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Olmsted Center for Sight Job Coach- Seasonal in Buffalo, New York

JOB COACH Seasonal Part time
Olmstead Center for Site Buffalo, NY

Job Description
Olmsted Center for Sight is seeking temporary Job Coaches to work part time hours through the summer period. Under the direction of the Vision Rehab Services Manager, the Job Coaches will provide assistance and support to individuals who are visually impaired blind at their work sites.

Essential Functions
Coach, teach, monitor and provide support to visually impaired blind individual at their work site
Provide individualized training to assist in the mastering of their assigned job duties
Provide guidance to in learning to integrate with other employees and environment
Assist in developing and enhancing communication with other employees and their supervisors
Assist in developing necessary skills to be successful in the workplace
Provide detailed and objective documentation of student and clients progress

Demonstrate sensitivity to and appreciation for diverse viewpoints
Work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
Demonstrate excellent internal and external customer service
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and e-mail
Counsel individuals with an ability to balance agency policy while displaying sensitivity to clients and colleagues
Demonstrate patience, flexibility and active listening

Available to work, without interruption, from June to August 2019
NYS Drivers License and reliable transportation
Previous work experience required
Two years of coursework or equivalent experience in one or more of the following fields required Education, Human Services or Social Work
Previous experience working with who are visually impaired blind preferred but not required