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Vocational Coaching & Development Inc.

Vocational Coaching & Development Inc.

Job description
Our company, Vocation Coaching & Development Institute and Transitional Coaching & Development Institute are two programs serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our Transitional program (TCDI) works with adults coming out of High School and focuses on independent living skills and socialization. Our Vocational program (VCDI) focuses on gaining skills to look for, acquire and maintain independent employment. Our team works happily to keep our environment a fun, friendly and supportive place for clients to step out of their comfort zones and really grow. As a collective group, we at VCDI & TCDI share the enjoyment of helping people in this community and seeing our clients grow in their confidence, life skills and achieving their goals.

Our environment is friendly and collaborative with an emphasis on taking care of one another and always leading with kindness. We are a proud group looking for people that share our purpose, find happiness in helping others, is creative, and a great team member.

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Job Title: Vocational Support Mentor

FLSA Status: Non-Exemt

Salary: TBD/DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, AFLAC, Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday

Work Hours: 8:30am to 3:00pm, M - F


Vocational Support Mentors report directly to the Program Directors and are responsible for the delivery of quality training, services and assistance, with a special emphasis in vocational skills development, to referred adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities that are behaviorally challenged and/or dual diagnosed.


The primary role of this position is to conducts small group trainings both inside the building and out in the community. Trainings are for vocational skills, independent living skills and socialization. Additionally, this role is responsible for on site and off site job coaching of individuals with independent employment. To be successful in this role, candidates should excel in these areas.
1. Must be willing and able to function productively in a team-centered work environment.
2. Be able to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
3. Work directly with Program Directors to ensure appropriate supervision and training to individuals serviced by VCDI & TCDI.
4. Review, analyze, develop and identify versions of vocational support and training to ensure ever-adapting curriculum and practices to meet the goals of regional center clientele.
5. Develop and administer goal-oriented, vocational services that further promote individual independence in clients’ respective places of employment and communities.
6. Exercise good judgment in the execution of behavioral crisis interventions.
7. Professionally represent VCDI & TCDI in all outside contacts.

8. Successfully complete all trainings as required by federal, state, county and other funding agencies, as well as, trainings as identified by the Program Manager and/or Program Director, with recommendation of the board of directors.
9. Requires availability of safe and reliable vehicle for the purpose of transporting program consumers in the community.
10. Requires proof of automobile liability insurance and registration in CA DMV PULL .
11. Other duties may be assigned.

This job has no supervisorial responsibilities. EDUCATION
1. High school diploma or equivalent; and
2. Have basic knowledge of psychology.
3. This position does not require the completion of CEUs.

1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
2. Must be able to complete fingerprint clearance and standard criminal record statement.
3. Must complete a health screening and tuberculosis test within 12 months prior to employment or within seven days following employment.
4. Must have basic computer knowledge.
5. Must possess a valid California driver’s license.
6. Must possess valid automobile insurance as required by California law.
7. Must be physically and mentally fit to work with individuals who can be potentially harmful to self and/or others.
8. Must be able to meet or exceed VCDI functional capabilities standard physical and pass a drug test.

9. Must be currently certified in Pro-ACT (or like approved behavioral crisis intervention course).
10. Must have successfully completed and maintain recognized First Aid and Adult CPR certification.
11. Must be able to obtain a water safety certification (if supervising consumers utilizing a pool or other body of water from which rescue requires the rescuer’s ability to swim).

1. Ability to read and interpret documents, such as data.
2. Ability to effectively utilize language to behaviorally summarize and to write progress notes.
3. Ability to speak effectively before relevant agencies, representatives and third- parties.

1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
2. Basic statistics.
3. Must also have the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

1. Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
2. Also possess the ability to respond to crisis situations in a safe and responsible
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.

1. Ability to move quickly, including forward and backwards and side to side in response to assault situations.

2. May require the ability to stabilize others in their ambulation.
3. Required to sit and talk or hear.
4. Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands.
5. Jump.
6. Bend.
7. Stand and walk.
8. Lift excess of 50 lbs., routinely.

Note- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Assignments and duties may require additional work beyond normal work hours.
I certify that I fully understand and am fully capable of meeting the
responsibilities documented herein.

Work Remotely

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.50 per hour

Expected hours: 32.5 per week


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Monday to Friday

High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Work Location: In person

Our Opportunities

Vocational Support Mentor

Why Work for Us?

With over 150 years of combined service with the developmentally disabled adult population in our management team alone, the depth of our experience and knowledge puts us at the forefront of our field. Our philosophies and understanding inform how we assist our participants in creating goals, attaining skills, gaining employment, and achieving independence.

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1125 I St Ste 2
Modesto, 95354-2390
p. 2093426707

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