Job Description

The Arc Tampa Bay is a non-profit agency proud to serve our friends with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  We are currently seeking an individual with the desire and capability to be an ambasador for our friends.  Our job coaches assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in obtaining and maintaining employment.  A new addition to the job description involves helping younger adults with developmental disabilities through the Discovery process.  This process involves meeting with, talking to, getting to know, and assessing young adults with DD whom are getting ready to enter the workforce.  

An Arc Tampa Bay job Coach typically has a caseload of less than 20 individuals.  Some already have jobs and some do not.

The ideal candiate for this position will meet all necessary education and background requirements, and be an expert in self-motivation.  The schedule is flexible, but will have to be based around the needs of the individuals on the assigned caseload.

Use of your own personal vehicle is required.  You would first have to take our Transportation and road test trainings, and then provide copies of your auto mobile insurance and registration to the HR Department.  The Arc Tampa Bay does pay mileage reimbursement at a rate of $.40 per mile.

Taking and successfully completing all required APD/DCF and Vocational Rehabilitation trainings is key.  The Arc Tampa Bay does pay its' respective employees for all time spent training.

Daily documentation using Therap, a secure internet site, is a primary responsibility.

Skills / Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in business, nursing, education, or a social/behavioral/rehabilitative science. An Associates Degree and 2 years of experience in one of the above fields shall substitute for a Bachelors degree. Experience in one of the above fields shall substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

 

Training: Attendance at an 18 hour pres-service, and 8 hours of annual in-service training;

Important Notes

Benefits of being an Arc Tampa Bay employee include:

  • Medical, Dental, and life insurance at NO cost to the employee
  • Low cost vision inusrance
  • Tax Sheltered 403b retirment plan with emplyer match after 1 year of employment at a rate of $.75 on the dollar - up to 4% of your annual salary.
  • Free membership to City of Clearwater Recreation Centers
  • PTO after 90 days
  • Opportunities for advancement