Dayton And Surrounding Areas, Dayton, OH 45402
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Do you have a desire to work for an organization driven by empowerment and full inclusion? Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is one of the largest employers in the region; with the mission to empower those with disadvantages and disabilities to improve their quality of life. We employ over 600 associates just in our retail stores alone. GESMV also offers over 40 programs and services to the community ranging from job readiness programs to assistive technology services. We are always looking for driven, enthusiastic people to join our team.

Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley is seeking motivated individuals to join our team as full-time Job and Community Connections Coaches.

Vocational Support for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

The primary function of the Job and Community Connections Coach is to support the mission of Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley by providing vocational support to individuals with developmental disabilities. Ideal candidates will use their creativity, knowledge of competitive employment environments, and local resources to help team members successfully identify, acquire, and maintain community employment.

This position will work at Goodwill Retail locations to help individuals learn work-related tasks, provide encouragement and accountability related to their assigned responsibilities, and offer aid in achieving daily goals. Other responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating and developing individualized, purposeful, and diverse goals based upon the individual’s interests, strengths, needs, and choices according to the ISP (Individual Service Plan), IPE (Individualized Plan for Employment), and all other assessments to achieve integration in community and competitive employment.
  • Managing a team of individuals with developmental disabilities at their place of employment to ensure they are successful throughout their shift.
  • Modeling work appropriate behavior to improve independence and responsibility.
  • Advocating for the individual while assuring their health, safety, and welfare at all times. Reporting any changes, incidents, or problems in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining all training requirements.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
  • This position requires transporting individuals, so candidates must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Goodwill's liability insurance provider.
  • Must maintain the ability to pass a criminal background check and random drug screens.

This position works first shift, Monday through Friday. No weekends required!

Pays $13 per hour.

Eligible for benefits including: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, and more!

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other classification protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all employment decisions, including, but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions, and terminations.

Posting ID: 657199593Posted: 2021-08-30Job Title: Vocational Support Individual