Term Job Coach Volunteer Opportunities
Code PX-2000.3300
Definition Vocational rehabilitation programs and other similar organizations that are actively seeking individuals who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to serve as job coaches for people with developmental disabilities. Job coaches accompany clients to their place of employment and work side-by-side with the individuals providing advocacy with the employer and other employees, training in basic job skills and work-related behaviors, assistance with specific tasks as needed and whatever other initial or ongoing support is required to ensure that the individual retains competitive employment.
Created 1/24/02
Changed 5/4/10
Use References Supported Employment Volunteer Opportunities
See Also References Career Development Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2000.1300)
Supported Employment (ND-6500.8120)
External Classification Terms Promotion of Volunteerism (UW 8.1.03.05)
Voluntarism Promotion (NPC T05)
Volunteers/Donations (CAN VO-900)
Volunteers/Donations (USA VO-900)
Related Concepts Labor and Employment
Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References “What is Supported Employment?”, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy website, http://www.dol.gov/odep/archives/fact/supportd.htm

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