Boys and Girls Village

Job Coach- Teens

Location: Bridgeport, CT

  • BGV is seeking a bachelor’s level Job Coach
  • Working in our vocational program with teens ages 16-21

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Provides direct case management and support in goal achievement for up to 16 youth
  • Responsible for maintaining documentation, paperwork and record keeping in accordance with state, federal and BGV policies
  • Develop, implement, and review service plans for each youth ensuring that the goals/objectives are reflected in daily activities
  • Participate in the program’s planning, implementation, and ongoing review to encourage development growth
  • Oversee all operations of the youth run business efforts by supporting youth efforts, providing supervision and training as needed
  • Provide life skills assessment and training as well as job readiness and vocational training, in both individual and group settings
  • Support and supervise youth efforts in establishing and maintaining an active youth board
  • Bachelor’s in social work or related mental health field with a minimum of three (3) years’ work experience with providing home-based services to children and families.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Flexible work schedule, some evenings and some weekends
  • Ability to be available by phone during non-regular working hours

PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF THE PROGRAM:

The Work to Learn Program designed to approach the Work to Learn Model that recognizes eight main areas of need for young people ages 16-21.  The program will serve young people from 16-18, who are committed to DCF custody, and age 19-21, committed or previously committed to DCF custody.  The eight main areas the Work to Learn Program will focus on are:  Permanence, Employment, Education, Personal/Community Engagement, Life Skills, Housing, Physical and Mental Health as well as Financial and Social Capital.  

COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

Boys & Girls Village (BGV) takes pride in the supportive, team-oriented environment we offer to our employees.

FOR YOUR HEALTH & WELLBEING

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, including an option that is free to employees. Currently using United HealthCare
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Free annual flu shots
    • Wellness workshops

FOR YOUR FUTURE

    • a 401K plan with employer contributions
    • Company paid life and AD&D insurance, short and long-term disability.

FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    • A tuition reimbursement program and free licensing supervision.
    • Partnership with CT Non-Profit Alliance for tuition discounts at participating universities
    • Training and development opportunities

FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

    • Competitive salaries, with increased compensation for Bi-lingual in Spanish staff
    • Generous benefit time, including vacation, sick, and personal time
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling for employee and family

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

  • Remote interview process offered
  • Personal protective equipment provided and required
  • Plastic shields at work stations
  • Temperature screening at all entrances
  • Social distance guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, Disinfecting, & Cleaning procedures in place

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.