Life Skills Coach - LIFES006182

at Chimes Metro, Inc in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Join Chimes - and go further to help others go far! Chimes is a not-for-profit organization that assists people with intellectual and behavioral challenges to achieve their fullest potential.Our vast array of services - educational, employment, vocational, residential, habilitative and behavioral health - are delivered through a network of national and international affiliates. This allows us to take a comprehensive, holistic approach to improving the lives of every person we serve - those who receive and those who reap the benefits of our innovative, responsive solutions.Under the general supervision of the assigned manager of the assigned area, the Life Skills Coach is responsible for providing training, supervision, and support to an assigned group of persons served in the program area.PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION(S):

  • Supervise individuals served at all times, including during lunch and breaks.
  • Assists individuals in job readiness preparation, and/or social life skills.
  • Completes Daily Progress notes for all Individuals served.
  • May transport persons served from residence to the Day Program, on community outings, then back to residence at the end of the day when assigned.
  • Maintains accurate and current records and programmatic documentation.
  • Maintains positive public relations, and encourages community integration.
  • Submits documentation on time as assigned by supervisor.
  • Attends and participates in in-service training, staff meetings and other activities to facilitate professional development.
  • Uses crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations when people served are in danger of injuring themselves or others.
  • Take necessary action in emergency situations in accordance with Agency policies and procedures, and to accurately report these to the proper personnel.
  • Attends Day Programs regularly according to assigned work schedules and in accordance with Agency policy.
  • Works cooperatively with others, including all staff, supervisors, co-workers, administrators, people served, community professionals, customers, vendors, and the general public.
  • Assumes other duties, responsibilities and projects as needed.
  • Follows instructions and abides by Agency policies and procedures.
  • Is a positive role model for individuals served and Agency staff.
  • May be required to obtain CMT certification and maintain if required by state.
  • If administering medication, will be responsible for keeping medication binder up to date an in compliance.


EDUCATION: High School diploma required; Associate of Arts degree in special education or a related field a plus. Experience working in creating community involvement and volunteer opportunities with persons with developmental disabilities and/or related disabilities preferred.What's in it for you? Total Rewards (For Full-Time Employees = >30 hours/week):

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, Dependent, and Transportation)
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 403(b) with Employer Match
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus opportunities
  • Discounts through "Tickets at Work"
  • Discounts on Verizon mobile service
  • And More!

Want to learn more?To learn more about Chimes, and how you can achieve personal and professional growth within a purpose-driven organization,...

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1269282

Posted On: May 15, 2024

Updated On: Jun 14, 2024

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