Careers at Soul Dogs, Inc

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We are always on the lookout for professionals who can take good care of our participants. With great benefits and an amazing team, Soul Dogs, Inc is the place to be. Browse the list of open positions below and contact us if you have any questions.

Part-Time/ Full-Time

Supported Employment Specialist

The Job Coach works with individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities that are seeking job training, job development, and support during employment. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Superior documentation and tracking

  • Prepare participant for paid community employment 

  • Teaching such concepts as compliance, attendance, task completion, problem-solving, professionalism, and safety are associated with performing compensated work.

  • Assist the participant in completing provided specialized training

  • Follow participants Service Plan

  • Develop the participant’s Vocational Profile

  • Maintain regular contact with each participant and employer

  • Some Job Development may be required


REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA in Education, SW, Psych or related field and 1 year human services experiences; or AA in Education, SW, Psych or related field and 2 years human services experience; or No degree and 4 years human services experience preferred but not required.

  • Animal experience and/or willing to learn

  • Compassion plus an ability to set limits and follow through

  • Clear Criminal Records Check

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, listen carefully, interpret accurately & respond to a high volume of requests

  • Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences

  • Knowledge of business markets in Colorado

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Initiative and flexibility

  • Strong project/time management & organizational skills; detail oriented

  • Supportive, kind, caring and willing to ensure environment is respectful and honest

  • Knowledge of local resources in animal services and ability to develop solid working relationships with employers of our consumers

  • Experience in job development and/or other job services including job coaching preferred

  • Passion for this specialized work we do

  • Completion of provided trainings and competency tests

*Please note, there is a three month period where you will work for $17 before review and potential increase.

REPORTS TO: Supported Employment Director