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Life Skills Coach

Company: College Internship Program Inc
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

LIFE SKILLS COACHA Day in the Life:The Life Skills Coach is an onsite part-time non-exempt position located in Berkeley, CA who reports to the Life Skills and Wellness Coordinator.This position operates in a highly scheduled environment but may require longer hours and occasional weekend work and minimal travel as job duties demand. The Life Skills Coach position involves a low physical demand. All the Responsibilities We'll Trust You With:

  • Assist students in building independent living skills competencies and routines to develop the ability to live independently after CIP.
  • Engage students in productively exploring and connecting within the community.
  • Ensure a high level of health and safety within one's living environment and the community.
  • Conducts appropriate Executive Functioning appointments with students based on their needs and coordinates with staff accordingly.
  • Assist students in handling challenges and when necessary uses de-escalation techniques and other strategies.
  • Passionate about helping individuals with learning disabilities reach their full potential.
    • *Other Duties as Assigned
    • Qualities You Possess:
      • The Life Skills Coach will possess exceptional communication skills, precise attention to detail, superior organization and prioritization skills and self-motivation in managing tasks to completion. They will have genuine empathy and awareness of the needs and sensitivities of prospective families, students, and staff.Your Areas of Knowledge and Expertise:
        • Crisis management guru and mentor experience is required.
        • Independent living skills experience is required.
        • Associate's degree (or in pursuit of) from an accredited institution in Psychology, Social Work, Education, or a related field is required.
        • Bachelor's degree is preferred.
        • Active Drivers License is required.
        • Proficiency in office utility computer software programs is required.
        • Experience in the field of autism and/or learning disabilities, especially in a residential setting is highly preferred. Accommodations Disabilities Act StatementReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job position.Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) StatementCollege Internship Program (CIP) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and qualifications associated with this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required. Team members may be assigned additional responsibilities as necessary. PI6a7b5faa70dc-31181-33194230

Keywords: College Internship Program Inc, Berkeley , Life Skills Coach, Other , Berkeley, California

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