Job Coach

Posted: 09/23/2022

This is working at EPI – connecting people, creating opportunities, and nurturing growth.

Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI) is a SIX-TIME recipient of the Employer of Choice designation. Employees nominate organizations in the Cedar Valley for this honor.


Join us! We have a full-time opportunity on 1st shift available for people looking to make a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities. 


Working for EPI has its benefits. Many benefits.

Full benefits are offered for full-time positions (30+ hours/week)

  • Advance your career through our career advancement program. As you complete each certification, you'll advance to a new position with a $1.00 per hour increase in pay.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans (even pet insurance!)
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, and personal time offered)
  • 401(k)** employer match up to 6% (also available to part-time employees) and flex spending plan
  • Employee Assistance Program with access to free counseling, legal, financial and elder care consultation
  • Flexible schedules (We offer full-time and part-time opportunities on 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift. See details below.)
  • Paid training
  • Immediate employee discounts (vehicle repair, gym memberships, and more!)


This is what you'll get to do. Real career. Real purpose.

  • Attend work as scheduled
  • Participate in the development of person-centered plans as directed by supervisor
  • Prepare persons served for job placement by providing pre-employment skills training including but not limited to personal appearance, completing applications, interviewing skills, co-worker relations, travel training, advocacy, etc. as directed by supervisor
  • Observe and implement appropriate action to promote healthy living and to prevent illness and accidents
  • Maintain strong community partnerships with area businesses in an effort to secure and retain employment opportunities for persons served
  • Individual Supported Employment – supports provided to, or on behalf of, persons served which enable the person to obtain and maintain individual employment
  • Long-term job coaching (LTJC) – provided to or on behalf of the person which are designed to assist the person with learning and retaining individual employment
  • Maintain standards of confidentiality (HIPAA) and ethical practice


As a DSP - Job Coach you will experience personal GROWTH opportunities through career advancement and CONNECT to a community that leads a greater PURPOSE in mentoring individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in supporting their personal success.


Here's what we're looking for. What are you waiting for? Apply today!

  • Dependability. Attend work as scheduled. Complete responsibilities, tasks, and trainings within assigned timelines.
  • Integrity. Doing what's right. Trustworthy. Able to comply with all agency and regulatory standards. Maintain standards of confidentiality (HIPAA) and ethical practice.
  • Communication. Demonstrate effective communication skills both written and verbal. Able to document work as trained.
  • Computer Familiarity. Able to browse internet, use email and electronic health record system (training provided).
  • Committed to inclusion and building relationships. Respecting others.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services, sociology, psychology, education, human resources, marketing, sales or business, preferred.
  • OR four (4) years of commensurate experience, in human services, sociology, psychology, education, human resources, marketing, sales or business
  • 18 years old or older
  • Must own a cell phone with active plan to make and receive phone calls and text messages.
  • This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record, a reliable vehicle and the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and a criminal history check




  • Shift Availabilities:
    • 36-40 hours a week.
    • Monday-Friday open availability needed as well as alternating weekends.



Post job offer drug screen required. 

EPI is an equal opportunity employer.

Real Career!  Real Purpose!

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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