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Life Skills Coach

Company: Shepherds College
Location: Union Grove
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*MAKE A DIFFERENCE*When you learn in an environment designed specifically for you, you thrive. That's what our students experience at Shepherds College, a 3-year college program designed to help young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities develop job skills and greater independence. As a Christian organization, our goal is to positively impact one life after another, and it takes everyone on our talented team to make that happen.Shepherds College offers opportunities to start or develop your career while making a meaningful difference in the lives of our students. We offer career opportunities for job seekers with years of experience and those looking for entry-level work with on-the-job training and growth potential.*BENEFITS** Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance* Funded HSA* 401(k) Plan with Match* 8+ Weeks of PTO* $1,000 Annual Retention Bonus* Free Teledoc and Employee Assistance Program* Professional Development and Mentoring Opportunities* Tuition Discount Program* Free Lunches* Relocation Assistance*POSITION OVERVIEW*The Life Skills Coach position is a key role in which staff train students to live more independently. You will work in a college residential setting after classes and on weekends to teach real-life skills and promote a fun college experience for the students.*PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES** Support students with IDD in a college residential setting at an 8:1 student-to-staff ratio* Train students in cooking, cleaning, safety, time management, and social behavior to promote independent living* Build positive working relationships with students to foster growth and development* Complete communication and documentation to promote effective team collaboration* Take students on off-campus activities to provide a great college experienceIf you have a background in special education, caregiving, social work, psychology, or Christian ministry, apply today to see if your skills and talents can help meet the needs of our growing team.Not the right position for you? Check out our other current openings!*www.shepherdscollege.edu/employment*Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Evening shift* Weekends as neededApplication Question(s):* Have you worked with individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability in the past? If so, in what capacity?Experience:* training or mentoring students: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Shepherds College, Kenosha , Life Skills Coach, Education / Teaching , Union Grove, Wisconsin

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