, as well as access to a vehicle. Must also be comfortable navigating public transportation and/or riding Metro Access if neededStrong analytical skills, good mentoring/coaching abilities and a professional approach to personal development.Must be willing to learn and use technology such as cell phones, iPhone apps, photos, videos; tablets, adaptive technology and case management database.Must possess an excellent performance ethic and be a strong team player.If you think you meet the qualifications, we would love to speak with you!SEEC is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce in an inclusive culture environment. SEEC does not discriminate based on disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $16.00 - $17.00 per hourBenefits:401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programHealth insuranceLife insuranceParental leaveProfessional development assistanceReferral programRetirement planTuition reimbursementVision insuranceMedical Specialty:Home HealthCOVID-19 considerations:All employees must be fully vaccinated by orientation.Work Location: One location